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Henk
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Top players

Post by Henk » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:26 pm

watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udKiH1RYA0U

I did not use a stopwatch.

But I get:

1) Lasker
2) Steinitz
3) Kasparov
4) Aljechin
5) Karpov

I don't count one day flies like Fischer or Capablanca.

Henk
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Re: Top players

Post by Henk » Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:52 am

Hi hi hi

Uri Blass
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Re: Top players

Post by Uri Blass » Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:59 am

Henk wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:26 pm
watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udKiH1RYA0U

I did not use a stopwatch.

But I get:

1) Lasker
2) Steinitz
3) Kasparov
4) Aljechin
5) Karpov

I don't count one day flies like Fischer or Capablanca.

I got different information here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2DHpW7 ... e=youtu.be

I wonder what is the reason that a lot of people care to make videos like this because I think that it is a lot of work to do it.

Henk
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Re: Top players

Post by Henk » Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:53 am

Update:

1) Lasker
2) Steinitz
3) Kasparov
4) De la Bourdonnais
5) Morphy

Henk
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Re: Top players

Post by Henk » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:22 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Che ... nship_1986

By the way why did Kasparov lose three time in a row from Karpov in 1986?
Maybe because they were played in Leningrad and not in London ?
Political circus?

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Re: Top players

Post by Henk » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:53 am

In 1834 La Bourdonnais – McDonnell : 45-13-27
Alexandre Deschapelles unofficial worldchampion from 1800-1820. In 1822 switched to playing Whist at age about 42
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Deschapelles

O wait we also have:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legall_de_Kermeur
Might be even strongest player ever. For he taught chess to Philidor.

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