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Garry Kasparov vs Vasily Smyslov
Candidates Final (1984), Vilnius, rd 11, Apr-03
Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense. Main Line (D07)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Aug-03-07  Jim Bartle: Looks like Kasparov let a win slip away here...
Apr-04-09  Everett: Where?
Jun-30-10  WhiteRook48: 20 Qxh7+ looks deadly but white has no real follow up
Oct-19-11  AnalyzeThis: Kasparov knew what he was doing. In this match situation, a draw was almost as good as a win.
Apr-01-12  zanzibar: This game appears in Watson's MtCO v2 QGD. He gives 22 Qe4?, and suggests instead 22 Bxd4 Nxd4 23 Rg5! which allows White's attack to penetrate.

The engine I run says Kasparov's blunder cost him 1.5 pawns, and gave Black enough play for a draw.

Jun-06-15  mandor: It is not good 11. e4!? ... followed by f5 and g6, without check fear?!
Jun-06-15  mandor: (11. ... e4) with the idea to lock both bishops trying to create f5-g6 structure
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  offramp: <Very Choriginal>.

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