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Mikhail Tal vs Viktor Korchnoi
Riga (1955)  ·  Spanish Game: Open. Malkin Variation (C83)  ·  0-1
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Nov-21-05  who: Tal never seems to get anything going, and after winning the exchange it seems that the knight is just stronger than a rook anyway. This seems to be how Tal's awful record against Korchnoi started.
May-07-06  madlydeeply: Didn't Tal say something like, "there are three kinds of sacrifices, sound, unsound and mine". I guess a great defender like Korchnoi shows that Tal's sacrifices are not in the first category.

May-07-06  penarol: <who> In an interview to Tal shortly after he won the WCh in 1960, the Hungarian Dimitri Bjelica asked him about Korchnoi. Tal answered that Korchnoi was a very fine player and that their score was 5-5: 5 games won by Korchnoi, and the other 5...were drawn!!
Sep-04-09  The Rocket: tal said "There are two kinds of sacrifices: sound ones, and mine"
May-03-14  sls: D.B. was not Hungarian but Serbian.
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