chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Laaman vs Paul Keres
corr (1935) (correspondence)
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Variation (A23)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 2,038 more games of Keres
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you missed a Game of the Day, you can review the last year of games at our Game of the Day Archive.

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-09-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Almost looks like Keres was moving for both sides in this game.
Jun-09-12  kaingero: This game reminds me of a predator pounding mercilessly on his prey.
Jun-09-12  Shams: Breaking rocks in the hot sun...
Dec-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: Earliest game with the Keres System (...e5 and ...c6) against the English.

Keres' 4...exd4 is playable, but I prefer 4...e4.

Dec-05-16  RookFile: White should have played 13. Nf3. Black then has the interesting move 13......b5 !?
Mar-17-22  SonnyGIII:


click for larger view

This Knight check is godly.

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: CORRESPONDENCE. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Keres' Whirligigs
by chocobonbon
K's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Var (A23) 0-1 IQP
from Englisch Muffins + Fredthebear Bonus Games by fredthebear
K's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Var (A23) 0-1 IQP
from yPins Ins & Outs, All About Pins, Pile on, Unpin by fredthebear
51a2 Black IQP on d5
by whiteshark
English Opening: King's English.Two Knights Variation Keres Var
from MKD's Favourite Games by MKD
A
from Tarrasch Pawn Structures by gjergj248

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