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   elAurens has kibitzed 14 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-04-18 Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 (replies)
elAurens: At move 25, there is a computer win for White! Find the winning line, as an exercise. But you need to be a really strong player! Good luck! I just came across it while computer-checking my own analysis, and was surprised by this new move with the +3.5-4.5 value by the computer. ...
   Jan-31-09 Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: From the move times, it doesn't look like Spassky was unprepared for the opening line. He spent 11 minutes at move 3, but played pretty quickly until move 10, when he spent 8 minutes. But at move 11, he spent 59 minutes, his longest think of the match, and Fischer replied in less ...
   Jan-31-09 Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: Spassky did not have any long thinks until moves 16, 17, and 18, taking 13, 16, and 19 minutes on those moves. So he was probably not surprised before that, but his 18th was definitely a mistake. Fischer took two hours for the whole game. For all of the times, see ...
   Jan-31-09 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: Spassky took 7 minutes to play his first 12 moves, including the novelty 12 Qg3. So that was his home preparation. Fischer used 29 minutes on his 0-0-0 reply. Spassky then took 22 minutes on his 13th, which was Bxf6. And Fischer took another 19 minutes choosing how to recapture. ...
   Jan-31-09 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: In this game, Spassky thought for five minutes after seeing Fischer's first move in the adjournment session, which was move 41. He thought another ten minutes for move 44 before completing the repetition. It looks like he intended to take the draw at that point. For the rest of the
   Jan-31-09 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: Fischer took 9 minutes on his famous 11 ... Nh5. See the rest of the times at:
   Dec-19-08 Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: If you like, you can see how much time the players took for their moves at
   Dec-19-08 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: The times taken for the moves of this game have been recently posted at if you are interested. Also, it looks like the date on this page is not correct; the game was played on August 10th and 11th. Yeah, it's an amazing game, all right!
   Nov-27-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
elAurens: You can see how much time they took for their moves at
   Nov-27-08 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
elAurens: If you are interested, you can see how much time they took for their moves at
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