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Oct 03

Kasparov's American Gambit

In 1988, then World Champion Garry Kasparov, widely regarded as the strongest chess player in history, played a simul against elite US juniors. The footage from the event was transformed into a documentary called American Gambit. I enjoyed the documentary very much and, although I do not know exactly what, something about it reminded me of how much I enjoyed playing chess. If you are accessing this post through email, you will need to click this link in order to see the videos below.

Here are, in order, parts I, II and III of the documentary:

P.S. It is my opinion that the Edelman game is ridiculous. I agree with Fishbein that a chess player should play on in such a situation.

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