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2) Magnus Carlsen
4) Tigran Petrosian
5) Mikhail Tal
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3. gummi rooks
4. a nice juicy bone
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!
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!
Greatest: Kasparov, Lasker, Karpov, Steinitz, Fischer
Best: Kasparov, Carlsen, Aronian, Fischer, Karpov
prawneatsprawn was pretty good
It was going so well until 5. ARONIAN??!!
i like his style i think he is better than carlsen
Kasparov, Fischer, Karpov, Alekhine, Capablanca
Wasn't his first name Lenny?
Yeah, he is quite famous, really:
He was really good, but he had this weird opening system. Played f3 and then moved the king to f2 or something like that.
I'm not all that sure Kowalski was Irish...
I played this guy once back in 'nam
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
Facing a coward who loves to lose on time?
by williamn27 2 minutes ago
who has the better position?
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by shine5 4 minutes ago
KG accepted question
by pfren 7 minutes ago
Kasparov bad role model for others
by trysts 9 minutes ago
If Capablanca played Carlsen for the world champion match, who would win?
by VierKazen89 17 minutes ago
bullet and blitz players
by trysts 18 minutes ago
7/5/2015 - Lasker - Alekhine, London 1913
by 13359 18 minutes ago
how come I can't change someone else to super-admin!
by RoyalLightning 20 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Chess Champions
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