chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Chessgames.com will be unavailable Friday, June 18th, 2021 from 12PM through 2PM Eastern Time Zone for maintenance.
We apologize for this inconvenience.
Anatoly Karpov vs Viktor Korchnoi
Karpov - Korchnoi World Championship Match (1981), Merano ITA, rd 16, Nov-14
Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Variation (C80)  ·  1/2-1/2

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Annotations by Stockfish (Computer).      [23014 more games annotated by Stockfish]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 120 more Karpov/Korchnoi games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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]

THIS IS A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE.   [CLICK HERE] FOR ORIGINAL.

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-08  Knight13: 23...Rd5 and then ...Rcd8 looks like Black can grab d-file dynamically.
Jun-17-12  Howard: Try Googling the headline "Korchnoi gains chess draw with Suprise (sic) Move"

This was a NYT article from November, 1981, and it gives some interesting background information as far as the behind-the-scenes work being done on this game.

Incidentally, the headline indeed used the word "Suprise." Who the hell was the editor on duty that day?

Jun-17-12  Granny O Doul: Knock knock.

Who's there?

Sue.

Sue who?

Sue Prize!

Jun-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  diceman: <Granny O Doul: Knock knock.

Who's there?

Sue.

Sue who?

Sue Prize!>

…or in the case of Gomer Pyle:
Sue Prize, Sue Prize, Sue Prize!

Oct-11-15  Howard: It was shown by Polugaevsky that 34.Qe4 would have given Karpov a very favorable endgame.
Jan-01-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  woldsmandriffield: 34 Qe4 Qd2 jettisoning the c6 pawn holds.

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?]
98_C80-C83_Ruy Lopez, Open
by whiteshark
The Ruy Lopez in World Championship Matches
by frogmanjones
Game 25 (Merano Game 16)
from Karpov : Chess At The Top 1979-1984 by refutor
Match Korchnoi! (i) The Early Years (1956-1984)
by amadeus
Game 16, Karpov leads 5-2 (9 1/2-6 1/2)
from 1981 World Chess Championship by Penguincw
1981, Game 16
from Karpov World Championship Games by Penguincw
lazintata's_spanish_4
by lazintata
Ruy Lopez : Open Defence (C80-81)
by Chessdreamer

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