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Mikhail Tal vs Gennadi Sosonko
Hoogovens (1976), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 7, Jan-24
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Variation (A18)  ·  1-0



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Aug-05-09  Travis Bickle: Nice ending by Misha!
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  Breunor: Great to see Tal play so impressively without 'fireworks'!
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  Check It Out: I believe Tal became a much more positional player after his '50s & '60s tactical heydays. Tal loved to play chess and as he aged his style changed out of necessity. Nobody could play like the young Tal, not even the older Tal!
Dec-29-16  KoMS: Check It Out: I think He developed better understandig of position and + his tactical skill. It is very strong combinationl.
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Tal began the 70s with two of the longest known unbeaten streaks on record. He ended the 70s with his success at Montreal 1979. That might have been his greatest decade; pity he couldn't/wouldn't stop smoking.
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