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Yuri Balashov vs Alexander Beliavsky
URS-ch53 (1986), Kiev URS, rd 10, Apr-??
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04)  ·  1-0
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Jul-20-09  returnoftheking: This wild game won the best game award of the '86 championship.
Jul-20-09  kellmano: I can see why. It's a great game. Unbalanced as you like. No normal Catalan. Kramnik would probably be disgusted.
Jul-20-09  returnoftheking: hehe. Not the "new" Kramnik of Dordtmund;)
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