Chess History: maneuvers off the board

autobunny

8. Korchnoi, the grouch

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the secret to a duel is not just action but also talk.

and nobody embodies this principle better than viktor korchnoi, the burn king.  here's a story.

but enough stories, watch the man in action!

to understand this, he had a bad experience with a cow once before

even the clock is not spared!

autographs will not be forgotten, but may be denied

here viktor just could not let go of leko.

edit:

he calls karpov a FISH!

 

autobunny

9. Kasparov's political misadventures

well one just doesn't mess with putin cause putin be putin you in your place

of course there were lighter moments

 

autobunny

10. Kasparov's 1 step back for a man, a giant step forward for technology

granted, kasparov's always had issues with technology

lofina_eidel_ismail

What was the book that the late Viktor K. denied. . ... . .. .... . .

autobunny
lofina_eidel_ismail wrote:

What was the book that the late Viktor K. denied. . ... . .. .... . .

the comment on the youtube page reveals:

autobunny

somehow i thought this would be an epic topic lofina, but strangely no one else (other than you & cabby/baddy) seems to find this even remotely interesting.  sometimes i wonder ...

autobunny

null

yeah, well suck it kid, cause ...

11. Korchnoi plays dead people

null

So he played Maroczy in a seance.  I mean the man played a cow, so ...

http://www.pepijnvanerp.nl/2017/02/playing-chess-with-a-dead-man-maroczy-vs-korchnoi/

null

so there is no eternal rest for chess players ...

autobunny

so much research & so much content brought here to you by the bunny, yet not many visitors or contributors - i feel more like a duck than a bunny now ...

superchessmachine

lol why tho.

autobunny

this thread will probably end up like the other one.

https://www.chess.com/forum/view/chess-players/at-the-gm-bar

i just don't get it  - so much research based content in both these thread and little or no interest in the community.

badenwurtca

Perhaps the title of this thread should have been: " Chess History - Race to 100 ". That sort of foolishness seems to get a lot of people interested  lol.

autobunny

desperate times need desperate measures - luckily the bunny is too dumb to measure.

superchessmachine
autobunny wrote:

desperate times need desperate measures - luckily the bunny is too dumb to measure.

And smart enough to post gifs?

autobunny

Social media is the great equalizer.   It dumbs us all down to the same level where all we can do is post gifs

superchessmachine

lol. We do not even know how to pronounce it.