Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Tigran V Petrosian vs Mikhail Tal
9th Soviet Team-ch qual group 1 (1963), Moscow URS, rd 3, Aug-09
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Mikenas-Carls Variation (A15)  ·  1-0



Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 23 times; par: 97 [what's this?]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 45 more Petrosian/Tal games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.


Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-25-05  Whitehat1963: Nice attack from Petrosian against the most prolific user of the Semi-Tarrasch (Opening of the Day).
Feb-03-07  IMDONE4: basically says this about Petrosian: dont mess with him in a positional, maneuvering game
Premium Chessgames Member
  WCC Editing Project:

This game was round 3 from "Preliminary Group One" in the <USSR Republics Team Championship 1963>.

<Tal> played 1st board for Latvia, scoring +5 -3 =2 overall in the tournament.

Game Collection: Tal at the USSR Republics Team Championship 1963

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Petrosian v. the Elite
by refutor
English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0Stockfish
from Bremen isn't in Yemen, it's in Germany by fredthebear
Biggest Heritor of Nimzo
by Gottschalk
Power Chess - Petrosian
by Anatoly21
Preliminary Round 3- Latvia vs Moscow
from Tal at the USSR Republics Team Championship 1963 by jessicafischerqueen
English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0Stockfish
from y1.c4 spotted Fredthebear by fredthebear
1.c4 spotted Fredthebear
by mneuwirth
Petrosian v. the Elite
by rbaglini
Tigran Petrosian's Best Games
by KingG
6 El peón camaleón, p. 48.
from Ajedrez de entrenamiento by agb2002
Tigran Petrosian - his life and games (Vasiliev)
by neontheorist
Tal vs the World Champions Decisive Games
by visayanbraindoctor
Tigran, Tigran, burning bright
by sleepyirv
Petrosian vs the World Champions Decisive Games
by visayanbraindoctor
samsloan's favorite games of Petrosian
by samsloan
from Grega's 3d coll by Grega
Peón aislado
from Koblenz, "Ajedrez de entrenamiento" by peckinpah
Ice - I don't think Tal was very good with rook endings!
from Fire and Ice by eightbyeight
1.c4 spotted Fredthebear
by Patca63
96a The Unbearable Lightness of rook endgames 1
by whiteshark
plus 2 more collections (not shown)

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC