chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Levon Aronian vs Alexander Grischuk
Tal Memorial (2006), Moscow RUS, rd 8, Nov-15
Queen's Indian Defense: Anti-Queen's Indian System (E17)  ·  1/2-1/2

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 94 more Aronian/Grischuk games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can step through the moves by clicking the < and > buttons, but it's much easier to simply use the left and right arrow keys on your keyboard.

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
Nov-15-06  sandmanbrig: You would think Aronian wouldn't have settled for a draw when he needed a win in order to take the lead.
Nov-15-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  suenteus po 147: <sandmanbrig> Aronian's "will to win" is not what some people think it is. He sounded and looked kind of embarrassed when he defeated Leko to win Linares this year. It was a rather odd confluence of Radjabov and Topalov not performing as expected at the end, and then Leko crumbling in the last round game. I think Aronian is perfectly satisfied to share first or even second here.
Nov-15-06  slomarko: great chess i was scared they would only play 10 moves but they played 16!
Nov-16-06  Maatalkko: <suenteus po 147> That saddens me. Aronian's success shouldn't embarrass him. He has every right to be World Champion, but he won't make it if he doesn't want it. Kind of like Boleslavsky I suppose.
Nov-20-06  Hannibal: I can't believe that in a TAL Memorial they played like this

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?]
Aronian needed a win in order to take the lead.
from Most Instructive Draws by FLAWLESSWIN64
Aronian needed a win in order to take the lead.
from Most Instructive Draws by trh6upsz

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