View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:04 am

Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
immortalgamer - Flawed Sacrifice turns out great [8:59] 
Author Message
Video Manager

Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2007 6:17 pm
Posts: 524
Post immortalgamer - Flawed Sacrifice turns out great [8:59]
Poster: immortalgamer
Rating Class: Class A (1800-2000) | Videos Made: 17
Login or register to rate this video...
Not Rated Yet!

Video Download: Login or register to download this video for your iPhone/iPod Touch

Like (Login Required)
Be the first to like this video!

Thu Dec 20, 2007 3:12 pm

Joined: Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:39 am
Posts: 6
Nice game. I like what you said at the end about the Kasparov's sacrefices!

Mon Dec 31, 2007 4:13 pm
Profile ICQ

Joined: Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:49 pm
Posts: 1
Rating Class: Novice (<1200)
Post Re: immortalgamer - Flawed Sacrifice turns out great [8:59]
I also like the final quote. I am a complaints from me; I found it informative. Thanks :)

Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:11 pm

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 2:26 pm
Posts: 7
Rating Class: Class C (1400-1600)
Post Re: immortalgamer - Flawed Sacrifice turns out great [8:59]
OOo, very interesting sac. I love these moves!

5:10. In the RxRe8 first line, you don't win the rock because after Nxd4, white should play Bxh7+! This intermediate check would allow White to keep the extra piece, but you get two pawns and the bishop pair and the white king is exposed so maybe you are ok or even better still! Ok, the computer probably won't agree with me, but whatever. Practically, I think you're good.

6:12. If he played the pawn block, g3. QxNd4 is a bit unclear. After Kg2, you don't have any good checks (Qd5+, Kf2 is repetition). You might need to trade rooks because of your weak back rank. It would be nice if you could take on a1 after but again your weak back rank (his queen is now on e1 after recapture) will force you to play Ne5 or Bc6 first. I think Black's very exposed but I can't see a win and you're still down a piece so maybe it's more equal?

A better try, I think, after White's g3 (blunder??) is Qxh2+! forcing mate because your wonderful rook is cutting off his escape. Either Kf1, Bh3# or Kf3, NxNd4+, Kf4, Qh6#. That would be a pretty awesome ending. He's threatening to take your rook and give mate but you can mate him first. :)

I agree with what you're saying about the value of even not completely sound sacs. I'm still too sacrifice shy though I had a great win the other day via a double knight sac! In this case though, I think your sacrifice might be more reasonable than you believed.

Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:06 pm
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 4 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by STSoftware for PTF