chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Magnus Smith vs Herbert H Burrell
Winnipeg Gold Medal Knock Out (1902)
Scandinavian Defense: Ilundain Variation (B01)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1 more M Smith/H Burrell game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: The Olga viewer allows you to get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" link on the lower right.

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
Apr-11-11  LIFE Master AJ: I did not they had ratings in 1902.
Apr-05-14  jasmin: How the White wins?
Aug-22-14  ljfyffe: <jasmin> though I lack a computer, 22...Ke7, 23Rf1 f5 24 Bxf5 looks promising, doesn't it?
Aug-22-14  JimNorCal: <ljyffe>: yes, your line looks good but there is still some play for the Black side. For example, imagine 22. ... Ke8 and then 23. Qxf6. Now cxd, if White recaptures he drops the bishop. If White plays 23. dxc to keep pawns healthy, Qxc5+ and the Black pieces are becoming active. No argument: White is better, much better. But I would play on for a few moves if I were Black.
Aug-22-14  ljfyffe: Of course, in over- the- board play, why not ? If 22...Ke8 23Qxf6 23cxd4 Ba4+ 24Bc6 Rxe6+ 25fxe6 Qxe6+.
Aug-22-14  ljfyffe: -<JimNorCal>Thanks for input; and for your historical interest, Magnus Smith of Winnipeg via Iceland was a Canadian Champion while Herbert was also from that city.
Aug-22-14  JimNorCal: Magnus Smith got around! And I cannot blame Mr Herbert for giving in.

Ba4+ is strong...perhaps 23. ... Qc6 is necessary to prevent it. cxd4 can wait a move as White will want to take measures against Qxg2

Aug-23-14  ljfyffe: Yes, but Smith is now two pawns up against Burrell, and can play 24Be4l if he so desires.
Jun-29-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  sjunto: After 22. ... Ke8 23. Qxf6 cd, Stockfish says 24. Rxe6+ is mate in about a dozen moves; tough over the board, but true. 22. ... Ke7 24. Rfi and f5 is bad because of 25. Rxf5 ef 26. Bxf5, keeping black's king out to die of exposure. 25. Bxf5 is less overwhelming, but leaves white with a big plus.
Aug-31-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: Go Magnus.

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?]
Black is clobbered ... after some passive opening play.
from Scandinavian for White by takchess
Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Spearhead
from 1 MiniMixer E4 Other by fredthebear
Black is clobbered ... after some passive opening play.
from Anti-Scandinavian games by LIFE Master AJ
3...Qd8 4.d4 c6 5.Bc4 e6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.0-0 Bd6 8.Bg5 Nbd7 9.Ne4
from tpstar CC by tpstar

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