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Paul Keres vs Vasily Smyslov
Petropolis Interzonal (1973), Petropolis BRA, rd 7, Aug-02
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Chigorin Defense (C97)  ·  0-1

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Jan-30-04
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  Honza Cervenka: Very fine performance of Smyslov.
Mar-25-09  notyetagm: 26 ... ?


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26 ... ♘e5-f3+! <discovered attack>


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What a *beautiful* tactical sequence by Smyslov beginning with 26 ... ♘e5-f3+!.

Mar-25-09  notyetagm: Here Smyslov gives Keres(!) a lesson on the <DISCOVERED ATTACK> tactic with 26 ... ♘e5-f3+! and 28 ... ♘c3x♖e2+.


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26 ... ♘e5-f3+!


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28 ... ♘c3x♖e2+


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Sep-11-14  SpiritedReposte: Very elegant Smyslov.

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