chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Ruslan Ponomariov vs Alexander Morozevich
FIDE World Championship Tournament (2001/02), Moscow RUS, rd 4, Dec-03
French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation Morozevich Line (C11)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 27 more Ponomariov/Morozevich games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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
Jan-30-05  PinkPanther: Was this a blitz/rapid game, or was it one of the ones played at normal time controls?
Jan-30-05  aw1988: FIDE KO? Probably rapid.
May-25-09  tibone: ivanchuk mentioned this game after his first round game against bacrot in nalchik.
Dec-02-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: <PinkPanther: Was this a blitz/rapid game, or was it one of the ones played at normal time controls? >

It was classical time control.

Game 1 of their fourth round match in the World Championship tournament; Morozovich won game 2 but Ponomariov then won the quick-play tiebreak and then went on to defeat Bareev, Svidler and Ivanchuk to win the championship. 6..gxf and 7..a6 is a pet line of Morozovich. 11 c3 was a new move; 11 Nc3 had been played previously. Not easy to see where Black went wrong in this sharp, unbalanced position though after 17 d5! White seemed to have favorable chances.

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?]
Moscow 4.round Ponomariov 1,5:2,5
from Morozevich in KO championship by slomarko
Chess Informant Best Games 5
by Olanovich
Game 827
from # Chess Informant Best Games 801-900 by Qindarka
+1 -1 =0 [+1 -0 =1] Morozevich (FIDE KO, Moscow, Rd.4)
from Match Ponomariov! by docjan
+1 -1 =0 [+1 -0 =1] Morozevich (FIDE KO, Moscow, Rd.4)
from Match Ponomariov! by amadeus
Chess Informant Best Games 5
by Nimzophile
Burn Variation
from Moro French (Non-Tarrasch) by kavkid
Chess Informant Best Games 5
by koinonia
Ponomariov 2.5 - 1.5 Morozevich
from 2001 - FIDE World Championship KO Tournament by amadeus

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