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Garry Kasparov vs Gata Kamsky
Simul (1989), New York, NY USA, rd 1
Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06)  ·  1-0


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  wallnuts23: Hmm...nice game ere, worth havin a look at
Jan-07-08  component: No mercy.
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  Jim Bartle: This was a rapid game. Kamsky tried to play as fast as Kasparov in the opening, and blundered with one of his pawn moves, maybe ...c5. Kasparov won the exchange and won easily.
Jan-07-08  component: What a great game and only one kibitz before today? Perhaps is still in its infancy.
Jan-07-08  apple pi: <> is about 6 years old I think, or maybe 7. There are so many games though...many brilliancies are still unexplored.
Mar-25-08  sallom89: woah! great game by Garry.
May-21-10  erasmus: There is a stronger continuation that Kasparov missed here. On move 19 he can win a piece with Rxd7!, since after Qxd7 20. Ne5 (followed by Nxc6) is stronger than what he played in the game. (I often make this "mistake" myself, where I just have to switch the move order to win even more material)
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  Jim Bartle: I'm sure Kasparov saw that and decided to win the exchange in a different way.
Aug-11-10  rangek: <Jim> winning a piece trumps winning the exchange though..
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  HeMateMe: kasparov's a tactical monster. He is winning by move 19.
Feb-25-11  sevenseaman: With a very high sense of positional visualisation; in tactical foresight Kasparov is streets ahead. A fairly high rated player Kamasky seems mere cannon fodder here.
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