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

Viswanathan Anand vs Garry Kasparov
PCA-GP Credit Suisse Rapid Final (1996), Geneva SUI, rd 4, Sep-01
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack Anti-English (B90)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 21 times; par: 72 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 79 more Anand/Kasparov games
sac: 45...Rxh2+ PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you find a mistake in the database, use the correction form. There is a link at the bottom that reads "Spot an error? Please suggest your correction..." Avoid posting corrections in the kibitzing area.

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]

A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.  [CLICK HERE]

Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-10-05  Nezhmetdinov: This is a masterly game from GK - the swapping of the knight to the queenside - after that he utterly outplays Anand
Dec-06-05  KingG: Another great Najdorf game by Kasparov.
Jun-01-06  spirit: what happens after 21.Qxe6...complete outplaying
Jun-01-06  VishyFan: <spirit: what happens after 21.Qxe6...complete outplaying> u mean 21. Qxd6?

it will be met with 21... Rxc3

Jul-10-06  spirit: thanks <vishyfan>
Nov-02-08  VaselineTopLove: Was this a classical game?
Nov-02-08  acirce: No, it was a rapid game in the Geneva PCA GP. They used the KO format with mini-matches. This was the final. Kasparov won this game but Anand won overall (2.5-1.5). Kasparov should have won Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 though but blundered, his hilarious reaction when he realized this can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZqc...
Jan-07-09  WhiteRook48: I've made some analysis and it appears that the white king will be stuck on h1 and cannot move because then the pawn queens. White envisions Ng2-e3-f1.
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.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Ng4 Sicilian!
by deepthinker
Sicilian
by ALL
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation.English Attack Anti-English
from MKD's Sicilian Defense Black Compiled by MKD by fredthebear
Sicilian Najdorf
by Cannon Fodder
Kasparov the King
by Bufon
Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Kside staircase promo
from yRoundhouse Ruuks 4 by fredthebear
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation.English Attack Anti-English
from MKD's Sicilian Defense Black by Patca63
Najdorf - 6. Be3
by pcmvtal
Garry Kasparov's Best Games
by niazidarwish
Garry Kasparov's Best Games
by feifo
Garry Kasparov's Best Games
by brad1952
Garry Kasparov's Best Games
by alip
Anand and Kaspy build a kingside staircase together
from Picturesque Positions by Benjamin Lau
The Sicilian Defense
by ramessolo
Garry Kasparov's Best Games
by KingG
In the trenches
from Thunderstorms from a Blue Sky by Benjamin Lau
Black Magic
by OneArmedScissor
Garry Kasparov's Best Games
by mangala
Kasparov's Sicilian Wizardry
by Chesscomedian


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