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Nikola Padevsky vs Garry Kasparov
"Pad Tie" (game of the day Dec-20-2015)
Baku (1980), Baku AZE, rd 14, Apr-??
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Classical Fianchetto (E67)  ·  1/2-1/2


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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-14-12  laikn1: Is this exchange is sound and why actually Kasparov did it?
Dec-20-15  ToTheDeath: Of course it's sound. Black had full material equivalent for the Queen and very active pieces. White had to be careful to maintain equality.
Dec-20-15  Mehem: <very active pieces> That's why White should have played 27.g4! instead of taking pawn 27.Rxd6. 27... Bd3 28.Rxd3 Nxd3 29.Qxd3 R8e6 30.Kg2

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with the plan f3, Ne4, Qd4. It would have been extremely difficult for Black to save a draw.

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  stoy: In 1972 Padevsky defeated Karpov on the white side of a Sicilian. He had his moments.
Dec-20-15  Howard: Well, yeah, but Kasparov wasn't exactly in peak form back in 1972, was he ?
Dec-20-15  Helios727: Howard, I think you mean Karpov. Karpov turned 21 in 1972 and was already a very strong player.
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  kevin86: Pawns on the same side= draw.
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