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Yuri Averbakh vs Igor Platonov
USSR Championship (1968/69), Alma-Ata (Almaty) URS, rd 15, Jan-25
Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Variation (D32)  ·  1-0

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Apr-30-04  WMD: Another testament to the power of the bishop pair.

On 23...Qh7 there is the nice variation 24.Bd5! Rac8 25.Be6 Rce8 26.Bxf5 Rxf5 27.Rxg7 Rb5 28.Ng6+ Qxg6 29.Rxg6+ Rxb2 30.Rxh6+ Kg7 31.Rxc6 with an easy win.

In the final position if 25...Qxh4 26.Bxg7+ Kg8 24.Bc4+ and its over.

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