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Bent Larsen vs Tigran V Petrosian
Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 6, Dec-02
Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav Variation. Torre System (A12)  ·  1-0



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Mar-09-07  greenrook: Petrosian was notorious for slowly squeezing his opponents out of the game, but here Larsen turns the tables and produces some patient endgame play which results in a fine win.
Mar-09-07  euripides: <green> It had happened before:

Petrosian vs Larsen, 1966

I imagine Larsen may be particularly proud of these fine games because otherwise Petrosian had a very good score against him.

Nov-23-10  Eduardo Bermudez: Bent Larsen won in the same tournement to Spassky !!
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  Fusilli: <Eduardo Bermudez: Bent Larsen won in the same tournement to Spassky !!> And seven other players. Larsen won the tournament with an impressive record of +9 =4 -0. As a tribute to Larsen, I reviewed his games in that tournament in my forum, pages 13 and 14. You are welcome to stop by!

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