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Loek van Wely vs Daniel Stellwagen
Dutch Championship (2005), Leeuwarden NED, rd 8, Sep-15
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97)  ·  0-1



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Sep-19-05  dhotts: This is one great game. It's amazing how many moves go by with pieces en prise, or so it appears. WOW!

Is there any analysis on this game that someone could point me to?

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  tamar: I haven't seen any analysis published yet. I did some during the game with Shredder.

35 Bg1 leaves the Bf1 no defense after 35...Qb1 so looks doubtful. Van Wely probably saw the piece drops but thought his two passed pawns were going to win for him. Maybe he missed 38...Re1 setting up the threat of ...Be3

Scary but possibly best was 35 Qxa6 Qe1 36 Kg1 Be3+ 37 Bxe3 Qxe3+ 38 Kh1 and Black's hanging knight on e7 gives White enough time to win.

Sep-20-05  seoulmama: This one is very intense. I'm surprised if it is not analyzed in the next issue of New in Chess. Van Wely's piece sacrifice was extremely imaginative.
Sep-20-05  iron maiden: Van Wely looks like he had a firm grip on this one for a while. I like how Black is reduced to responding to White's initiative, never being allowed so much as one free move to get rid of the "fishbone" pawn on e6.
Sep-22-05  acirce: The games aren't really that similar but the combination Van Wely + Bayonet + N sac on d5 reminded me about this one. Much more vague compensation. Gallagher in "Starting Out: The King's Indian" says after 19..g5 <It is very hard to believe that White has enough for the piece. Van Wely has assessed this position as unclear but he didn't repeat it. Still, as the game shows, it is not easy for Black to make progress.>

[Event "EU-chT (Men)"]
[Site "Batumi"]
[Date "1999.11.06"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Van Wely,Loek"]
[Black "Fedorov,Alexei"]
[Result "1/2"]
[Eco "E97"]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 0-0 6.Be2 e5 7.0-0 Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.b4 Nh5 10.g3 f5 11.Ng5 Nf6 12.f3 f4 13.Kg2 c6 14.Qb3 h6 15.Ne6 Bxe6 16.dxe6 Qc8 17.Rd1 Rd8 18.Nd5 cxd5 19.cxd5 g5 20.Bd2 Rf8 21.g4 h5 22.h3 Ng6 23.Rdc1 Qb8 24.Be1 hxg4 25.hxg4 Ne8 26.a4 Bf6 27.a5 Bd8 28.Qa4 Nf6 29.Ra3 Kg7 30.Bf2 Rh8 31.Rac3 Be7 32.Rc7 Rh6 33.Qa1 Qh8 34.Rh1 Nxg4 35.fxg4 f3+ 36.Bxf3 Nf4+ 37.Kg1 Rxh1+ 38.Bxh1 Qh3 39.Qd1 Rh8 40.Rxe7+ Kg6 41.Bf3 Qh2+ 42.Kf1 Rc8 43.Rf7 Qh3+ 44.Kg1 Rc3 45.Rxf4 gxf4 46.Bg2 Qh8 47.Be1 Rc7 48.Bf1 a6 49.b5 axb5 50.Qb1 b4 51.Qxb4 Rh7 52.Bg2 Qf8 53.Qa3 Qb8 54.Kf1 Qc7 55.Qc3 Qd8 56.Bf2 Kg5 57.Bf3 Rh3 58.Kg2 Qh8 59.Kg1 Qd8 60.Kf1 Qe8 61.Qb3 Qc8 62.Kg2 Rh8 63.Qb1 Qc7 64.Qe1 Qc2 65.e7 Kf6 66.e8=Q Rxe8 67.Qh1 Kg7 68.Qh4 Rh8 69.Qe7+ Kg8 70.Qd8+ Kg7 71.Qb6 Qc1 72.Bg1 Qd2+ 73.Qf2 Qxa5 74.Qc2 Kg6 75.Qd1 b5 76.Bf2 b4 77.g5 Qa2 78.Bg4 b3 79.Bf5+ Kg7 80.Qf1 Rh5 81.Qb5 Rh2+ 82.Kxh2 Qxf2+ 83.Kh1 Qe1+ 84.Kg2 Qd2+ 85.Kf1 Qd1+ 86.Kf2 Qd2+ 87.Kf1 1/2-1/2

Oct-03-05  josje: There is an analysis on:

If you don't mind it's in Dutch; variations speak for themselves.


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