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

Sijbolt Jan Noorda vs Jan Timman
NED-ch Juniors (1964), Rotterdam NED, rd 7, Apr-03
French Defense: Advance Variation. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 3,553 more games of Timman
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you missed a Game of the Day, you can review the last year of games at our Game of the Day Archive.

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
Sep-12-04  Rowson: What the...
Sep-12-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gregor Samsa Mendel: Been there, done that.
Sep-12-04  iron maiden: A future Candidates' finalist at age thirteen. Humble beginnings, indeed.
Oct-29-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: Well, after 9 ... Nxe5 Black has the superior endgame. Oh wait ...
Nov-29-04  buscher07: Why??
Dec-17-04  aw1988: OW... I winced at this :(
Jan-19-05  Abaduba: I know that Timman likes to experiment with lots of different openings, but this particular gambit may be a tad bit unsound. :-)
Mar-29-05  THE pawn: Now what in the world was that?
Mar-29-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Ron: That must be some pretty good hashish in Rotterdam.
Mar-29-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Did he pick up the wrong piece to capture with?

:)

Apr-06-05  peanut: <Ron: That must be some pretty good hashish in Rotterdam.> LOL!
Oct-05-05  CeeFoR: I could see this happening on a computer, but...
Oct-06-05  DutchDunce: Aw, give him a break, he was just a kid. Of course, I'm way older than he was here, and I still do things like this. Often.
Feb-06-06  I3illieJoe: <Ron: That must be some pretty good hashish in Rotterdam.>

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA !!

Jul-16-07  Cactus: Team World's gonna have an easy time with him!
Jul-17-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  ganstaman: <Cactus: Team World's gonna have an easy time with him!>

Team World's not playing him. Timmerman and Timman are unfortunately different people.

Aug-15-07  PAWNTOEFOUR: i don't feel so bad now!
Aug-15-07  Peter Johnson Ng: Black should take the pawn with the Knight instead of the Queen. What a blunder and cause the game. You can't blame Timmerman, he was only 13 then.
Aug-15-07  Marvol: <Peter Johnson Ng: Black should take the pawn with the Knight instead of the Queen. What a blunder and cause the game. You can't blame <Timmerman>, he was only 13 then.>

Timman. Jan Timman

Timmerman is another bloke: Gert Jan Timmerman

Oct-02-07  centercounter: Bad transposition... Nxd4 is the Milner-Barry Gambit after 9. Nxd4 Qxd4 10. Nc3 a6!. It is believed that Black will face some issues but should hold his extra Pawn and eventually win with "theoretically best" play.

9. ... Qxd4 simply was an error where Timman obviously thought he already had taken at d4 with the Knight. I've done that recently. It's just a mixup of move order. Happens often with deep variations and book lines. Most often harmless, sometimes catastrophic and, more important, funny.

I even had a game where I lost a piece because I moved a Knight for check, intending to move the same Knight from its original square to give mate the next move. When I realized the Knight wasn't where it had been :P , I had both that Knight and another piece hanging. I won the game, although I 100% deserved not only to lose, but to be fined for such play.

My opponent wrote the bulletin for the tournament and described my facial expression as he made the ONLY LEGAL RESPONSE to my check. He also very kindly invited me to his wife's traditional U.S. Open birthday party that year. You probably already know who I am talking about, but I won't embarrass him by giving his name.

Sep-07-09  WhiteRook48: this proves a huge prodigy
Jul-06-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  PawnSac: < Ron: That must be some pretty good hashish in Rotterdam. >

He obviously didn't want to waste time finishing this game. Was in a hurry to get back to the BONG.

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 gratuitous name-calling of any members—including Admin and Owners—or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests.
  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?]
zumakal blunders archivadas5
by zumakal
8...Qxd4?? Heh. *no comment*
from Unbelievable Moves! (er, unbelievably bad ones) by 1. h4
French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 He got better!
from Fast French Kisses For Fredthebear by fredthebear
I'll take with the Q; it's not like that P's guarded or--Oops!
from ARGH! by Korora
9 moves
from Chess Miniatures, Collection VII by wwall
haha Qxd4??
from Formula7's favorite games by Formula7
GM Blunders
by Strack


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 2001-2020, Chessgames Services LLC