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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Ilia Abramovich Kan
USSR Championship (1955), Moscow URS, rd 1, Feb-11
King's Indian Attack: Sicilian Variation (A08)  ·  1-0


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Mar-11-06  WhoKeres: I think Petrosian's handling of the King's Indian Attack is among the best of any GM I've seen. He just plays like a machine until his opponents fall apart! I recall his games with Euwe and Reshevsky from Zurich 1953 as two other good examples of his handling of this opening.
Oct-26-09  birthtimes: Petrosian also wins with the exchange sacrifice 29. Rxd5! exd5 30. Nd6 Nf8 31. Qe5 Ne6 32. Ne8 followed by 33. Nf6+!
Aug-09-18  ewan14: Petrosian plays e4 !!
Aug-10-18  sakredkow: That mad h-pawn sprinting down the sideline in a lone assault on the kingside was a sight to see. Kan never got in this one.
Aug-10-18  Howard: Wonder how often Petrosian played the KIA.
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  Honza Cervenka: 16...h6 was necessary.
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