Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Jose Antonio Hedman Senarega vs Oleg Romanishin
Capablanca Memorial 14th (1977), Cienfuegos CUB
French Defense: Advance Variation (C02)  ·  0-1



Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 5 times; par: 34 [what's this?]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 2,127 more games of Romanishin
sac: 19...cxb6 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You should register a free account to activate some of'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.


Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-15-13  hms123: This game is in <Mihai Suba's> book <Positional Chess Sacrifices>. <Suba> gives <18...Bxb4!> as the key move.

He adds that White missed a chance to play <20.Nxe4! dxe4 21.cxb4 Nxb4 22.Qc4 Nd3 23. Rxe4 f5 24.Qxd3 fxe4 > with some drawing chances.

click for larger view

Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: In the final position, Black is threatening (A) 24...Nh3+ 25.Kh1 Ndxf2#, (B) 24...Ne2+ 25.Kh1 Nxf2#, (C) 24...Ne2+ and ...Nxc1, (D) 24...Rxg2+ 25.Kh1 Nxf2# (E) ...Nxc1 and ...Ne2+. There may be more.

White cannot defend.

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?]
French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Bold B sac, tumbling Ns
from FrenchD b6 or Nc6 by fredthebear
French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Bold B sac, tumbling Ns
from yFredthebear's Pawn Trimmers and Mowers by fredthebear
1120 18.
from Sharpen Your Tactics D 1000-1125 by takchess
1120 18.
from Sharpen Your Tactics 1000-1125 by Sharpen Your Tactics
from 200 Modern Brilliancies (Wicker) by Chessdreamer
French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Bold B sac, tumbling Ns
from French Rubinstein, Fort Knox and Stuff 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 2001-2020, Chessgames Services LLC