chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Robert James Fischer vs Edmar Mednis
Third Rosenwald Trophy (1956), New York, NY USA, rd 7, Oct-16
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack (B76)  ·  1/2-1/2

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 8 more Fischer/Mednis games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can step through the moves by clicking the < and > buttons, but it's much easier to simply use the left and right arrow keys on your keyboard.

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
Apr-02-04  niom: hejka all:) psyt to ja - megus, megalo z nieshufli :)) a bialymi gra R J Fisher, mistrz swiata ;)

prosze na liscie ruchow kliknac 37... ef4 i przyjrzec sie pozycji krolow na szachownicy - bialy krol na e4, czarny krol na e6; to jest wlasnie opozycja pionowa bliska

gdyby czarny krol stal na d6, bialy zas na f4 - bylaby to opozycja skosna bliska;

a gdyby bialy krol byl na d5, czarny zas na f5 - bylaby to opozycja pozioma bliska

popatrzmy jak potoczyla sie gra dalej: Fischer, mistrz swiata, zagrywa 38 Kf4 wylamujac sie z opozycji; jego przeciwnik zagrywa 38...Kf6 ! pilnujac opozycji; Fischer znow 39 Ke4 i przeciwnik znow Ke6 ! pilnujac opozycji; Fischer jeszcze raz 40 Kf4 i czarne znow Kf6! zatem remis

czarne rozpaczliwie, ale konsekwentnie pilnowaly opozycji pionowej bliskiej, biale probowaly sie z niej wyrwac; gdyby czarne po 39 Ke4 odpowiedzialy np 39... pionek h5, Fischer zagralby 40 Kd5! z wygrana

zjadlby czarnego pionka c5 i swojego pionka c4 wypromowal na Krolowa; po czym nastapilaby egzekucja czarnego krola i koniec partii :p

oj, tak - w szachach ten, kto nie pilnuje opozycji, zostaje rozgromiony; ale szachy to matematyka, tu rzadzi logika - tu brak symetrii i harmonii karze sie lokrutnie :))

o ilez szachy sa cudowniejsze od poezji! :)

Apr-02-04  Maroczy: Szkoda ze Fischer oglupial, nie mial jajek zeby grac z Karpowem!
Apr-02-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Yes, chess is stranger than poetry. And your discussion of near diagonal oposition, gentlemen, is also quite eye-opening. But only a few of us benefit from your wisdom when you serve it to us in Polish.
Apr-12-04  niom: i wrote it, cause i wanted to show analogy between oposition in chessgame and oposition in poem. And i didn`t do that for members of this site - i think everyone here knows oposition ;)

btw im really happy seeing countrymen here :)

Aug-27-04  wall: Maybe 13...Nd8 is better to protect the e6 pawn. Can't Black win a pawn after 19...Qxa2 instead of the 19...Bxd4 move? Perhaps 21...Rab8 instead of the more drawish 21...Rad8.
Jan-27-05  Dobyr Wecher: I think 12.Ne2 is quite dubious better is 0-0.
Feb-22-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: I prefer 22.Rd3
Aug-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: The only draw ever between these 2 players.

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.

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 Chessgames.com, 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?]
Thakur's favorite games
by Thakur
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack
from yepyeni by deniznba
Round Seven, Game 40
from Third L. J. Rosenwald Trophy Tournament, 1956 by Resignation Trap
August 6, 2015
from Clever Openings by Brit

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 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC