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This is a very interesting game. Kasparov and Kramnik square off in a battle of wits. Kasparov sacrifices his queen in order to launch a daring attack, only to win it back (in a sense) a few moves later. He manages to equalize, but Kramnik, under pressure the entire game, makes a devastating blunder and goes down in defeat quickly.
Surely 24. Ne6 deserves at least one ! That's a phenomenal move.
Absolutely stunned,I'm a reasonably good player and I didn't understand a single move after Move 20.
What should have black played instead of the blunder Qf8???
Maybe with Bc8 or Bd5 black could draw the game?
Which is Houdini evaluation of the position before the blunder Qf8 and which is the next few moves according to Houdini?
Kramnik was in time trouble when he played Qf8. Whenever the enemy king is stuck defending a piece, look for a deflection.
Quite the wild 'won' (other than 'interesting') to say the least ... I wouldn't even know where to begin analysing this crazy mess, but I believe White may've had a somewhat 'clear' advantage beginning after Black's rather 'unlucky' 13...Ne7[?] - but 'who[?]' knows for sure after the fireworks began shortly off from 'there' ...
However, for a grandmaster to err - and subsequently impale himself! - on 35...Qf8?? - well 'that' just pretty-well ruined it for everybody.
And that's the way I see it! ...
Wow! What a blunder!
excellent game.. a lot to learn from.
Beautifully played! Wow. I guess that is why he is among the best in the world and I...well...am not!
was and always will be awed by Kasparov's way of attacking
I'm not so sure black actually equalized before the blunder. He's a pawn down, his king is exposed, queen exchange leads to the winning endgame for white since bishops are of the same color, so, black still has a mountain to climb to equalize.
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