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

Friso Nijboer vs Emil Davidovich Sutovsky
3rd Julian Borowski A (2001), Essen GER, rd 3, May-04
Sicilian Defense: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Variation (B87)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 2 more Nijboer/Sutovsky games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you find a mistake in the database, use the correction form. There is a link at the bottom that reads "Spot an error? Please suggest your correction..." Avoid posting corrections in the kibitzing area.

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
Jun-03-04  morphyvsfischer: Nd3 looks like the losing mistake. Nd5! is better, leading to messy complications.
Jun-03-04  notsodeepthought: It's true that 23 Nd3 was weak, but doesn't 23 Nd5 lose a piece to Bc8? e.g. 24 Qh4 N:d5; or 24 N:f6 B:f6 25 Q:h5 Rh8. Note that in this last variation 26 B:f7, which is a threat in some lines, does not work since the h8 rook is protected by the bishop which is now in f6. I may be wrong but I suspect that by move 23 white is already in serious trouble.
Dec-08-04  QuoVadis2: I analyzed the position with Fritz and basically came to the same conclusions.

23. Nd5 loses the queen at the cost of a rook and four pawns after: 23. Nd5 Bc8 24. Nxf6 Bxf6 25. Qxh5 Rh8 26. Qxg6 fxg6 27. Rxd6, but this may well be white's only move in this position.

After 23. Nd3 Bc8 24. Qh4 Ng4, the text move 25. Qxh5? immediately loses to Nxe3 followed by Rxg2+, but the alternatives seem to lose as well: 1) 25. Ba7+
Kxa7 26. Qe1 Bd8 27. fxg4 Bxg4 28. Rf2 Bxd1 29. Bxf7 Rxg2+ 30. Rxg2 Bb6+ 31. Kh1 Bf3 32. Bxg8 Qxg8 33. Qg3 Qg4 34. Qxg4 hxg4 35. b4 Bxe4 36. bxa5 Be3 37. Nb2 Ka6

or:
2)25. Qe1 Nxe3 26. Rdd2 Bh3 27. g3 Nf1 28. Rd1 Bd8

So maybe the losing move was 22 Nxb4. The prophylactic 22. Rd3 looks better.

May-27-05  Ernest van der Sar: 22. Nxb4 is the move that leads to the great queen-hunt and white's fall. Black knew very well why he gave his b-pawn away!
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?]
MKD's Sicilian Defense Black 2
by MKD
Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 pressure g2
from Some S-upermen of the 21st Century by fredthebear
Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 pressure g2
from QThee Queen Mean Mary Knighted Fredthebear by fredthebear
Just when you thought you were heading for a Najdorf...
from Inspiration by radu stancu
Finest Games of Year 2001
by chessmoron
Queenmate
by sleepyirv
B87 Sicilian: Fischer-Sozin / Flank [Black]
by chess.master


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