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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He is fairly inactive as a player right now, spending most of his non-philosophy time being a husband and teaching chess. But Fischer drowned in tactics, and it turned out to be a disaster with Geller winning in just 23 moves.
Efim Geller, the father of the King’s Indian | ChessBase
He was a great theoretician, as evidenced by Botvinnik’s famous remark that “before Geller, we did not understand the King’s Indian. I show they played 20 draws in 30 moves or less between and No posting personal information of members.
Build and maintain your repertoire. He was a great theoretician, of whom Botvinnik said: He was a Candidate at Zurich and Amsterdam D11 Queen’s Gambit Declined Slav.
Efim Geller, the father of the King’s Indian
White must take up the cudgels and fight! Efim Geller, the father of the King’s Indian.
Enter the above archive room and click on “Games” to see efin lectures. If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th. Happy birthday in heaven, Efim Petrovich.
S Kotlerman vs Geller. 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.
We are going to start with his win against ex-World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik with the black pieces in Hooper, David ; Whyld, Kenneth C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed. I attempt to restore effim, to find new ideas and plans. Petrosian vs Geller, Korchnoi also loves complication. When Dennis Monokroussos presents a game, gller are usually two main areas of focus: Quote of the day: Efim Geller in Please observe our posting guidelines: Retrieved 25 September Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat For the Fischer fans like me!
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Efim Geller – Learning from the Legends
It is a gambit that White cannot decline,as if he does, Black gets a good position instantly. Eventually, this turned out not to matter, since none withdrew.
Geller was a fantastic opening theoretician and, as a result, he was a master of many openings, with the Sicilian on both sides! He remained active in chess tournaments until he was 70, continuing to win many important competitions and producing highly instructive games. After all, in the game Black could have answered 9. Qc7, but also more flexibly— Nc3 a6, which he used to defeat Bobby Fischer.
Fischer won the Monte Carlo tournament. There maybe situations yeller Korchnoi where Geller took lots of time before making a move,and that move is a mistake. Viktor Korchnoi beat Efim Geller 11 to 6, with 15 draws. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
True, they did play a decent number of real and decisive games before Efim Geller — Learning from the Legends.
Efim Petrovich Geller was born in Odessa, Ukraine. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Kh1, not revealing my cards and maintaining the tension in the center, and would also wonder whether or not heller advance the pawn to f4 a move earlier, before castling. Tal also has a negative score against Korchnoi.