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5 Best Players of All Time


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    needsablanket

    Mine :

    1)Bobby Fischer

    2) Magnus Carlsen

    3)Garry Kasparov

    4) Tigran Petrosian

    5) Mikhail Tal

    Comment with your picks!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    tmapool

    1. Kasparov

    2. Karpov

    3. Fischer

    4. Lasker

    5. Botvinnik

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    goldendog

    1. knights

    2. bishops

    3. gummi rooks

    4. a nice juicy bone

    5. fisher

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    beardogjones

    The Capablanca, Karpov, Cram-nick, Carlsen lineage is pretty

    awesome.     Alekhine-Kasparov lineage and

    Morphy-Fischer lineage filled in the tactical cracks  and Tal

    went out of the box!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    marcweeks

    needsablanket, Fischer first and Carlsen second?  I think a need for a blanket is the least of your worries!  :-)

    First, Fischer won very few strong tournaments, and his record pales in comparison to even Karpov.  Chess Life once published a letter from a guy who had compiled info for so-called Super Tournaments (with average ratings adjusted for era), and Kasparov won two dozen, while Fischer one exactly one!  Karpov won about a dozen, as I recall.  Tal hypnotized players, Fischer made people ill, and Kasparov made his opponents pee their pants!

    Regards,

    Marc

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    fabelhaft

    Greatest: Kasparov, Lasker, Karpov, Steinitz, Fischer

    Best: Kasparov, Carlsen, Aronian, Fischer, Karpov

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    ilikeflags

    prawneatsprawn was pretty good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    StevenBailey13

    1. Fischer

    2. Kasparov

    3. Karpov

    4. Capablanca

    5. Tal

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    assassino173

    1.Fischer

    2.Kasparov

    3.Karpov

    4.Capablanca

    5.Aronian

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #10

    StevenBailey13

    assassino173 wrote:

    1.Fischer

    2.Kasparov

    3.Karpov

    4.Capablanca

    5.Aronian

    It was going so well until 5. ARONIAN??!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #11

    assassino173

    i like his style i think he is better than carlsen

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #12

    Crazychessplaya

    Kasparov, Fischer, Karpov, Alekhine, Capablanca

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #13

    Crazychessplaya

    Wasn't his first name Lenny?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #14

    Crazychessplaya

    Yeah, he is quite famous, really:

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #15

    Crazychessplaya

    He was really good, but he had this weird opening system. Played f3 and then moved the king to f2 or something like that.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #16

    Crazychessplaya

    I'm not all that sure Kowalski was Irish...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #17

    TreesHateYou

    I played this guy once back in 'nam

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #18

    hakim2005

    1-kasparov

    -karpov

    -fischer

    2-morphy

    3-anand

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #19

    chapablanca2000

    1. Houdini

    2. Rybka

    3. Stockfish

    4. Shredder

    5. Fritz

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #20

    jpd303

    1. kasparov-dominated everyone but

    2. karpov-tournament victories and title defenses against great players

    3. botvinik-changed the way chess was played, iron will immense ability

    4. Lasker- how long as champion? 27 years or so then immpressive results post championship era

    5. capablanca- wow that man could play


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