chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Harry Nelson Pillsbury
Budapest (1896), Budapest AUH, rd 13, Oct-22
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Variation (C67)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 12 more Tarrasch/Pillsbury games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Some games have photographs. These are denoted in the game list with the icon.

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]

A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.  [CLICK HERE]

Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-21-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: It is hard to understand why Pillsbury avoided the draw by repetition of moves playing 48...Rxe2+. N vs B ending was clearly favourable for white.
Oct-21-11  Calli: <Honza>, I think it was a last round game. Charousek, Chigorin and Pillsbury were tied for first. With Charousek and Chigorin winning, Pillsbury took a desperate chance to keep pace. He would finish third, draw or lose.
Oct-21-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Calli> Well, I have thought that he had to be in some "must win" situation to do that but this attempt was utterly hopeless from the start and I would say even suicidal. But if he had nothing to lose nor gain here with loss or draw, it explains his decision to continue in the game. Of course, they had no ratings then....
Oct-21-11  Calli: <Honza> Pillsbury probably had an idea, but miscalculated. Perhaps he thought his ♗ could go to f1 and cause problems for White.
Oct-21-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Yes, it looks plausible.

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?]
Praeceptor Mundi
by chocobonbon
5-rl
by classicalwin2
Budapest 1896
by suenteus po 147
good games
by sk.sen
Pillsbury vs World Champions Decisive Games
by visayanbraindoctor

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