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Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Miguel A Quinteros
Lone Pine (1976), Lone Pine, CA USA, rd 6, Mar-12
Benoni Defense: Classical Variation. Czerniak Defense Tal Line (A77)  ·  1-0

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Oct-20-07  armis: Very well handled by Petrosian.
I especially like the part where he instead of grabbing the a pawn builds his position, deprives black from counterplay and squeezes him. It's a lot easier to play with a positional advantage than material one!
Oct-20-07  CapablancaFan: How long have you been paying attention to Tigran? That's the way he operates!
Jul-14-10  arsen387: a great article about this game at chesspro (in russian) http://chesspro.ru/_events/2010/jan...
Jul-14-10  arsen387: Petrosian himself was very critical about this game, giving these 2 lines on move 24 as winning easily

1) 24.Rfe1! Bd3 25.Qxd3 Bxb2 26.Nxb4 Bxa1 27.Nc6 Qf6 28.e5 dxe5 29.Ne4!, with 30.Re1xa1 next

2) 24.Nxb4! Bxf1 (if 24...cxb4, then 25.Bxg7 Bxf1 26.Bd4!) 25.Nc6 Bxg2+ 26.Kxg2 Qh4 27.Nf3! (not 27.Bxg7? Nxd5!).

Still both players were already short of time at that moment and Petrosian just chose to win a pawn instead of calculating this complications

Nov-23-13
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  wordfunph: "Nothing." (with a smile)

- GM Tigran Petrosian (when asked by John Fedorowicz on the idea of 12.Ra3)

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