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Viktor Korchnoi vs Mikhail Tal
USSR Championship (1956), Leningrad URS , rd 12, Jan-29
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Variation Nei Gambit (A19)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Jul-07-05  woodenbishop: It seems disheartening to play a fierce battle across the board for 132 moves only to finish with a draw... great game between two chess immortals.
Jul-07-05  OneArmedScissor: One hell of a fight.

Draw by 50 moves without the move of a pawn?

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  kevin86: This draw was by agreement as the last capture was on move 89-fifty moves would come into effect at move 139-after either player can unilaterally claim the draw.
Mar-07-09  WhiteRook48: this game is just crazy. This RB vs R is impossible (technically)
Dec-05-15  Howard: Did Korchnoi by some chance miss a win here ?
Feb-15-18  Straclonoor: < Did Korchnoi by some chance miss a win here ?> According to Schredder 6-man TB - no.
Mar-10-18  RookFile: With black you almost don't even want to defend the h pawn at the end. It takes some time, but the side with the bishop can round it up. You might as well get to the part where you defend rook vs rook and bishop. It's going to be brutal no matter what you do.

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