Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Magnus Carlsen vs Erwin L'Ami
"Youth Gone Wild" (game of the day Jan-17-2006)
Corus Group B (2006), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 1, Jan-14
Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Variation (C91)  ·  1-0



explore this opening
find similar games 5 more Carlsen/L'Ami games
sac: 29.Bxf7 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.


Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 2 OF 2 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Jan-14-06  Robin01: That should have been "black's 13...Bxf3"
Jan-14-06  Robin01: I mean, why give up the light squared bishop so easily!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: This is a great game -Carlsen plays deceptively simply or it appears "simple" -he is a cross between a Capablanca and an Alekhine - my gut feeling is he will be World Champion one day (ok I did read Kasparov thing a lot of his play) - he might even win this tournament if he can have a crack at Topalov etc Maybe Black should have played Nd7 instead of hxg5...
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Richard> Are you going to activate your forum?
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Wait a minute! I paid $22, and I was promised 'Girls gone Wild', not 'Magnus gone Wild'! I demand a refund! =)
Premium Chessgames Member
  al wazir: What was the purpose of 27. Kg2 ? Was white just waiting for black to make a mistake?
Jan-17-06  slavyi: I think the purpose of 27.Kg2 was to support the h pawn. Other wise after 27.....hxg4 28Nxg4, white's h pawn would hang thus there would not be an outpost for the knight and black's king rook would penatrate opening the h file
Premium Chessgames Member
  al wazir: <slavyi: I think the purpose of 27.Kg2 was to support the h pawn.> Of course. After you point it out it's obvious.
Jan-17-06  pwrstick: I'm sorry - can someone please explain how the game would end if play continued?
Jan-17-06  jahhaj: <pwrstick> Maybe 37...Rxd8 (37...Kh7 38.Re7+ wins queen) 38.Qxd8+ Kf7 (38...Kg7 or Kh7 39.Re7+ wins queen) 39.Qe8+ Kf6 (39...Kg7 40.Re7+ wins queen) 40.Qe6+ wins rook.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: <Benzol> Not yet - I dont think Ihave time - but I played over the Chandler - Wade game again and it's reat effort by Wade (and Murrray) - Bob mustbe about 80 he played like Topalov palyed someone like that!

I am quite impressed with what they have done in giving reports & some pictures and some games from Queenstown -I also downloaded the pgn of two days play -I suppose the top quarter of the field.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: <pwrstick> If 37. ... Kh7 38. Rd7+ wins

If 37. ... Rxd8 38. Qxd8+ Kf7 39. Qe8+ Kf6 40. Re6+ Kg7 41. Rxg3+ Kh7 42. Qg8#

Or 40. ... Kf5 41. Qxg6+ Kf4 42. Rf6+ Ke5 43. Rf5+ ( or Qg5+) Kd4 44. Qd6+ Kc4 45. Rc5#

But <jahaj>'s method also looks winning. With the King in the open theh R and Q can just kick the Black King around and devastate the Black soldiers and eventually execute the King.

Jan-17-06  dakgootje: Last move would make a nice puzzle indeed. Nice game, overal not too hard to follow and very recent too.
Jan-17-06  pwrstick: Thank you!
Jan-17-06  Chopin: <Youth Gone Wild> The pun is from a famous song by a heavy metal group--Skid Row. They had a number of hit songs, such as "18 and life" and "Youth Gone Wild"-- Great game!
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: It is crystal clear that after the exchange of rooks at d8-white will win the queen by Re7+. A nice game-being that is only three days old, lol.
Jan-17-06  THE pawn: Will it stand the test of time?
Jan-17-06  Manu2: A clean execution!! Marvellous particularly I had gone through the analysis by clocked!!
Jan-17-06  johnnyboy: what is the finish though?
Jan-17-06  backyard pawn: <johnnyboy> Either 37...Rxd8, 38. Qxd8+, Kg7 or Kh7, 39. Re7+ forking black's King and Queen, or, 37...Kh7, 38. Re7+ again, forking black's King and Queen. So no matter how black responds, as soon as his King is chased to the 7th rank, white forks the king and queen. I would resign under that condition, too. Beautifully played ending
Jan-20-11  4tmac: if 30. ..g5(!) 31.Qf5 Qc6 32.Kh2 looks winning. Hope the rubber game later today is as good as the first two.
Aug-30-17  Dave12: A beautiful game, but one thing that caught my attention was the move 25.Nh2. It's amazing to see how such a simple setup move in an innocent position is so crushing and not refutable.
Premium Chessgames Member
  ChessHigherCat: <4tmac: if 30. ..g5(!) 31.Qf5 Qc6 32.Kh2 looks winning.>

White can get 3 pawns for the piece with 30...g5?! 31. Qxd6 Qxd6 32. Rxd6 Ke7 33. e5 Bg7 (33..Nxe5?? 34. Rxf6 Rc5 35. Rf5 or 33...Bxe5 34. Rd5 both lose a piece) 34. Rxa6

Feb-14-22  LoveThatJoker: +0.24 (19 ply) 13. h3 Bh5 14. g4 Bg6 15.Nc3 b4 16.Nd5 Nxd5 17.exd5 Nc4 18.Bxg6 fxg6 19.Kg2 Nxe3+ 20.Rxe3 c4 21.Qe2 Bg5 22.Nxg5 Qxg5 23.Qxc4 Rac8

is the assessment given by Chessgames' Stockfish analysis.


Feb-14-22  LoveThatJoker: At a depth of 35 Stockfish 12 gives the following line and assessment: 13. h3 Bh5 14. Nbd2 cxd4 15. Bxd4 Rc8 16. a4 Nc6 17. Be3 d5 18. exd5 Qxd5 19. Bb3 Qd3 20. Bc2 Qd7 21. axb5 axb5 22. Qb1 Bg6 23. Bxg6 hxg6 24. Ne4 Qf5 25. Bg5 Nxe4 26. Bxe7 Rfe8 27. Qxe4 Qxe4 28. Rxe4 Rxe7 29. Rxe7 Nxe7 30. Ne5 Kf8 31. Ra7 b4 32. Nd7+ Ke8 33. Nb6 = (-0.12)


search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 2 OF 2 ·  Later Kibitzing>

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.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

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, 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?]
Deep Bishop Sac
from The Carlsen Chronicles Part I - Wonderboy by MoonlitKnight
Ruy 1-0 Magnus
from xfer's favorite games 2006 by xfer
AdrianP's Bookmarked Games (2006)
by AdrianP
from ianD's sneaky bishop moves by ianD
brilliant game of 2006!
from Favrozone by kevin86
Bolts from the blue.
by jaydes
January 17: Youth Gone Wild
from Game of the Day 2006 by Phony Benoni
Spanish Closed. Bogoljubow (C91) 1-0 Heavy piece coordination
from 5 Pins Ins and Outs, ECO C 50s, 60s-90s by fredthebear
dondiegodelavega's favorite games
by dondiegodelavega
Spanish Closed. Bogoljubow (C91) 1-0 Heavy piece coordination
from Youngbloods Like to Listen to Fredthebear by fredthebear
Chess Prince
by MrMelad
Fuerte ataque
from Sac in f7-f2 by jricardoduran
Anti Marshall C91 New
by shibumi
This kid is going to be good someday!
from The Champ by yiotta

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 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC