Get From London to Elista: The Inside Story of the World Chess PDF

By Bareev Evgeny, Ilya Levitov

ISBN-10: 9056912194

ISBN-13: 9789056912192

A desirable glance backstage of top-level chess with magnificent research of all of the video games via Evgeny Bareev, a former moment of global champion Vladimir Kramnik. The authors exhibit every thing concerning the 3 international chess championship fits: the training, the growth and the aftermath, the key technique and the brutal tension. packed with honesty, irony, heritage, wit, anger, knowledge, or even poetry. Winner of the English Chess Federation 2008 Book-of-the-Year Award, the main prestigious chess booklet prize on this planet. With many pictures.

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There was a funny story - Borya went off somewhere for a couple of days and Shay Bushinsky, a friend ofKasparov and one of the creators of the Junior computer 3 program, decided to entertain me and gave me a handle on ICC • Of course, I didn't have the slightest doubt that the games I played would be on Kasparov's desk the next day. I played a couple of games with Shirov in this variation (at least, someone played under the name Shirov, and by the level of play it was apparently Shirov). Of course, I didn't take on b7, I played some kind of crap, and didn't get an advantage.

KASPAROV on his match strategy: 'First I check all the possible directions, I look at where and what my opponent is preparing. Then I find a weak point. And I strike the decisive blow against that weakness. ' BAREEV: During the first game the seconds were in a constant state of terror because we thought defeat was inevitable. Kasparov threatens- but then he finds some kind of defence. Kasparov threatens again, and again a one-move defence! We had the feeling that if Kramnik didn't find the one-move defence against the next one-move threat, everything would collapse.

Wxf3 l:txh2. Black's chances of a draw are not bad. t\e7 On every move there are decent alternatives. l:tb5!? l:tb6±, and, again, 31 ... l:tg5+!?. a4l:ta7 Kasparov underestimates White's reply. It makes sense to activate the bishop first 32 ... a5 l:ta7) 34 ... Wh3) 3S ... illgl (35 ... h3 ~h2::;::. , and 34 ... l:ta7? ~c2+-. Wxf4 ~xf2=) 33 ... ~xh7 l:txf2+! a4 l:ta2±; 35 ... l:ta8) 32 ... l:ta2~ (rather than 32 ... Whl f3=) 35 ... f3~) 33 ... l:txa7+? : 33 ... Wg2 ~d8=. b4 34... l:td7? According to Kramnik, the decisive mistake.

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