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Evgeny Terpugov vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
"This is Spartak!" (game of the day Jun-17-2018)
Zenit vs. Spartak (1957), Moscow
Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46)  ·  0-1
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Jul-29-12
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  gars: I quote <Phony Benoni>'s question on June 10th: "Why do I have the feeling Petrosian would have been good at Fischer Random?" The answer is simple: Fischer Random is pure Chess without any of the opening theory mumbo jumbo and Petrosian was a superb player. That's all, folks!
Jul-29-12
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  SuperPatzer77: I love Tigran Petrosian because he was deaf himself. So am I. :-)

Cheers to the roarin' Tigran Petrosian!!!

He sure could give any grandmasters a big headache if he were alive today.

SuperPatzer77

Jul-29-12  lemaire90: Spectacular !
Jul-29-12  Riverbeast: 27...Qc4 is the type of move that should be played with pinky finger raised...
Jul-29-12
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  WannaBe: Tigran was deaf?! I never knew that!
Jul-29-12  jackpawn: Petrosian wore hearing aids so he wasn't totally deaf.
Jul-29-12
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  PhilFeeley: <WannaBe> You've been around here for how long and you didn't know that? Strange the details we miss.

I don't get the "Spartak" reference. Anyone?

Jul-29-12  jackpawn: Petrosian, especially during this timeframe, was just a ton! D@mn, this game is impressive!
Jul-30-12
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  SuperPatzer77: <WannaBe: Tigran was deaf?! I never knew that! > <WannaBe> Take a look at the website link -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigran...

Read the story under the subtopic "Deafness"

SuperPatzer77

Jul-30-12
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  kevin86: White either allows the queen to mate or takes the queen and is mated by the knight (kind of an opened-face smothered mate).
Jul-30-12
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  WannaBe: <PhilFeeley> I know, I feel silly (stupid)...

<SuperPatzer77> Thanks for the link, great read.

I like this quote: "He [Petrosian] has an incredible tactical view, and a wonderful sense of the danger... No matter how much you think deep... He will 'smell' any kind of danger 20 moves before!" Robert Fischer

Nov-13-12  Cemoblanca: Petrosian was a real "Ladykiller"! ;) What a beauty! RIP!

By the way: I only know http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZeY... :D

Feb-20-14  Strelets: <PhilFeeley> Spartak refers to Voluntary Sports Society (VSS) Spartak, in which Tigran Vartanovich was a member. Many prominent Soviet grandmasters had such an affiliation: Botvinnik played for Trudovye Rezervy (Labor Reserves), Smyslov was a long-time member of Burevestnik (Stormy Petrel), Tal (Latvian by birth) belonged to Daugava, Spassky was in Lokomotiv, and Karpov was a member of TsSKA (Tsentral'nyi sportivnyi klub armii-Central Army Sports Club).
Apr-22-14  Mating Net: The piece sac is tremendous, but the quiet, but deadly 25...c3! is top class. It cuts off the White Queen and freezes the c pawn ensuring that the lines of communication are permanently impaired.
May-06-15  ToTheDeath: What a fantastic game by Petrosian, in his younger years he played some sparkling chess. Great sac and the finish is elegant.

18.Be4!? looks dangerous for Black but I have not analyzed it, at any rate it offers more of a fight than opening the b file did.

May-07-15
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: In his book The Art of Defense in Chess, Andrew Soltis opens with the game J Klavins vs I Zdanovs, 1961. Compare this game after move 11 with that game after move 13:

1. Black has exactly one piece developed;
2. It's a Knight on b6;
3. White had played 0-0-0? in both games;
4. Black's development stinks in numbers yet is superior in quality; 5. Both players with Black sacrificed that Nb6 on c4 and won in less than 30 moves.

Rather a tad eerie.

Dec-05-17  Jambow: Epitomizes the RJF adage <tactics flow from superior position>.
Feb-26-18  Granny O Doul: <PhilFeeley> Perhaps it is meant to evoke "I am Spartacus", though the change from "I" to "this" rather diminishes the line's force.
Jun-17-18
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  andrewjsacks: Strong as well as witty final move.
Jun-17-18
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  morfishine: Zenit is a Russian football club from St Petersburg. Spartak is a Russian football club from Moscow and are the country's most successful club

I assume the reference Zenit vs Spartak showcases the World Cup being played in Russia at this time

Jun-17-18
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  FSR: <An Englishman> This game also brought Klavins-Zdanovs immediately to my mind.
Jun-17-18
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  offramp: <morfishine: Zenit is a Russian football club from St Petersburg. Spartak is a Russian football club from Moscow and are the country's most successful club.>

The least successful club is Nadir.

Jun-17-18
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  Sneaky: The pun is a reference to the movie "300", specifically https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZe....
Jun-17-18
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  MissScarlett: <The pun is a reference to the movie "300",>

Been there, done that: E Spaete vs H Strater, 2000

Jun-17-18
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  ChessHigherCat: Terpugov died of a massive Spartattack.
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