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|Apr-22-07|| ||gambitfan: score GTM 46|
|Apr-29-07|| ||gambitfan: gtm 83
|May-17-07|| ||iccsumant: My first time score for this game is 68. The maximum score for any game is 98 which was one of the Tartakover-Euwe match.|
|Nov-21-07|| ||Kaspablanca: Only Kramnik was able to outplay Kasparov making startling combos and attacks against Kasparov, all thanks that Kramnik didnt fear GK.|
|Nov-22-07|| ||DiscerningKing: 24.Bxa6, need's nothing else to be played.. Beautiful Move!!!.. Kasparov should have resigned on 24...|
|Nov-27-07|| ||Raginmund: what about 17. ...0-0 ?!
very nice and tricky... great Kramnik... I like those players
|Aug-29-08|| ||arsen387: Amazing! B is trapped on the open board!!!! The art of chess. |
And there are still ones who say Kramnik's games are boring, just look at his games against Kasparov.
|Aug-29-08|| ||arsen387: <Raginmund: what about 17. ...0-0 ?!> it loses immediately to Bxh7+ winning the Q :)|
|Dec-22-08|| ||WhiteRook48: Kaspy went weird here! He didn't even think about King safety and where's his center? He doesn't even control it.|
|Jan-14-09|| ||alexandrovm: Playing against Kasparov always brought the best out of Kramnik...|
|Jun-05-10|| ||notyetagm: Stupendous game by Kramnik.|
|Jun-08-10|| ||hellopolgar: 24.Bxa6!!! deserves "move of the year"
kramnik finds such a beautiful move in a rapid game, unbelievable...
|Jun-08-10|| ||DarthStapler: 25...Qxa6 is bad because?|
|Jun-08-10|| ||Aspat: now in 2010, ANAND-KRAMNIK is 9-7 in classical|
|Jun-11-10|| ||montezuma44: Actually it's 8-7 for Anand in classical chess.|
|Oct-06-10|| ||sevenseaman: While I rate Kasparov the best of the modern, (say after Fischer) world champions, I think Kramnik and Anand are close in sheer chess quality. Its the psychological aspect, a kind of presence or personal aura that Kasparov had the edge in.|
|Aug-15-11|| ||newzild: A possible pun: "Birthday Bash".
Kramnik's combo is absolutely brilliant, and this definitely deserves to be GOTD. I initially wondered about Kaspy's 30...h5, as it allowed Kramnik to play 31. b3! and trap the bishop. Should Kaspy have played 30...Bc4 instead? No - the a-pawn wins the bishop in any case.
|Aug-15-11|| ||positionalgenius: <Birthday bash"> is certainly a fitting pun my good sir.|
|Aug-15-11|| ||Ulhumbrus: The move 8...b4?! weakens an entire group of points on Black's entire Queen side.|
10 Nxf6+!! loses time with the N but may be intended to avoid greater difficulties after 10 Ne4-d2 ( heading for b3) or 10 b3.
After 24 Bxa6!! Black's Queen is overworked. She is tied to the defence of the Rook on d4 and cannot therefore capture White's Biahop.
After 24...Rxd1 25 Rxd1 the Black Queen is still overworked but in a different way because after the move 25 Rxd1 the black Queen is tied to the defence of the b4 pawn in order to defend the potential threat of 26 Qxb4+ and so cannot capture White's Bishop: 25...Qxa6 26 Qxb4+ Ke8 27 Rd6! Qa7 28 Rb6 Nd5 29 Qb5+ Kf8 30 Rxb7 Qd4 31 Rxf7+ Kg8 32 Qa8 mate
After 29 Nxb4 if Black attempts to avoid getting his bishop trapped by 29...Bc4 on 30 Rc8! Bd5 31 Nxd5 exd5 32 a5!! it seems that the a pawn cannot be stopped eg 32...Ke7 33 a6 Rg8 34 a7 Nf6 35 a7-a8/Q
To add to the comments of other kibitzers here, this game seems worthy of a brilliancy prize.
|Dec-06-11|| ||engineerX: This has not been game of the day yet. Is it because there are many in front of it in the queue?|
|Feb-04-12|| ||fokers13: <ulhumbrus> instead of 30..Bd5? Be2! leads to a very much drawn R+N ending.The text also leads to a similar drawn ending only instead of the losing 30..h5?? Kaspy should have played e5 allowing the K to escape through e6 in the event of Nc6+|
|Feb-04-12|| ||drukenknight: does 33...g4 improve this any?|
|Feb-04-12|| ||fokers13: Black can't play 33..g4:P|
|Jul-16-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001.
YOU ARE PLAYING THE ROLE OF KRAMNIK.
Your score: 63 (par = 61)
|Oct-18-12|| ||Mudphudder: Kramnik once again with an amazing sacrifice in order to obtain passed pawns for the win!!!|
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