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Mikhail Tal vs Viacheslav Ragozin
USSR Championship (1956), Leningrad URS , rd 15, Feb-03
Slav Defense: Schlechter Variation (D15)  ·  1-0



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Nov-04-03  ughaibu: This one has everything, right down to an illustration of the king and pawn against king ending. I'm a fan of Tal as an endgame player as his endgames are as actively conducted as his middlegames.
May-14-04  ughaibu: Here's a fun one.
Sep-19-05  Kram9k: Magic Tal.
Nov-07-09  WhiteRook48: Tal was also a good endgame player, but his opponents usually didn't last that long
Nov-10-12  ughaibu: Why not 38...Nd5?
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  wwall: 56...Ke7? is the losing move. Black should try 57...Nd7 to draw.

Instead of 68.Kg7, 68.g4 is faster after 68...Nh7+ [69...Nd7+ 70.Kg7] 69.Kg7 Nf8 70.h7.

Apr-26-14  Brown: Tal astutely goes into a PPP vs N endgame with 57.Rb4!

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