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David Bronstein vs Svetozar Gligoric
Alekhine Memorial (1956), Moscow URS, rd 4, Oct-13
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Chigorin Defense (C97)  ·  1-0

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Dec-25-15
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  zydeco: Gligoric's material aversion could lead him to some strange places: why not just recapture on a5 instead of 20....Bf8 or 22....Ra6?

Bronstein really had incredible technique, as displayed here.

Aug-30-17  jerseybob: <zydeco:....why not just recapture on a5 instead of 20....Bf8 or 22....Ra6?> Geller came to the same conclusion and against Szabo a year later played 20..Qxa5 with a hair-raising draw. 16..Nc4 is a risky-looking line and Nc6 looks safer.

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