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Garry Kasparov vs Vasalomidze
Tbilisi (1976), rd 3
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C72)  ·  1-0

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Mar-02-05  rochade18: what about the logical 27...Txb6, which also seems so get grab the pawn on c6??
Feb-01-06  HardBoys: This particular type of sacrifice
at move 27, not typical for a young
player of inexperience, is the
result of formalized coaching (see
Karpov's comments on Garry's early
development in 'Karpov on Karpov' -
a watershed book).
Feb-01-06  HardBoys: As I said, it's a sophisticated type
of sac. You're looking wrongly for
an immediate tactical punishment of
27...Rxb6, Rochade. In fact, the
answer is rather mundane. Since the
f8-rook is currently jammed by
Black's queen from quickly crossing
over to b8 and supporting the other
rook's new position on b6, simply
28 Rfb1! should still generate
enough pressure to at least regain
a pawn over on the queenside. For ex., good answers to 28...Qb8 would be 29 Rxb6 or 29 Rb5. Black is clearly
overwhelmed by superior force on
the queenside, since 27 b6! has
been a CLEARANCE sac that opened the
b-file there, a file where White already has a strong 7th rank post, and which Black cannot adequately
challenge. I hope that answers your
question.
Feb-16-06  hayton3: A very Karpovian game. Nursing the small advantage of queenside space into an eventual passed pawn breakthrough.
Jun-07-10  elohah: I find it odd that a move pair has obviously been removed from this game. White makes a move (absent) here on move 27, and then Black plays 27...Rb8. We have two commentators (rochdale18, hardboys) both referencing a Black rook that is already on b8. If anybody can locate that missing White 27th move (apparently it is not a rook move (either one) to the b-file) then it looks like hardboys note is quite instructive and accurate as well as Garry's move in the game of 28 b6!! (not 27 b6).
Jul-31-14  MrJafari: Another powerful pawn game of Kasparov!

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