In my article “Efim Geller, Killer on the Chessboard,” I discussed Geller’s pioneering work with the King’s Indian Defense. (Mikhail Botvinnik said. Efim Geller was born in Odessa, in the Soviet Union, in He began to make his mark in the late s, with his most notable result so far. Efim Geller () was among the world’s best for about 30 years. He played in six Candidates cycles and had a +2 career score against.

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During Geller’s career, he appeared in the Candidates five more times and competed in a record 23 Soviet Championships winning two, in [ rusbase-1 ] and [ rusbase-2 ]. Chess Olympiads Best individual results in men’s Olympiads. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For the Fischer fans like me! You can’t gelle go by that kind of thing, due to the fact that top GM’s often simply stop playing real games with each other after a while.

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Geller has played a zillion Sicilians from both sides of the board. All rounds start at Assisted play and calculation training. And on the first of October !! In this DVD the author answers how to realize an advantage, considering both the psychological aspects of the realisation of an advantage and the technical methods. Geller remained active in high-level competitive chess until age 70; his last event was the Russian Championship at Elista.


Petrosian vs Geller, He never got to be a World Champion, but he was one of the best players of his time and scored many wins against his famous colleagues. After beating Fischer with the white pieces in the Najdorf Sicilian, Geller in their next game beat Fischer with the black side of the Sicilian!

Efim Geller, the father of the King’s Indian

That tournament was won by Tigran Petrosianwho went on to defeat Botvinnik for the title the next year. You can use Fritz or any Fritz-compatible program Shredder, Junior, Tiger, Hiarcs to follow the lectures, or download a free trial client.

He was awarded the International Master title inand the International Grandmaster title the following year. Advertising Books, boards, sets: Is all this of any significance? He won the Soviet Championship twice in and and was a Candidate for the World Championship on six occasions,and Blow the whistle and inform an administrator. Efim Geller, the father of the King’s Indian.

Geller vs V Eifm. But had Geller taken that draw offer in the first game, probably both games would have been drawn. So far we have talked mostly about ex-World Champions, names that every chess player knows.

Enjoy adrenalin rush with tactic fights! Former champion Botvinnik stated that, in his opinion, Geller was the best player in the world in the late s.

The Oxford Companion to Chess. Geller vs I Aramanovich. Geller could have said the same thing about Korchnoi: Ge,ler, it’s appropriate to celebrate his legacy every now and again, though it’s slightly ironic that the game we’ll look at later tonight, against the famous attacking player Dragoljub Velimirovicfrom the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, sees him defeating his opponent’s King’s Indian rather than employing it himself.


If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th.

Efim Geller vs Bobby Fischer

Be2 line, which gfller used to defeat Fischer. You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. He was a Candidate at Zurich and Amsterdam But Fischer drowned in tactics, and it turned out to be a disaster with Geller winning in just 23 moves.

A Ebralidze vs Geller. Thanks and again great article. Live games for Premium members from the World Championship match in London.

With the Black pieces: Viktor Korchnoi beat Efim Geller 11 to 6, with 15 draws. B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, He teller to make his mark in the late s, with his most veller result so far being achieved in when he placed sixth in the Ukrainian Championship. Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.

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