chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Sadi Kalabar vs Isidore Censer
"Censered!" (game of the day Jan-12-2016)
London Olympiad (1927), London ENG, rd 10, Jul-25
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights Variation (E21)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 26 more games of S Kalabar
sac: 23...Bxd5 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Help with kibitzing features can be found on our Kibtizing Help Page.

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
Jan-12-16  ndg2: The terrible, terrible Nimzo! Naturally, I like this game.
Jan-12-16  ndg2: Why not 18.Bxd6 first?
Jan-12-16  Rookiepawn: <ndg2: Why not 18.Bxd6 first?>

Same question. The BN would never reach d3 and after 18... Nc5 19. Bxc5 bxc5 there is no trace of B's attack that I can see.

Jan-12-16  technique: 18.Bxd6 Rf6 19.Bg3 g5 traps the Knight
Jan-12-16  technique: I like the game. I loved the quiet yet effective 11.Qe8 getting out of both alignment pins from the Bh4 diagonal and Rd1 file and in the same time threatening the e5 break. After 19...Nd3 Blacks's plys went like... boom! boom! boom!!
Jan-12-16  Abdel Irada: <"Then methought the air grew denser, perfumed from some unseen censer.">

Apparently my puns are horrible but consistent. According to a DuckDuckGo search, I used exactly the same quote on Gilg vs I Censer, 1927.

Jan-12-16  Abdel Irada: Although the idea of f2-f3 seems logical, White's 14. Nh4?! strikes me as dubious. Because the knight has no retreat square other than f3, he can't play this pawn advance without running into ...g5, trapping the misplaced piece.

If White wants to kick the knight off e4, he is perhaps better off with 14. Ne1 (defending g2 in case Black takes on g3).

In this light I suppose White's 15. d5?! makes a kind of sense.

Jan-12-16  ossipossi: f3 sub optimal square in Nimzo for KN?!
Jan-12-16  jith1207: This is an amazing ending. I tried to think of the ending as a puzzle but could not come up with that quiet pawn move to b4. And then the number of ways available for checkmating in the end or for capturing all minor pieces of White left on the board. Lovely.
Jan-12-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: A nice swashbuckler! The game looks like a pirate battle.
Jan-12-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <AbdelIrada> - <... DuckDuckGo...> Curious. Only today I was looking up Duck Island in St James Park, London.

It seems that in the 17th century King Charles II rewarded a favourite (an importer of wine) by appointing him Governor of Duck Island.

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.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
January 12: Censered!
from Game of the Day 2016 by Phony Benoni
1/12
from Games of the day for 2016. by truepacifism
great attack by black ARRRRR!
from COY boys by kevin86
d4 : Nimzo-Indian Defense : Three Knights
by ISeth
Nimzo-Indian Defence
by Supriya Guru
1/12
from Games of the day for 2016. by Jaredfchess

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