Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Alexey Shirov vs Vassily Ivanchuk
XXI Magistral Ciudad de Leon (2008) (rapid), Leon ESP, rd 6, May-31
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  0-1



explore this opening
find similar games 80 more Shirov/Ivanchuk games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: The tournament is found above the game. For the newest chess events, this information may be a link which takes you to the tournament page which includes other games, a crosstable, discussion, etc.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: What tournament is this? I was expecting Leko and Carlsen.
May-31-08  test 10: chuky is on fire!i hope he will beat annad but annad is very good my heart say chuky ratio go with annad...
Premium Chessgames Member This is Magistral Ciudad de Leon (official site: The links on the side still point to the Bosna Tournament; sorry about that.
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: Looks like Leko messed up a probably won rook ending.
May-31-08  test 10: (marmot)four players chuky vs shirov annad vs pons knock out...
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: b3 looks like a move i would expect from these players
May-31-08  test 10: (marmot)yes , i think shirov will sac his knight later on e6 what do you think?!
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: I think black's attack looks more dangerous than whites.
May-31-08  test 10: shirov again in time problem
May-31-08  tldr3: what a game
May-31-08  test 10: (tldr)yep very sharp both sides i'll go with shirov ... and chuky win...
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: Well that was short and sweet.
May-31-08  test 10: chuky amazing forma....
Aug-01-09  kurtrichards: Shirov forgot to set the board on fire. With Ivanchuk armed with Type ABC fire extinguisher there was no way for poor Shirov to do his thing - set the board on fire. :)

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: 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?]
Power Chess - Ivanchuk
by Anatoly21
Fire on Board 4: Self-Immolation
by arkansaw
6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nbd7 8.Qf3
from Sicilian Najdorf by JoseTigranTalFischer
6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nbd7 8.Qf3
from Sicilian Najdorf by hought67
XXI Magistral Ciudad de Leon 2008
from Vassily Ivanchuk: Selected Games by withg45
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Var (B96) 0-1 Stripped down
from motel, Najdorf sold Life Insurance to Freddybear by fredthebear
Complex games
by JoseTigranTalFischer
XXI Magistral Ciudad de Leon 2008
from Vassily Ivanchuk: Selected Games by wanabe2000
Complex games
by TheDestruktor
6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nbd7 8.Qf3
from Sicilian Najdorf by KingG

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