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Clement Fraud
Member since Nov-24-16 · Last seen Jul-23-21
I live in the United Kingdom; my own playing strength (as ELO gradings might measure it) is roughly between 1500 & 1600; my favorite players are Veselin Topalov, Anatoly Karpov and Viswanathan Anand.
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   Clement Fraud has kibitzed 199 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Jun-28-21 Stockfish vs AlphaZero, 2018
 
Clement Fraud: AlphaZero has presented me with a brand new concept for Black, regarding how to play the Tarrasch Defense: I would not have considered moving the King Bishop twice - Bf8-e7-b4 - before my development was completed.
 
   Jun-15-21 Caruana vs Mamedyarov, 2021 (replies)
 
Clement Fraud: Great game by Shakh indeed! I am no grandmaster, but this moderate amateur would certainly have preferred 6.a4 : from where I sit, the Knight on d4 is worth more than the b5 Bishop.
 
   May-09-21 Giri vs Kramnik, 2016
 
Clement Fraud: This opening should, with precise play, be very advantageous for White. In the game Topalov vs Kramnik, 2017 White fares better (following 8.Rc1), but even here he doesn't achieve as much as he might.
 
   Apr-21-21 Caruana vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2021
 
Clement Fraud: I reckon that if White could lose his obsession with the Bishop pair, he could achieve a fine and lasting advantage in this line (avoiding the Poisoned Pawn variations altogether): 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2! h6 8.Bxf6 Qxf6 9.O-O-O! In this position, I fail to see how White cannot be ...
 
   Apr-16-21 Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana, 2020
 
Clement Fraud: After 14... Bb7, White appears to have too much unconsolidated space within his center (and has to attack in order to defend) ; my conclusion is that 11.h3 is an unaffordable luxury. I strongly believe that 11.Be3 should be considered.
 
   Mar-31-21 Anand vs Topalov, 2010
 
Clement Fraud: This was the first game in the match where Topalov achieved advantage with the black pieces.
 
   Feb-17-21 Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 (replies)
 
Clement Fraud: I have been reading through some of the Kibitz remarks in regard of Karpov's 29th move: the consensus of opinion seems to be that Karpov missed the best move for himself at this point, and won the game in a less impressive manner "playing it safe". According to a book - an ...
 
   Feb-16-21 Hartston vs Miles, 1973 (replies)
 
Clement Fraud: <MissScarlett> Oh course he does - very well spotted! 12.Nxf7! wins for White (!!) You have provided the entire solution to my question! It's little wonder I had such a dreadful season before the lock-downs started. Many thanks to you MissScarlett
 
   Feb-13-21 Timoshenko vs M Mrva, 1994
 
Clement Fraud: <Stonehenge> Many thanks
 
   Feb-13-21 Timman vs Karpov, 1988 (replies)
 
Clement Fraud: Just curious... might anyone be able to tell me which it is of White's moves that gives rise to the Kasparov Attack (please)?
 
   Feb-08-21 D Anton Guijarro vs Giri, 2021
   Feb-04-21 T Brookfield vs I Hakki, 2008
   Feb-03-21 Wojtaszek vs Caruana, 2021 (replies)
   Jan-29-21 A Esipenko vs D Anton Guijarro, 2021
   Jan-29-21 A Esipenko vs Carlsen, 2021 (replies)
   Jan-20-21 Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005
   Jan-15-21 B Perenyi vs I Marasescu, 1985
   Jan-12-21 Shirov vs Van Wely, 2007
   Jan-10-21 G Milos vs J Polgar, 1996
   Dec-11-20 Anand vs V Keymer, 2019
   Dec-04-20 Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 (replies)
   Dec-04-20 Hort vs J Polgar, 1987
   Dec-01-20 C Andersson vs S Palsson, 2009
   Jul-07-20 Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 (replies)
   Jul-02-20 Karpov vs J Polgar, 1998 (replies)
   Jun-27-20 Topalov vs Kramnik, 2017
   May-18-20 Adams vs Hydra, 2005
   May-03-20 Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003
   Apr-19-20 Tata Steel Masters (2019) (replies)
   Mar-22-20 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2019
   Mar-22-20 Vachier-Lagrave vs Grischuk, 2020 (replies)
   Feb-28-20 Short vs Karpov, 1997
   Feb-17-20 A Zatonskih vs B Marinello, 2010
   Feb-13-20 Kasparov vs Larsen, 1982 (replies)
   Feb-10-20 Kasparov vs Timman, 1991 (replies)
   Jan-28-20 R Praggnanandhaa vs Topalov, 2020 (replies)
   Jan-26-20 So vs Carlsen, 2020 (replies)
   Jan-16-20 de Firmian vs I Sokolov, 1996
   Jan-05-20 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-03-20 Karjakin vs T L Petrosian, 2005 (replies)
   Dec-25-19 Kasparov vs Timman, 1989 (replies)
   Dec-14-19 Shirov vs Aronian, 2006
   Dec-12-19 Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001
   Dec-03-19 Carlsen vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 (replies)
   Nov-29-19 Karjakin vs Anand, 2019
   Nov-15-19 K Mesropov vs Kramnik, 1991
   Oct-13-19 Shirov vs Caruana, 2019 (replies)
   Oct-05-19 Miles vs Timman, 1981 (replies)
   Sep-29-19 Karpov vs Geller, 1983
   Sep-24-19 D Maric vs Kupreichik, 1994
   Sep-23-19 Andersson vs Short, 1988
   Sep-22-19 Radjabov vs Kramnik, 2019
   Sep-22-19 Duda vs Kramnik, 2019
   Sep-19-19 Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 (replies)
   Sep-14-19 Anand vs Adams, 1994
   Aug-26-19 S Shankland vs Carlsen, 2019
   Jul-27-19 Topalov vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Mar-31-19 Kramnik vs Aronian, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-14-19 C Lutz vs Kramnik, 1996
   Mar-01-19 Adams vs Kramnik, 2013
   Feb-02-19 Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 (replies)
   Jan-18-19 Carlsen vs Mamedyarov, 2019 (replies)
   Dec-25-18 Short vs Karjakin, 2018
   Nov-26-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-22-18 G Jones vs Aronian, 2018
   Nov-21-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-19-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-17-18 Mamedyarov vs Kramnik, 2018
   Nov-15-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-15-18 L Lee vs P Dempsey, 1999
   Nov-13-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-12-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-11-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Nov-09-18 Topalov vs Timman, 1996
   Nov-08-18 Fischer vs Tal, 1961 (replies)
   Nov-08-18 Kramnik vs Adams, 2017
   Nov-03-18 Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006 (replies)
   Nov-01-18 Kramnik vs Caruana, 2018
   Oct-13-18 Tal vs Andersson, 1983 (replies)
   Sep-19-18 Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Aug-21-18 J Hvenekilde vs O I Fystro, 2012 (replies)
   Jul-16-18 Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2006
   Jul-15-18 Kramnik vs Nisipeanu, 2018 (replies)
   Jun-28-18 Kramnik vs Grischuk, 2014
   Jun-20-18 Kasparov vs Kamsky, 1991
   Jun-19-18 Kramnik vs Piket, 2001
   Jun-15-18 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2018 (replies)
   Jun-02-18 Caruana vs Karjakin, 2018 (replies)
   May-18-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018
   Apr-20-18 Carlsen vs Navara, 2018 (replies)
   Apr-15-18 Kasparov vs Short, 1993 (replies)
   Apr-13-18 Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Apr-07-18 Caruana vs Yifan Hou, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-04-18 A Speijer vs F Englund, 1913 (replies)
   Feb-22-18 Anand vs K Georgiev, 1997
   Jan-21-18 Giri vs Mamedyarov, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-14-18 Caruana vs G Jones, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-13-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-08-18 Topalov vs Kasparov, 2005
   Jan-02-18 Keres vs M Feigin, 1937 (replies)
   Dec-30-17 Fischer vs Stein, 1967 (replies)
   Dec-25-17 J Polgar vs Morozevich, 2000
   Dec-21-17 Ivanchuk vs So, 2015
   Dec-19-17 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
   Dec-16-17 Short vs Karpov, 1992 (replies)
   Dec-11-17 Anand vs So, 2017 (replies)
   Dec-10-17 Karjakin vs Caruana, 2017 (replies)
   Dec-07-17 Adams vs Nakamura, 2017
   Dec-05-17 Carlsen vs Anand, 2017 (replies)
   Nov-24-17 Hector vs C Hartman, 1996
   Nov-11-17 Timman vs Short, 1993
   Nov-11-17 Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 (replies)
   Oct-10-17 A Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1988 (replies)
   Sep-30-17 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-29-17 M J Tempone vs J Perez-Cascella, 2001
   Sep-26-17 Tarjan vs Kramnik, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-23-17 Caruana vs Kramnik, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-23-17 W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 (replies)
   Sep-22-17 V Fedoseev vs D Bocharov, 2016 (replies)
   Sep-20-17 So vs Ding Liren, 2017
   Sep-15-17 F Vallejo Pons vs So, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-12-17 Kramnik vs Ivanchuk, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-12-17 Carlsen vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-09-17 Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 (replies)
   Aug-25-17 Timman vs Nunn, 1975
   Aug-07-17 J Houska vs P Shaw, 2017
   Jul-21-17 Nisipeanu vs Kramnik, 2017
   Jun-21-17 C Chaplin vs Reshevsky, 1923 (replies)
   Jun-18-17 Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   May-28-17 Caruana vs Nakamura, 2017 (replies)
   May-20-17 Kasparov vs Short, 1993 (replies)
   May-20-17 Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 (replies)
   Apr-01-17 Karpov - Fischer World Championship Match (1975) (replies)
   Mar-28-17 Topalov vs J Polgar, 2008
   Feb-21-17 P Shaw vs Adams, 2016
   Feb-15-17 Topalov vs J Polgar, 2007
   Jan-21-17 Topalov vs Caruana, 2016
   Jan-17-17 Spassky vs Fischer, 1960 (replies)
   Jan-15-17 So vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Jan-12-17 J Cobb vs Adams, 2002 (replies)
   Jan-07-17 Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 (replies)
   Jan-03-17 Rilton Cup (2016/17) (replies)
   Jan-01-17 Karpov vs Klovans, 1971 (replies)
   Dec-29-16 Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 (replies)
   Dec-29-16 Topalov vs Anand, 2005 (replies)
   Dec-28-16 Kramnik vs Topalov, 2004
   Dec-27-16 Nakamura vs Topalov, 2013
   Dec-19-16 London Chess Classic (2016) (replies)
   Dec-18-16 Aronian vs Topalov, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-18-16 Topalov vs Anand, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-17-16 Topalov vs So, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-16-16 Adams vs Topalov, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-13-16 Kramnik vs Topalov, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-12-16 Topalov vs Nakamura, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-11-16 Topalov vs Caruana, 2016 (replies)
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