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

Samuel Reshevsky vs Miguel Najdorf
Reshevsky - Najdorf (1952), New York, NY USA, rd 4, Apr-12
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Classical Main Line (E69)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 45 times; par: 43 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 51 more Reshevsky/Najdorf games
sac: 15.Nxe4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You should register a free account to activate some of Chessgames.com's coolest and most powerful features.

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]

A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.  [CLICK HERE]

Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-21-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: What a massacre!
Jul-21-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: What was Najdorf doing in this game?
Jul-21-06  actual: You win some. You lose some.
Jul-21-06  regulator: i cant believe he let his entire pawn wall guarding his castled king get captured
Apr-21-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Game 4 of the match; played 12th April 1952. The score before this game was 3-0.

But now Najdorf had a chance to play his favourite King's Indian. Of course he is one of the <WORLD'S GREAT EXPERTS> on the King's Indian!

We reach this standard position after 13.Rad1.


click for larger view

There follows 13...f7-f5?? 14.e4xf5 and now 14...e5-e4


click for larger view

Can white take the ♙e4? Yes.

Take it he does. Soon black is in all sorts of trouble, after 25.Be4-g6


click for larger view

And things get worse just before the curtain comes down:


click for larger view

Match score 4-0 to Reshevsky after 4 games. Lawks!!

Apr-02-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Breunor: I thought 15 Nxe4! Was the inspired move leading to victory. I don't find it easy to see. In guess the move I tried Nh4 which leads to only a +.58 value for white.
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?]
The KID
by Zhbugnoimt
Match Reshevsky!
by amadeus
Sammy versus Nobody
from Match for the Championship of the Free World by Resignation Trap
Solitaire Chess by Bruce Pandolfini
by SirIvanhoe
58
from Veliki majstori saha 23 RESHEVSKY (Marovic) by Chessdreamer
Game 31
from How Chess Games are Won (Reshevsky) by Qindarka
Skating in periphery squares with double check
from Challenger of 48 Reshevsky_125 by Gottschalk


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