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Mark Taimanov vs Boris Spassky
USSR Championship (1973), Moscow URS, rd 11, Oct-16
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Korchnoi Attack (E97)  ·  0-1



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Apr-27-11  Rama: Boris makes improvements in moves 9-11 over Taimanov vs Fischer, 1971 (round 1 of their match)
Jan-29-14  jerseybob: Rama: Interesting. That knight move(9..Nh5) is also featured in Vogt-Gufeld 1980, in this database. Gligoric criticizes 9..Nh5 in his book(p.191) without giving any analysis.
Nov-12-15  Zugzwangovich: Is there some obvious refutation to 12.g4?
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  Retireborn: 12.g4 Nd4! and then if 13.gxh5 (not the best) Nxe2+ and 14.Nxe2 Rxf3 or 14.Qxe2 Bg4 Black gets the piece back with a winning attack on the horribly exposed White king.

In informator Geller writes 12.g3 as the best move, presumably to stop ...Nf4.

Nov-13-15  Zugzwangovich: <Retireborn> Thank you!

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