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Yu Yangyi vs Vladimir Kramnik
"While My Qatar Gently Weeps" (game of the day Dec-19-2015)
Qatar Masters (2014), Doha QAT, rd 9, Dec-04
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  1-0

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Dec-04-14  notyetagm: <tamar: Kramnik was prepared for everything except the Y Yu Dirty Rat Variation >

Wow, that was terrible.

:-)

Dec-04-14
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  tamar: thank you notyet, I am very proud.
Dec-04-14
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  chancho: Yes, <tamar>.

I User: lmao to that post of yours. ;-)

Dec-04-14  SirRuthless: I laughed. -___-
Dec-04-14  geeker: I woke up and tuned into live coverage for the first time after Black's 28th move. I was stunned to see that Kramnik's position was already resignable. As previously mentioned, this effort won't appear in VK's "best games collection"! :)
Dec-04-14  Bondsamir: Kramnik should be striped of the title as a GM and put in jail for such playing.
Dec-04-14  Mudphudder: L.M.F.A.O.!!
Dec-04-14  Ulhumbrus: If Kramnik underestimated Yu he paid for it by suffering defeat
Dec-04-14
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  bubuli55: Reminds me of a London tourney where Kramnik was playing brilliantly and about to win it all. But at the last rounds lost to his comrade Chucky the Ivan who was then in the lower standings. Giving way to Carlsen winning the championship.

Shake it off , Kramnik

Dec-04-14
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  chancho: No matter the level of play, we as chessplayers all have suffered disappointment of some sort.

You know the old saying: You can't win em all.

Dec-05-14  Fanques Fair: Why not 19 ... c5 ! , getting rid of black´s only serious weakness, and reaching absolute equality ?
Dec-05-14
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  kingscrusher: I have video annotated this game here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J5...

Dec-07-14  kardopov: f5 will hound Kramnik for a long time.
Jul-24-15  chesstones: 19...c5 looks better then 19...f5
Dec-19-15
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  piltdown man: Don't often see Kramnik clobbered like that.
Dec-19-15  ndg2: While my catarrh gently coughs?
Dec-19-15
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  Domdaniel: It's the Qatar Man.
Dec-19-15
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  kevin86: How about this for a cross-nation pun: I'm a Yangyi doodle dandy?

Just joshin'

Good game by white!

Dec-19-15
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  Domdaniel: "Working for the Yangyi dollar"
Dec-19-15  waustad: Macaronic humor, where even the pasta is an appropriate pun!
Dec-19-15  waustad: By the way, British fops of the latter 18th century were called "Macaronis," which explains the strange lyrics of the song.
Dec-19-15  ajile: Interesting combination of 4.d3 and 5.Bxc6.

Beautiful positional game by White. Look at all the moves that weaken Black's pawn structure.

Sweet.

Dec-19-15
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  HeMateMe: I think were in best pun/worst pun territory here....
Dec-19-15  cunctatorg: Vldadimir Kramnik was a wonderful (at least) player during the nineties; however his 2,000 glorious victory over Garry Kasparov was paid with his blood, his motivation and a major part of his creativity...
Dec-19-15  Shams: <Domdaniel> Nice. Love that album.
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