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Flair and Prowess

  • benws
  • | 17/02/2013
  • | Visto 6055 veces
  • | 18 comentarios

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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  • hace 18 meses

    stonewall97

    Excellent game, very informative!

  • hace 18 meses

    themadscientist44

    How do you make an article?

  • hace 18 meses

    Abhishek2

    it's known.

  • hace 18 meses

    nerv

    Oversight? Man, this is a known theoretical line.

  • hace 18 meses

    Ali_mumtaz

    Awesome

  • hace 18 meses

    bobjinaidu

    good game.

  • hace 18 meses

    muztay

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

  • hace 18 meses

    chebf123

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  • hace 18 meses

    Bustyness21

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

  • hace 19 meses

    salowolf

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

  • hace 19 meses

    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

  • hace 19 meses

    Oraoradeki

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

    KID ftw! Wink

  • hace 19 meses

    Quack-Peep

    Very interesting game!

  • hace 19 meses

    ChocolateTeapot

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

  • hace 19 meses

    MrMars

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

  • hace 19 meses

    NM Splane

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

  • hace 19 meses

    BorgQueen

    Amazin game!

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