chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Ronald R Nurmi vs Alex Dunne
corr (1994) (correspondence)
English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1 more R Nurmi/A Dunne game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can change the color of the light and dark squares by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page. Or, you can change it with the "SETTINGS" link in the lower right.

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
Jan-05-09  YoungEd: Several interesting things to me about this game:

1. What kind of gambit is this? I have never seen it before! I wonder if this was some sort of thematic gambit tournament, or if Black was just brave! Does anyone know much about this "Halibut Gambit?"

2. I could be wrong, but White's problems seem to start as early as move 4. Perhaps 4. e4 would have been better than 4. ♘f3, to prevent Black's pawn push and to blunt the Black ♗'s diagonal a bit.

3. White miscalulates with 11. ♗xd5, which just drops a piece for a pawn after Black's excellent 12. ...♘xe3.

4. Black's last move forks the ♖ on e2 and a mate on h2. Nice game by Black!

Aug-10-10  Whitehat1963: Different kind of Wednesday puzzle after 17. Qd4.
Mar-05-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  profK: Useful in Blitz if anyone ever actually plays 1.c4

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.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) ยท 0-1
from Ware Art Thou, O' Fredthebear? Strange Days Here by fredthebear
English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Up a piece, Q fork
from yFredthebear Heard England Speak by fredthebear
Gambit scrapbook
by Zorts
English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Up a piece, Q fork
from St. George, Polish Dogs & Hedgehogs Follow FTB by FrankTheTank

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