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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Vlastimil Jansa
Bar (1980)
Torre Attack: Fianchetto Defense (A48)  ·  1-0


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Nov-27-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Petrosian's handling of the Torre Attack is inspiring. I think Black's 21...h5 is what cost him; White goes on to dominate the light squares.
Nov-27-12  The17thPawn: <Wyatt Gwyon> - What would you suggest o blacks 21st move?
Nov-27-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Tough question. Haven't analyzed the position extensively, but I think black could hold out longer with Be6 followed by Re8, Nd7, and Qh8, but the kingside is still full of soft spots.
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  fredthebear: The kingside exchanges helped White more than Black. White went from being cramped to having a developed attack with Black's cooperation. Then Black drops the Ng6 in the final position.

One possible continuance of 37...Rxg6 38.Qxf4 exQf4 39.Nf6+ Kg7 40.RxRg6+ KxRg6 leaves White up a knight in a simplified position. Other Black tries against the White pieces or the f2-square don't seem to spook up anything. Black has simply blundered the knight away.

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