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

Smbat Gariginovich Lputian vs David Norwood
Lvov (Ukraine) (1986), It
Benoni Defense: Mikenas Variation (A66)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 878 more games of Lputian
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]

Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-11-06  dx9293: An important game for the theory of the Mikenas Attack of the Modern Benoni. Also, Norwood gave the position before 27.Re5# as a puzzle in his Usborne Book of Better Chess, my first chess book.
Aug-12-06  Albertan: Obviously Norwood must have been in severe time pressure to make the blunder 26...Kd5?? If he instead had played 27...Kd7 the analysis I did with the aid of computer chess programs shows he could have drawn this game.
Aug-12-06  thathwamasi: isn't it a checkmate?
Aug-12-06  Albertan: Thathwamasi the final position is a checkmate. I was referring to what Norwood could have done on move 27.
May-25-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: from GM David Norwood's book Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur..

<White has just played Nf7+, forking my king and rook. Even though White is winning the rook, Black has a bishop and two pawns to compensate. I spent a good fifteen minutes trying to decide whether to move my king to d7 or c7, but neither seemed totally satisfactory. In the end I decided to get aggressive and go forward.

He thought for a few moments, then shook his head and played Re5+ and muttered something. Assuming he had offered me a draw, I reached out my hand to accept. Suddenly it dawned on me that the large Ukrainian crowd were stifling laughter, and then I noticed that he had in fact played Re5 check and mate!>

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.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
king gets mated in the middle! The old guard delivers.
from Pulling attacks! by nasmichael
from GM David Norwood's book Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur
from Knights Add Aroma ECO A Arouses Fredthebear by fredthebear
Benoni Defense: Mikenas Var (A66) 1-0 Arabian # in middle-board
from c4d4e4 all 4 by fredthebear
Beating the Benoni
by yiotta
Benoni, Mekinas
from Craigokat's favorite games by Craigokat


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