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Paul Keres vs Efim Geller
Budapest (1952), Budapest HUN, rd 6, Mar-12
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Worrall Attack Castling line (C86)  ·  1-0


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May-24-04  Whitehat1963: Two legendary proponents of the opening of the day fight it out. What's the finish?
May-24-04  Swindler: White is two pawns up and the bishops are of the same colour, so I guess it's won with the right tecnique.
Jan-01-05  fizixgeek: Why not 29. Bxf6?
Is it, in such situations, better to leave the bishops on to avoid a draw?
Jan-01-05  aw1988: 29. Bxf6 is not a legal move.
May-07-09  notyetagm: Great combination by Keres.
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  Infohunter: <fizixgeek: Why not 29. Bxf6? Is it, in such situations, better to leave the bishops on to avoid a draw?>

<aw1988: 29. Bxf6 is not a legal move.>

My guess is that <fixixgeek> meant to type "19. Bxf6", which is indeed a perfectly legal move, unlike "29. Bxf6".

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  whiteshark: Grandmaster Ronen Har-Zvi presented this game in a lecture: starts at around 17m00s

Starting position after <17... Qe6>:

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  dernier loup de T: 29.Be2-f6 is not a legal move... are you sure, wicked aw aw?? LOL....
Sep-17-18  Dave12: These guys used to play chess in a very different way than what we have now. It's just a pleasure watching.
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