chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
 
book: Sacrifice and Initiative (Sokolov)
Compiled by trh6upsz
--*--

81 of the 92 games from Ivan Sokolov's book "Sacrifice and the initiative".

ch 1 Ignoring the threat
Tal vs Geller, 1958 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

ch 1 Ignoring the threat
Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

ch 1 Ignoring the threat
Adams vs I Sokolov, 1991 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 40 moves, 0-1

ch 1 Ignoring the threat
I Sokolov vs Leko, 2013 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 26 moves, 0-1

ch 2 Keeping up the momentum
D Dubov vs Tiviakov, 2013 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

ch 2 Keeping up the momentum
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1967 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 28 moves, 0-1

ch 2 Keeping up the momentum
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1929 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

ch 2 Keeping up the momentum
Navara vs I Sokolov, 2012 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 37 moves, 0-1

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
I Sokolov vs S van Gisbergen, 1994
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
Fischer vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
P Charbonneau vs Anand, 2006 
(B44) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
Morozevich vs McShane, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
Jobava vs D G Fridman, 2012 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1-0

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
Korchnoi vs A Zaitsev, 1962 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
Gheorghiu vs Fischer, 1966 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

ch 3 Standard attacking plans
I Sokolov vs G Pap, 2012 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

ch 4 Pawn breaks
Timman vs I Sokolov, 1996 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

ch 4 Pawn breaks
Anand vs Aronian, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

ch 5 Sensing the moment
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

ch 5 Sensing the moment
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

ch 5 Sensing the moment
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

ch 5 Sensing the moment
I Sokolov vs T Sarbok, 2000
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

ch 6 Developing the attack
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

ch 6 Developing the attack
Fischer vs Stein, 1967 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

ch 6 Developing the attack
I Sokolov vs J Smeets, 2008 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

ch 6 Developing the attack
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

ch 6 Developing the attack
I Sokolov vs P San Segundo Carrillo, 1994 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

ch 6 Developing the attack
Tal vs Robert E Byrne, 1976 
(B53) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

ch 7 Fight for the initiative
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

ch 7 Fight for the initiative
Tal vs Smyslov, 1976 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

ch 7 Fight for the initiative
Kasparov vs Timman, 1989 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

ch 8 The king chase
A H Wohl vs Gipslis, 1996 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

ch 8 The king chase
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Tal vs D A Mohrlok, 1962 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2011 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
P H Nielsen vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
A Zhigalko vs G Meier, 2008 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 50 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
V Laznicka vs I Sokolov, 2007 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

ch 9 The Castled King
Spassky vs Timman, 1977 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Korchnoi vs Geller, 1954 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Kasparov vs Anand, 1994 
(B57) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Harikrishna vs Van Wely, 2013 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
I Sokolov vs Bologan, 2004 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Simagin vs Spassky, 1955 
(A13) English, 28 moves, 0-1

ch 9 The Castled King
Yusupov vs Ivanchuk, 1991 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Spassky vs Huebner, 1979 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
Morozevich vs Movsesian, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

ch 9 The Castled King
D G Fridman vs Naiditsch, 2013 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

ch 10 The decoy Sacrifice
Larsen vs Tal, 1969 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 0-1

ch 10 The decoy Sacrifice
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

ch 10 The decoy Sacrifice
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

ch 11 king in the center
Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

ch 11 king in the center
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

ch 11 king in the center
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

ch 11 king in the center
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

ch 11 king in the center
Velimirovic vs Ljubojevic, 1972 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

ch 11 king in the center
Tal vs M Johansson Sr, 1961 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

ch 11 king in the center
Tal vs Polugaevsky, 1959 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Tal vs S Hamann, 1966 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 17 moves, 1-0

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Tal vs Van der Wiel, 1982 
(A17) English, 22 moves, 1-0

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Vaganian vs A Planinc, 1975 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
I Sokolov vs E Postny, 2013
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 71 moves, 1-0

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Spassky vs V Mikenas, 1959 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Fedorov vs Adams, 1997 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 59 moves, 1-0

ch 12 Sacrifice for development
Aronian vs Anand, 2011 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

ch 13 Clearance sacrifice
Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

ch 13 Clearance sacrifice
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

ch 14 Pawn structure sacrifice
Kasparov vs R Akesson, 1980 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

ch 14 Pawn structure sacrifice
I Sokolov vs Caruana, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

ch 14 Pawn structure sacrifice
Sakaev vs V Belov, 2003 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

ch 14 Pawn structure sacrifice
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

ch 15 Unexpected sacrificing motifs
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1985 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

ch 15 Unexpected sacrificing motifs
Spassky vs Huebner, 1977 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

ch 15 Unexpected sacrificing motifs
Caruana vs N Grandelius, 2012 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

ch 15 Unexpected sacrificing motifs
Van Wely vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(A17) English, 34 moves, 0-1

ch 16 Intuitive sacrifices
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

ch 16 Intuitive sacrifices
Kasparov vs Short, 1999 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

ch 16 Intuitive sacrifices
A Korobov vs D Vocaturo, 2011 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 55 moves, 1-0

ch 16 Intuitive sacrifices
I Sokolov vs Judit Polgar, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

81 games

 » View all game collections by trh6upsz PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2020, Chessgames Services LLC