chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Akiba Rubinstein vs Wilhelm Cohn
Ostend-B (1907), Ostend BEL, rd 29, Jun-24
Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights Variation (D32)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1,038 more games of Rubinstein
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]

Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-22-17  Count von Twothree: Rubinstein's 20th move has been extravagantly praised, and rightly so. Any decent engine seems to be telling us that 20g4 would have won quite handily, so long as White finds the right moves thereafter and therefore 20g4 has a higher evaluation that the move played. However, this is to miss the point, which is that after Rubinstein's much more beautiful move, Black has zipperdy doo dah. In a sense it is more forcing and is certainly the safer option in practical terms, because it drastically prunes the tree of variations one needs to look at. As Tigran Petrosian put it, "There is a Russian proverb - Do not trouble your head". Incidentally, another point is that 20Re3 is not as clear after 20...exd4.
Feb-12-22
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: A piece is worth a little trouble (20 g4 Ng7 21 ed Qxe1+ 22 Rxe1 Rxe1+ 23 Kg2 Rd8 24 c4 is winning for White).

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.

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

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Suppressing counterplay
from The Unknown Rubinstein - Forgotten treasures by Karpova
Suppressing counterplay
from The Unknown Rubinstein - Forgotten treasures by rbaglini
Suppressing counterplay
from The Unknown Rubinstein - Forgotten treasures by Okavango
Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights Var (D32) 1-0
from Carl Schlechter and Akiba Rubinstein Games by fredthebear
Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights Var (D32) 1-0
from "Knot Two Night, Sweet Pea" She tells Freddybear by fredthebear
Suppressing counterplay
from The Unknown Rubinstein - Forgotten treasures by rbaglini

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