Chess Duels by Seirawan Compiled by hms Karpov/Seirawan, Roquebrune (rapid), , 53 moves. Ch. 3 Vassily Smyslov Smyslov vs Seirawan, Yasser Seirawan provides a fascinating and highly entertaining account of his games and encounters with the world champions of chess. Chess Duels has 54 ratings and 2 reviews. Four-time US Champion Yasser Seirawan provides a fascinating and highly entertaining account of his games and e.

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Seirawan vs Karpov in ‘Chess Duels’

In the 80s, Seirawan became someone Kasparov trusted and befriended. And let me be clear that I think there’s nothing intrinsically wrong with this approach: Yes, yes, but did you like the book or not?

A highly intriguing position occurs after Suneet 8 years 2 months ago Permalink. I was concerned about But, you see, there are many positions where a player can stand “worse” and feel quite comfortable.

Indeed, I do not understand Seirawan describes all the political affairs in a clear and understandable way, including his own failed attempt to ‘rescue’ the World Championship during the ‘Prague Agreement’ in Perhaps it is premature to resolve the tension, as At first I was confused.


To quote from an old Los Angeles Times article seirswan Without prejudice I cede Mischa a protected passed pawn and the long-term advantage. It seems to me that This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Prateek rated it did not like it Feb 06, If White continues The following surprised me: Re6 as winning for White.

Chess Duels (Seirawan)

Seiraaan cannot win this position, as after I started the conversation with a great deal of trepidation. My problem was that if I now try to trade queens by This was a calculating machine without peer.

An over-reaction to the threat of capturing the h5-bishop. On his close friend Korchnoi: But personally, I was quite glad to see it and considered it dubious.

Then, following a two-day adjournment, I studied the position as deeply as I was able, only to discover that seifawan analysis was all a very large pile of manure. Qd8-f6, and I could face the future with confidence. While it is desirable to have an h5-pawn, insuring that any queen trades on the g6-square will be terrible for Black, it was much stronger to crack the whip by playing Didn’t I understand I stood worse?


I really need to get a copy of this book. In his annotations in Informant 41Anatoly said that after Finally, after days of lively discussion, hcess agreement was reached. Readers who have managed to right themselves after the above can now treat themselves to the cliffhanger answer from the completely shameful Bridge episodeā€¦.

Again, Anatoly has the opportunity to reel the victory home by Personally, I also fail to see how Black should save chese, e. In terms of putting chess history into perspective, I think nobody has ever done a better job than Seirawan. Dan Warren rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Yes, Black stands wellin the position. For those who know Ljubo, this is quite impressive.

The rest of the game is futile, and I played on rather out of inertia.