The Old Man and The C || Fabiano Caruana vs Viktor Korchnoi

Publicerades den 21 okt 2020
The photo of Caruana playing Korchnoi at Gibraltar was taken John Saunders johnchess
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Fabiano Caruana vs Viktor Korchnoi
"The Old Man and the C" (game of the day Feb-16-2013)
Tradewise Gibraltar (2011), Catalan Bay GIB, rd 2, Jan-26
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Anderssen Variation (C77)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 Nd7 9. Be3 Nb6 10. Bb3 Kh8 11. Nbd2 f5 12. Bb6 cb6 13. Bd5 g5 14. h3 g4 15. hg4 fg4 16. Nh2 Bg5 17. Nc4 b5 18. Ne3 Be3 19. Re3 Qf6 20. Qe1 Ne7 21. f3 Nd5 22. ed5 Rg8 23. Qg3 gf3 24. Qf3 Bf5 25. Rf1 Rg5 26. Kh1 Qh6 27. Rf2 Rag8 28. Re1 Qg6 29. Re3 Bd3 30. Kg1 e4 31. Qh3 Rd5 32. Qd7 Rg5 33. g4 Qh6 34. Rf7 R5g7 35. Rg7 Rg7 36. Qd8 Rg8 37. Qb6 Qf6 38. Qb7 Rf8 39. Qa7 b4 40. Rh3 Qg7 41. Qe3 bc3 42. bc3 Qc3 43. Rh5 d5 44. g5 Qa1 45. Kg2 Bf1 46. Kg3 Qe5
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  • The photo of Caruana playing Korchnoi at Gibraltar was taken John Saunders

  • The old Wolf strikes!

  • Thanks

  • Can you add somewhere that I took the photo of Caruana and Korchnoi playing this game? John Saunders

  • So good.

  • 14:43 Caruana gets a subliminal Morphy's head :)

  • Was there a mate in 11:28? Check with queen, king has one move, than preparing place for mate with blacks white bishop.

  • This is an incredible win by a veteran grandmaster against a young grandmaster who was close to thrice Caruana's age then..

  • Don’t judge a book by its wrinkled face, but by his Name. Clearly he is still to be feared over the board.

  • this guy talks so much.

  • go Victor, I hope Caruana stood and clapped for him.

  • Young christpf duda and young Victor korchnoi

  • Stop the press! How dare a dinosaur defeat a young whipper snapper. Caruana was equipped with modern chess openings vs a dinosaur from the past. Yet the old man stood tall. I strongly believe that dinosaurs from the past, in their prime and equipped with current chess data bases, would compete favorably with today’s “super” gms.

  • 3:35 I just liked there...... "New game like I've said move 13..." Something you just don't hear every time but it was really cool

  • 7:55 So defending the pawn with Re3 was incorrect may be Rd1 was better, because you can take the Bishop with Queen followed by QxQ

  • Viktor Korchnoi the long lasting legend 😀👏🏾

  • So yeah!

  • 11:30 why not queen to F2 check mate?

  • Fabi's photo looks like he just realised that defending d5 didn't work

  • This was super satisfying! What an amazing game, and I love the fact that he was still beating superGMs at that age! I don't know much about chess still, so maybe this is obvious, but great nonetheless!

  • What a man Korchnoi!

  • At the age of 80, he can play 1000x times better than me.

  • #suggestion Aronian vs. Caruana recently where Fabi had an open G file and was on his heels and completely flipped the game in about 3 moves.

  • Each time I see an old man, I think think he was always old.

  • A modern time legend versus an ALL-time legend...

  • Good to see you back my friend, great video as always

  • Lo hizo parecer un paquete a Caruana ... Grande Korchnoi

  • "Just to prove to you that Viktor wasn't always old, here is a picture of him when he played Paul Morphy."

  • Back in the old days chess players had to learn chess. Now players have to learn lines.

  • Fabi was too passive. Magnus slow grinds him the same way Victor did. Great game!!!

  • It’s like Netero vs Meruem in Hunter x Hunter

  • One of your better video titles jeez

  • Great to see an old master dismantle a super GM with such confidence

  • I definitely want to see more games from Korchnoi

  • Victor was 80 when he played this game, against number 2 player in the world, and won with the black pieces. Dang korchnoi is a beast

  • it's just a massacre... - he says with a calm but slightly happy voice

  • Caruana was just 21 years old, maybe we have to consider his age too. He was already GM but experience is important too in chess.

  • #suggestion [Event "Super Final"] [Site "Buenos Aires ARG"] [Date "2000.09.20"] [Round "3"] [White "Polgar, Ju"] [Black "Short, N"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2677"] [ECO "C11"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bc5 9. Qd2 a6 10. O-O-O Nxd4 11. Bxd4 O-O 12. Bxc5 Nxc5 13. Qd4 b6 14. Kb1 Bb7 15. Bd3 Rc8 16. Rhe1 Qc7 17. g4 f6 18. f5 Nxd3 19. cxd3 exf5 20. gxf5 fxe5 21. Rxe5 Qc5 22. Qg4 b5 23. d4 Qd6 24. h4 Rc7 25. Re6 Qd8 26. Rf1 Rcf7 27. Re5 b4 28. Nd1 a5 29. Ne3 Kh8 30. h5 a4 31. Qg2 b3 32. a3 Qh4 33. Rd1 h6 34. Qe2 Rc7 35. Qb5 Re7 36. f6 Rxe5 37. fxg7+ Kxg7 38. dxe5 Qe4+ 39. Ka1 Rf7 40. Rg1+ Kh7 41. Ng4 Bc6 42. Qxc6 Qxg4 43. Qg6+ 1-0

  • Brilliant video title #punderdome

  • Absolutely thrilling game, thrillingly narrated and explained. Thank you!

  • King of pin

  • your old picture is from the game against Fisher :

  • f5 immediately followed by g5 ? this is definitely Viktor...

  • This guy has played with fischer, tal, keres, spasky and many legendary players of his time when he was young. Defeating him would not have been an easy task for fabi

  • The strongest player to have never become a world champion.

  • Can you please show some games of vidit

  • Nice title! I kept thinking something is gonna happen on the C file until I realized you meant Caruana. Great content as always, Antonio!

  • 10:05 surely Rook - H7 is mate in 1 ? Might have overlooked that one

  • Korchnoi always had Tal's number 14-5-29 record. Prior to 1970 he was 11-1-17. He said Tal was a "routine player".

  • 👎

  • fantastic game. really

  • What a game

  • Nice.

  • #suggestion gza vs. rza from wu-tang clan

  • Viktor when he was 80: I win against a GM Me when I will be 80: what is chess?

  • It's just a massacre............

  • 11:28 ...Qf2 leads to mate !

  • Viktor wasn't always old. Here is a very old photo.

  • Another one to add to the list of players who never became grandmaster / world champion, probably because their face didn't fit, was Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov. He apparently had other disadvantages as well, he started playing chess seriously when he was older than his contemporary GMs for example.

  • I played against Korchnoi with the ouija board. I lost...

  • Can't believe , what an incredible game ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Viktor Korchnoi. THE BOSS

  • Great to see that game. Super play from Viktor there.

  • He was an amazing attacker! Great game...

  • He was a legend 10 time world champion candidate, among the few who win against Bobby Fischer. He won the World senior chess championship title in 2006.

  • # suggestion Mr agadmator can you analyze is game


  • Thankyou for a very good explanation of the. Game

  • I'd love to watch a game Kortchnoï/Bronstein here :)

  • Korchnoi op

  • My man korchnoi

  • Your back , not much of a break...

  • Antonio must be a Hemingway fan :)

  • Let's continue the Morphy saga.

  • Worth mentioning is that Viktor was 80 years old when he won this game.

  • For me you are THE great chess ambassador. Some people simply ended up learning chess because out of nowhere during lockdown youtube recommended you to us. I learned chess this year and anything and everything about the chess world and history I've learned through you. I'm sure young Viktor Korchnoi and many other chess generals in heaven are so thankful to you for reciting their epic battles for our great pleasure. Thank you GM Viktor Korchnoi for such an amazing game and may you R.I.P

  • Old is Gold

  • Vishy has played with Mikhail Tal and he will play against WC 2050 one day

  • castles castles

  • at 2:50, as of this move 13, the position (literally) never reaches!

  • 15:00 Thanks for pointing that out. I thought Viktor was always old and in fact went to Kindergarten being that old. This really is the good stuff

  • incredible and unbelievable. it is old wine in victor bottle! :)

  • Victor was like to say that “don’t teach father how to born babies 🤣

  • Just a massacre I like that one :)

  • #suggestion Ivanchuk Vs Kasparov 1991 Linares Linares Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Nimsovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack. Ivanchuk checkmates Kasparov

  • Second time asking for an educational video on opposition, pls do it agadmator #suggestions

  • Petition for Viktor Korchnoi Saga :D

  • u spoiled the ending by showing the barnes head

  • Lol. "just a massacre". a nice reminder of what chess ultimately is

  • Ahh.. that movie. Good old day

  • "QUEEN'S GAMBIT" on NETFLIX starts tomorrow (Friday)... 7 part series. I read it's pretty good.

  • Viktor was spared seeing what shit the world has become in 2020

  • Always loved Viktor and his resistance.

  • Amazing game! Thank you! Hope you are feeling excellent! Best regards, @agadmator!

  • The title is perfect.

  • Agar video quality is not good

  • 8:23 did I heard that right?

  • Wow. Wrecked.

  • Watch Korchnoi lose to Sofia Polgar and he takes it very badly:

  • Korchnoi saga when? This game was nice!