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Leonid Stein vs Isaak Birbrager
URS-chT (1966), Moscow URS, rd 6, Sep-29
Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Variation (B10)  ·  1-0

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Nov-23-05  mrbasso: Absolutely brilliant!
10.Nd4!! and 12.Qb3!
This is too deep for Fritz.
17...Nba6 18.Kc4

Nov-23-05  notyetagm: Such a shame that Stein died so young. He won the USSR championship 3 out of 4 years in the mid '60s!
Nov-23-05  Hesam7: <notyetagm> Yes it was a shame. In total against the World Champions he has an equal score.
Dec-01-05  notyetagm: Wow, this is really a powerful game by Stein.
Mar-06-09  dwavechess: 16/20 concur with Rybka 3 at 3
min. per move for Stein
Dec-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: Wow! Romantic nineteenth century style!
Dec-05-09  M.D. Wilson: Stein! Beautiful Stein! Such a shame he died in his late 30s, for he was just starting to come into his own.
Jun-15-17
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  whiteshark: "This game was played at the 1966 Soviet Team Championship, Avangard (Ukraine) vs Mehnat (Uzbekistan)."

Annotated by Stein himself: https://www.chess.com/blog/Spektrow...

Jun-15-17  Strelets: This is an excellent game and <whiteshark's> unearthing of Stein's notes makes it even more compelling. One of the real tragedies of chess is that we never got to see what he could've done in the 1973-1975 Candidates cycle.
Jun-16-17  ChessHigherCat: The game and notes are great. Incidentally, right below it there's a photo of Tal that reminds of an old engraving I once saw of a typical highly concentrated face (here's a better view: https://www.amazon.com/Life-Games-M...)
Dec-25-19  sleepyirv: <The Binding of Isaak>
Dec-25-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Brilliant, <irv>, but maybe even better would be:

Kupchik vs Kashdan, 1924

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