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ER
16-07-2021, 11:39 PM
At the Zagreb leg of the Grand Tour. He promises he will improve though!

https://www.ft.com/content/a989464a-519c-4fca-be1a-26c9da96092e

Kevin Bonham
16-07-2021, 11:53 PM
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 e5 4.Nf3 exd4 5.Bxc4 Nf6 6.Qb3 Qe7 7.0-0 1-0

Despite Kasparov resigning in this position, I found games black had won from it, eg

Rakic (WIM 2284) - Benderac (WGM, 2304) Belgrade 2009

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 e5 4. Bxc4 exd4 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Qb3 Qe7 7. O-O d3 8. Ng5 Nc6 9. Bxf7+ Kd8 10. Bc4 Ne5 11. Bxd3 h6 12. Ne4 Be6 13. Qc2 Nxd3 14. Qxd3+ Ke8 15. Nbc3 Rd8 16. Qb5+ c6 17. Qe5 Bc4 18. Nxf6+ gxf6 19. Qxe7+ Bxe7 20. Rd1 Kf7 21. Bd2 Bd3 22. Be1 c5 23. e4 c4 24. f3 f5 25. exf5 Bf6 26. Bf2 a6 27. a4 Bxf5 28. Bb6 Rd3 29. Kf2 h5 30. Rac1 Bg5 31. Rxd3 Bxc1 32. Rd5 Be6 33. Rc5 Bxb2 34. Rc7+ Kg6 35. Ne2 Be5 36. Rxb7 Rc8 37. Bd4 Kf5 38. Rh7 Bxd4+ 39. Nxd4+ Ke5 40. Ke3 c3 41. Rxh5+ Kf6 42. Ne2 Bf5 43. g4 Bg6 44. Rd5 c2 45. Rd6+ Kf7 46. Nc1 Re8+ 47. Kd2 Rh8 48. Rc6 Rxh2+ 49. Ke3 Rh1 50. Ne2 Ra1 51. Rc4 Rd1 52. Rc7+ Ke8 53. Rc3 Ra1 54. Rc6 Ra3+ 55. Kd2 Rd3+ 56. Kc1 Rd1+ 57. Kb2 Rb1+ 58. Ka3 Bd3 59. Rc3 Bxe2 60. Rxc2 Bxf3 61. Rb2 Ra1+ 62. Ra2 Rg1 63. Rf2 Bxg4 64. Rf6 Bc8 65. Rc6 Kd7 66. Rh6 Rg4 67. Rf6 Kc7 68. Rh6 Bb7 69. Rh7+ Kb6 70. a5+ Ka7 71. Rh6 Bc8 72. Kb3 Rg5 73. Kb4 Rb5+ 74. Ka4 Bd7 75. Rh7 Rb7+ 76. Ka3 Kb8 77. Rh5 Bb5 78. Rh6 Rc7 79. Rh5 Rc1 80. Kb4 Ra1 81. Rh7 Kc8 82. Rh8+ Kc7 83. Rh7+ Bd7 84. Rh5 Ra4+ 85. Kb3 Bb5 86. Rh7+ Kd8 87. Rh8+ Ke7 88. Rh7+ Kf8 89. Ra7 Rxa5 90. Kb4 Ra4+ 91. Kc5 Rc4+ 92. Kb6 Rc6+ 93. Ka5 Ke8 94. Rh7 Bd3 95. Ra7 Kd8 96. Rg7 Rd6 97. Ra7 Kc8 98. Rf7 Bb5 99. Ra7 Kb8 100. Rg7 Bd7 101. Re7 Kb7 102. Re5 Rd4 0-1

I don't see that Kasparov needed to resign a blitz game at his level!

ER
17-07-2021, 12:54 AM
I don't see that Kasparov needed to resign a blitz game at his level!

Not sure either, to be honest I didn't even know how that position is lost - not until I had a look at Leonard Barden's analysis in the Guardian.
Maybe he had little time left on the clock, or he was psychologically down after his uncharacteristically dismal performance in that tournament?

Garrett
17-07-2021, 03:22 AM
I follow Daniel King's powerplay chess on Youtube (like most of you I guess) and he covered this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wTI8qDpU2g&t=1081s