chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Judit Polgar vs Laurent Fressinet
Istanbul Olympiad (2000), Istanbul TUR, rd 9, Nov-06
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1 more J Polgar/Fressinet game
sac: 23.Qxe5 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Games that have been used in game collections will have a section at the bottom which shows collections which include it. For more information, see "What are Game Collections?" on our Help Page.

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-09-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: After 28. Re1:


click for larger view

Note Black cannot trade Queens for defensive purposes with 28 ... Qf4+ 29. Kb1 Qxf6 due to 30. Re8+! Kg7 31. gxf6+ & 32. Rxh8 winning material.

In the game White used the nice Interference motif 29. Be6! which wins the Queen after 29 ... fxe6 30. Rd1 (great quiet move) and now 30 ... Qc8 (or similar) 31. Rd8+ Qxd8 32. Qxd8+ Kg7 33. Qe7+ Kg8 34. Qxe6+ & 35. Qxa6 with a won endgame. Note 30. Rxe6!? allows dangerous counterplay starting with 30 ... Rxc2+.

Feb-09-08  test 10: <tpstar> could not agree more. well played judit /what a class!chose the one you like or both...
Sep-08-14  SpiritedReposte: That is a beautiful combo. Be6 could be a puzzle and we could all say it was easy but along with <tpstars> sideline up there this is one for the textbooks.
Apr-18-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: Fressinet's 10..Nh5 has not scored well for Black; 10..b4 is now considered to be the main line. Black's position looks suspect after 13..Bxd5; perhaps 13..Nxc5 is preferable. 18..0-0 had been played in a few previous games; 18..Nf4 was new. 22..Qb4 23 Qxe5..f6 24 Rxf6..Bxf6 25 gxf would not have helped Black. 24..Ra4 25 Qb8+..Kg7 26 Qe5+..Kg8 27 Be6 would have been strong for White. 29..Rxc2+ 30 Kc1..Rc1+ 31 Rxc1..Qxe6 32 Qxe6..fxe 33 Rc8+..Kg7 34 Rzh8..Kxh8 would have resulted in a winning king and pawn ending for White.

Voted the 6th best game in Informant #80.

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?]
Chess Informant Best Games 5
by Nimzophile
p. 201, parallel to "Risky rooks"
from Game Changer by keypusher
Exchange sacs - 4
by obrit
Game 796
from # Chess Informant Best Games 701-800 by Qindarka
Chess Informant Best Games 5
by koinonia
Chess Informant Best Games 5
by Olanovich

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