chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Mikhail Botvinnik vs Reuben Fine
Nottingham (1936), Nottingham ENG, rd 2, Aug-11
Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09)  ·  1/2-1/2

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 2 more Botvinnik/Fine games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you do not want to read posts by a certain member, put them on your ignore list.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-04  iron maiden: Chessgames.com, I believe this is a duplicate of Botvinnik vs Fine, 1936, with two more moves.
Oct-06-04  Giancarlo: 20..d3! The art of defence.
Jan-04-06  fred lennox: I don't understand why not 17...Nxd2, possibly an oversight?
Jan-04-06  aw1988: <fred lennox> What about the pawn on b7?
Jan-05-06  fred lennox: <aw1988> Thanks. Though i still mistrust 17...Nd4. After reading your comment, i feel 17...Bf8 is a better move.
Mar-04-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: The position after 5..f6 is already new and has not been repeated. Botvinnik's attacking scheme with 10 Nh4, 11 Qb1 and 13 f4 (leaving the e and d pawns on their original squares) is unusual and did create problems for Black. Alekihine suggests 17..Bf8 as an alternative if Black wished to keep the position complicated. 20..Qb6? 21 Bxe7+..Rxe7 22 Qd3..Nd6 23 Qh3 would have been very strong for White; after Fine's 20..d3! the simplifications quickly led to a draw.
Jan-03-16  vdemian: 17... Nxd2? 18.Bxd2 Qxd2 19.Qxb7 ... and black's position is lost
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any gratuitous name-calling of any members—including Admin and Owners—or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Sorry, there are no games similar to this one in
by ughaibu
Game 22
from Passion for Chess (Fine) by Qindarka
Open Reti
from Reti Opening by KingG
Game 22
from Passion for Chess (Fine) by rookchat9
Round 2
from Nottingham 1936 - Alekhine by vantheanh
Fines - Lessons From My Games
by scheidt
Soviet School of Chess
by samsloan
Round 2
from Nottingham 1936 by Hesam7
Game 22
from Passion for Chess (Fine) by neontheorist
Swede Larsen & Fredthebear were classmates
by fredthebear
Fines - Lessons From My Games
by rookchat9
Game 22 in 'A Passion for Chess' by Reuben Fine
from Published Games by Year and Unconfirmed Source 5 by fredthebear
Round 2
from Nottingham 1936 by JoseTigranTalFischer
Game 33
from Das Schachgenie Botwinnik (Suetin) by Chessdreamer


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your 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 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC