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Andras Adorjan vs Bent Larsen
Riga Interzonal (1979), Riga URS, rd 16, Sep-27
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Variation Nei Gambit (A19)  ·  1-0
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Mar-14-13  Everett: Tal crushed everyone in the Riga Interzonal in 1979. Larsen was nearly keeping pace with him, scoring 7.5/10 after ten rounds, just a half point off Tal's blistering start. Then came three consecutive zeros for Larsen, and only 1.5/6 before finishing with a win. This is the last game of his losing slide, round 16.

Adorjan's 12.c5 and 13.b4 keep the pressure on, and Larsen is unable to find the moves to keep him in the game.

Aug-14-14  Howard: Gligoric analyzed this game in his "Game of the Month" column in Chess Life, back in either late 1979 or early 1980.

One doesn't have to be, say, Carlsen to see why Larsen resigned. After he recaptures on b8, White checks on e5 with his queen, and then.......

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