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Flair and Prowess

  • benws
  • | 17/feb/2013
  • | 5943 visualizzazioni
  • | 18 commenti

I haven't featured a Karpov game in quite a while, so here goes...

On his eleventh move, his opponent (Velimirovic) either decides to sacrifice his queen or commits an oversight. Still, there is work to be done for the full point, and Karpov is at his best, invading Velimirovic's kingside with some well-timed sacrifices. The endgame is also particularly instructive. Enjoy!



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  • 17 mesi fa

    stonewall97

    Excellent game, very informative!

  • 17 mesi fa

    themadscientist44

    How do you make an article?

  • 17 mesi fa

    Abhishek2

    it's known.

  • 17 mesi fa

    nerv

    Oversight? Man, this is a known theoretical line.

  • 17 mesi fa

    Ali_mumtaz

    Awesome

  • 17 mesi fa

    bobjinaidu

    good game.

  • 17 mesi fa

    muztay

    Could you really call that a queen sacrifice? White did get 2 bishops and 2 pawns for the queen.

  • 17 mesi fa

    chebf123

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  • 17 mesi fa

    Bustyness21

    This game is annotated by Suetin in his 3 Steps to Mastering Chess Cadogan Book. Thanks for the Game.

  • 17 mesi fa

    salowolf

    57 .. Bxf5 seems like where hope died.  Was that forced and how?

  • 17 mesi fa

    alcor

    this is a drawing variation of KID where white can't win by playing positionally(white queen can't invade the black position) and only way to achieve something is targetting all the white pieces to the black kingside

  • 17 mesi fa

    Oraoradeki

    You guys might be interested in this game: Black does the queen sac, but manages to win.
     

    KID ftw! Wink

  • 17 mesi fa

    Quack-Peep

    Very interesting game!

  • 17 mesi fa

    ChocolateTeapot

    Quite right, Splane. It was popular in the early 1970s, but proved to be unsound. Games like this one were its nemesis.

  • 17 mesi fa

    MrMars

    i think against a lesser opponent one could do that. but not karpov.

  • 17 mesi fa

    NM Splane

    IIRC, the queen sacrifice for two minor pieces was invented by David Bronstein.

  • 17 mesi fa

    BorgQueen

    Amazin game!

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