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Viktor Korchnoi vs Boris Spassky
Korchnoi - Spassky Candidates Final (1977/78), Belgrade YUG, rd 11, Dec-19
Queen's Gambit Declined: Tartakower Defense. General (D58)  ·  0-1

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Nov-11-04  Dayraven: A great illustrative game for the TMB variation.

21...Rb7 leads to a favourable queenless position for Black.

Jun-07-07  talisman: this game started an amazing run of 4-0 for spassky who was down 5-0.
Aug-03-17
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  thegoodanarchist: I've never seen Korchnoi get schooled like this, before or since...

What a beat down.

Nov-14-21  ReneDescartes: The key point is 34.Rd2 (the only safe square) 34...Bxa2 35.Nxa2 Rxa4, winning a pawn and creating an outside passed pawn. So Korchnoi sacs the exchange for a pawn as the lesser evil.

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