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Rafael Vaganian vs Garry Kasparov
47th USSR Championship (1979), Minsk BLR, rd 11, Dec-??
Philidor Defense: General (C41)  ·  0-1


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Apr-19-06  ButIdothattoo: Well, I guess I don't understand much of this game. I guess it's all just beyond me. Gazz had pawns hanging left and right thru-out the game. The one hanging on f5 at one point to a rook - could that have been taken? I mean, I'm no expert here.

I like the way Raffy conducted the game until 24 Bxg6, which I don't see a real necessity for. Couldn't he
have sat all day on his more active
bishops? What was Black going to do?

Apr-19-06  HamasHamas: Sit on Gazz until he cracks?

Yes, it does appear that Raff missed some opportunities here.

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  HAPERSAUD: Yay, I hate the Trompowsky, and I love to see it get owned
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: This isn't a Trompowsky. After 5.Nf3, it transposes to a Philidor with the offbeat Bg5.
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