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Vishy Anand vs. The World

This chess game features Viswanathan (Vishy) Anand vs. The World. Members of Chess.com, who acted as "The World", voted for what move should be played against the reigning World Chess Champion. The most popular move voted for in each instance was the move that was played. The game was played at a rate of approximately 1 move every 5 minutes, and lasted nearly 4 hours.

Comments


  • 20 months ago

    RetiFan

    Hey I voted for the knight maneuver, and I find this offensive

  • 20 months ago

    elindauer

    You analyzed the position nicely, but I think you missed the most interesting aspect of this game... the world is cheating!  The game was short, but moves like 12...Re8, the Nd7-b6-d7-f8-g6 maneuver, and then 17...Rb8 are all moves that are simply beyond a reasonable doubt to be produced by a mass of 1200s thinking for 2 minutes and voting legitimately.  Is anyone surprised that all of these maneuvers are top engine recommendations?  Would anyone be surprised to discover that the players who voted for ...Re8 consistently voted for top engine moves in all the other positions of the game?

     

    What's amazing is that this is a majority-rules vote, which means it's not just a few cheaters, cheating is actually commonplace in events like these!

     

    It's a sad commentary on the human race to see that so many people are ready to cheat when they know no one is watching.

  • 20 months ago

    YeOldeWildman

    Excellent video!  Thank you very much!

    =wild=

  • 20 months ago

    strekoza

    Thanks Jerry for the commentary/analysis - enjoyed playing against Anand - something I will remember for a long time to come.... 

  • 20 months ago

    rusty_09

    great analysis of the game.

  • 20 months ago

    Chess_Lover11

    Was eaglerly waiting for your analysis! Love u KissTongue Out

  • 20 months ago

    appusingh

    thank you

  • 20 months ago

    Cevilchess

    Thanks for the video!

  • 20 months ago

    dezsoracz

    Thanks for the interesting video.

  • 20 months ago

    Ironknight777

    thanks jerry. 

  • 20 months ago

    drumdaddy

    Re-match!

  • 20 months ago

    ferrari-red

    I wish Vishy did this kind of review for us Smile

  • 20 months ago

    Stefan77

    Thank you for the extremely insightful, thorough analysis! 

  • 20 months ago

    lovel0ve

    Cool game-analysis Jerry.I love your deep reasoning of moves.I learn a lot from that.Please analyse more grandmaster games.I love you analysing games^^

  • 20 months ago

    DysprosiumJudas

    Very anti-climactic ending. I feel like black should have been much more courageous, not only in that last set of moves but in the earlier half of the midgame as well.

  • 20 months ago

    Black__Knight

    Thank you Grandmaster of chess videos. Interesting analysis of Nb6 in comparison to Nf8, in closing the position.

    Wow, I can't believe how the game ended. 

    thanks again

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