Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Efim Bogoljubov vs Richard Reti
New York (1924), New York, NY USA, rd 4, Mar-21
French Defense: McCutcheon Variation. Wolf Gambit (C12)  ·  1-0



explore this opening
find similar games 26 more Bogoljubov/Reti games
sac: 44.Rxd8+ PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you register a free account you will be able to create game collections and add games and notes to them. For more information on game collections, see our Help Page.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Peligroso Patzer: This game was played in Round 4 of the famous New York 1924 tournament (NOT in New Orleans, as currently indicated in the caption of the scoresheet).

In his annotations in the tournament book ("New York 1924", by Alexander Alekhine, Russell Enterprises, Inc., (c)2008), Alekhine notes that 43. Rd6 would have been a "still simpler" win than 43. Rc6 (as actually played by Bogoljubow).

Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: 5 Ne2 is a rarely played but perfectly reason alternative to the main line 5 e5. 7..gxf looks to be a bit more dynamic than Reti's 7..Bxf6. Reti's plan of 8..Bd7?!, 9..Bc6 and 10..Bxe4 looks both slow and dubious. 16..b5?! 17 b4! made the problem worse leaving Black weak on the light squares. Bogdanovich recommended 18..Nf6 19 Bg2..Rad8 20 g5..Nd5 followed by ..a5 as offering better defensive chances than in the game. Black's position was hopeless after 21 Qe4!.

A very nice positional effort by Bogoljubov.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

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: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

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?]
Tough loss. Earlier in the database Reti lost a similiar game.
from Richard Reti @ the 1924 New York International by ruylopez900
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by monopole2313
New York 1924
by Benzol
Positional Themes
by KingG
New York 1924
by JoseTigranTalFischer
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by CoachTatiana
French Def. McCutcheon. Wolf Gambit (C12) 1-0 Round 4, NY 1924
from French McCutcheon Fredthebear C12 by fredthebear
from Super Bogo 1 by Nimzophile
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by Del ToRo
Positional Themes
by Del ToRo
New York 1924 - Alekhine
by StoppedClock
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by isfsam
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by Kanenda
Fourth Round (18)
from Alekhine, A. NEW YORK 1924 by superstoned
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by Retarf
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by webbing1947
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by howardb86
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by Parmenides1963
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by ALL
Key Squares
from Positional Chess Handbook I by Retarf
plus 14 more collections (not shown)

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 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC