Favourite GM or IM

Jckricket

Whose YOUR favourite GM or IM?

chi-sao

for me, probably GM Nigel Short. 

nimzovich
jc4ever wrote:

Whose YOUR favourite GM or IM?


Interesting post, but what criteria is suggested?

  • playing strength or style
  • writing skills as author
  • personality
  • good looks
Jckricket
Any thing
waffllemaster
jc4ever wrote:
Any thing

Funkiest GM?  Gotta go with GM Flash.

Jckricket
He IS funky!!
NiiLoC

favorite living GM= Kaidanov

most exciting current GMs= Carlsen / Nakamura

favorite playing style of departed GMs= Petrosian / Smyslov / Wojtkiewicz

favorite playing style of living GMs= Kramnik / Aronian / Karpov

Jckricket

GM Vladimir Petrosian from http://blog.chess.com/SonofPearl/discover-your-russian-grandmaster-name

AncientChess

GM Eugenio Torre, the most famous chessplayer in my countrySmile

NimzoRoy

GM Fischer - as a GM. As a person, he was a real loser, and that's putting it very euphemistically.

SimonSeirup

As a player Kasparov, as an auther I like John Watsons books, and Lars Schandorffs two opening books.

Skwerly

Alekhine.

Jckricket
NimzoRoy wrote:

GM Fischer - as a GM. As a person, he was a real loser, and that's putting it very euphemistically.


I agree

Jckricket

Hey, what about Silman!

bigpoison
Skwerly wrote:

Alekhine.


 I've got to go with Al Kaline, too.

Not only did he whip Capablanca, he was a great right fielder.

I, also, have it on good authority that he invented the battery.

AndyClifton

Plus he looked remarkably like comedian Will Durst:

GrandmasterAdam

probably a tie between garry kasparov and sam shankland .

Jckricket
GrandmasterAdam wrote:

probably a tie between garry kasparov and sam shankland .


Who is Sam Shankland