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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Chess trivia - Who's this kid?

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Hi everyone,

Can you guess who is this chess kid? And, what he has got to do with the Octopus Knight?

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  • At November 8, 2011 at 11:55 AM , Anonymous Brenda Kroll, Berlin said...

    Oh Chess Queen you break my heart - who can not know this kid. wink.

  • At November 8, 2011 at 11:57 AM , Anonymous Aaron, Wurzburg said...

    Octopus Knight?

  • At November 8, 2011 at 11:40 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    great garry kasparov everybody knows
    sanjay k

  • At November 9, 2011 at 2:36 AM , Anonymous Abdul Majid, Dubai said...

    surely kasparov - octopus knight is the game he played against karpov in world championship

  • At November 9, 2011 at 4:32 AM , Anonymous ethan, london said...

    Kasparov the greatest

  • At November 9, 2011 at 7:40 AM , Anonymous Eric Liu, Beijing said...

    Gary Kasparov definite. The Octopus Knight is the Karpov-Kasparov World Championship Match 1985· Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation. 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nb5 d6 6.c4 Nf6 7.N1c3
    a6 8.Na3 d5 9.cxd5 exd5 10.exd5 Nb4 11.Be2 Bc5 12.O-O O-O
    13.Bf3 Bf5 14.Bg5 Re8 15.Qd2 b5 16.Rad1 Nd3 17.Nab1 h6 18.Bh4
    b4 19.Na4 Bd6 20.Bg3 Rc8 21.b3 g5 22.Bxd6 Qxd6 23.g3 Nd7
    24.Bg2 Qf6 25.a3 a5 26.axb4 axb4 27.Qa2 Bg6 28.d6 g4 29.Qd2
    Kg7 30.f3 Qxd6 31.fxg4 Qd4+ 32.Kh1 Nf6 33.Rf4 Ne4 34.Qxd3 Nf2+
    35.Rxf2 Bxd3 36.Rfd2 Qe3 37.Rxd3 Rc1 38.Nb2 Qf2 39.Nd2 Rxd1+
    40.Nxd1 Re1+ 0-1

  • At November 9, 2011 at 11:46 AM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    Kasparov of course. Damn someone beat me to the first comment on this one. Chess Queen I am your most ardent fan. Please understand. kisses kisses and kisses


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