|Oct-31-06|| ||Resignation Trap: Laszlo Szabo wrote:|
"I am still convinced that a strange interlude deprived me of a win against Boleslavsky. Playing with Black, I chose the Marshall Attack, which involves the risk of a Pawn sacrifice, as is known. The prepared innovation was also played, and my opponent was struggling with problems peppered with time trouble. And in the critical position for White,...
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...a shortcircuit developed in the hall. The fault could not be corrected for more than an hour, therefore the tournament executives suspended play, and ordered their resumption on the next day. Analysis away from the board made Boleslavsky's task much easier, therefore I did not have the courage to take further risks and drew shortly after the resumption."
|Oct-31-06|| ||keypusher: <Resignation Trap> I think you mean this game: Boleslavsky vs Szabo, 1950|
|Oct-31-06|| ||Resignation Trap: <Keypusher> You are right. I'll delete that message and repost it on the proper game.|
|Nov-01-06|| ||Resignation Trap: By the way, THIS game (with Boleslavsky playing Black) was a fine creative effort by the winner. With his fine form in this tournament, he tied for first place with Bronstein (or, rather, Bronstein tied for first with Boleslavsky).|
|Apr-28-07|| ||Bears092: I wouldn't call it that creative, myself. It just looks like Szabo violated a couple (modern, yes) rules of the KID/Petrosian system. He twice went after pawns that he should have left and ignored the queenside at the start of the middlegame. Taking the Ne3 was pretty weak too, but leaving the knight is no fun. Perhaps he should have put his dark squared bishop in a position to defend his king before exchanging? With no g-pawn (the irony), the attack probably won't come that fast.|
|Apr-28-07|| ||vonKrolock: <8...♘d7> This now is more daring and spectacular than 11...♘h5 in Spassky vs Fischer, 1972|
|Sep-18-11|| ||ToTheDeath: Cool pawn sac! Boleslavsky played the King's Indian extremely well.|
|Jun-03-13|| ||zydeco: A nightmare of a tournament for Szabo. In general he plays too optimistically: instead of the time-wasting 15.Ng5, white can play 15.Nd2 and then Qe2 Rfc1 f3 Nf1 Kh1 and everything's protected and white can eventually play for a win on the queenside. Later on, Szabo probably has to hunker down with 28.Re1 and Qe2 instead of 28.Rc3?|
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