chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Benjamin Frank vs J Willems
VAS Winter Competition (1923), Amsterdam NED, Oct-27
Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Variation (C29)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1 more B Frank/J Willems game
sac: 20.Qxh7+ PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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-02-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Unknown players, great checkmate!
(Well worth remembering.)
Oct-30-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  fredthebear: With the assistance of raking bishops, a queen sacrifice decoys the Black king for a discovered double check, and then it's Mayet's Mate in the corner.

See Chapter 10, Mate No. 9 in "The Art of the Checkmate" by Georges Renaud and Victor Kahn for more of these h-file mates. Renaud and Kahn regard Mayet's Mate as a back rank support mate that could occur on any file, but most famous examples occur against a castled king missing his fianchettoed bishop for defense on the long diagonal.

Here's a similar famous finish by Bobby Fischer: Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967

Max Euwe delivered this miniature: Euwe vs Loman, 1923

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.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

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.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Finnish of fiancheto-hole
from Tactical Idioms by Gypsy
people I never heard of making brilliancies and
by Pianoplayer
Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Variation (C29) 1-0 Mayet's Mate
from 1920s Roar by Fredthebear by fredthebear
Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Variation (C29) 1-0 Mayet's Mate
from GummyE Fredthebears to Chew On by fredthebear
Checkmate 1920-1929
by Chessdreamer
Checkmate 1920-1929 by Chessdreamer
by Sergio X Garcia

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