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|Apr-07-12|| ||King Death: < parisattack: <Blockpants: Can't remember where I read about this, but to keep you conspiracy theories burning brightly, wasn't Stein assasinated in error by the KGB?>
Interesting - I had not heard that theory. I heard he was having a little roll-in-the-hay and stroked out, ala Rockefeller.>|
These are both new to me, I'd read (according to Chess Life and Korchnoi) that Stein had a heart attack.
Good old Megan Marshack.
|Apr-07-12|| ||King Death: <M.D. Wilson: Rubinstein should have been given the opportunity, but WW1 really threw a spanner in the works...>|
I don't think so, the problem started because he couldn't get the money together before the war. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiba_... Then came St. Petersburg where he didn't make the finals. His prewar record of 5 straight wins in 1912 was a great feat but those events didn't have Lasker or Capablanca in any of them.
|Apr-07-12|| ||King Death: < Petrosianic: <LEEUHHNID STYYYUN.with feeling now!>
Actually, I think his name was prounounced like Shtain, rather than Stine.>|
It was and I've even seen books in English where it's translated as "Shtein" or "Bronshtein".
|Apr-07-12|| ||parisattack: <King Death: ...Good old Megan Marshack.>|
Also the story I heard; Stein sent to i9 whilst having a little tryst...Megana Marshackskova.
|Apr-07-12|| ||King Death: <parisattack> The girl got around!|
|Apr-07-12|| ||Everett: All these rumors of his death, I'll repeat the one that he went out a la Carradine.|
|Apr-07-12|| ||parisattack: LOL! I guess once she was able to get out from under Rocky she ran back to the USSR! |
But all seriousness, shame on Leonid. Never had particularly good fortune otherwise certainly was WC candidate material. I love his style combination of power player with a hypermodern touch.
|Apr-07-12|| ||King Death: <parisattack> If Stein couldn't qualify from Stockholm why did FIDE have him in the playoff, instead of letting Gligoric and Benko play a match with the winner getting a ticket to Curacao? Stein 3, Benko 2, and Gligoric 0 and he still goes home.|
|Apr-07-12|| ||harrylime: Swatting up on c4 stuff and I came across Stein v Leynghal where Stein wins blacks queen on move 20 or so in mid board ! lol |
Stein was a very great player..
Stein was around in an age where there were so many 'world champions' ..
|Apr-07-12|| ||talisman: <King Death> on stein's death...Raymond Keene was at the tournament when Stein died and confirmed(by that i mean on this site) that Stein was not alone in the room when he had his heart attack. He doesn't want or like talking about it and i hope he doesn't read this post.|
|Apr-07-12|| ||King Death: <talisman> Thanks and I hope he doesn't either. Maybe he found the magic button for me and that would be good this time!|
|Apr-07-12|| ||talisman: <King Death> you're welcome. There was a lil campaign here for Stein awhile back to get him on the drop down button list and CG to their everlasting credit did so. anyway Stein is one of my favorites and on my bio i mention 4 players and he is one of them.|
|Apr-07-12|| ||harrylime: Nobody care to comment on my Stein game above?! lol |
Obviously not ..
Cliques and forums lol
Stein fought against cliques..
Sad .. lol
|Apr-07-12|| ||Jim Bartle: Makes it a little tougher to comment when you spell Lengyel (in this DB at least) wrong.|
Stein vs L Lengyel, 1971
|Apr-07-12|| ||harrylime: Thanks for putting the game up Jim and I raise my hat to you .. |
It's an impressive and beautiful game..Jeez it's been consumed in 'openings theory' now tho..
|Aug-24-12|| ||Everett: <talisman: <King Death> you're welcome. There was a lil campaign here for Stein awhile back to get him on the drop down button list and CG to their everlasting credit did so. anyway Stein is one of my favorites and on my bio i mention 4 players and he is one of them.>|
I saw Steiner and Steinitz, but no Stein.
|Nov-02-12|| ||Conrad93: What the hell is this crap?
New: $59.84 Used: $37.00
Why are books so expensive on Amazon?
It doesn't even use algebraic chess notation.
|Nov-02-12|| ||Conrad93: Some of the books are 80 to 100 dollars!|
|Nov-12-12|| ||talisman: happy birthday Leonid! thanks for the memories.|
|Jan-20-13|| ||Cemoblanca: He looks definitely like Lino Ventura.
1 of my fav players of all time. RIP!
|Jan-20-13|| ||Cemoblanca: http://seagaard.dk/review/images/bo...|
Havanna 1966, Bobby "The Dressman" Fischer looking at Steins scoreheet
|Mar-10-13|| ||IndigoViolet: <he collapsed of an apparent heart attack in the Rossiya Hotel in Moscow>|
He didn't break the cardinal rule in politics: never get caught in bed with a dead woman or a live man, but it was a career-ender all the same.
|Mar-10-13|| ||parisattack: <GM Keene> would probably know the true story, but guessing he's not telling.|
|Mar-11-13|| ||Benzol: From page 2 of this forum <ray keene: i am sending today to chessgames .com my detailed notes to the game stein won against me at hastings 1967 68-i hope they will be up and available within a couple of weeks. steins 30th move was particularly fantastic-the game itself is doubtless on the chessgames.com database already but i hope my notes will make it even more enjoyable. i do know how he died and the most i will say is he died very suddenly but as a very happy man.i used to play a lot of bridge with him. he was enthusiastic but not very strong. he once trumped his own card in a hand with myself hort and les blackstock!! > see page 3 too for a little more on this.|
|Mar-12-13|| ||IndigoViolet: Let's just be grateful his parents didn't call him Semyon.|
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