chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Manuel Leon Hoyos vs Hikaru Nakamura
Cuernavaca Young Masters (2006), Cuernavaca MEX, rd 3, Feb-05
Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical Variation (A04)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 11 times; par: 89 [what's this?]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 3,100 more games of Nakamura
sac: 38...Rxb4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Premium members can suggest a game for Guess-the-Move with the Guess-the-Move Suggestion Queue.

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
Feb-05-06  nfazli: I can learn alot from this game..
Feb-05-06  Knight13: <nfazli> Nice to hear that! And this is a nice game to study. Good game.
Feb-05-06  EmperorAtahualpa: A very accurately executed endgame by Nakamura. 38...Rxb4 worked out very well for him. Nice game!
Feb-06-06  olydream3: great sac, great game
Feb-07-06  ajile: White played very passively in the opening and allowed Black to gain a big space advantage in return for a pawn. However White gives the pawn back and from then on it's downhill for White.
Feb-08-06  XMarxT3hSpot: White's play was poor IMO
Jan-23-14  GREYSTRIPE: From the beginning of the first move's sequence, Grandmaster of Tournament Games of Chess Hikaru Nakamura took control of the center from both center-holds A5-N5-E5 Nakamura Chess and the base-rank. There is undefeated in Nakamura a effulgent makings-of-chess. The Knights-Bishops-Holds of Nakamura is an Ottoman. There, when the opponent made a pawn mistake forwarding Bishop, Nakamura made weight. At this level of play, there is no room for anything else but weight. Unafraid, Nakamura captured the holds.

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?]
Best Chess Games of All Time
by Timothy Glenn Forney
Best Chess Games of All Time
by 3sun3moon
good A08? sac: 38...Rxb4!
from Hikaru! by larrewl
Exchange sacs - 2
by obrit
Rxb4 !!good sac for a lot of positonal advantages by Nakamura
from How top grandmasters plan and execute moves by Progressant
Best Chess Games of All Time
by JoseTigranTalFischer
Exchange sacs - 2
by Baby Hawk
Rxb4 !!good sac for a lot of positonal advantages by Nakamura
from How top grandmasters plan and execute moves by Tariqov

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