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Ljubomir Ljubojevic vs Vasily Smyslov
Petropolis Interzonal (1973), Petropolis BRA, rd 14, Aug-12
Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14)  ·  0-1



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  wordfunph: Ljubo sacrificed a piece for a torrid attack on black's king, Averbakh was quoted on this game "It is not so easy to mate Smyslov."
Jun-09-13  dmvdc: <wordfunph: Ljubo sacrificed a piece for a torrid attack on black's king.>

An attack that Smyslov himself described as "reckless," though he also compliments Ljubojevic for his "tactical resourcefulness."

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  Chessical: Ljubojevic could have forced a draw with:

<20. Qd3+> Kf7 21. Qb3+ Kg6 22. Qc2+ Kf7 23. Qb3+ Kg6 24. Qd3+ Kf7 25. Qd5+ Kg6 26. Qd3+ etc.

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  perfidious: Believe the drawing possibility was noted in the tournament book.

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