chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Sergey Karjakin vs Victor Bologan
11th Ordix Open (2004) (rapid), Mainz GER, rd 5, Aug-07
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 17 more Karjakin/Bologan 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
Feb-01-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Haven't analyzed in depth, but Karjakin's play in dismantling Bologan looks very solid in every phase of the game.
Feb-01-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: I think Bologan might have done better to try 5...Nxc4 as in Larsen vs Geller, 1976.
Jun-24-12  Poisonpawns: Flexibility is a great attribute of the Bishop`s opening.White often uses it to avoid the Petroff. Here we see Black led into a good Vienna line.
Jun-24-12  DanielBryant: <patzer2> That move seems positionally obvious and I was wondering what I was missing.
Jun-24-12  King Death: The idea <patzer2> mentions is the most common and is OK but 5...c6 is also played a lot. There's nothing wrong objectively with Geller's 5...Nc4 but it's hard for Black to do anything without pawn breaks for awhile after that. White's given up the two bishops but he has a nice grip in the center and free play. This is the only game that I've seen with 7...d5 but I found 2 others with 7...Nc4.

It seems like Black got into big trouble after the well timed 9.d4 and maybe he underestimated it because it's not that hard to see. Bologan's very well prepared from what I've seen and I just don't think his judgment's that bad.

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?]
N + PPPP vs. N+PPP
from Endgames to be studied. by Milo
Daily puzzles.
by little fluffy
GM Karjakin
from Vienna Games by Mahavir
37_N endgames
by whiteshark
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Ns & outside passers
from White Ne2 Waved to Fredthebear by fredthebear
Instructive chess endgames I
by Jaredfchess
Karjakin Deadly with the Bishop/Vienna ...
from Galaxy7's Favorite Games ... by Galaxy7
Instructive chess endgames I
by wwall
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Ns & outside passers
from To V or not to V?! by fredthebear
Instructive chess endgames I
by Okavango

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