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Gashimov Memorial


  • 4 months ago · Quote · #181

    SocialPanda

    MSC157 wrote:

    What about Kasparov? Sorry for so many questions, but I'm really interested in.

    After becoming WC in 1985 he only played 2 matches

    Against Timman 4-2

    Against Miles 5.5-.5

    Then came the 1986 WC (12.5-11.5 against Karpov)

    Later he played in the Olympiad

    And finally: Brussels 1986

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #182

    MSC157

    Looked ridiculously easy for Garry. Laughing Thanks SocialPanda!

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #183

    SocialPanda

    By the way, in the 1986 Olympiad Kasparov won 7 games, draw 3 games and lost 1 game, that game was against Seirawan.

    The Soviet Team for 1986 was:

    1) Kasparov

    2) Karpov

    3) Sokolov

    4) Yusupov

    The first reserve was Vaganian.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #184

    BigChessEnthusiast

    The final effort to win the tournament; Carlsen vs Caruana,my analysis :

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o9VTHQpXgA

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #185

    fabelhaft

    Not a successful tournament for the top half finishers of the Candidates who ended up in the last places here. Mamedyarov lost five of his six games against the top three, while Karjakin continued his drawing streak (16 games now):

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #186

    varelse1

    Lol

    Nobody finised with a negative score except Mamedyarov. That's unreal!

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #187

    bouncing_check

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  • 4 months ago · Quote · #188

    fabelhaft

    "What does that mean?"

    According to the tiebreak rules of the tournament Nakamura finished third, Radjabov fourth and Karjakin fifth:

    http://www.shamkirchess.az/?options=content&id=21

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #189

    fabelhaft

    Karjakin's drawing streak could have been 21 games long now instead of 16 if Aronian had been a bit more cautious in the last round of the Candidates. His next chance to continue the streak will be in Norway next month.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #190

    trotters64

    fabelhaft wrote:

    Karjakin's drawing streak could have been 21 games long now instead of 16 if Aronian had been a bit more cautious in the last round of the Candidates. His next chance to continue the streak will be in Norway next month.

    Carlsen had a dig at Karjakin at his last press conference in Shamkir where he implied that Karjakin strangles the life out of games ..I think this is another example of gracelessness from the world champion who had 2 chances to beat Karjakin and couldn't do it. Karjakin knows it is better to draw than to lose.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #191

    MSC157

    Yes. And it's completely his fault the first time he played Karjakin. Carlsen tried Aronian's tactic to play fast when opp low on time. Fortunately didn't manage to succeed this way.


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