Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Eduard Hahn vs Johannes Vitense
Bad Ems (1932), Bad Ems GER, rd 5
Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00)  ·  1-0



find similar games 13 more games of E Hahn
sac: 9.Bxg4 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.

Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-22-10  Creative: Beautiful game, but i don't understand 21. Bxh7 Rd6??.
Jul-22-10  MrMelad: After 21.Bxh7 what can black do?

if 21..Rf8 then 22.Bg6+ and white wins the rook.
if 21..Rxh7 then 22.Qg8+ and white wins the rook.

Any other move fail to 22.Bg6+

Hope it helps..

Jul-22-10  Creative: My pc say:

21... Rxh7 22. Qg8 Bf7 23. Qxh7 Rxd2 24. c4 Rxh1 25. h4 Ke7 26 Qe4 Bc5 27 Qg4 f5 28. Qxg2 Kc8 29. Qe4 0-0 (Grand Master Chess).

Jul-22-10  MrMelad: I don't know about 24. c4 in your variation.

click for larger view

I would go for some checks and snatching some pawns with 24.Qh5+ Ke7 (24..Kd7 25.Qf7+ and the g pawn is ripe and tasty for the white queen, and 24..Kd8?? looses the rook after 25.Qa5++) 25.Qc5+ Kf7 26.Qxa7 and now white is one tempo ahead to exterminate black's left side pawns.

click for larger view

26..Rxc2 27.Qxb7 etc..

24.c4? in your variation leads to a tough endgame after 24..Rxa2 when suddenly the white queen must guard h2 and black rook is free to wonder around, but of course, Q is usually much better then R+B so white should win in any case.

Feb-20-11  YourNickname: 21... Rxh7 loses the rook, but not the game. The Rook and the Bishop can simply defend the other pawns. Look at this variation.

21 ... - Rxh7
22 Qg8+ - Kd7
23 Qxh7 - Ked
24 Ke2 - Bf8
25 Qg8+ - Ke7
26 Qc4 - Ke8
27 Qe6+ - Be7
28 h4 - Kf8
29 h5 - Re8 etc,

Premium Chessgames Member
  Sastre: After 21...Rxh7 22.Qg8+ Kd7 23.Qxh7+ Ke6, White has <24.Qxg7 Rxd2 25.h4 Rxc2 26.h5 f5 27.h6 Rc1+ 28.Kg2 Rc2+ 29.Kh3 b5 30.h7 Bf6 31.Qxf6+ Kxf6 32.h8Q+ >.

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?]
Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
from Fs, f4s, f5s & f7s for Old Timey Fredthebear Fun by fredthebear
Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
from Attacks & Sacs on f7 Fredthebear ECO codes A-D-E by fredthebear
24 moves
from Chess Miniatures, Collection XI by wwall
Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
from Attacks & Sacs on f7 Fredthebear ECO codes A-D-E by mneuwirth
Favorite opening 1. e3 ....
from Creative's favorite games by Creative
1.e3 Nc6 and a BQ on a1
from Van't Kruijs: Reversing French Vehicles by Domdaniel
YourNickname's favorite games
by YourNickname

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