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Adrian Mikhalchishin vs Garry Kasparov
URS-ch49 (1981), Frunze KGZ, rd 4, Dec-??
English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Variation (A31)  ·  0-1



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  keypusher: This tense game was the subject of a fine article by (I think) Leonid Shamkovich in Chess Life when I was just learning to play. Wish I could lay my hands on that article again.
Aug-21-07  lopium: Indeed, it's a very nice game.
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  Eyal: Position after 19...Rd2:

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A missed opportunity for Mikhalchishin - he could have gained the advantage by 20.Ba6!

Jun-08-09  Marmot PFL: <keypusher> The article was by Paul Schmidt in Oct 1983 Chess Life, reprinted in his book How Chessmasters Think (Chess Enterprises 1985)
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  keypusher: <Marmot PFL: <keypusher> The article was by Paul Schmidt in Oct 1983 Chess Life, reprinted in his book How Chessmasters Think (Chess Enterprises 1985)>

Thanks so much!

Dec-16-11  raju6651: Eyal:if20.Ba6 ,Qe7 21.Qe7 ,Ne722.Bb7,Rb8 23.Bc3,Rc2 and black loses one of the Bishops.
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  Sastre: If 20.Ba6 Qe7, 21.Qxe7 Nxe7 22.Bxb7 Rb8 23.Bc1 Rd7 24.Bf3 .

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