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A Velibekov vs Garry Kasparov
Moscow (1976), rd 4
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Scheveningen Variation (B84)  ·  1-0


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May-20-03  Rookpawn: This is Kasparov's quickest defeat against a human in a standard tournament game. (He lost in shorter games against a computer: Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 and in a "thematic" game: Short vs Kasparov, 1993
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  Honza Cervenka: 22...Nc5?? ...Oops!:-)
Aug-14-03  kj45345: suprising to see kasparov make such a blunder. If he take the queen its mate in 2.
Nov-07-03  talchess2003: Kasparov Is Human!!!
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  Eggman: <Kasparov's quickest defeat against a human in a standard tournament game ... Kasparov Is Human!!!>

A thirteen-year-old human at the time.

Feb-09-04  Phoenix: Rewriting History:
This is no longer Kasparov's quickest defeat Huzman vs Kasparov, 2003 Kasparov is human!
Oct-23-04  Sadgrinner: 23...Qxe5
24. Nc6+ Ke8
25. Rd8#
Sep-19-08  Julian91: very very nice
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  wordfunph: from the book Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov Part 1..

"After the game with Velibekov I returned home feeling crushed, lay on the divan with my face to the wall, and burst into inconsolable sobbing."

- Garry Kasparov

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  brankat: <"After the game with Velibekov I returned home feeling crushed, lay on the divan with my face to the wall, and burst into inconsolable sobbing."

Considering this, aside from being exceptionally talented, it is no wonder Kasparov grew to become such a great master.

Sep-07-12  invant: yeah maybe try 22 ng4 threatening mate instead!!
Aug-22-14  MrJafari: White played well,but I think the first factor was Kasparov's mistakes...
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