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Which Elite Chess Player of All Time Has the Most Natural Talent?


  • 15 months ago · Quote · #281

    TetsuoShima

    Man i wish i had different citizenships

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #282

    Here_Is_Plenty

    Houdini.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #283

    RussMTL

    Probably a toss-up between Capablanca and Sultan Khan for me. Tal would get show just for the sheer brilliance of his best sacrificial attacks.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #284

    fabelhaft

    I wonder if Spassky ever said that chess was his life, as is claimed above. That sounds much more like Korchnoi.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #285

    nameno1had

    We all dedicate ourselves so something. You can make yourself a slave to not burning any bridges and being average at many things...

    ...is specialization really so sad ? If life had no specialists, many things would be far less special.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #286

    Spiritbro77

    There's a big difference between being a specialist and being myopic.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #287

    nameno1had

    Spiritbro77 wrote:

    There's a big difference between being a specialist and being myopic.

    Certainly some specialists are open minded...

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #288

    mopmopmopmop

    crtexxx wrote:
    MrDamonSmith wrote:

    Borislav Ivanov.

     

    Yeah, this guy is the best.

    His mutation allows him to sometimes channel the power of the engine gods through his brain.

    lol!

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #289

    duck29

    stockfish 4! stockfish 4 cant lose, it can only draw and win

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #290

    AlxMaster

    duck29 wrote:

    stockfish 4! stockfish 4 cant lose, it can only draw and win

    Some players find Tal's games exciting, I don't.

    A computer that can't lose? Now THAT is fascinating!

    Can't wait to see Houdini3's ask being kicked.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #291

    SubNY

    AlxMaster wrote:
     

     

    Can't wait to see Houdini3's ask being kicked.

    ASK and thou shall receive

  • 14 months ago · Quote · #292

    mike_tal

    AlxMaster wrote:
    duck29 wrote:

    stockfish 4! stockfish 4 cant lose, it can only draw and win

    Some players find Tal's games exciting, I don't.

    A computer that can't lose? Now THAT is fascinating!

    Can't wait to see Houdini3's ask being kicked.

    You need to go over more Tal games, learn more about chess, or both

  • 5 months ago · Quote · #293

    Suopiskelija

    In my opinion Tal was the most talented player at least of the 20th century... However shame he was not so hardworking as others...


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