chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Vladimir Savon vs Hans Ree
WchT U26 12th prel (1965), Sinaia, rd 4, Jul-25
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Classical Main Line (E69)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 4 more Savon/H Ree games
sac: 18.Bd5+ PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Games that have been used in game collections will have a section at the bottom which shows collections which include it. For more information, see "What are Game Collections?" on our 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
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 1 OF 2 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Jun-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfessor: Well I had the first two moves, then wanted to play 20. Nf5, so as to answer Qxd5 with 21. Nh6++.
Jun-26-14  Funology: I got it up until 20 ...Ng7 but then I went with 21. Re7. I think it's still a win, but not quite as neat as Savon's finish.
Jun-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  al wazir: I got it, sort of. I saw everything through 21. Nf5, but after 21...Ne5/Nf6 I didn't see the killer: 22. Nh6+.
Jun-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: 18.Bd5+! cxd5 19.Qxd5+ Qf7 (19...Rf7 20.Rxe8+) 20.Nf5! Nef6 (20...Qxd5 21.Nh6#) 21.Nh6+ K moves 22.Nxf7 and 22...Nxd5 is illegal.
Jun-26-14  stacase: <al wazir> Just like you, I managed to not see the killer move
Jun-26-14  M.Hassan: "Medium"
White to play 18.?
Equal, but White has a Bishop for a Knight.
Black threatens to win a piece and can also win the f2 pawn with a check. the favourable situation for white is that Black king is exposed and his pieces are not fully developed.

18.Bd5+ cxd5
19.Qxd5+ Qf7
<if 19...Rf7 20.Rxe8#>

Now the threat of winning a piece is eliminated and Black Queen is pinned:

20.Nf5!
<if...Qxd5 21.Nh6# thanks to the Bishop on the long diagonal> 20..........Ne5
21.Nh6+ Kg7
22.Nxf7
Black looses his Queen.

Jun-26-14  diagonalley: hmmmm... material roughly level... black is threatening KB7... his K is wide open but defending Ns are ready to ride in if needed... meanwhile, white's N is sidelined and en prise but his QB is raking the long diagonal nicely... hmmmm... tricksy... perhaps bring the Q into play and ditch the N with 18.Q-K2 ... but then black has N-K5... maybe 18.RxN, RxR 19.Q-R5, N-B3 20.BxN, R-B1 21.Q-N5+, QxQ 22.BxQ with two minor pieces for the rook(?) ...dunno - let's check... WHOA! 18.B-Q5+ ... i didn't consider that one :-(
Jun-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  agb2002: White has the bishop pair for a bishop and a knight.

Black threatens 18... Qxh4 and 18... Qxf2+.

White has five pieces ready to attack the black king. The quickest way to incorporate the queen into the attack seems to be 18.Bd5+ cxd5 (18... Rf7 19.Rxe8+) 19.Qxd5+:

A) 19... Qf7 20.Qg5+ Ng7 21.Nf5 (threatening 22.Nh6+ and 22.Bxg7; 21.Re7 Qxf2+ 22.Kh1 Rf7 23.Re8+ Nf8 24.Rae1 c5 with the idea 25... b6 and 26... Bb7+)

A.1) 21... Qg6 22.Ne7+ followed by 23.Nxg6 + -.

A.2) 21... Kh8 22.Bxg7+ Kg8 23.Nh6#.

A.3) 21... Qxf5 22.Qxg7#.

A.4) 21... Ne5 22.Bxe5 dxe5 23.Nh6+ wins.

B) 19... Rf7 20.Rxe8+ Nf8 21.Qg2+ Bg4 22.Rxa8 wins a lot of material.

Jun-26-14  RobertJamesFischer: hmmm...would we even bother with 22...Ne5 23.Rxe5 Bxe5 24. Bxf5
Jun-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  agb2002: 21.Re7 is also crushing: 21... Qxf2+ 22.Kh1 Rf7 23.Bxg7.

Even 23.Re8+ Nf8 24.Rae1 wins: 24... Bd7 25.Rxa8 Bc6+ 26.Ng2.

Jun-26-14  Ashperov88: Yey I got it! ok not the most difficult one but im getting sharper again
Jun-26-14  Petalsian: i think this is closer to hard than medium but ok. easy to get the first moves (since there's not much good choices at move 18) but couldn't see 21. Nf5!
Jun-26-14  Willchess: Nf5 is clinical,great attack
Jun-26-14  trnbg: 21.Re7 (instead of 21.Nf5) wins as well. For example, 21...Qxf2+ 22.Kh1, and it's over; or 21...h6 22.Rxf7 hg 23.Rxg7+ Kh8 24.Ng6 mate.
Jun-26-14  Nick46: A clean way to finish.
Jun-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: Nice puzzle, 21.Re7 seemed more natural, I didn't see 21.Nf5

*****
<18.Rxe8> Qxf2+ 19.Kh1 Qxh4 (or 19...Rxe8 20.Qg4+ Kf8 21.Qg7#)

20.Qd5+ cxd5 21.Bxd5#

*****

Jun-26-14  PJs Studio: The game continuation is EXACTLY what I imagined looking at the position, but I can't honestly say I'd play it OTB ...because after 21.Nf5 I couldn't see it was a clear win.

Great visualization by Savon.

Jun-26-14  Caissas Clown: Normally , I am all at sea and perish on the rocks of a Thursday. This however was very easy - soon as you see Bd5+ it is plain sailing.
Jun-26-14  aldave: 18.Bd5 cxd5 19.Qxd5+ Rf7 20.Rxe8 Nf8 what now?
Jun-26-14  Skylark: aldave: 21. Qg2+!
Jun-26-14  CC0112358: 18. Bd5+ cxd5
19. Qxd5 Qf7
20. Qg5 Ng7
21. Re7 Qxf2
22. Kh1 Rf7
23. Bg7.....
Black is toast
Jun-26-14  CC0112358: Oops! 21.....Nf5, interesting approach...works well too.
Jun-26-14  aldave: @skylark got it! thanks whew nice!
Jun-26-14  Keas: What about 21. Nf5 Ne5? That looks like a good defensive move to me

I don't see a winning continuation for white after Ne5.

Jun-26-14  eblunt: < Keas: What about 21. Nf5 Ne5? That looks like a good defensive move to me I don't see a winning continuation for white after Ne5.>

22 ♘h6+ ♔♕ fork and good night

search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 1 OF 2 ·  Later Kibitzing>
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any gratuitous name-calling of any members—including Admin and Owners—or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. 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: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, 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 at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.

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?]
21 moves
from Chess Miniatures, Collection XI by wwall
Great games
by darf96
Vladi Kramn'd Fredthebear Full of White Russian
by fredthebear
21 moves
from Chess Miniatures, Collection XI by PinkLedDoor
1.1.4 L50 #115 18.
from * CT-ART by mneuwirth
Briefly Mostly A-D-E
by fredthebear
1.1.4 L50 #115 18.
from * CT-ART by takchess
18.? (June 26, 2014)
from Thursday Puzzles, 2011-2017 by Phony Benoni
Out of thin air
from Esoterica by sevenseaman
Out of thin air
from Esoterica by trh6upsz
18? Mating on the diagonals
from More of Nova's favorite games by Nova
18.? (Thursday, June 26)
from Puzzle of the Day 2014 by Phony Benoni
mathlover's favorite games
by mathlover


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your 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 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC