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  1. 29 Jan '10 08:17
    http://www.angelfire.com/nf/chess/players.html
  2. 29 Jan '10 08:40
    Oh no...I`m not listed.
  3. 29 Jan '10 08:43
    Is DANVM there? 😏
  4. 29 Jan '10 09:20
    Originally posted by Jason Harrison
    Is DANVM there? 😏
    Yes, he is number 11. Even the ten greatest chess players ever goes up to 11!
  5. 29 Jan '10 12:03
    I always thought that wherever you put Kasparov in such a list, you HAVE to put Karpov right behind him, because they were SO close.
  6. 29 Jan '10 12:07
    Originally posted by Maxacre42
    I always thought that wherever you put Kasparov in such a list, you HAVE to put Karpov right behind him, because they were SO close.
    i cannot believe that he stated that Fischer play lacked subtlety, yes he was aggressive, yes sometimes he was overly so, but my goodness in his peak he was capable of some beautiful chess.
  7. 29 Jan '10 12:45 / 1 edit
    To save people going there is the list.

    1. Capablanca
    2. Kasparov
    3. Botvinik
    4. Steinitz
    5. Alekhine
    6. Karpov
    7. Fischer
    8. Larsen
    9. Nezhmetdinov
    10. Lasker

    No Tal, Petrosian, MORPHY Smylov, Tarrasch, Bronstein....DanVM.

    The explanations as to why they are on the list are questionable.

    Tal (not in the top 10) gets a better write up than Nezhmetdinov in
    Nezhmetdinov's section.

    Make your own list and pin it up on your bedroom wall.

    But please keep it to yourself, (I suspect some of the lads on here will have Fritz in the top three).
  8. 29 Jan '10 13:32 / 1 edit
    Why didn't Morphy make it to the top ten?

    "Our answer is that Morphy never defeated anyone strong enough (when he played them) to really stretch him"

    Bonkers 🙄

    edit: and fritz is only 6th 😛
  9. 29 Jan '10 17:31
    I think we all agree the list is a joke 🙂
  10. Standard member peacedog
    Highlander
    29 Jan '10 18:00
    Originally posted by Maxacre42
    I think we all agree the list is a joke 🙂
    Any list is bound to be :-)

    my top 5(in any order you like),
    Alekhine
    Capablanca
    Fischer
    Karpov
    Kasparov