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Robert Eugene Byrne vs Viktor Korchnoi
Sousse Interzonal (1967), Sousse TUN, rd 7, Oct-27
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77)  ·  0-1
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Feb-23-03  mdorothy: Attack on one side meets counter attack on the other. Excellent show.
Feb-23-03  drukenknight: two of my favorite players, hey what about: 24 Nc5?
Feb-23-03  actual: 24...Ra2
Feb-23-03  drukenknight: 25 Nxa6
Feb-23-03  actual: 25...Rxb2+
Feb-24-03  drukenknight: 26 Ka1 Give up?
Feb-24-03  actual: 26...Rxc2+
Jun-17-03  SicilianDragon: Gotta love it
Jun-17-03  caseyclyde: Instead of 27.Rxh7 White was better off with Rc-d1, threatening to trade queens. If the knight goes back to e8 holding the pawn, white either rook to Re1. Among other things, he can give back the exchange if black puts the bishop on e6.
May-23-07  Resignation Trap: This game, from round seven, was played October 27, instead of the scheduled October 24, as Byrne had a stomach complaint.

After 27.Rxh7?? his ailment may have returned (simply moving the Rook on c1 anywhere would have maintained a winning position)!

Aug-24-11  joshuap: Black does a good job of following through on his attack. Ra1+ is a nice finish.
Jun-29-17  sho16: The Dragon's Byrne
Jul-17-17  clement41: This opening demands a great deal of precision. E.G if 11...Rac8?! instead of 11...Rfc8, then white has 12 Nxc6 takes back 13 Nd5! and: A 13... Qxd2 14 Nxe7+ zwichenchach Kh8 15 Rxd2 B 13...Qd8 14 Nxf6+ takes back 15 h4 as white won an important tempo in this heavily tempo-based position+ managed to remove the defender of h5 and h7 Whereas the text enables 14...Kf8 in the A line above
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