|Sep-30-08|| ||whiteshark: Better was <40...Be7>, e.g. <41.Qxe5 Bxc5 42.Qxc5 Qb1+> (Now it is right, as there is no need retreat the Queen to protect the King against ♕+♗.) <43.Kh2 Qxa2=> |
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|Sep-30-08|| ||maxi: It seems you are right.|
|Oct-05-08|| ||5hrsolver: if 40...Be7 white can play Qxe7 instead of Qxe5 and it seems like white can win the king, pawn ending because of his passed c pawn and potential raid of the kingside pawns.|
|Jan-12-11|| ||wordfunph: story behind this game..
12th Round of 24th USSR Championship in 1957:
Mikhail Tal adjourned his game with Boleslavsky in a very difficult position. Straight after play, Tal went off to a date with a girl! While the other players were enjoying their sleep, Tal spent the time walking around the streets of Moscow. Next to the Bielorussky railway station they crossed the road in the wrong place and the policeman arrested them and brought to the police station. The young lieutenant who was on duty turned to look at them with dissatisfaction and returned to the task he had had to break off --- he was sitting with a chess board in front of him. Tal glanced at the board and couldn't suppress a smile. The police officer was analyzing Tal's adjourned game with Boleslavsky.
Obviously the adjourned game had been dictated in the evening sports bulletin on the radio. Tal was unable to restrain himself and commented on a move made on the board. Instead of
replying, the lieutenant pushed the board away from him with a sigh and in a bored voice asked, "Name?" "Tal." "What, another one?" "You'll laugh, I know," said Misha, "But I'm not another one, but the very man himself." A minute later, they were analyzing the position together. Tal went home only at 7 am. Despite the help of the police, the game was still lost on
sorry guys, i missed my source..
|Jan-13-11|| ||perfidious: <wordfunph> This tale is from Cafferty's collection of Tal's games, 1957-73.|
|Aug-20-11|| ||ToTheDeath: Classic Tal tale.|
|Sep-12-11|| ||LIFE Master AJ: Boleslavsky played magnificently ... Tal did not go down easily.|
|Sep-12-11|| ||LIFE Master AJ: More Ruy Lopez games - my goal is to go through 300-500 ... I am onl;y doing 1-3 a day, so this could take a while.|
|May-11-13|| ||tjipa: Tal speaks very warmly about Boleslavsky in his 1983 book Kogda ozhivajut figury (republished in Govorit i pokazyvaet Tal, 2006, which is Vol. 7 of his Collected Games and Writings).|
|May-23-14|| ||Bartacus: I believe Bronstein married Boleslavsky's daughter (see the Sorcerer's Apprentice book.)|
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