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Ulf Andersson vs Edvins Kengis
Yerevan Olympiad (1996), Yerevan ARM, rd 13, Sep-30
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Romanishin Variation (A11)  ·  1-0

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Oct-12-04  acirce: I can't see this game in MyChess.
Oct-12-04  poktirity: Me neither :/
Jan-19-11  wordfunph: game story..

GM Ulf Andersson had played exceptionally safely and made more draws than could be expected. Hillarp-Persson and IM Hellsten asked him throughout one evening and the next morning questions like: "Wouldn't it be nice to win a game Ulf?" and finally Ulf became quite frustrated about these questions and their implication. In something like close to shouting he exclaimed: "Alright, alright, then, I will play for a win. But under no circumstances will I take any risks." Andersson won his next game against Kengis.

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Feb-24-13  machomortensen: The quote upstairs were from the great book EXCELLING AT CHESS by Jacob Aagaard (2001).
Dec-17-19
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  woldsmandriffield: Unless Kengis really did play 74..Ra8+ (given as a variation) instead of 74..Kg7, it is difficult to see how Andersson won this game either.
Dec-17-19  Olavi: The game indeed ended 75.Rd8 1-0, as per bulletin.

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