Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Tigran V Petrosian vs Anatoly Avraamovich Bikhovsky
Moscow Championship (1968), Moscow URS
Queen's Gambit Declined: Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31)  ·  1-0



Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 2,035 more games of Petrosian
+ sac: 22.Nxf5 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Games that have been used in game collections will have a section at the bottom which shows collections which include it. For more information, see "What are Game Collections?" on our Help Page.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.


Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-18-04  ArturoRivera: Wow, black gets mated after:
30.-Bf5+ Kc7

Who said Petrosian was Boring?

Jul-23-09  stanleys: <ArturoRivera:>

30.Qd5+ Ke8 31.Bg6+ seems even stronger to me

btw at the closing ceremony Petrosian received a prize for this game.He was really surprised:

"I wouldn't have given a prize for such a game!"

Jul-29-15  1971: So is Petrosian the best player ever?
May-14-16  andrea volponi: 19...Cd4!=
May-14-16  ewan14: It appears so effortless !

Blacks pieces become so passive

May-15-16  andrea volponi: 19Cd4!-Axh6 gxh6-Cd6 Dd7-Dxh6 f5-Dg6=
May-15-16  ndg2: Yet again a tactical masterpiece by the great wizard from Latvia, Michail Ta...


Jun-22-16  andrea volponi: 17Cxh6!!+Rh8-Cd5 exd5-exd5 Ac5-Ag5 Cd4-Axf6 Ce6- . 2.93-deep 28
Premium Chessgames Member
  kingscrusher: Petrosian seems to have been pressured into playing like Tal - another use of tactical ability - to just destroy kings rather than prophylaxis!

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.

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

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Tigran Petrosian's Best Games
by KingG
QGD Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31); prize winner
from Petrosian Games Only by fredthebear
Going for a walk with a line
by otto80
Petro's getting fun!
from Brilliancies @ best games by totololo
from Games I went through by nightingfeld
Exchange Sacrifice For the W!
from Teaching Moments in Chess by kdogphs
Game 66
from Veliki majstori saha 27 PETROSJAN (Marovic) by Chessdreamer
?? aps??
from Action Chess :Purdy's 24 hour opening repertoire by Takqueen
"I wouldn't have given a prize for such a game!"
from Hammer, Hammer, Hammer Fredthebear's 3rd/6th! by fredthebear
Tigran Petrosian's Best Games
by Okavango
Queen's Gambit Declined
by KingG
Brutal attack!!
from Chess brilliancies!! by gourav27
Brutal attack
from Tigran the Great by tommy boy
Tigran Petrosian's Best Games
by Okavango
Aonghas' favourite games
by aonghasvansant

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