Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

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Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:14 pm

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/232093

I used to have the impression that how ever great Kasparov was, even maybe the greatest who ever lived, he was more like a personality than a perfect chess player. As if he just muscled through with great energy to win everything, and that people were resigned to him winning.

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by Dann Corbit » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:18 pm

Kasparov is one of my very favorite chess players.

Morphy, Capablanca, Fischer, Tal, Kasparov are the most fun for me (probably forgetting one or two). All of them play exciting chess.

I am glad that he is going to play a tournament. I guess he will still be really, really good.
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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by Henk » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:25 am

Never seen Capablanca playing exciting chess.

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by whereagles » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:17 am

Never seen Capablanca to begin with :D

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by Daniel Anulliero » Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:59 am

Henk wrote:Never seen Capablanca playing exciting chess.
Henk , you write always nonsenses , it's boring
Capa was a very good player in his time .I relayer many beautiful games played by him .
Google is your friend !!
http://www.chessgames.com/player/jose_r ... lanca.html

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by Henk » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:32 am

I've a book in my house which I bought many years ago about Capablanca and it's chess games and I didn't like it that much. But it's only my opinion. I think games of Anderson, Steinitz and Nimzowich are more interesting. Not a fan of Kasparov.

Maybe I'll find games of Tartakower interesting too. But didn't take time to find out.

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:53 am

Henk wrote:I've a book in my house which I bought many years ago about Capablanca and it's chess games and I didn't like it that much. But it's only my opinion. I think games of Anderson, Steinitz and Nimzowich are more interesting. Not a fan of Kasparov.

Maybe I'll find games of Tartakower interesting too. But didn't take time to find out.

I don't think that games played by anderson, steinitz, nimzowich or tartakower would look very interesting, if they were in their prime today. It's only because the opposition were nuts.

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by Henk » Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:10 am

S.Taylor wrote:
Henk wrote:I've a book in my house which I bought many years ago about Capablanca and it's chess games and I didn't like it that much. But it's only my opinion. I think games of Anderson, Steinitz and Nimzowich are more interesting. Not a fan of Kasparov.

Maybe I'll find games of Tartakower interesting too. But didn't take time to find out.

I don't think that games played by anderson, steinitz, nimzowich or tartakower would look very interesting, if they were in their prime today. It's only because the opposition were nuts.
Current games are probably partly pre-calculated by computers. So you can skip first eighteen moves.

Also I'm a bad chess player myself so I probably don't recognize if opposition is playing bad and I'm too lazy to use a computer to find out.

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by gerold » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:59 am

Henk wrote:I've a book in my house which I bought many years ago about Capablanca and it's chess games and I didn't like it that much. But it's only my opinion. I think games of Anderson, Steinitz and Nimzowich are more interesting. Not a fan of Kasparov.

Maybe I'll find games of Tartakower interesting too. But didn't take time to find out.
Frank (Ross) Anderson was a very exciting chess player. I met him in 1965 in MacArthur park in L.A. Ca.
He played there quite often 1965-1966.
Really a likable fellow. I didn't get to play him but many of my friends that i played chess with at the park played him.
At that time my chess rating was not very high and Anderson would play the top players around L.A. who would meet at the park just about every day.

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Re: Kasparov back again!!!!! I didn't know!

Post by Henk » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:25 am

gerold wrote:
Henk wrote:I've a book in my house which I bought many years ago about Capablanca and it's chess games and I didn't like it that much. But it's only my opinion. I think games of Anderson, Steinitz and Nimzowich are more interesting. Not a fan of Kasparov.

Maybe I'll find games of Tartakower interesting too. But didn't take time to find out.
Frank (Ross) Anderson was a very exciting chess player. I met him in 1965 in MacArthur park in L.A. Ca.
He played there quite often 1965-1966.
Really a likable fellow. I didn't get to play him but many of my friends that i played chess with at the park played him.
At that time my chess rating was not very high and Anderson would play the top players around L.A. who would meet at the park just about every day.
I meant (Karl Ernst) Adolf Anderssen. That's not the one who wrote a fairy tale about an ugly pawn that transformed into a beautiful queen.

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