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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs David Bronstein
8th Soviet Team Cup (1974), Moscow URS, rd 2, Aug-21
King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation (E80)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Mar-01-09  WhiteRook48: a queen and knight cannot get rid of 2 rooks on the seventh
Oct-24-10  Everett: Look at that: a Petrosian sac that did not net him a win. Perhaps he missed one someplace.
Jun-17-18  ewan14: Petrosian going for it , but Bronstein hangs in there
Aug-03-18  Everett: 38.Qxf7 throws away a beautiful win. Stock fish indicates <38.Qh6> as the way to go.
Aug-04-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  ChessHigherCat: If 38 Qh6 Qd7, white doubles on the h-file with Rg5 and grabs the knight:

+16.47 (26 ply) 39.Rg5 Na6 (seems like a stupid move, but maybe there's nothing better) 40.Rh5 Kf8 41.Qh8+ Ke7 42.Rxg7

Aug-19-18  Howard: Wonder if this game is in the Informant, and wonder if it points out 38.Qh6.
Aug-19-18
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  Retireborn: <Howard> Yes it is, and no it doesn't. Annotator Kotov actually awards 38.Qxf7+ a ! He mentions 38.Qxd6? but that seems to win as well.
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