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

Mikhail Botvinnik vs Ake Olsson
Stockholm (1962), Stockholm SWE, rd 5, Jan-??
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation Reversed Dragon (A22)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 1,180 more games of Botvinnik
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: The Olga viewer allows you to get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" link on the lower right.

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
Dec-11-05  Chess Addict: Interesting option...
Why didn't Black take the Rook?
Dec-11-05  Koster: This must have been Stockholm Olympiad. The world ch. wouldn't be playing in an Interzonal.
Dec-11-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Chess Addict> 22...♘xc1 23.dxe5 and the Black Knight is unable to escape.

<Koster> This game was played in Stockholm but it must have been in an International Tournament (not the Interzonal) as the Olympiad that year was at Varna in Bulgaria.

Jan-10-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: There was a small event in that Stockholm that year, won with ease by Botvinnik. This game, as well as Skold-Botvinnik, appear in Botvinnik's collection of 100 best from 1947-70.

Mar-25-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: Position after 19....Nd5:


click for larger view

20.e3! and if 20.....dxe3 21.f4 wins a piece.

After 26.Qc4:


click for larger view

With Black's active rook exchanged, Black's position is hopeless: his QB and remaining rook are paralyzed. Botvinnik finishes off the game after 26....b6 with 27.Qf7 Ne6 28.Nxe6 (28....Bxe6 29.Rxe6 Qxd3+ and Qxa3 loses to Re8+).

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 member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  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?]
K's English. Two Knights' Reversed Dragon (A22) 1-0Back rank pr
from Dynamics of Speakin' Eglish to Fredthebear by fredthebear
Mikhail Botvinnik's Best Games
by KingG
Reverse Dragon
from English Games by taroak
World champions plays English Opening
by Bharata
English with d5 and e5 by opponent
by adhvaitha
Botvinnik English 1.c4 e5 A22
by Pyke
Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970
by nakul1964
20.e3!
from Botvinnik minor by keypusher
Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970
by uglybird
Mikhail Botvinnik's Best Games
by dcruggeroli


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