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|Oct-02-04|| ||tomh72000: <the subject of scoresheets> Can anyone help me find some images of top player's scoresheets? I am compiling a collection. BTW I already have one of Leko and Kramnik each posted on Chessbase, one by Bologan, and two by Korchnoi. Any links would be greatly appreciated. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||acirce: http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail... is Anand's, http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail... is Kasimdzhanov's, http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail... is Short's, sort of, anyway. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||tomh72000: Thankyou so much, <acirce>, I really appreciate this help from my favourite chessgames.com kibitzer. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||acirce: It's amazing what you can find by using chessbase.com's search function, typing in 'scoresheet' :-) |
|Oct-02-04|| ||TheSlid: Surely this game was won from a technically drawn position. This must undermine Kramnik's (supposed) philosophy that he can hold on in opposition to what the the Soviets felt was an "energetic" approach to the game. Surely #2 Lasker would be appreciative! |
|Oct-02-04|| ||DanielBryant: How many games are there? |
|Oct-02-04|| ||tomh72000: I didn't know chessbase had a search function! lol |
|Oct-02-04|| ||acirce: making it two words - score sheet - produces even more interesting finds. http://www.chessbase.com/puzzle/puz... |
|Oct-02-04|| ||tomh72000: Wow, you're right! |
|Oct-02-04|| ||percyblakeney: Maybe the curse of winning game 1 and losing the title will strike Kramnik as it struck Alekhine (1935), Euwe (1937), Botvinnik (1963), Petrosian (1969) and Spassky (1972). |
|Oct-02-04|| ||cu8sfan: Hi y'all! Just got back from Brissago and I'm ready to share my day with you:|
- Unfortunately I had to leave early or I would not have been able to get back home.
- When arriving at the train station in Locarno I saw a chess official with a sign that said "Mr. Fischer". No kidding! Guess he's still waiting...
- It turned out this "Mr. Fischer" was Switzerland's Marcel Fischer, olympic gold medal winner who made the first move for Leko.
- Fischer said in an interview that he knows nothing about chess. So I suppose he had no idea how special the 1.d4 was.
- As Fischer made that first move technically speaking Leko did not play 1.d4.
- Germany's H Pfleger and Russia's Artur Yusupov provided the "play-by-pkay" analysis which was very entertaining.
- Everything is very well organized and one gets to sit very close to the stage.
- For the first five minutes you can make pictures using flash. But during that time all the press photographers are crowded around the players so there's nothing you can take a picture of. )-:
- Every store in Brissago has some chess related theme in the store window. That's pretty cool!
- One last thing: It's striking how much Kramnik looks like <acirce>! (-:
Tomorrow I'll be joining you here. I guess it will be a quick draw as Kramnik will try to regroup before trying to strike back.
|Oct-02-04|| ||yoozum: did you manage to take any pictures of the players at all? |
|Oct-02-04|| ||tamar: <cu8sfan> You can tell your grandkids you saw Fischer play 1.d4 :-) |
|Oct-02-04|| ||Willem Wallekers: <tamar> lol |
|Oct-02-04|| ||iron maiden: Predictions for tomorrow? It's absolutely impossible to say anything for sure because Kramnik has never lost a WC game before. Will he push for the win tomorrow or go for the early draw? |
|Oct-02-04|| ||suenteus po 147: <iron maiden> I predict another quick draw in the spirit of game #2. Just as this fifth game was hard fought and decisive as the first, the sixth will be drawn quickly to get extra rest in before Tuesday's game. Kramnik still keeps his de facto lead, and Leko will be eager to draw yet another game where Kramnik has the white pieces. Of course, if Leko thinks he has Kramnik on the ropes he might play 1...c5 instead of the Ruy Lopez in order to attempt another victory, but I seriously doubt it. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||acirce: Tomorrow we have Garry to watch too, among others in the European Club Cup, so even a very quick draw would not be a great loss for the online audience. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||yoozum: true. despite the excitement of the WC match, i'd still rather watch garry play in cesme. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||percyblakeney: In the sixth game I think both will be happy with one of those early draws that people talk so much about, my guess is 19 moves. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||acirce: Well, I still wonder if Kramnik wants to throw away a white game for free and let Leko have a chance to go for it with white again after a rest day.. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||percyblakeney: It will sure be interesting to see how he is reasoning in this situation. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||yoozum: gathering from what i've read thus far, there are two likely scenarios tomorrow.
1. kramnik will be brutal and unrelenting
2. kramnik will go for the easy draw to recuperate
|Oct-02-04|| ||yoozum: evidently the majority thinks the latter is more likely. |
|Oct-02-04|| ||yoozum: www.chessbase.com
today's games and press conferences
|Oct-02-04|| ||Willem Wallekers: Now who decided to play 1.d4 as the opening move?
Was it Leko or Fischer?
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