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

Alexander Grischuk vs Valerij Sergeyevich Popov
Chigorin Memorial 07th (1999), St Petersburg, rd 6, Nov-07
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen Variation. English Attack (B80)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more Grischuk/V S Popov game
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-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: At Linares 1999 Topalov had played 19 a5?! against Kasparov and Black had won a nice game. Bologan had played 19 Rh3 in a few games several months later; 19 f5 was Grischuk's improvement that was cited as the best theoretical novelty of Informant 77. 23..Ke8 24 Qf2..Rf8 25 Qxf8+..Bxf8 26 Bg6+..Kd7 27 e6+ would have lost quickly for Black. A couple of weeks later at the European Team Championships at Bathumi Ibrahimov (not Ibragimov) tried 24..Ba3+ against Grischuk but that game was won by White as well. 29..Ke7 would have been a tougher defense as after 30 Nf5+..Kd7 31 Nxg7 White still has work to do to win the game; instead after 29..Kg8? 30 Bg6 White was winning. If 32..Bc8 then 33 Rf7..Bxg4 34 Ra7..Nf6 35 Ra8+..Bf8 36 Nc6..Bh5 37 Ne7#. One possible continuation to the game was 33..Ne4 34 Bd4..Bc8 35 Bf7+..Kh7 36 Ng5+..hxg 37 hxg.
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 member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  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?]
Saniyat24's favorite games part 3
by Saniyat24
Volume 77 (19.f5)
from Chess Informant Most Important Novelty winners by Chessdreamer


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