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Marat Makarov vs Vladimir Kramnik
RSFSR-ch playoff (1991), Rybinsk URS
Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-12-04  euripides: This game is a MASTERPIECE. All you IGNORAMUSES who don't think so are MORONS who know NOTHING about chess and are CAPABLE of preferring UNSOUND GAMES to the ERROR-FREE chess that this game EXEMPLIFIES. Your INANE comments are completely useless and so it is just as well NONE of you have had ANYTHING to say about this game.
Dec-12-04  euripides: help ! help ! help ! my body has been taken over by the spirit of a LIFEMASTER
Dec-12-04  von schlepstein: Euripides? Yeah, Eumenades?
Dec-12-04  euripides: As I said to Mr Day: reedeeschylous.
Apr-17-05  fgh: This is a very instructive game in the history of chess. If you want to become a strong player, study grandmaster draws, because you will learn how to avoid tactical meeles and blunders in the opening!
Apr-17-05  Poisonpawns: If it were whites move the pin on the e-file would have been decisive :-)
Apr-17-05  hintza: Not once in this game is there a pin on the e-file.
Apr-17-05  fgh: Right <hintza>, there is no pin on the e-file :-)
Aug-18-05  Taimanov Lines: This its a true Masterpiece!!!!
Aug-22-05  filipecea: This is Kramnik at his best! lol
He is by far the greatest count DRAWcula that chess world owns.
Aug-26-05  Happy Bishop: Do you people realize that Kramnik here proyected 20 moves ahead???
Aug-31-05  Arquetipal: This is a very instructive game in the history of chess. If you want to become a strong player, study grandmaster draws, because you will learn how to avoid tactical meeles and blunders in the opening!
Aug-31-05  you vs yourself: Ok, I succumb to this hilarity. This is really a game to be laughed at. Indeed a "wonderful endgame."
Aug-31-05  12929011: Yeah, how about we stop making such a big deal about draws, and focus on the good games?
Aug-31-05  you vs yourself: <12929011> Who said this is not a good game? Not a single person that kibitzed here had nothing but good things to say about this draw! What an ironic coincidence that everyone chooses to be sarcastic to this game rather than just bash!
Sep-01-05  shortsight: Surprising that such game is included in some of the users' collections!
Sep-01-05  BishopofBlunder: I think Kramnik blew it. 9. ..Qe7 here and the pin on the e-pawn puts white in a heap of trouble.
Sep-06-05  lopium: Yep, that's such a short and useless game to learn of.
Sep-22-05  Profesor X: Kramnik Materpiece!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
Sep-22-05  Profesor X: I think Kramnik blew it. 9. ..Qe7 here and the pin on the e-pawn puts white in a heap of trouble.
Mar-23-06  Conde de Montecristo: "You dont ask a painter what he is going to paint, let the artist do his job"

-Vladimir Kramnik-

Apr-05-09  WhiteRook48: no, 9...Qe7 10 e6 Qxe6+ 11 Be2

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