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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Mikhail Tal
Tal - Botvinnik World Championship Rematch (1961), Moscow URS, rd 19, May-05
King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation. Normal Defense (E81)  ·  0-1
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Aug-10-06  talisman: what about 60.k-g5 for B?
May-31-09  dzhafner: I think the problem with 60 Kg5 is something like this.

60...Nf3+
60 Kg6 ... Rb6
61 Kh5 ... Nd4
62 Bd3? ... Ke7?
63 Rd5? ... Kf6?
64 Bc4? ... Nxb3

the b pawn looks weak and white even needs to worry about the possility of mates on the h file. I think its pretty lost.

Jun-16-09  talisman: <dzhafner> thanks!
Feb-13-12  Helios727: Starting with the final position and after:

76. Kxg4 c2
77. Rc8 Kd2
78. Rxc2 Kxc2


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Will not black be forced to sacrifice the rook for the pawn and settle for a draw?

Feb-13-12
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  Sastre: 76.Kxg4 c2 77.Rc8 Kd2 78.Rxc2+ Kxc2 79.Kh4 Kc3 80.g4 Kd4 81.Kg5 Ke5 82.Kg6 Rg3 83.g5 Kf4 wins.
Mar-12-12  screwdriver: Nice finishing analysis Sastre. It's always nice to know the finishing touches. Tal's endgame was solid as he showed in these championship games.
Jul-12-17  Toribio3: Building bridge is never fun by awesome Tal!
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