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Garry Kasparov vs Eugenio Torre
SWIFT Blitz (1987) (blitz), Brussels BEL, Apr-26
Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11)  ·  1-0

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Sep-30-11  serenpidity.ejd: The title of this game is: HOW TO COMMIT SUICIDE EARLY COZ I'LL LOSE ANYWAY.
Nov-25-11  serenpidity.ejd: COLLECTOR'S ITEM: :-) HUMOR ON THE BOARD or PISSING OFF YOUR OPPONENT:-)

1) This game was supposed to be over after black's move 17)....0-0-0. All Kasparov had to do was to play 17) e6 and black's queen is threatened and therefore black has to lose his knight to save the queen.

2) Instead Kas plays e4 (prolonging the game).

3) Torre then offered his knight to nf6 to be eaten for free.

4) Kasparov could have eaten two pieces for black to save his queen by playing e6 or exf6.

5) But no, Kas played 19) Nc1(further prolonging the game).

6) Torre fired back by offering another horse to nf5 for free.

7) Kas refused to eat. Moved his queen to d1.
8) Torre let his queen escaped to e7.
9) Still Kas refused to eat. Moved e6.
10) Then Torre returned his queen to c7 to be offered to be eaten by the white bishop. Finally, the game is over!!!

Nov-25-11  utssb: 17.e6 Ne5 18.Qc3 d4
Nov-25-11  serenpidity.ejd: My mistake on my no.1&2 comments. Thanks<utssb> for the correction. But I still stand on the titles.
Nov-25-11  serenpidity.ejd: See the other Kasparov vs. Torre,1987 game for my interesting comments.
Nov-25-11  serenpidity.ejd: COLLECTOR'S ITEM: HUMOR ON THE BOARD or PISSING OFF YOUR OPPONENT( continuation)

What makes this game more interesting is the fact that there is another similar game<(previous or after?)> <Kasparov vs. Torre( Slav) Brussels, Belgium,1987.> A double-round robin perhaps. In this game moves 1-17 are the same. This was the problematic line for black where his queen was threatened or he would lose a piece. AND yet was repeated by black with no improvements in both games. Sure enough the queen was threatened, his position was paralyzed and he lost the knight. Instead of resigning, black played on stubbornly for a few more moves with even without a chance of winning or drawing. <HUMOR or just pissing off?:-)>

Nov-25-11  serenpidity.ejd: <COLLECTOR'S ITEM: > HUMOR ON THE BOARD or PISSING OFF AN OPPONENT

Kasparov vs. Torre 2

Jan-05-14  khorboonhan: kasparov should lost the game at move 21. e6 dxe4..black is threatening to take the white queen
Aug-27-14
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  chancho: Torre was sent crashing in this game.

A quick look see at the head to head... yikes.

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

Mar-13-16  rmraovich: steam-rolling right through...
After Nxg6, black pawn structure is messed up and I get a feeling only white can be better here...
Mar-13-16  rmraovich: 19. Qh2! pinning the Knight on e5! Very mean indeed!
Mar-14-16  GreenLantern: I think the game score here is incorrect. I believe it is from a Blitz game in Brussels in 1987.

I think it should be: 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qb3 Qb6 5. Nc3 Bg4 6. c5 Qc7 7. Bf4 Qc8 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. f3 Bh5 10. g4 Bg6 11. h4 h6 12. Nxg6 fxg6 13. e3 e5 14. dxe5 Ng8 15. Qc2 Ne7 16. Ne2 Qc7 17. b4 O-O-O 18. Nd4 Nxe5 19. Qh2 Nxf3+ 20. Nxf3 Qd7 21. Nd4 g5 22. hxg5 Ng6 23. gxh6 gxh6 24. Bh3 Nxf4 25. Qxf4 1-0

http://www.365chess.com/search_resu...

Mar-17-16  GreenLantern: You corrected the game score very quickly. Thanks CG!

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