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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Gerhard Pfeiffer
Leipzig ol (Men) fin-A (1960), Leipzig GDR, rd 7, Nov-03
Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45)  ·  1-0

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Apr-30-08  Nezhmetdinov: murderous - h3 will finish things
Feb-23-09  arsen387: Petrosian plays not for queening but for checkmate. Impressive finish!
Oct-17-11  ozmikey: Beautiful game.
Mar-06-12  Garech: Great game from Iron Tigran!

-Garech

Jul-27-18  sleepyirv: 18. Nd5 seems like something out of Bronstein's playbook!
Jul-27-18
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: Botvinnik: "If Tal sacrifices, accept. If I (Botvinnik) sacrifice, think it over. If Petrosian sacrifices, resign."

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