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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Mikhail Tal
12th Soviet Team-ch qual group 2 (1972), Moscow URS, rd 3, Mar-04
Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Exchange Variation (D41)  ·  1-0
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Jul-30-07  patzerboy: Tal made a bad mistake allowing Petrosian to get that advanced rook pawn. He must have overlooked 20. Ra3, thinking White had to play Rd1.

Interesting maneuvering by the major pieces: Black desperately trying to avoid a Queen trade; White gradually eliminating Black's options until there were none left.

Jul-30-07  CapablancaFan: <patzerboy> Yeah your right. It's so funny Tal allowed Petrosian to just walk that rook pawn down the file thinking Petrosian would'nt be able to hold on to it and he did! LOL.
Jun-29-09  BISHOP TAL: who would of figured at around move 10 that petros A pawn would take both tals A and B pawns, and help pressure for a win
Aug-20-12  HansMeier555: What about 21.- Rc4?
Mar-26-15
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  whiteshark: Still, <21.Red1!> would have been the strongest move.


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