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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
Hi Greg, fun game. For the Nalchik I'd like to see Kasimdzhanov or Svidler amongst the other 'good guys' you mentioned - to see how they start out at least. Looking forward to your coverage.

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Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:03 am
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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIaVPFGiO4o


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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
I'd like to see the Aronian and the Grischuck games.


Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:13 am
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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
Glad to know that you were able to escape the pirates, (I'm sorry they stole your book).

On the Nalchik coverage:
Heroes to follow: Kamsky and Chucky
Villains to hate: Grishuk and Leko


Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:21 am
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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
You may not like his style, but Gata would be my pick to watch.

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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
Ivanchuk of course, I often see interesting and deciding games from him.

And pretty sad to win that way cause you played real good and it would have been nicer to see you continue outplay the guy..=)

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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
Kasimdzhanov- good
Grischuk- evil

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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
It's my 31st birthday Wednesday and all I ask for is Gata coverage :D


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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
aronian would be my pick


Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:31 am
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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
The 400th video special, contained 1/3 ranting; 1/3 opinions about GM's; and only at 28:35 the chess match starts. IDK, I guess after waiting some time for this "special video" I was hoping for more. :cry: As always, thanks for the post.


Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:37 am
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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
gratulations to L400 :)


Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:11 am
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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
Come on tell us already. What happened with your sister??

31:30
19.Be3 and now no Rc8 but Nf6 with a draw.


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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
And if the tourney did not start already I vote for Ivanchuk.


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 Re: curtains - L400: W vs grandpatzers [36:21]
1 GM Leko Peter 2751 - GM Kamsky Gata 2720 14
2 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2725 - GM Aronian Levon 2754 13
3 GM Akopian Vladimir 2696 - GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2695 12
4 GM Karjakin Sergey 2721 - GM Eljanov Pavel 2693 11
5 GM Grischuk Alexander 2748 - GM Gelfand Boris 2733 10
6 GM Alekseev Evgeny 2716 - GM Svidler Peter 2726 9
7 GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2746 - GM Bacrot Etienne 2728 8


are the first round pairings.

It's between

Leko vs Kamsky
Mamedyarov vs Aronian
Ivanchuk vs Bacrot


Make your votes now. Vote for one game only. Voting closes at 12 ET :)


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