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Being someone who doesent have the greatest chess history knowledge. I would lilke to know some opinions on who was the better of the two well known grandmasters.
I'm better, of course!
But in all seriousness, this is a question that will be debated until the end of time. Just about everyone can agree that Kasparov and the real Fischer are the 2 greatest chess players of all-time, but there is no consensus on who is better. If you're judging strictly by accomplishments, then Kasparov is better because he held the title for 15 years and took part in 8 World Championship matches. But then again, all one has to do is look at Fischer's brilliant games to see that he has a rightful claim as well.
Who's better? Who knows?!?
My personal belief is that Kasparov is the greatest chess player to ever live. However, there is no denying that Fischer's accomplishments speak for themselves. He wrestled the title away from not just Spassky, but a Russian chess machine that many believed could not be overcome. His match against Spassky was impressive, but his domination in the candidate matches was unprecedented. Many of his chess ideas persist today, especially in the openings. It has been argued and may well be true that Fischer's level of domination over his contemporaries was greater than any World Champion before or since. This of course is highly debatable. But Fischer definitely turned the chess world upside down.
Unfortunately, in more ways than one.
Kasparov is a better chessplayer because he had superior knowledge of the lines thanks to computers and an extra 20 years of chess lore. Kaspy could study Bobby but Bobby couldn't study Kaspy. There are a few researchy web sites that did studies about the ratings and rankings of dead masters based on their games.
The consensus is that Capablanca used a computer. ^_^
"The consensus is that Capablanca used a computer"
I've always supected as much. Even his name sounds like a computer progam.
I strongly object that capablanca used computer, since chess not only moving the pieces with known variations but should have 30 ~ 40% intuition.
He is a balanced player( talence&intuition)
Fischer won many of his games due to his extreme agressivity, making their opponent feel uncomfortable, and everyone knows that in chess that counts a lot.
A German Expert once told Life Magazine" No other Master has such a terrific will to win. At the board he radiates danger and even the strongest opponents tend to freeze like rabbits when they smell a panther. Even his weaknesses are dangerous. As White his opening is predictable you can make plans against it but so strong that your plans never work. In the middle game his precision and invention are fabulous and in the end game you simply can't beat him" He ate and dreamed Chess Fischer worked harder than anyone at becoming World Champion hey I don't agree with his racist views but I respect what he did for the game and his achievements.
these people are really good go kapsporv
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The Question of who is best Fischer or Kasparov can never be answered.
Due to a different era in chess. Also it is unfair to compair the two players.
Its like saying who was best between Morphy and Fischer or Morphy and Kasparov.
To be fair you have to say they both are chess greats like other chess Greats
Let's not compair the two but admire their great chess Games they played and there chess achievements thorough out there careers.
The Games of R J Fischer and off G Kasparov are there gift to the chess world for our pleasure and for our chess studies.
The chess world owes a debt of thanks at the brillient games the two players have left us. as so for other great chess games played by other great chess grandmasters and masters of the game of chess.
We all have our all time faviourite chess players.
But so like many others chess learners I was inspired to learn the game of chess by Watching the 1972 world chess championship and Bobby Fischer win.
Also there will be chess learners inspired to learn from watching G Kasparov so lets not say who is best. Lets just give them both the credit for there achievements in there era off their best chess playing days.
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