chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Veselin Topalov vs Alexander Grischuk
Norway Chess (2014), Stavanger NOR, rd 2, Jun-04
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Adams Attack (B90)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 24 more Topalov/Grischuk games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can make these tips go away by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page. Simply check the option "Don't show random tips on game pages." and click the Update Profile button at the bottom.

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
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <36.Rf3> and no comments yet.
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: time displayed: 0:04 - 0:05
Jun-04-14  Shams: Just in time to see the kill!
Jun-04-14  Ulhumbrus: On 36...Nd2+ 37 Rxd2 Re1+ becomes possible. This suggests changing the move order with 36...Re1 at once eg 37 Rxe1 Nd2+
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <36...Re1!!>
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: resigns
Jun-04-14  Marmot PFL: Topalov blundered in time trouble. His opponents not his own.
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: Karjakin ran out of time
Jun-04-14  Chris321: Wow nice! game by Grischuk!,going into my collection straightaway!.,plenty of goodies to learn from this game,a real Najdorf,full blooded beast!
Jun-04-14  fisayo123: Topalove always brings the fun. His opponents always oblige.
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: Topalov never really had anything with his Nd4-f5-h6+ attack.

Grischuk cold-bloodedly let it proceed, then shot back with ...Qf2 and ...f5 forcing Queens off, and leaving the knight stranded on h6.

Jun-04-14  csmath: Bad game by Topalov, he is really not playing good lately.
Jun-04-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  tarlzic 1966: Nice shot
Jun-05-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Interesting idea by Topalov with 1. Nf3, and instead of the usual ...Nf6, we get ...c5

Trying to convince the World Team to play 1. Nf3 against GM Naiditsch. =)

Jun-05-14  Willchess: Nice attack by black
Jun-05-14  Rob Morrison: I'm surprised Topalov got as much the look of an attack as he did because his opening was terrible. Seems to me black is just better after 16 . . . O-O. Instructive example of how not to play the Sicilian with white.

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?]
mathlover's favorite games
by mathlover
Play The Najdorf Sicilian
by ttavenner
Play The Najdorf Sicilian
by pdion60
Play The Najdorf Sicilian
by bjamin74
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation with 6.h3 Adams Attack
from MKD's Sicilian Defense Black by MKD
Special Sicilian Collection [Black]
by chess.master
Volume 119, Game 2
from # Chess Evolution Volumes. 101-150 by Qindarka
Demen the beast's favorite games
by Demen the beast
Play The Najdorf Sicilian - Collection by pdion6
by nakul1964
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation with 6.h3 Adams Attack
from MKD's Sicilian Defense Black Compiled by MKD by fredthebear
0-1! What a way!! to play SD Najdorf-Adams Attack
from Trendy Opening Lines Quite Handy !!! part 3 by FLAWLESSWIN64
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation with 6.h3 Adams Attack
from MKD's Sicilian Defense Black by Patca63
Play The Najdorf Sicilian
by SantGG
Play The Najdorf Sicilian
by jakaiden
Sicilian Play The Najdorf Sicilian - Collection
by fredthebear
Sicilian Najdorf [Black]
by ALL

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