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Lajos Portisch vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
Bled (1961), Bled YUG, rd 7, Sep-13
Benoni Defense: King's Indian System (A56)  ·  1-0



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Aug-08-06  Resignation Trap: The first game between these two Grandmasters. Petrosian's 38...Nd3?? was a silly time-pressure blunder which lost a piece. The passive 38...Ra7 might hold.
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  Albertan: Another idea on move 32 was to play 32.Ne6 which would have won Portisch a pawn after:

32.Ne6 Bxe6 33.dxe6 Rxe6
34.Qd5 Re7 35. Qg8 Rg7 36. Qh8+ Rh7 37. Qf8+ Rg7 38. Rxf6 Qc1+ 39. Rf1 Qg5 40.Ref2 Qe7 41. Qh8+ Rh7 42. Qc8 Qg5 43. Rf6 Rhb7 44. Qh8+ Rh7 45. Qf8+ Rg7 46.Qd8 Rbb7 47. Qxd6

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  Albertan: The move 38... Kh7 would also appear to hold: 39. Re3 Ra7 40. Qd8 Nf7 41. Rxe7 Qxe7 42.Qb8 Nd8 43. Kh2 Rb7 44. Qa8 Rb6 45. Kg1 Nf7 46. Ne6 Ne5 47. Rf4 Nf7 48. Be8 Nh6

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