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Bakhtadze vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
Tbilisi (Georgia) (1944)
English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation Bradley Beach Variation (A28)  ·  0-1


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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-24-04  Reti Incarnate: Ah! It appears that, contrary to popular belief, Petrosian was prone to the occasional fit of violence! 18. ...g5, what an adventurous move!
Jun-25-04  Resignation Trap: I believe that "safety first" became Petrosian's motto a few years after this game. Keep in mind that he was only 15 when he played this game.
Jan-30-06  Matein42: Im not sure if petrosian didn't play a safety first game here he calmly traded peices, shut down whites chances on the queen-side and then it was his turn and he most likely calculated most of those moves and knew he would come out on top in my opinion
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  TheFocus: This game is from the 5th Georgian Championship played in Tbilisi.

Petrosian finished with 8/17.

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