Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Wesley So vs Niclas Huschenbeth
Isle of Man Masters (2018), Douglas IMN, rd 3, Oct-22
Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense (D40)  ·  1-0



explore this opening
find similar games 1,887 more games of W So
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you find a mistake in the database, use the correction form. There is a link at the bottom that reads "Spot an error? Please suggest your correction..." Avoid posting corrections in the kibitzing area.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-23-18  Junbalansag: Looks like an easy win for wes.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Black missed the better move <40...Rd4!> which would have kept the balance:

click for larger view

White to move

1) +0.33 (35 ply) 41.Bb5 Kg8 42.Re4 Rxe4 43.Qxe4 Qd8 44.Qb7 Qe7 45.Qc6 Qd8 46.Bc4 Be7 47.Qb7 Qd6 48.h5 Qd8 49.Bd5 Kf8 50.Kg4 Qe8 51.Kf3 Bd8 52.Bc4 Qe7 53.Qd5 Qc7 54.g4 Bh4 55.Ke2 Qe7+ 56.Kd3 Qd8 57.Qxd8+ Bxd8 58.Bd5 Bc7 59.Kc4 Bxf4

2) +0.08 (35 ply) 41.Kg2 Qd7 42.Kh2 Bd8 43.Qe3 Qxf5 44.Qe5 Qxe5 45.Rxe5 f6 46.Rxc5 g5 47.fxg5 hxg5 48.hxg5 fxg5 49.Kg2 Kg6 50.Kf2 g4 51.Ke3 Rd7 52.Bd3+ Kh6 53.Bf5 Rg7 54.Kd3 Bc7 55.Rc4 Kh5 56.Bxg4+ Rxg4 57.Rxc7 Rxg3+ 58.Kc2 Rg2+ 59.Kc1 Kg6

3) =0.00 (34 ply) 41.Re8 Qd7 42.Rf8 Rxc4 43.bxc4 Qxf5+ 44.g4 Qc2 45.g5 b3 46.gxf6 b2 47.fxg7 Kxg7 48.Rxf7+ Kxf7 49.Qd5+ Ke8 50.Qe5+ Kd8 51.Qd6+ Kc8 52.Qxc5+ Kd7 53.Qb5+ Kd6 54.Qe5+ Kc6 55.Qb5+ Kd6

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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: 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?]
000_-> Middlegames Opp col Bishops 2
by whiteshark
via Semi-Tarrasch decl.
from 98_D20-D29_ Queen's Gambit ACCEPTED by whiteshark

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