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|May-31-05|| ||Greatful Fred: Check out Five Crowns, very good work on the last Kasparov vs Karpov match. good notes, but not so deep that you need a chessboard to read the book. Fischer actualley said that he enjoyed this book, that it wasvery good|
|May-31-05|| ||perfidious: This game was played in the US Open at Lincoln, NE, in 1975, which is always held in August- 15 is the correct age, and will be found in Chess Life and Review.|
In 1977, he played in the National HS Championship in Cleveland, his only loss being inflicted by our third board. He was top-rated at 2364 USCF and certainly not a GM.
|May-31-05|| ||Richard Taylor: I played a game with Seirawan once - he came onto WCN - it was a 2 minute while he waited to see an international game - he beat me fairly easily; well, I like to think I put up quite a good struggle! - he seemed a nice person...|
|Jun-17-05|| ||crumpy: <Richard Taylor> I doubt that very much|
|Jun-26-05|| ||Everett: <CHESSGAMES> this is a duplicate. It also has the wrong date.|
Seirawan vs Bisguier, 1975 is the correct score and history.
|Jun-26-05|| ||Heavy Metal Thunder: There's a "suggest your correction" link just below the box you write stuff in.|
|Jun-30-05|| ||Everett: <HMT> Thanks, I used it. We'll see what happens.|
|Jun-30-05|| ||OneArmedScissor: <33. Bh6+>
What's the point of this move? I can't see it, and it's annoying the hell out of me.
|Jul-30-05|| ||Everett: <OneArmed Scissor> If black captures or retreats to the back rank, it's mate with the Queen next move. |
Black's King is moved to a more vulnerable position while White improves his bishop position.
|Jul-30-05|| ||Everett: ... and it sets up 35.Re5!|
|Jul-31-05|| ||pazzed paun: <lentil> Seirwan was NOT a prodigy!! it seems that only three forms have prodigyies math,music and chess. an individual who before logic function develops in the brain about age twelve shows exceptional skill- poetry has no prodigies- Seirwan was good and if at age 8 or nine he was as talented as he was at age 13 he would have been considered a prodigy but he started too late to be consideered as such.
I got these Ideas from Robert A Karch(Seattle city champ) who played a match against 13 year old Yasser.|
I remember reading many interview in Northwest Chess Magazine with Yasser saying things like chessbooks? never read them! Openings? don't know any.
So it is amusingly ironic to think he later bacame a chess publisher.
|Sep-20-09|| ||Everett: <pp> Exactly, without proper study Seirawan became remarkably strong; a prodigious success to become a GM in 7 years when it takes others 10-15.|
There's no irony in doing something if you think previous versions were not worthy of one's attention.
Finally, there are more than one accepted definition of "prodigy," so relax.
|Oct-07-11|| ||erniecohen: 22...e5 and the game is even.|
|Oct-07-11|| ||rapidcitychess: <erniecohen>
22...Ne5 23.Bxe5 dxe5 24.Rxe5 and the position seems good for white. Am I missing something obvious? :/
|Oct-21-11|| ||erniecohen: <rapidcitychess> Why is the resulting position better for white? It's symmetric, no levers in sight. White has no tactical shots that I see.|
|Sep-14-12|| ||FSR: This was Seirawan's first big success, beating a GM. I remember the write-up in Chess Life & Review, in which the author talked about the maturity of Seirawan's positional understanding for such a young player.|
|Jan-10-13|| ||perfidious: < Everett: Yes, he is an IM here, and the date is right. Thought he was 14, but you may be right. >|
This is not so: Seirawan won the Expert prize at Lincoln, and did not attain IM till 1979 (then the title awarded for victory in the World Junior), and received his GM title at the 1980 FIDE Congress. http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...
|Jan-10-13|| ||RookFile: Nice game.|
|Jan-10-13|| ||Everett: <perfidious: < Everett: Yes, he is an IM here, and the date is right. Thought he was 14, but you may be right. >|
This is not so: Seirawan won the Expert prize at Lincoln, and did not attain IM till 1979 (then the title awarded for victory in the World Junior), and received his GM title at the 1980 FIDE Congress. http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml>?...
Thanks for the education, perfidious! Hope Yaz comes back from his recent US Championship drubbing...
|Jan-10-13|| ||perfidious: <Everett> An amusing sidebar: in Benko's article discussing that US Open, he notes that he mistook Yasser for a girl, due to his hairdo and the fact that Seirawan wore jewellery.|
When my team played at the National HS championship at Cleveland two years later, there was no mistaking who Yasser was, though. Per my very first kibitz on this game, Yasser could play, despite his loss to our third board as White in the opening variation 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 f5.
|Jan-10-13|| ||latviangambit: I played Yaz a couple of months ago on icc as part of an 18 board simul. I had a good position till move 20 (according to my post endgame engine analysis) but then played a couple of not best moves and it was wham bam thank you maam 1-0. I was black.|
|Jan-11-13|| ||Everett: <latviangambit: I played Yaz a couple of months ago on icc as part of an 18 board simul. I had a good position till move 20 (according to my post endgame engine analysis) but then played a couple of not best moves and it was wham bam thank you maam 1-0. I was black.>|
If you care to share the game I would love to see it!
|Jan-11-13|| ||latviangambit: everett - here it is.....it was from November 2011 : A Budapest Gambit :)|
[Opening "Budapest: Rubinstein variation"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Bf4 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bb4+ 6. Nc3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3
Qe7 8. Qd5 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. Qd3 d6 11. g3 O-O 12. Bg2 Bg4 13. O-O Rae8
14. Rfe1 Kh8 15. Qb1 b6 16. Nd4 Na5 17. Nc6 Nxc6 18. Bxc6 Bd7 19. Bg2 Bg4
20. e4 Qd7 21. Qb5 Bh3 22. Qxd7 Bxd7 23. e5 dxe5 24. Bxe5 Ng4 25. Bxc7 Nxf2
26. Rxe8 Nh3+ 27. Bxh3 lack resigns 1-0
|Jan-12-13|| ||Everett: Thank you <latviangambit>. Looks like you played him tough!|
|Jan-12-13|| ||latviangambit: Everett - thx... I used a lot of time and all it took was one less than good move and I was dead. Funny thing is as I analyzed it afterwards, I saw the engine's better moves and I said "why didn't I see that"? Then, I answered my own question with "because you aren't very good, that's why!!" :)|
Seeing the best moves after the fact doesn't count for much sadly!!
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