Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Alexander Morozevich vs Boris Gelfand
World Blitz Championship (2012) (blitz), Astana KAZ, rd 26, Jul-10
Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44)  ·  1-0



explore this opening
find similar games 56 more Morozevich/Gelfand games
sac: 23.Rxe4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can learn a lot about this site (and chess in general) by reading the Chessgames Help Page. If you need help with premium features, please see the Premium Membership Help Page.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-10-12  LoveThatJoker: Final Position

click for larger view

In this final position, Stockfish gives the following continuations as emphatically winning for White,

A) 25...Qe5 26. Bf2+ e3 27. Bxe3+ Qxe3+ 28. Nxe3 g3 29. Qd2 gxh2+ 30. Kxh2 Rhd8 31. axb5 c3 32. Nc4+ Kc5 33. bxc3 axb5 34. Na5 Rxa5 35. Rxa5 Kb6 36. c4 Be5+ 37.Kh3 <10.88/16>

B) 25...Qe8 26. Bf2+ e3 27. Nxe3 Bxg2
28. Qxg4 Be5 29. Nxc4+ Kb7 30. Qxg2+ Kb8 31. Nxe5 Qxe5 32. Be4 Qg5 33. Bxa8 Qxg2+ 34. Bxg2 b4 35. Bc5 Rg8 36. Bxb4 Kc8 37. Rc1+ Kd8 38. Rc7 Rg4 39. Bd2 Rxa4 40. Bxh6 <12.76/16>

C) 25...Qg5 26. Bf2+ Kc6 27. Nb4#


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.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

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, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: BLITZ. 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?]
from D44 Semi-Slav: Anti-Moscow Gambit [White] by rbt1
from D44 Semi-Slav: Anti-Moscow Gambit [White] by chess.master
from D44 Semi-Slav: Anti-Moscow Gambit [White] by nakul1964

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 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC