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Eduard Gufeld vs Vasily Smyslov
13th Soviet Team-ch final A (1975), Riga LAT, rd 5, Jul-??
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0


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Sep-08-07  dasp3edd3m0n: There's no kibitzing for this page?! Are you freaking kidding me?!
Sep-08-07  Monkey King: Nice game by Gufeld, very poor game by Smyslov. The end was fairly nice though.
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  whiteshark: Smyslov could have equalized with <27...Rf8! 28.Nxc6 Rd6 29.Nxa7 Ng4 30.Nb5 Rdd8>

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but he missed it.

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  GrahamClayton: The power of three connected passed pawns!
Jul-11-10  Jitanjafora: In the magazine "Ajedrez de Estilo" # 117 (Feb. 1989) Gufeld wrote that this game was played at Riga, not Erevan. (Team Tornament, last round)
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  GrahamClayton: I like Gufeld's comment about the final position:

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"The Space Invaders are about to land".

Jul-23-10  anjyplayer: Smyslov beaten in the ending.
Jun-10-15  SpiritedReposte: Pretty compensation.
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