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Hannu Wegner vs Garry Kasparov
Simul, 8b (1987), Hamburg FRG, Feb-??
Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Hungarian Variation (D97)  ·  0-1

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Jan-21-04  TheTurk: Did wegner really think he was going to get away with that? ... against kasparov!?
Jan-21-04
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  technical draw: Hey, Wegner, ever hear of castling?
Jan-21-04  TrueFiendish: One can only conclude Mr Wegner had an important appointment later that day. To give the K-man that much piece play for the sake of a lousy pawn is ludicrous, surely. If 19...Nc3 hadn't been available, then 19...Nf4 would have been fine anyway. Sheesh!
Apr-06-08  aazqua: Yeah, it's pretty clear that white was an accident waiting to happen in this one. Kasparov is not the guy to leave your king in the middle and indulge in complications against.
Sep-18-10
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  whiteshark:


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<19...Nd5-c3!!> is quite a bursting bomb in the white camp. While this game was part of a clock simultan against the 8 men Bundesliga-team of Hamburg (HSV), it was White who was running short on time here.

Kasparov had lost a clock simultan against this team in 1985 with 3.5:4.5 (Wegner drew back then --> Kasparov vs H Wegner, 1985 ), this time he took revenge with a 7:1 win.

Mar-28-11  hedgeh0g: White's play is reminiscent of a 1700 player who's seen the Grünfeld, thinks it looks cool to try, and then plays it like a wally beyond the 7 moves of theory he memorised.

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