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Efim Geller vs Bent Larsen
Larsen - Geller 3rd place Candidates Playoff (1966), Copenhagen DEN, rd 9, Mar-25
Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E08)  ·  0-1


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Jan-28-04  Whitehat1963: 35 ... Nxf2! All downhill from there. Can anyone resurrect white's game at or near move 35? For that matter, is there any resurrecting Geller's game after 44 ... h5?
Jan-29-04  Whitehat1963: Does Crafty provide a different move than 35. Rd7? If so, what's the best line?
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  Honza Cervenka: 40.Kg2 would have been a little bit better.
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  crafty: 34...♖f6 35. ♖d7 ♘xf2 36. ♔xf2 e4 37. ♘d4 exf3 38. ♖e7   (eval -1.17; depth 17 ply; 750M nodes)
Mar-11-16  RookFile: The entire match hung on this game.
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