Notes on chess in Chicago.
Kasparov's opponents seem to have been very weak. A couple of interesting points from the games: in game 3 (vs. Van Los), Kasparov disdained 6.Ke2!, winning a piece by force; cf. a simul game of Tim Krabbé's that began 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 e6 4.c4 Bb4+ 5.Ke2! (Kasparov made a good choice, as it turns out: Van Los simply hung a piece on move 7.) In game 7 (vs. Segers), Kasparov apparently wasn't afraid to allow Marshall's 6...e5! with near equality (Segers instead played abysmally and was mated on move 11).
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