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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Play the game with commentary below: I attempt to restore them, to find new ideas and plans. Please observe our posting guidelines: Nc3 a6, which he used to defeat Bobby Fischer. A Ebralidze vs Geller. Geller vs V A Vasiliev. Store your games, training material and opening repertoire in the cloud. He remained active in chess tournaments until he was 70, continuing to win many important competitions and producing highly instructive games.

Discussion and Feedback Join the public discussion or submit your feedback to the editors. S Kotlerman vs Geller. GrandmasterWorld Senior Champion Tal also has a negative score against Korchnoi. Geller vs P Dubinin. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language. He is the uncle from Murmansk. His work also included helping the top players of those times, being a second for Fischer, Keres, and Petrosian. He was a great theoretician, of whom Botvinnik said: Geller vs V Zagorovsky.


Efim Geller vs Bobby Fischer

As a result, he reduced his lifetime deficit against Spassky from to Geller also greatly advanced the knowledge in several variations of the Sicilian Defencesuch as the quiet line with 6.

Memorize it easily move by move by playing against ggeller variation trainer. His team won gold each time, and he won four gold medals on his board.

It’s interesting that Geller had plus scores against the great ‘strategists’ Petrosian, Smyslov and Botvinnik, but minus scores against those with a more similar style to himself, including Keres and Spassky. Aren’t there those two sisters I forget their nameswho not only draw all their games, but play the SAME game each time, move for move? Another funny thing about Petrosian and Geller. Petrosian vs Geller, Quote of the day: Geller vs G Ilivitsky.

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Geller has played many instructive games and a quick search in the database will show numerous wins against top players of his time. You can use Fritz or any Fritz-compatible program Shredder, Junior, Tiger, Hiarcs to follow the lectures, or download a free trial client.

If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th. He was a fine basketball player, and earned his doctorate in physical education before specialising in chess. Round 6, the final, is from November 19th to 22nd, starting at When this occurs they think that I missed it.


The format is a player knockout. Vasiliev’s book explains that in their Round 1 game, Petrosian was amenable to another draw as usual, got a slightly superior position, and offered it. Happy birthday, GM Efim Geller. A Pirtskhalava vs Geller. Geller reached the later stages of the World Championship several times.

No posting personal information of members. Also inGeller won the Ukrainian Championship at Kiev, the first of his four titles in that event; he repeated from towith all three events at Kiev.

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Retrieved 25 September Those first two games were inwhen Fischer was young. Other time zones can be found at the bottom of this page. This was later updated and reissued in under the title The Application of Chess Theoryand contains well-annotated games.

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