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  1. says:

    A real disappointment I ve always liked Soltis as a writer the Chess to Enjoy type stuff as well as his instructional books This one though is very much hampered by a judging system which looks like it was drawn up by some commmittee In my opinion absence of error does not make for a great game, and calling that Berliner game the top of the heap is just absurd Perhaps he should ve called it Greatest Chess Games then we would ve had something a lotinteresting and enter...


  2. says:

    Kasparov vs Topalov 1999 Kasparov s Immortal


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