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Favourite GM or IM

  • #1

    Whose YOUR favourite GM or IM?

  • #2

    for me, probably GM Nigel Short. 

  • #3
    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
  • #4
    Any thing
  • #5
    jc4ever wrote:
    Any thing

    Funkiest GM?  Gotta go with GM Flash.

  • #6
    He IS funky!!
  • #7

    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

  • #8
  • #9

    GM Eugenio Torre, the most famous chessplayer in my countrySmile

  • #10

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

  • #11

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

  • #12

    Alekhine.

  • #13
    NimzoRoy wrote:

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


    I agree

  • #14

    Hey, what about Silman!

  • #15
    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.

  • #16

    Plus he looked remarkably like comedian Will Durst:

  • #17

    probably a tie between garry kasparov and sam shankland .

  • #18
    GrandmasterAdam wrote:

    probably a tie between garry kasparov and sam shankland .


    Who is Sam Shankland

  • #19

    for now, i am rooting 4 GM Sergie Karjakin...

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