chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Robert James Fischer vs R Padula
Simul (1971) (exhibition), Buenos Aires ARG, Nov-??
Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 9 times; par: 92 [what's this?]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1,100 more games of Fischer
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Some people don't like to know the result of the game in advance. This can be done by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page, then checking "Don't show game results".

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-29-11  dinekum: what, no comments to this game???
Jul-01-13  Zugzwangovich: <dinekum> Here's a couple. First, it was played not in '70 but in '71 after the Petrosian candidates match. Second, it's the last time RJF met the Caro-Kann in his recorded career and interestingly he returns to his first love the Two Knights variation after having mostly shunned it for a decade.
Jul-01-13  PhilFeeley: At move 42, black had 4 pawns to one. He should have won this game!
Jul-01-13  newjerm: At move 42, black has a force checkmate. e.g. Ke5!
Jul-01-13  getnacke: You are right newjerm, houdini says mate in 10 moves!
Jul-01-13  RookFile: Black did well. It's tough. The GM circles the boards rapidly, and bangs out his move. You're supposed to move right away, or maybe get one pass. That's probably what saved Fischer.
Sep-27-13  victor antoni: en la jugada 33- del negro gana con torre por peon + no puede comer con rey y si come con dama dxc + dc1 y d3d+ y lo demas es facil para complicar la partida y ganar!!!!!!!
Oct-22-13  Zugzwangovich: This game was a veritable comedy of errors, to judge from John Donaldson's annotations in "The Unknown Bobby Fischer". The players take turns throwing away wins and draws practically from start to finish. Padula finally outfumbles RJF with 53...Ka5??, when Ka7 would have left him only slightly worse.
Oct-22-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Dionysius1: <Rookfile> That's not the way the simuls I've seen work. Yes, the GM cirlces the boards rapidly and makes his move as he goes. But you aren't supposed to move right away - you wait until he or she comes round again. It only gets like you suggest when the GM only has one game left to play and even then you have a reasonable time to respond - not like in classical time games, but no worse than a five minute game (and I've never been in that situation).
Oct-22-13  RookFile: Yes, that's actually what I meant - you make your move in front of the GM so he can see it. Thanks.
Oct-22-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  diceman: <newjerm:
At move 42, black has a force checkmate. e.g. Ke5!>

Borislav Ivanov would have won this against Fischer.

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: EXHIBITION. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Two Knights Caro-Kann
by kenilworthian
Two Knights Attack
from MKD's Caro Kann by MKD
Simultaneous Exhibition (1971) Balcarce ARG
from Whitefish, MT is up FTB's alley! by fredthebear
Exhibition
from Robert J. Fischer Collection [White] by MichaelMichael
dinekum: what, no comments to this game???
from They were surprised by Calli

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