chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Emil Sutovsky vs Peter Svidler
European Team Championship (2009), Novi Sad SRB, rd 5, Oct-26
Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation. Modern Main Line (B17)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 9 more Sutovsky/Svidler games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Premium members can see a list of all games that they have seen recently at their Game History 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
Oct-26-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Not bad Peter, not bad at all :)
Oct-26-09  computer chess guy: 21. ♖d1 would have saved White: if .. fxg6, 22. ♘xg6+ ♔f7 23. ♘e5+ etc. with a perpetual. Or Black can play .. ♔e7 but then Svidler's tactic does not work: 21. .. ♔e7 22. ♗h5 ♘xh5? 23. ♕xh5 and Black can't play ♕b7 because of the mate threat on f7.
Oct-26-09  Blaise99a: wow beautiful. Close to perfection. Forgotten why Svidler was so great.

yes, it seems 21. Rd1 would have kept it level, though 21. Rd1 fg 22. Ng6 Kg8 23. Rd8 Qd8 24. Qd6 Kh7 25. Nh8 Kh8 and then 26. Bf6 or c4....and it is hard to say who has the edge with W: Rook + two pawns vs. B: Two Strong Bishops, with both Queens on board. What do you think about this?

Oct-26-09  Blaise99a: Also, Fritz seems to think the game is still not over after 21. Bh5 Nh5- though Svidler seems to have played perfectly.

White could have been created difficulty with
26. Ne5 (instead of Nf4) with 26.....Bf2 27. Kf1 Qe7 28. Rc4 Bc5 (.....if Be1 29. Rc8 Rd8 30 Ba3 ! and the game is white's to lose.) 29. Re2 and Rd8.

If Black tries for something more, he could easily go astray, eg. 29....Rd1 30 Re1 Bg2 31. Kg2 Re1 32 b4! etc.

Oct-26-09  Gambitor: 20...Ba8! great move with a simple but strong idea: mate!
Oct-26-09  awfulhangover: Svidler is a fantastic player. Just ask Naka and Magnus,he has spanked them many times. If he spent more time on chess instead of cricket(!!), he would have been even stronger.
Oct-26-09  tibone: cricket is very important!!
Oct-26-09  tibone: not that chess would be but...
Oct-26-09  muradov: Wow! Beautiful game by Svidler! Classy.
Oct-26-09  I Like Fish: one move of the invisible queen...
one shout from the top of the stack...
one hand for the future...
and the spilling of seed...
Oct-28-09  ILikeFruits: hello mr poet...
poetry is...
so beautiful...

-from fruits...

Oct-28-09  beenthere240: Ken Spraggett's blog has a blow by blow analysis of this game.

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?]
C-K, Karpov Var. Modern ML (B17) 0-1 Q batteries
from Instant Coffee Repertoire-1 by fredthebear
C-K, Karpov Var. Modern ML (B17) 0-1 Q batteries
from Some S-upermen of the 21st Century by fredthebear
C-K, Karpov Var. Modern ML (B17) 0-1 Q batteries
from Instant Coffee Repertoire-1 by Patca63
Heads Up
from JonathanJ's favorite games 2 by JonathanJ
nice tactics and Ba8
from Games to look at by ningj000
Blok's Best Games of the Day
by Antonius Blok
Instant Repertoire-1
by FLAWLESSWIN64
Best In 2009
by jon01
13
from Caro-Kann : Move by Move by jakaiden
13
from Caro-Kann : Move by Move by edwin.n.walker
Svidler's Best Games
by AdrianP
13
from Caro-Kann : Move by Move by hakkepof

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