chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Viktor Korchnoi vs Naum L Levin
URS-ch qf (1949), Lvov
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E03)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 4,656 more games of Korchnoi
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Some games have annotation. These are denoted in the game list with the icon.

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
Nov-03-05  sheaf: 30..Qc7??
Nov-03-05  lopium: Nxa3! ?
Apr-21-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Zenchess: Black would have lost anyway: 30...Qf8 31. e6
Nov-22-09  WhiteRook48: what's wrong with QxN?
Mar-06-10  Nullifidian: <WhiteRook48: what's wrong with QxN?>

It tosses away the advantage after 30... ♙axb4 31. ♕xb4 ♕xc5 32. ♕d2 ♙b4 when Black has threats due to that passed pawn on the b-file. These threats are not immediately winning, but they do even out Black's chances when an instant 30. ♙f6 wins outright.

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 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.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
catalan
by flowerbear
hamham's important games
by hamham
opening
by ipap
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
by Gottschalk
Korchnoi's 400 Best Games by Wade & Blackstock; # threat in 2
from Cats of the Grenfelds by fredthebear
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
from yHammer the 6th Rank (Black hits 3rd Rank) by fredthebear
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
by JoseTigranTalFischer
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade&Blackstock; Mate in 2 threat
from How d'ya spEll Hipoptamus? Is that 1 'p' or 2? by moesje
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade&Blackstock; Mate in 2 threat
from How d'ya spEll Hipoptamus? Is that 1 'p' or 2? by Jersey Joe
Catalans
by mneuwirth
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
from Short games by masters by rbaglini
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade&Blackstock; Mate in 2 threat
from yCheckmate # Fredthebear Mating Patterns by Patca63
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade&Blackstock; Mate in 2 threat
from yCheckmate # Fredthebear Mating Patterns by hought67
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
from Short games by masters by Southernrun
Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
from Short games by masters by rpn4

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