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Vladimir Kramnik vs Garry Kasparov
Botvinnik Mem Blitz Match (2001), Moscow RUS, rd 1, Dec-09
Queen's Indian Defense: Spassky System (E14)  ·  0-1
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Oct-23-04  alexandrovm: lol :)
Oct-17-05
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  notyetagm: Check out the knight maneuvring from moves 15-23.
Oct-17-06  Bufon: Kasparov dominates Kramnik the whole game, to make a nice check mate!!

As my friend <notyetagm> pointed out the knights were moved in a funny way from moves 15-23, but is clear that Kasparov get advatange out of that.

Is also nice how Kasparov builds a solid line of pawns.

Oct-18-06  Whitehat1963: My favorite Kramnik game!
Oct-18-06  cotdt: in blitz no one is even close to kasparov
Oct-18-06  Archives: Or you could expand that statement to... In <chess> no one is even close to Kasparov ;)
Oct-18-06  Milo: This game conclusively proves that Kasparov was the most dominant player of all time, and will always be the most dominant player of all time. If time-travelling alien supercomputers were to visit the earth, Kasparov would beat them. I can tell just by looking at this blitz game.
Oct-18-06  Lt. Col. Majid: What is the head-to-head scores in blitz between Kasparov and Kramnik?
Oct-18-06
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  keypusher: <positional brilliancy>

http://bsllabs.theumb.net/proddetai...

Oct-18-06  positionalbrilliancy: ooops..hehe...
Oct-18-06  positionalbrilliancy: how embarrassing....
Oct-18-06  s4life: Kramnik looked hopeless through most of the second half of the game...
Oct-18-06
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  chancho: <Bufon: Kasparov dominates Kramnik the whole game, to make a nice check mate!!>

It was only a blitz game. No big deal.

Oct-18-06
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  keypusher: <positional brilliancy> Don't worry about it, I could have used one of those many times on this site.
Oct-18-06
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  keypusher: I can't think of a less fitting memorial to Botvinnik than a blitz match. It's like having a striptease in honor of Mother Theresa.
Jan-08-08  component: Someone please explain the move 30...Re6.
Jan-08-08  Avarus: <component> 30..Re6 prepares ..Rd6, putting pressure on d4 and d-file in general. Which is likely why 31.c5 was played.
Jan-08-08
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  Bobsterman3000: justice
Nov-14-08
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  tpstar: After 52. Rg1, WT Harvey notes 52 ... Bxg2+! is Mate in Four: 53. Rxg2 Qf1+! 54. Rxf1 exf1=Q+ 55. Rg1 Qxh3#. Very similar to the actual finish, but the mate line is forced.

Great game.

Mar-14-09  shahjinan: You can say this is the final game...in which Kasparov win (last game) against Kramnik....uptill this point..they were having 21-21 wins each.. Finally in this game Kasparov proved his domination...
May-14-09  WhiteRook48: Kramnik got checkmated?!!??!!
May-31-09  smaragdus: A real masterpiece by Kramnik!
Mar-06-16  masoudsad: In the final position, Kasparov has three moves to checkmate: Qf3#
Qh2#
Qfg1#
LOL
Mar-06-16
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  perfidious: Embarras de richesse.
Sep-01-17  Toribio3: Wow! A masterpiece from Kasparov.
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