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Larry Evans vs Nicolas Rossolimo
USA-ch (1965), New York, NY USA, rd 1, Dec-12
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Opocensky Variation (B92)  ·  0-1

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Feb-22-03  kostich in time: A really nice tactical shot..R:c2!!followed by an excellent endgame ,that begins as a queen vs.two rooks,,and then turns into a king and pawn ending that Rossolimo wins by a single tempo
Aug-04-06  Maynard5: This game was awarded the second brilliancy prize in the 1965 US Championship. White's play early on is rather uninspired. 11. Nxe7 gives up the powerfully-posted knight for a bishop that has no scope. Then, 12. Bf3 relegates White's bishop to a purely defensive role, protecting the e-pawn. 15. Bg5 initiates another simplifying exchange that frees Black's position. Black's combination with 23... Rxc2! followed by 24. ... Rd4! is however quite impressive.
Oct-11-10  sevenseaman: A very good game but a long grind for an accurate player.
Oct-13-16  nummerzwei: 71...Kf5 is the only move that wins, i.e. 71...Kf4? 72.Ke6 Kg4 74.Ke5 Kxh4 75.Kf4=.

This is why 70...Ke6 was actually more self-evident, restricting White's king.

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