Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Paul Keres vs Grigory Levenfish
USSR Championship (1940), Moscow URS, rd 17, Sep-27
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern Variation (D50)  ·  1-0



explore this opening
find similar games 4 more Keres/Levenfish games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Premium members can see a list of all games that they have seen recently at their Game History 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

click for larger view

DRAW with Black to play.
WIN if White has the move.

Black's move: 62..Ng4+ 63 Kf1 f2+ 64 Ke2 f1=Q+ (just to rub it in) 65 Kxf1 Kg3 66 h5 Kh4 67 Rh8 Nf6 68 h6 Kh5 69 Kg2 Ng4 70 h7 Kh6 71 Kg3 Nf6 =

White's move: 62 Rg7! Ng4+ 63 Kg1 and Black can'r round up the h-pawn.

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, 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?]
Rook + pawn vs. knight + pawn
from Instructive chess endgames I by wwall
USSR Championship 1940
by suenteus po 147
Rook + pawn vs. knight + pawn
from Instructive chess endgames I by Jaredfchess
QGD. Modern Var (D50) 1-0 R vs N - Can block stop h-pawn?
from French: Instructive Games Compilation by fredthebear
QGD. Modern Var (D50) 1-0 R vs N - Can block stop h-pawn?
from French: Instructive Games Compilation by Patca63

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