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Mikhail Tal vs Georgy Lisitsin
"A Strong Piece" (game of the day Jan-15-2011)
USSR Championship (1956), Leningrad (RUS), rd 11, Jan-28
Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish Variation (B71)  ·  1-0
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Jan-15-11  Open Defence: hi Bodden which browser are you using? internet explorer ? google chrome ? firefox ? something else ?

is java enabled ? is this the first time you are trying to access a game or did it work earlier and is giving you trouble only now?

Jan-15-11  bodden: explorer open defence and this is first time i use it
Jan-15-11  Open Defence: is there any error msg ? is this your own computer or one at work? shared one?
Jan-15-11  bodden: jav a is installed and all pieces appear on board but annotations are over the board
Jan-15-11  bodden: i dont see any error and is my own computer
Jan-15-11  Open Defence: ok just below the board it will indicate which java viewer you are using does it say "chess viewer deluxe (default)" ?
Jan-15-11  bodden: yes, says chess viewer deluxe default
Jan-15-11  Open Defence: ok just want to test something, where it says "chess viewer deluxe (default)" please select "MyChess" from the drop down, and then click the set button next to it

what we are trying to see is if the situation you described occurs when you use a different viewer

we will change this back to chess viewer deluxe shortly

Jan-15-11  Open Defence: and also maximize your browser window in case it is not maximized
Jan-15-11  Open Defence: is the situation you described still occuring now <bodden> ?
Jan-15-11  bodden: yes still occures the situation opendefence
Jan-15-11  Open Defence: ok change the viewer back to chess viewer deluxe and let me know if it still occurs, also open up some other games in new browser windows and let me know if this is with other games as well?
Jan-15-11  Open Defence: hi bodden its late where i am so i need to crash, hope this is sorted out, if not i hope the people around can find the fix..

when my safari browser had this problem i changed the viewer and changed it back and it worked!

Jan-15-11  bodden: yes, the problem occures also in other games using chess viwer deluxe
Jan-15-11  bodden: thanks for your effort and time opendefe ce
Jan-15-11  YoungEd: "Walking Tal"
May-05-11
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  GrahamClayton: Black probably wished he had a dark-squared bishop once Tal started marching his King up the board.
Jun-10-12  shaikriyaz: prey becomes predator!
Nov-20-14
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  Castleinthesky: This game is Game 2 in Irving Chernev's The Most Instructive Games Ever Played
Dec-20-14  Howard: It's not only Game 2, but it turns out that Lisitsin was also in Game 3 ! He lost that one too.
Feb-09-16  Timi Timov: That 16...Qb6 , lol... Lisitsin was afraid of Tal' s tactics capacity
Feb-09-16  Timi Timov: 17... Qb6*
Feb-09-16
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  RookFile: Lisitsin played a good game in defeat.
Nov-19-16  clement41: A classic yet effective and pretty king march by Tal! I liked the tactical defense 17...Qb6!? because it's psychologically strong, kindof ignoring white's threat and going ahead with his own agenda instead
Mar-15-17  Toribio3: In this game, Tal played like Petrosian!
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