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Spassky - Portisch Match

Boris Spassky3/6(+1 -1 =4)[games]
Lajos Portisch3/6(+1 -1 =4)[games]

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Spassky vs Portisch 1-0662007Spassky - Portisch MatchC67 Ruy Lopez
2. Portisch vs Spassky ½-½482007Spassky - Portisch MatchA95 Dutch, Stonewall
3. Spassky vs Portisch ½-½322007Spassky - Portisch MatchC78 Ruy Lopez
4. Portisch vs Spassky 1-0252007Spassky - Portisch MatchA95 Dutch, Stonewall
5. Spassky vs Portisch ½-½252007Spassky - Portisch MatchC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Portisch vs Spassky ½-½302007Spassky - Portisch MatchE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-30-07  Inf: wow, 2 great old chess player, or shoud i say titans ( in their time ) playing against each other?? how many games for this?? oh and i have never been..

1st to post wOOt!

Apr-30-07  Timex: There were 6 games. In the 4th game, Spassky overlooks a piece with Nd3?? and Portisch simply captures the knight with Rxd3. In the 1st game, Spassky sacs a pawn to acheive a won position.
May-01-07  mynameisrandy: I take it this was rapid?
May-01-07  Knight13: I really wished Spassky won this.
May-02-07  karnak64: Aside from game 4, what a delight it is to see these two old lions have at each other!
May-03-07  Chess Classics: It's matches like these that make me yearn for the "golden days" of chess, which I wasn't alive for and didn't really even exist. But still, I agree with <Inf>...

Regards,
CC

May-03-07  ahmadov: I wonder who has organized this match. Strangely enough, chessbase.com has not reported on it yet...
May-03-07  ahmadov: Oops, sorry, I have just found it
http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...
May-03-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  ganstaman: Well don't I feel stupid. I thought they were both dead. Time to look at some games played by ghosts.
May-03-07  Chess Classics: <ganstaman> Well, Spassky had a small heart attack about 2 months ago, but appears to be in fine form. Portisch, I had no idea if he was alive or not.

Regards,
CC

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