The Rise of Vladimir Kramnik | Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam

Published on May 4, 2021
New in Chess Editor-in-Chief Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam talks about 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik.

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  • Dirk...... You are missed in the commentary booth

  • Kasparov beats anand Kramnik beats Kasparov Anand beats kramnik

  • Dirk is good although a bit too smooth for my liking

  • Vishy Anand played Berlin defense a year earlier against Fritz. I wouldn't be surprised if Vladimir Kramnik got inspired by this game.

  • If only all other people born that same year of the cat knew what they could have achieved in chess...

  • Vladimir The Horrible! Brilliant, sniper player! (Sicilian Defense / Kramnik Variation/

  • Very interesting on several levels! Including the Berlin (Defense then) that I thought Garry created! But it was against Garry, that Kramnik created it for! Very much appreciated! Thanks. Ps. Go (Red) Wings here!

  • Now I want to know which year nepo was born

    • Kramnik & Nepo: Russian- ✔ Creative- ✔ Talented- ✔ Former 2nd of WChamps- ✔ Work Ethic-❔ We're not yet sure if Nepo's work ethic would be equal to Kramnik, so let's see. I think it will all come down on Magnus and especially Nepo's work ethic and determination to win the match

    • 1990.

    • Same year as Magnus I believe

  • Waiting for vishy and magus

  • The founder of the Berlin Wall