Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Kramnik

4th World Chess Champion
Look at the catastrophic record Vishy Anand has against Garry Kasparov. Kasparov managed to beat him almost everywhere they played, even though Vishy Anand has belonged to the absolute top players in the world for fifteen years. This difference cannot be explained purely in chess terms, there must have been some psychology.More Vladimir Kramnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Okay, when you start to fight for equality, like Anand did in 1995, you could end up losing game 10, like he did, without putting up any kind of fight.More Vladimir Kramnik quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:17]
But with the Berlin, I was able to allow him to get near, but not quite near enough, and I knew where to draw the line with the fortresses I had set up.More Vladimir Kramnik quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:20]
At some point he seemed to lose all confidence trying to break down the Berlin Wall. He was still fighting as only Kasparov can, but I could see it in his eyes that he knew he wasn't going to win one of these games.More Vladimir Kramnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry. With his very emotive body language at the board he shows and displays all his emotions. I don't.More Vladimir Kramnik quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:47]

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