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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs David Bronstein
URS Spartakiad (1967), Moscow URS
Queen's Gambit Declined: Been-Koomen Variation (D50)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-07-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: 29.Rxe8! is a devasting blow which Petrosian had to foresee already when he played 27.Ng4. 32.Rc7 would have lead to quick mate but text continuation was sufficient as well.
Mar-15-12
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  Garech: Fantastic game!

"Petrosian, first and foremost, was a stupendous tactician."

-Spassky

Mar-16-12  SChesshevsky: << Fantastic game!>>

I haven't seen this game before and it was great. I think it show's Petrosian in his best form.

I'm guessing Bronstein might have been surprised how powerful the subtle 26. Rc6 and 27. Ng4 turned out.

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