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Garry Kasparov vs Boris Gulko
12th Soviet Team Cup (1982), Kislovodsk URS, rd 2, Jun-??
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Defense. Russian Gambit (D27)  ·  0-1
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Feb-12-04  Whitehat1963: What's the finish?
Feb-12-04  Drstrangelove: Kasparov is down two pieces, and facing a bishop pair at that.
Feb-12-04  Whitehat1963: Yeah, but it's all his own doing. I can't see that Gulko was ever in danger with these sacrifices. Is this a rare Kasparov blunderfest or does Gulko actually play brilliantly here. I'm leaning toward the blunderfest, but I don't know chess well enough to analyze these guys' games.
Feb-12-04  Drstrangelove: Yeah it looks like Kasparov totally blundered this one away. It's obvious from the outcome that the sacs were not sound, but as a matter of speculation I would say they were SUPER unsound. Gulko has a plus score on Kasparov I think. But he did go one to be world champ three years later (-;
Aug-11-05  Ernest van der Sar: I am very sure Kasparov only overlooked (a?) small detail(s) which you and me are not capable of spotting. As long as the opponents king is not safe, you can defeat him even when you're a lot more material down then Kasparov was in this game.
Feb-26-06  scared money: Fischer was right:Gulko was the man to beat in 75:Oh,did I mention that Gulko had a winning record against Kasparov:I guess if one was a product of the 80's karpov/kasparov looked like the only thing there.
Feb-26-06  RookFile: Let's see, in no particualar order, Gulko was beaten by the KGB, denied permission to play in important chess events on foreign soil critical to his chance to become world champion, went on a hunger strike, was jailed, and denied permission to leave the Soviet Union. Other than that, Dr. Stranglove, I can't think of a reason why he didn't become champ, after winning the USSR championship.
Feb-26-06  ughaibu: Savon?
Feb-26-06  ughaibu: Tal 5, Gulko 0
Petrosian 3, Gulko 0
Karpov 5, Gulko 1
Savon 2, Gulko 2
RookFile: try doubting Fischer's divine pronouncements once in a while.
Mar-19-06  s4life: <Ernest van der Sar: I am very sure Kasparov only overlooked (a?) small detail(s)>

I think he overlooked 12... Nxd3. After that white was a piece down.

Dec-03-06  ToTheDeath: Kasparov should have swallowed his pride and played 16. f3, when he would have slim drawing chances as opposed to just being totally lost.
Dec-07-06  littleshiva: Not that impressive
Nov-04-10  hedgeh0g: This is the sort of game you might play if you'd stayed up all night drinking Red Bull and speed-playing through Tal games.
Jan-12-11  sevenseaman: Over some games I've noticed, Gulko had this gift of putting Kasparov in a tizzy.
Sep-14-12  shakman: Boris Gulko beat Garry Kasparov 3 to 1, with 3 draws
Dec-14-12
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  Fusilli: <RookFile> The Soviets did indeed give Gulko a very rough ride.
Dec-29-12  sukatma: 12. Ncxc5?? a mistake for Kasparov
Jan-03-15  kyg16: Wow, great defense by Gulko, not frightening against Garry's multiple sacrifices. Game to be considered for GOTD.
Jun-17-18  Brain Gremlin: 19.Qh3? Hoping for 19...Kxg7 20.Bh6+ Kg8 21.Qg3+ Ng4 22.Qh4#. Black squashes this immediately with 19...g5. The young Kasparov too optimistic?
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