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Anatoly Karpov vs Lajos Portisch
Linares (1989), Linares ESP, rd 9, Mar-01
Queen's Gambit Declined: Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31)  ·  1-0



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Black played

46 ... Kd6? and after 47.e4 he was lost.

No less than Bobby Fischer showed a good way to draw:

46... c5! 47. Ke4 cxd4 48. exd4 Kd6 49. d5 Kc5 50.Rc7+ Kd6 51. Rc6+ Ke7 52. Rxf6 Kxf6 53. Kf4 Kf7 54. Ke5

(If 54. Kg5 Kg7 55. d6 Kf7=)

54... Ke7 55. d6+ Kd7 56. Kd5 g5!=

Good old Bobby!

Apr-26-09  ToTheDeath: That's an impressive piece of analysis, <offramp>.
Apr-26-09  AnalyzeThis: Well, give Fischer the credit for seeing this, I guess.
Apr-26-09  zev22407: Where did you find Fischer's analysis?
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  offramp: I can't remember - but it may have been somewhere at
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  Parsifal2: The Fischer draw is given in Timman´s updated book on the 1972 Fischer-Spassky match. Jan relates how he met Fischer once, in Brussels in 1989 and how Bobby showed 2 pieces of analysis he had done on the plane coming over from the States. The other was an improvement on a key line, very early on, in a game between Ivanchuk and Kasparov from Linares 1989. Timman lamented how many other such snippets of genius must have been lost for ever since Fischer had kept no records of them.
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  diceman: <AnalyzeThis:
Well, give Fischer the credit for seeing this, I guess.>

…and break tradition?

Jul-17-14  Tatumart: Ah, a Fischer hater :)) so you doubt Jan?
How sad. But hating Fischer is also a part of the USCF. Although I noticed that USCF Is doing a good business selling Fischer books.
Jul-17-14  Tatumart: Last post as for AnalyzeThis.
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