chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
John van der Wiel vs Mark van der Werf
Hoogovens Open (1995), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-21
Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation (B18)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 3 more Van der Wiel/M van der Werf games
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
May-20-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: Instead of 11.Bg2, 11.Be3! is interesting. If Black takes the rook, 11...Qxh1 12.Bg2 Qxh2 13.Bxc6+ Nxc6 14.Qxh2 wins the Queen. Even so, the position is so chaotic that black has reasonable compensation.

Black can also refuse the Rook and try 11...Nd7 12.Bg2 Qc2, when white's advantage is minimal.

The first 8 moves follow a famous Bronstein-Beliavsky game from 1975. With 6 examples in the database (including one from Kasparov in 2004), White scores 100% in this line. Of games not currently in the CG database, there's a 107-move draw between Zarnicki and Slipak, and another where Slipak (as Black) beat Paglilla in 22 moves.

[Event "Villa Martelli Pro-Am op"]
[Site "Villa Martelli"]
[Date "2003.??.??"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Paglilla, Carlos"]
[Black "Slipak, Sergio"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B18"]
[WhiteElo "2379"]
[BlackElo "2497"]
[EventCountry "ARG"]
[Source "ChessBase"]

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Bf5 5.Nc5 Qb6 6.g4 Bg6 7.f4 e6 8.Qe2 Bxc5 9.dxc5 Qb4+ 10.c3 Qe4 11.Bg2 Qxe2+ 12.Nxe2 Nf6 13.g5 Nd5 14.Bxd5 cxd5 15.Be3 Nc6 16.Nd4 Be4 17.Rf1 h6 18.Rf2 hxg5 19.Nb5 Ke7 20.O-O-O Rh3 21.Re1 Rah8 22.Nd6 Rxh2 0-1

So the line isn't quite as disastrous for Black as the CG stats might indicate -- but it helps to have a few Elo points to spare.

Feb-20-16  pth: Is 20. O-O not better than 20. O-O-O? Why would black not play 21. … Rxa3?
Feb-20-16  sneaky pete: 21... Rxa3? 22.Bxb8 .. and wins.

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 Chessgames.com, 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?]
Nc5 Caro-Kan
by AD2193
Caro-Kann: Classical Variation
by Chessdreamer
r5
from 1995 Wijk Aan Zee (open) by gauer

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