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russianbluecat
Member since Sep-03-14
I live in Arlington, VA. My favorite historical players are Anatoly Karpov and J.R. Capablanca.

"Let us say that a game may be continued in two ways: one of them is a beautiful tactical blow that gives rise to variations that don't yield to precise calculations; the other is clear positional pressure that leads to an endgame with microscopic chances of victory. I would choose the latter without thinking twice. If the opponent offers keen play I don't object; but in such cases I get less satisfaction, even if I win, than from a game conducted according to all the rules of strategy with its ruthless logic." Anatoly Karpov

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   russianbluecat has kibitzed 2 times to chessgames  
   Aug-16-17 Anatoly Karpov (replies)
 
russianbluecat: <paulalbert> Thanks for posting. I have always wanted to meet Karpov, but have no idea when and where he will show up. Do you have any advice?
 
   Apr-08-15 Shirov vs Karpov, 1996 (replies)
 
russianbluecat: Does anyone know how Black makes progress after 78. Ra1 instead of the move played? <Billy Ray Valentine: Is 78. Kf1 the losing move? It would seem to me that if white had played 78. Ra1 and followed up with Kf1 and Kg1 that it would be impossible for black to make any ...
 
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