chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Etienne Bacrot vs Teimour Radjabov
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004) (rapid), Tripoli LBA, rd 3, Jun-24
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 19 times; par: 46 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 16 more Bacrot/Radjabov games
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-25-04  AdrianP: This was a nice King's Indian win for Radjabov to put Bacrot out of the tournament. A real slugfest. I think Bacrot must have missed 38. ...Rbg2 and 39. ...Bxa1 but they were probably in serious time trouble by then.
Jun-25-04  acirce: Mutual blunders in time trouble: 35..Kh8?? 36.Qa5??

35..Kh8 introduces back rank mate ideas making attacking moves like Qh4 impossible; White should draw easily with 36.Rb1 Qf6 37.Qf7.

Winning for Black was 35..Rxg6! with decisive threats like ..Qh4 and ..Qf6. White just can't defend himself.

Jun-28-04  Durandal: Many errors in this game, from both sides, 38. ♖xd6 threatening 38. ♖d8 was also very strong.
Jun-28-04  acirce: <38. Rxd6 threatening 38. Rd8 was also very strong.> Indeed, thanks for pointing that out; Black must play 38..Rxh3 39.Rd8 Rg3+ with perpetual.

Still winning for Black would have been 37..Qf6 (best) threatening on both g6 and f2.

Jun-06-05  Montreal1666: What is wrong with 21)QxRa8 ?
Jun-06-05  aw1988: What, you want to drop your queen for nothing?
Jun-07-05  iron maiden: <aw1988> For nothing?
Jun-07-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: well, technically you are getting a rook for queen. Unless I missed a great follow-up combination.
Jun-07-05  aw1988: Precisely; insufficient sac.
Jul-17-05  TruthHurts: This was a blitz game wich explains last innacurates mooves from the two...
Jan-29-06  Panda: No, Radjabov won, and your beloved Bacrot lost like a patzer.
Apr-16-06  Chessography: 21. Qxa8 DOES get two rooks for a queen (so Montreal1666 has a valid point), however I doubt Bacrot felt comfortable taking his queen off the board when Radjabov is so much better developed and ready to attack.

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: RAPID. 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?]
Azeri players' masterpieces
by ahmadov
AdrianP's Bookmarked Games (2004)
by AdrianP
9.b4 Nh5 10.Re1 f5 11.Ng5 Nf6 12.Bf3 c6 13.Qb3 h6
from King's Indian by KingG
games of interest
by mightyalexander
A A A KID: Bayonet E97 [Black]
by chess.master
Radjabov!
by larrewl
FIDE World Championship 2004
by Penguincw
Match Radjabov!
by docjan
Bayonet - 9...Nh5 10. Re1 and 12. Bf3
from King's Indian Defense by EndlessKnot
zumakal blunders archivadas6
by zumakal
Radjabov playing King's Indian (E97) as Black
by akm2
Tabiyas 00014 +12 Moves + 100 Games
by Dijon15
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Bayonet Attack
from KING'S INDIAN ORTHODOX GTM by gambitfan
Match Radjabov!
by amadeus
More 12...c6
from How to play against the Bayonet Attack. by little fluffy
Tabiyas 00014 +12 Moves + 100 Games
by Miguel Medina

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