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Who is Your Favorite Chess Player?

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #21


    fischer is my favourite player, followed by Alelkhine, Capablanca and Morphy.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #22


    Tal is my favourite chess player.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #23


    Capa and Carlsen.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #24


    I'd probably say Viswanathan Anand. He sure seems like he's the most accomplished player. He won the title in 2007 ( Single world champion). He defended EASILY against Kramnik in 2008. Defended against Topolov in 2010, but needed Topolov to completely collapse in the last game. He defended against Boris Gelfand in 2012 where Boris had an early lead in the match but gave it all back and more to Anand's superior play.

    I hear Kasparov saying Magnus Carlson will beat Anand in India, but I don't get that feeling. Home field advantage for Anand, much more experience for Anand, and more individual successes overall.

    Viswanathan Anand.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #25


    i like anand,s games too.he plays really nice with sacrifices and strong tactics.he is current chess champion

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #26


    It's surprising no one said Aaron Nimzowitsch, he was a top player for a long time and his ideas are wonderfull ! Look at the Nimzo-indian and any modern opening that no one ever dared to play before him ! He transformed the entire world of chess into something even greater ! (ok, forget that last part but he really was great...)Wink

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #27


    Something like this at the moment:

    1. Emmanuel Lasker

    2.Paul Keres

    3.Anatoly Karpov

    4.Mikhail Tal

    5.Alexander Alekhine

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #28


    Nimzowitsch, I hate his opening variations though.
    Next would be Capablanca.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #29


    I'm my favorite chess player.

    Followed closely by alexandra kosteniuk, but we won't get into that.

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  • 23 months ago · Quote · #31


    Boris Gelfand! then Peter Svidler then Levon Aronian

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #32


    Spassky. Fischer, Korchnoi, and Tal weren't able to put up much resistance against him during Spassky's peak.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #33



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