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  1. Standard member MetBierOp
    05 Sep '07 18:39
    On youtube I found this clip of a apperant mistake by Kasparov. YouTube&mode=related&search=

    Does anyone know which game and which move this was?

    (The clip reveals that the game was played in the Swiss masters of 1996 But when I search I can only find a game in which Kasparov plays white. In the clip he plays black.)
  2. 05 Sep '07 18:54
    That was a rapid play tournament. Anand beat Kasparov in the final. I don't have the moves to the game.
  3. 05 Sep '07 19:00
    It might be the game discussed in this DVD review.
  4. Standard member MetBierOp
    05 Sep '07 19:23 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    It might be the game discussed in this DVD review.
    Yes it is! thanks.
  5. 05 Sep '07 19:56
    Originally posted by MetBierOp
    Yes it is! thanks.
    Your welcome!

    Although there seems to be a typo in the Chessville article. The game is also listed in the Chessbase Online Database
    and although the Chessbase move list seems buggy, Chessbase indicates that White's last move was Rg4, not Rg3. (Obviously, Rg3 isn't possible.)
  6. Standard member buffalobill
    Major Bone
    05 Sep '07 20:15
    [Event "4.4"]
    [Site "CS Masters g5, Geneva SUI"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [EventDate "?"]
    [Round "?"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [White "Viswanathan Anand"]
    [Black "Garry Kasparov"]
    [ECO "B90"]
    [WhiteElo "?"]
    [BlackElo "?"]
    [PlyCount "107"]

    1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 Ng4 7.Bg5
    h6 8.Bh4 g5 9.Bg3 Bg7 10.Be2 h5 11.Bxg4 Bxg4 12.f3 Bd7 13.Bf2
    Nc6 14.Qd2 Ne5 15.O-O g4 16.f4 Nc4 17.Qe2 Rc8 18.b3 Na3 19.Nd5
    e6 20.Nb4 Qa5 21.Qe1 h4 22.Be3 h3 23.g3 Nb5 24.Rd1 Nc3 25.Nd3
    Qc7 26.Rc1 Nxe4 27.f5 e5 28.f6 Nxf6 29.Nf5 Bxf5 30.Rxf5 Qc6
    31.Qe2 Qe4 32.Rf2 Nd5 33.Re1 Qxe3 34.Qxg4 O-O 35.Rxe3 Nxe3
    36.Qxh3 Nxc2 37.Qd7 Nd4 38.Qxb7 a5 39.Kg2 Rc3 40.Nb2 Nc2
    41.Nc4 d5 42.Nd6 Ne3+ 43.Kh3 f5 44.Qd7 f4+ 45.Qe6+ Kh7 46.Nf7
    Rxf7 47.Qxf7 Rc6 48.gxf4 Rf6 49.Qc7 e4 50.f5 d4 51.Qe7 Rh6+
    52.Kg3 Nd1 53.Rf4 e3 54.Rg4 1-0

    The mistake's on move 33. Also
  7. 05 Sep '07 21:56
    For those people who dont want to play through all the moves, kasparov lost his queen for a rook and bishop at that point.
  8. 06 Sep '07 03:25
    Kasparov's blunder in 1997 game six against deep blue:

    1.e4 c6
    Somewhat atypically, Kasparov plays the solid Caro-Kann Defense. In later matches against computers he opted for 1...e5 or 1...c5, the sharp Sicilian Defense, Kasparov's usual choice against human opponents.

    2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Ng5
    This relatively recent innovation breaks one of the classic opening principles ("don't move the same piece twice in the opening", but puts pressure on the weak f7 square. Kasparov had played this move himself as White at least three times earlier.

    Not 5...h6? 6.Ne6! fxe6?? 7.Qh5+ g6 8.Qxg6#.

    6.Bd3 e6 7.N1f3 h6??
    A strange blunder by Kasparov, one of the most theoretically knowledgeable players in chess history. Apparently Kasparov got his opening moves mixed up, playing ...h6 a move too early. The normal

    7...Bd6 8.Qe2 h6 9.Ne4 Nxe4 10.Qxe4 was played in Kasparov(!)-Kamsky, 1994 and Kasparov-Epishin, 1995, among other games. The upcoming sacrifice is well known to theory and Kasparov must have known about it (in fact, there are some reports that he even wrote an article supporting 8.Nxe6 as a refutation).

    Actually it is not Deep Blue's fantastic skills which made it play this move, the knight sacrifice is programmed into the computer's opening book. This move had been played in a number of previous high-level games, with White achieving a huge plus score.

    Instead of taking the knight immediately, Kasparov pins the knight to the king in order to give his king a square on d8. However, many annotators have criticized this move and said that Kasparov ought to have taken the knight immediately. Although the Black king uses two moves to reach d8 after 8...fxe6 9.Bg6+ Ke7, the Black queen can be placed at the superior c7 square.

    White castles so that 9...Qxe6?? loses to 10.Re1 pinning and winning the black queen. Black must now take the knight or he will be a pawn down.

    9...fxe6 10.Bg6+ Kd8 11.Bf4
    If Black's bishop were on d6 instead of f8, White would not be able to play this. For the sacrificed knight, White's bishops have a stranglehold on Black's position. Black, having moved his king, can no longer castle, his queen is blocking his own bishop, and he has trouble getting out his pieces and making use of his extra knight.

    The first new move of the game and Deep Blue must now start thinking on its own. Kasparov's idea is to get some breathing room on his queenside and prevent White from playing c4.

    12.a4 Bb7 13.Re1 Nd5 14.Bg3 Kc8 15.axb5 cxb5 16.Qd3 Bc6 17.Bf5
    White is pounding at Black's e6 pawn and is planning to invade the position with his rooks. Kasparov cannot hold onto all his extra material and desperately decides to surrender his queen for a rook and a bishop.

    17...exf5 18.Rxe7 Bxe7 19.c4 Black Resigns
    Black resigns because the white queen will soon invade through c4 or f5, and once Re1 is played it will be lights out. A sample line would be: 19...bxc4 20.Qxc4 Nb4 (20...Kb7 21.Qa6 mate!) 21.Re1 Kd8 22.Rxe7 Kxe7 23.Qxb4+. The shortest loss of Kasparov's career.
    After the game Kasparov was in a foul mood and accused the Deep Blue team of cheating (i.e. having a team of human masters to aid the computer). Although Kasparov wanted another rematch, IBM declined and ended their Deep Blue program.