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This is a cartoon about the Karpov-Kasparov match, but the names could be changed to Anand and Gelfand
Good morning! We are less than 30 minutes away from the second to last classical game of the world chess championship! The score is tied 5 - 5, and Gelfand has the white pieces. Gelfand has been very good with the white pieces the entire match. This could be a dangerous game for Anand. I'm a little nervous about this game. I expect to see a masterpiece of chess!
Thank you for all the impressions and information I've read throughout this thread. We are on the first page of google with this title, and we have over 25,000 views from all over the world reading your comments about the match! Pretty fun stuff!
This thread is your "kid" Trysts so the credit is all yours.
We thank you!!!.
My "kid" sure wakes up early
Gelfand is holding is own..and thats alot to be proud of. people were talking him down. i think he's done bloody great.
True. Gelfand has been Anand's equal throughout the match. It's impossible to get a good sense of how this match will end.
If someone gained , in terms of popularity , from that match , that was certainly Gelfand.He proved that he is much tougher than any of us believed and he proved that he is worthy of the World Champion.Anyone who predicted an easy win for Anand clearly was mistaken(one of those was me).
Good Morning trysts, I think we will see attacking play from Gelfand today.
I was also guilty of seeing Gelfand as "a piece of cake"...but he has proven us all wrong.
I think you're right, jesterville.
um not to boast but i didn't. woohoo..LOL
anyway this is going to go all the way to the end, and Gelfand did stuff up with that Queen move that lost him that game.. i think he was to eager to win. ( thinking of the glory) i've always call it. he has to keep that in check. sorry about the pun.
We have the Nimzo-Indian defence. The second time they are playing that opening in the match(the first was game nine).
Move eight, and we have our first surprise! GM Naiditsche wrote:
Bd7 Wow, this is a real surprise, 8...Bd7!? I am myself playing Nimzo with Black for the last 10 years and never even thought about this move. *
Gelfand really seems surprised by the move!
there are a lot of things Naiditsche never thought about, trysts
Anand looks intense and determined today.
Its a trap. and if Gelfand is surpised then it worked.
clearly Boris did not prepare for Anand's 8...Bd7...he is burning the clock early today.
Gelfand has more facial expressions than Jim Carey
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