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VaselineTopLove
Member since Aug-18-07 · Last seen Dec-13-15
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   VaselineTopLove has kibitzed 1455 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Dec-12-15 London Chess Classic (2015) (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: It's understandable when Anand loses to really strong young players who've posed him problems in the past-like Aronian and Nakamura. But when he loses to Grischuk & loses a Najdorf with the white pieces to MVL, then it means that the overall quality of his play is ...
 
   Dec-12-15 Anand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: It's understandable when Anand loses to really strong young players who've posed him problems in the past-like Aronian and Nakamura. But when he loses to Grischuk & loses a Najdorf with the white pieces to MVL, then it means that the overall quality of his play is ...
 
   Apr-27-15 Kasparov vs Short (Blitz) (2015) (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: Kasparov is surely anticipating such matches with Vishy when he retires. He can't let Vishy humiliate him even if they are competing for the World Senior Championships, so it makes sense to remain prepared, which (preparation) is what explains his domination over Short.
 
   Jan-10-15 Viswanathan Anand (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: Shame Anand is not playing at Tata Steel. One would have thought he would come out with guns blazing after the world championship match and play more often in tournaments-especially prestigious events, but alas, that hasn't happened and he seems to be shying away from big ...
 
   Nov-11-14 Carlsen - Anand World Championship Match (2014) (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: <uberhikari> Well, there was equality before Magnus started playing poorly. How did that happen? You don't think game#2 was home prep from Magnus?
 
   Sep-20-14 Bilbao Masters (2014) (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: Why didn't Anand play the Lasker defense to secure a draw? If the Lasker or Ragozin are deemed as safe, solid options for black from which to obtain an equal, riskless position, how does a top GM end up screwing it up?
 
   Jun-18-14 World Rapid Championship (2014) (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: Great showing by Anand who finished a close second and remained undefeated, despite his age.
 
   Mar-30-14 World Chess Championship Candidates (2014) (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: I think Game 1 set the stage for Anand. His win over Aronian gave him the confidence that he could still win the tournament, because Aronian's ranking, rating and personal record against Anand all suggested that Aronian was a clear favorite to win the tournament. Had the ...
 
   Mar-27-14 Anand vs D Andreikin, 2014 (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: Had this game been drawn at all points, I'd be ok with the final draw result and ok with Anand not seeking a win at this juncture of the tournament, given his standings. But I'm a bit disappointed that he mis-evaluated a winning position and chose to repeat after the time ...
 
   Mar-23-14 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
 
VaselineTopLove: Does Carlsen have a negative score against any player?
 
   Mar-23-14 Levon Aronian (replies)
   Mar-23-14 Mamedyarov vs Aronian, 2014 (replies)
   Mar-17-14 Anand vs Kramnik, 2014 (replies)
   Dec-09-13 London Chess Classic Open (2013) (replies)
   Nov-22-13 Anand - Carlsen World Championship Match (2013) (replies)
   Nov-21-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-17-13 Garry Kasparov (replies)
   Nov-16-13 Borislav Ivanov (replies)
   Nov-16-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-13-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-10-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Aug-18-13 World Cup (2013) (replies)
   Jun-27-13 Anand vs Radjabov, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-23-13 Karjakin vs Anand, 2013
   Jun-23-13 Tal Memorial (2013) (replies)
   Jun-21-13 Vladimir Kramnik (replies)
   Jun-18-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Jun-15-13 Robert James Fischer (replies)
   Jun-13-13 Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2013 (replies)
   Jun-13-13 Anand vs Caruana, 2013 (replies)
   May-23-13 Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2008 (replies)
   May-15-13 Norway Chess (2013) (replies)
   May-14-13 Anand vs Karjakin, 2013 (replies)
   May-12-13 Anand vs Nakamura, 2013 (replies)
   May-09-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2012
   May-01-13 Alekhine Memorial (2013) (replies)
   Apr-21-13 Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013 (replies)
   Apr-21-13 M Esserman vs P Nutzman, 2009 (replies)
   Apr-04-13 Las Palmas (1996) (replies)
   Apr-03-13 World Championship Candidates (2013) (replies)
   Dec-07-12 Anand vs Adams, 2012 (replies)
   May-29-12 Anand - Gelfand World Championship Match (2012) (replies)
   Jan-15-12 Aronian vs Nakamura, 2012 (replies)
   Dec-10-11 Anand vs Kramnik, 2011 (replies)
   Nov-25-11 Tal Memorial (2011) (replies)
   Nov-20-11 Aronian vs Anand, 2007 (replies)
   May-20-11 World Championship Candidates (2011) (replies)
   Jan-25-11 Nakamura vs Anand, 2011 (replies)
   Jan-23-11 Anand vs Aronian, 2011 (replies)
   Dec-14-10 London Chess Classic (2010) (replies)
   Dec-11-10 Short vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Nov-15-10 Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 (replies)
   Nov-07-10 Tal Memorial (2010) (replies)
   Jun-09-10 Anand - Topalov World Championship Match (2010) (replies)
   May-19-10 Topalov vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   May-19-10 I Krush vs R Hess, 2010 (replies)
   May-15-10 Anand vs Topalov, 2010 (replies)
   May-07-10 Anand vs Topalov, 2010 (replies)
   May-05-10 Veselin Topalov (replies)
   Apr-24-10 Topalov vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Mar-28-10 Vasily Smyslov (replies)
   Mar-06-10 Anand vs Kramnik, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-31-10 Corus Group A (2010) (replies)
   Jan-31-10 Parimarjan Negi (replies)
   Jan-31-10 Van Wely vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-31-10 Kasparov vs Topalov, 1995 (replies)
   Jan-30-10 Anand vs Carlsen, 2009 (replies)
   Jan-30-10 Kramnik vs Anand, 1994 (replies)
   Jan-26-10 Corus Group B (2010) (replies)
   Jan-24-10 Kramnik vs Nakamura, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-24-10 Anand vs Ivanchuk, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-23-10 Anand vs Carlsen, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-23-10 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
   Jan-23-10 Caruana vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-16-10 Karjakin vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Jan-12-10 Nakamura vs Leitao, 2010
   Nov-19-09 World Blitz Championship (2009) (replies)
   Nov-17-09 Anand vs Jakovenko, 2009 (replies)
   Nov-14-09 Anand vs Aronian, 2009 (replies)
   Nov-14-09 Tal Memorial (2009) (replies)
   Nov-02-09 Anatoly Karpov (replies)
   Oct-25-09 Anand vs Leko, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-19-09 Topalov vs Anand, 2005 (replies)
   Oct-14-09 Svidler vs Nakamura, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-10-09 Pearl Spring Chess Tournament (2009) (replies)
   Oct-07-09 I Krush vs A Melekhina, 2009
   Oct-04-09 Jakovenko vs Topalov, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-03-09 Natalia Pogonina (replies)
   Sep-02-09 Anand - Kramnik World Championship Match (2008) (replies)
   Aug-25-09 Zurich Champions Rapid (2009) (replies)
   Aug-24-09 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
   Aug-20-09 Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 (replies)
   Aug-05-09 Sergey Karjakin (replies)
   Jul-27-09 M Panchanathan vs J Rowson, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-25-09 Nakamura vs Sasikiran, 2005 (replies)
   Jul-19-09 Varavin vs V M Kozlov, 2002 (replies)
   Jul-18-09 Shirov vs R Panjwani, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-16-09 Donostia Chess Festival (2009) (replies)
   Jul-12-09 P San Segundo Carrillo vs Nakamura, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-12-09 Dortmund Sparkassen (2009) (replies)
   Jul-10-09 Topalov vs Anand, 2004
   Jul-10-09 Topalov vs Kramnik, 1995 (replies)
   Jul-10-09 M Brodsky vs Kramnik, 1991 (replies)
   Jul-10-09 Kramnik vs Leko, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-05-09 A Jakubiec vs Nakamura, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-03-09 Rybka vs Shredder, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-28-09 I Farago vs G Jacoby, 2002 (replies)
   Jun-24-09 Bazna Tournament (2009) (replies)
   Jun-23-09 Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1997 (replies)
   Jun-23-09 Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1984/85) (replies)
   Jun-23-09 Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2003 (replies)
   Jun-22-09 Vassily Ivanchuk (replies)
   Jun-22-09 Rybka vs Jonny, 2006
   Jun-21-09 Zagrebelny vs A Ponyi, 1992 (replies)
   Jun-20-09 Anand vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-17-09 Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 (replies)
   Jun-17-09 Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 (replies)
   Jun-15-09 Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 (replies)
   Jun-11-09 Kramnik - Topalov World Championship Match (2006) (replies)
   Jun-11-09 I Krush vs Koneru, 2001 (replies)
   Jun-09-09 Reshevsky vs D Zechiel, 1990 (replies)
   Jun-07-09 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Jun-07-09 Zsuzsa Polgar (replies)
   Jun-06-09 Leko - Anand Rapid Match (2009) (replies)
   Jun-06-09 Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1993 (replies)
   Jun-06-09 Leko vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-06-09 Tal vs Simagin, 1956 (replies)
   Jun-06-09 Ding Liren vs Wang Hao, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-04-09 Leko vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-01-09 Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 (replies)
   May-31-09 Shirov vs Fressinet, 2004 (replies)
   May-30-09 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   May-23-09 L Also vs B Rodriguez, 1992 (replies)
   May-23-09 Alexey Shirov (replies)
   May-16-09 Carlsen vs Shirov, 2009 (replies)
   May-15-09 M-Tel Masters (2009) (replies)
   May-09-09 Sam Sloan (replies)
   May-05-09 Azerbaijan vs the World (2009) (replies)
   May-05-09 Silvio Danailov (replies)
   May-04-09 Tal vs B Ivanovic, 1988 (replies)
   Apr-30-09 4th FIDE Grand Prix (2009) (replies)
   Apr-11-09 Karpov vs Spassky, 1986 (replies)
   Apr-05-09 Anand vs Seirawan, 1986
   Mar-30-09 Stellwagen vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-30-09 Keith Arkell (replies)
   Mar-30-09 Anand vs Macieja, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-29-09 Bundesliga (2008/09) (replies)
   Mar-25-09 Anand vs Morozevich, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-22-09 Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2009) (replies)
   Mar-22-09 Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 (replies)
   Mar-22-09 Amber Tournament (Blindfold) (2009) (replies)
   Mar-21-09 Karjakin vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-21-09 Anand vs Radjabov, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-18-09 Peter Svidler (replies)
   Mar-17-09 Carlsen vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-16-09 Kamsky vs Aronian, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-12-09 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (replies)
   Mar-10-09 Kramnik vs Glek, 1992 (replies)
   Mar-10-09 Chandler vs Kasparov, 1976 (replies)
   Mar-07-09 Anand vs Carlsen, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-07-09 Linares (2009) (replies)
   Mar-06-09 Grischuk vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-06-09 Karpov vs Anand, 1998 (replies)
   Mar-06-09 Anand vs Karpov, 1998 (replies)
   Mar-03-09 L Dominguez vs Aronian, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-02-09 N Sakr vs Ali Atwi, 2001 (replies)
   Mar-01-09 Radjabov vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-26-09 Anand vs Grischuk, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-26-09 Topalov - Kamsky Candidates Final (2009) (replies)
   Feb-24-09 Ivanchuk vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-23-09 Aeroflot Open (2009) (replies)
   Feb-21-09 Anand vs Aronian, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-18-09 Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 (replies)
   Feb-18-09 Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 (replies)
   Feb-11-09 Gata Kamsky (replies)
   Feb-07-09 Anand vs Kasparov, 1999 (replies)
   Feb-03-09 N Getz vs I Krush, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-01-09 Nimzowitsch vs Systemsson, 1927 (replies)
   Feb-01-09 Sultan Khan vs Capablanca, 1930 (replies)
   Jan-29-09 Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 (replies)
   Jan-29-09 Santa Claus (replies)
   Jan-29-09 Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 (replies)
   Jan-29-09 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Jan-23-09 Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1996 (replies)
   Dec-05-08 Irina Krush (replies)
   Nov-25-08 Kasparov vs Anand, 2000 (replies)
   Nov-24-08 Navara vs Sasikiran, 2008
   Nov-24-08 S M Shyam vs D Sengupta, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-23-08 Grischuk vs Nakamura, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-23-08 Shirov vs Topalov, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-22-08 Kramnik vs Ivanchuk, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-22-08 Anand vs Topalov, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-22-08 Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 (replies)
   Nov-22-08 Elisabeth Paehtz (replies)
   Nov-22-08 Olympiad (2008) (replies)
   Nov-21-08 I Krush vs Kosteniuk, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-21-08 I Krush vs T Sachdev, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-19-08 Gioachino Greco (replies)
   Nov-19-08 Kramnik vs Short, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-17-08 Grischuk vs R Wojtaszek, 2008
   Nov-17-08 Hans Arild Runde (replies)
   Nov-17-08 S Sunyasakta vs S Gour, 2008 (replies)
   Nov-14-08 Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 (replies)
   Nov-12-08 M Marin vs Anand, 1986 (replies)
   Nov-11-08 Ruslan Ponomariov (replies)
   Nov-10-08 G Barcza vs Fischer, 1959 (replies)
   Nov-09-08 Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 (replies)
   Nov-04-08 Karpov vs Short, 1992 (replies)
   Nov-03-08 Ganguly vs Nakamura, 2006 (replies)
   Nov-02-08 FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000) (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Anand vs Topalov, 2005 (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Kasparov vs Anand, 1996 (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Nigel Short (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Karpov - Anand FIDE World Championship Match (1998) (replies)
   Nov-02-08 Nakamura vs Ivanchuk, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-29-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-29-08 Yifan Hou (replies)
   Oct-29-08 D Gormally vs Nakamura, 2005
   Oct-27-08 Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 (replies)
   Oct-21-08 Kasparov - Anand PCA World Championship Match (1995) (replies)
   Oct-19-08 Topalov vs Anand, 1996 (replies)
   Oct-19-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-18-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-16-08 S Gujjelwar vs Sangeet Khule, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-06-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2004 (replies)
   Oct-03-08 Kasparov vs Anand, 2001 (replies)
   Sep-23-08 Anand vs Kamsky, 1994 (replies)
   Sep-23-08 V M Mikhalevski vs Harikrishna, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-23-08 Katerina Nemcova (replies)
   Sep-22-08 Peter Leko (replies)
   Sep-22-08 Kasparov vs Anand, 2003 (replies)
   Sep-22-08 Kasparov vs Anand, 1998 (replies)
   Sep-21-08 Topalov vs Anand, 2006 (replies)
   Sep-21-08 Topalov vs Anand, 2005
   Sep-21-08 Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 (replies)
   Sep-21-08 Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 (replies)
   Sep-17-08 Grand Slam Chess Final (2008) (replies)
   Sep-11-08 Anand vs Aronian, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-09-08 Radjabov vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-07-08 Women's World Championship Knockout Tournament (2008) (replies)
   Sep-04-08 Radjabov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-03-08 Anand vs Ivanchuk, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-01-08 M Socko vs S Foisor, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-31-08 Y Troinov vs L Popov, 1962 (replies)
   Aug-30-08 Kramnik vs Ivanchuk, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-30-08 Morozevich vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-30-08 Karpov vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-28-08 Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 (replies)
   Aug-26-08 Tal Memorial (2008) (replies)
   Aug-26-08 Anand vs REBEL, 1997 (replies)
   Aug-26-08 X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 (replies)
   Aug-24-08 Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 (replies)
   Aug-22-08 Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-22-08 Kramnik vs Ponomariov, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-22-08 Man - Machine World Chess Championship (2003) (replies)
   Aug-19-08 Shirov vs Kamsky, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-15-08 Adams vs Anand, 2005 (replies)
   Aug-10-08 Sergey Kasparov (replies)
   Aug-06-08 Anand vs Carlsen, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-06-08 P Thipsay vs P Konguvel, 2000
   Aug-05-08 Anand vs Carlsen, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-01-08 Anand vs Carlsen, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-01-08 Anand vs Judit Polgar, 2008
   Aug-01-08 Morozevich vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Jul-30-08 Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1997 (replies)
   Jul-19-08 Kotronias vs Kramnik, 1992 (replies)
   Jul-18-08 Tal vs Anand, 1989 (replies)
   Jun-14-08 Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih (replies)
   Jun-09-08 Ivanchuk vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Jun-01-08 XXI Magistral Ciudad de Leon (2008) (replies)
   Apr-26-08 Yusupov vs J Nogueiras, 1985 (replies)
   Apr-23-08 Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 (replies)
   Apr-17-08 Anand vs A J Mestel, 1985 (replies)
   Mar-26-08 Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2008) (replies)
   Mar-23-08 Amber Tournament (Blindfold) (2008) (replies)
   Mar-22-08 Anand vs Carlsen, 2008 (replies)
   Mar-20-08 Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2008 (replies)
   Mar-05-08 Anand vs M Ribon Calabia, 2007 (replies)
   Feb-29-08 Carlsen vs Shirov, 2008 (replies)
   Feb-29-08 Anand vs Leko, 1996 (replies)
   Feb-17-08 Carlsen vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Feb-17-08 Anand vs Aronian, 2008 (replies)
   Feb-10-08 Anna Muzychuk (replies)
   Feb-07-08 Anand vs Karpov, 1998 (replies)
   Feb-05-08 Kasparov vs Anand, 1996 (replies)
   Feb-05-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 (replies)
   Feb-05-08 Deep Blue (Computer) (replies)
   Jan-26-08 G da Cutri vs Ruy Lopez, 1575 (replies)
   Jan-26-08 Carlsen vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Dec-26-07 A V Filipenko vs F Lipinsky, 2000 (replies)
   Dec-21-07 Kasparov - Kramnik Classical World Championship Match (2000) (replies)
   Dec-19-07 Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 (replies)
   Oct-04-07 Anand vs Grischuk, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-06-07 Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1985 (replies)
   Sep-05-07 Ulf Andersson vs Kasparov, 1979 (replies)
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