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|Aug-08-05|| ||SneechLatke: Ugh. While I hate to see Csom lose, Kasparov's attack is really amazing. At first it appears he is loosening his kingside with 12.h3 and 14.g4, but of course what he had in mind was a desicive kingside assault. |
<Marvol> It's true that Csom seems to waste time in this game, but mortals like you and I would have had just as much trouble defending (and probably have lost more quickley!) with the world's number 1 ranked aiming his pieces at the king.
|Aug-08-05|| ||Bobsterman3000: White's c1 bishop doesn't budge until move 21, but still dominates. |
|Aug-08-05|| ||Averageguy: <al wazir> I didn't forget him, I parsonally enjoyed the attacking games of SPielmann better than Marshall.|
|Aug-08-05|| ||RSD770: What I like about this game is that until the sacrifice of the Rooks, there was no real long-term sacrifice needed.|
I hate gambling at chess!
|Aug-10-05|| ||Marvol: <SneechLatke: <Marvol> It's true that Csom seems to waste time in this game, but mortals like you and I would have had just as much trouble defending (and probably have lost more quickley!) with the world's number 1 ranked aiming his pieces at the king.>|
Ha, oh so true... but proper defending is not to get into trouble to begin with, not getting out of trouble (for which I obviously also lack the capacity).
But my plan would've been ...b6, ...Bb7 (or ...a6, where needed), ...Na6-c7
All putting pressure on the d-pawn and probably getting me into other kinds of trouble but hey... at least I would have a plan :-)!
|Aug-10-05|| ||SneechLatke: Point taken.|
|Aug-15-05|| ||patzer2: This game illustrates the power of a space advantage and well anchored advanced pawns. |
Kasparov begins an attack on Csom's kingside position with 17. g5 and with 22. h6! has a winning advantage against the weakened castled position.
|Oct-20-05|| ||Averageguy: <patzer2>I agree. BTW, I must thank you for your constant and never wavering light analysis on the themes and variations of interesting chess games. Keep up the good work!|
|Nov-09-05|| ||AverageWoodpusher: A Fischer and Kasparov match might be here sooner than you think!|
|Dec-21-05|| ||scared money: You mean the rumor of 10 mil.|
|Dec-21-05|| ||offramp: <Places left little finger inside top lip> ....Ten MILLION dollars!!|
|Dec-27-05|| ||scared money: Tal and Spassky both play Kasparov tough in their respective old ages;They did not have RJF photo memory:Rjf 2700 rating may play tough:|
|Dec-27-05|| ||ughaibu: Fischer's "photo memory" is another myth, read the comments posted on Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 by WMD.|
|Mar-23-06|| ||Joao Quinta Godinhos: 28.Nf5 is a nice move, but not the only winning shot here. 28.Qf5 would have won the game immediately too|
|Mar-23-06|| ||tamar: Garry's 28 Nf5! reminded me that Csom had a bad experience with that move.
Karpov wrote that after 50 Nf5! Csom suddenly went quite red in the face, but there was no getting back his winning position. Karpov vs Csom, 1977|
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|Nov-21-06|| ||acirce: Selected comments on this game from John Watson's <Chess Strategy in Action>:|
It's hard to believe that this can be so bad, smoothly developing all of Black's pieces to active squares (for example, Nbd7-e5 or ..Bb6 and Nbd7-c5) while White's queen's bishop and rooks are passive. The possible tempo gain by g4 seems harmless with Black aimed at White's loose central squares such as d3. But 12..a6 13.0-0 Nbd7 turns out to be a better way to play.>
Suddenly what looks like a normal distribution of forces is extremely difficult for Black in view of White's idea of a simple pawn advance on the kingside and consequent attack. In view of this, Black tries to strengthen his dark squares on the kingside, but the c5-bishop is cut off from the action. Also, Black needs to clear a square for his f6-knight.>
<On his video biography, Kasparov shows this game and makes some comments about how many grandmasters expressed scepticism over White's strategy involving g4. He thinks that professional players of that time (1980) were in general too cautious and "scared to push pawns [in front of their king]". Maybe this isn't the perfect example, but I think he is basically right, especially in cases where White hasn't even completed his development. It's easy to forget how unusual such games looked because White's play all looks so natural now.>
|Jan-24-09|| ||WhiteRook48: Let's get Csom Queens|
|Aug-08-09|| ||ToTheDeath: Again notice the early Botvinnik influence- the advance g4! seizes the initiative.|
|Sep-09-09|| ||WhiteRook48: another boring attack by Garry|
|May-26-10|| ||ToTheDeath: I find it hard to believe that Csom played on until checkmate. In fact Kasparov in his video commentary to this game said that Black resigned after 29.Rxh7.|
|Aug-08-10|| ||sevenseaman: K teaches us the economy of moves towards s singular end, the win; flashy play to the gallery is ruthlessly shunned.|
|Jul-26-11|| ||IceT: Kasparov is a fearless beast|
|Jan-22-13|| ||Jonathan Sarfati: The loser's name is pronounced in English phonetics as "Chom", so it doesn't really fit the wordplays.|
|Jan-22-13|| ||perfidious: In the same way, other English phonetics have not been allowed to interfere with such creative licence in CG pun land.|
|Jan-22-13|| ||Fusilli: Bulldozer!|
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