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Nukhim N Rashkovsky vs Boris Gulko
URS-ch FL49 (1981), Volgodonsk URS, rd 17, Oct-??
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Larsen Defense (E62)  ·  0-1

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Mar-07-22
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  FSR: There should be a # symbol after 37...Qg2. Correction slip submitted.
Mar-07-22
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  FSR: Gulko wrote in <Lessons with a Grandmaster II>:

This game occurred in a very dramatic situation during the last round. This is one of the first tournaments I played after applying for emigration. For two years they didn't allow me to play in any tournaments, and then only in a limited number: the USSR Championship and the Moscow Championship. This was the first division of the USSR Championship and the top three from this tournament would go on to play in the highest division.

My opponent was a strong grandmaster who was never permitted to play in any tournament outside the USSR. I don't know what crime he committed against the KGB. Both Rashkovsky and I could have tied for first by making two draws in the final two rounds. However, he was promised by the Soviet authorities that he would be allowed to travel to Rumania to an international tournament if he prevented me from advancing. To secure his place in the highest division, he took risks in the previous round and lost. His only hope of qualifying now was to beat me. This was the circumstance surrounding this very dramatic game.

Mar-07-22
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  HeMateMe: Good stuff, <FSR>.

Three cheers for men of principle, men like Gulko, Lev Alburt and kornchnoi, those who bucked the system and escaped.

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