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Mikhail Tal vs Bukhuti Gurgenidze
USSR Championship (1959), Tbilisi URS, rd 14, Feb-01
Sicilian Defense: Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze Variation (B36)  ·  1-0
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Jan-05-09  M.D. Wilson: A struggle.
Oct-27-16  zydeco: Yeah, good game. Gurgenidze was toe-to-toe with Tal all the way through this.

29.Rd5!? is a nice sacrifice - the d5 outpost for the knight is worth an exchange.

42.Rg5 threatens a pretty mate with 43.Nd5#.

Jan-06-18  ColdSong: 29.Rd5,as coming to crown a plan preparing it,is really a nice idea.
Jul-08-18
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  saffuna: Tal wrote that he delayed winning this in order to play another adjourned game before resuming his game with Spassky.
Jul-08-18
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  harrylime: <saffuna: Tal wrote that he delayed winning this in order to play another adjourned game before resuming his game with Spassky.>

Have you any more info ?

I'm being straight up . I love Tal.

Jul-08-18
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  harrylime: Actually playing thru the game I can see Black was lost but played on ...

Still....

Any folks out there with Tal stories or anecdotes ... I'm ya man !

Jul-09-18
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  saffuna: <I'm being straight up . I love Tal.>

Oh, so NOW you want a favor. After a multitudes of insults.

Get a copy of "Life and Games of Mikhail Tal."

Jul-09-18
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  whiteshark:


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Black to move

1) +0.46 (29 ply) 30...h4 31.Bxf5 hxg3 32.hxg3 Rfe8 33.Kf2 Nb4 34.Rd4 Nd3+ 35.Kg2 Kf8 36.b3 Kg7 37.Bxe4 Nc5 38.Kf3 Nxe4 39.Rxe4 Rxe4 40.Kxe4 Re8+ 41.Kd4 Kf6 42.g4 Rh8 43.a4 Kf7 44.b4 Ke6 45.f5+ Kf6 46.Nd5+ Kg5

2) +0.84 (28 ply) 30...Ke6 31.Nxf5 Kf6 32.Kf2 Ne7 33.Nxe7 Kxe7 34.Bf5 Rh8 35.Ke3 b6 36.Kxe4 Rh6 37.Kf3 Rf8 38.Bd3 Re8 39.Rg5 Kd8 40.Kf2 h4 41.g4 Rhe6 42.Rd5 Kc7 43.g5 Re1 44.Rf5 Rd1

= = =

and after <30.Rxd5 Nb4>

1) +0.85 (29 ply) 31.Rb5 Nxa2 32.Bxf5 Rb8 33.Bxe4 h4 34.g4 Kd8 35.Bf5 Kc7 36.Nd5+ Kc6 37.Kg2 a6 38.Rb6+ Kc5 39.Kf3 Kxc4 40.Be4 Kc5 41.b4+ Kd4 42.Ne3 Rfd8 43.Nf5+ Kc3 44.Nxd6 Nxb4 45.g5 a5 46.Ke3 Nc2+ 47.Kf3 Ne1+ 48.Ke2 Nc2 49.Bxb7 Nd4+ 50.Ke3

2) +0.55 (28 ply) 31.Nxf5+ Kf6 32.Rb5 Nxa2 33.Kf2 Nc1 34.Ke3 Nd3 35.Nd4 Rfe8 36.Rf5+ Ke7 37.b3 Nc5 38.b4 Ne6 39.Nxe6 Kxe6 40.Rxh5+ Ke7 41.Kxe4 Rh8 42.Bg4 Rxh5 43.Bxh5 Rc8 44.Kd4 b6 45.b5 d5 46.cxd5 Kd6 47.g4 Rc5 48.g5 Rxd5+ 49.Ke4 Rxb5 50.f5 Ke7

= = =

all 6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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