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Mikhail Tal vs Mark Taimanov
Kislovodsk (1966), Kislovodsk URS, rd 3, Jul-24
Sicilian Defense: Modern Variations (B56)  ·  1-0

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Jan-18-04  rafaelluiz: Another interesting game played by Tal.
Jan-18-04  ughaibu: http://www.geocities.com/al2055mag/...
Jan-19-04  rafaelluiz: Very good guy :)

I will download these games.

Jan-19-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Mark lost because he didn't have "time enough". Ha! Ha! Ha!
Jan-19-04  rafaelluiz: this is the sorry of all time trouble players :)
May-15-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  WCC Editing Project: Heh...

Whether or not this game was lost on time or not, Black is certainly lost anyways.

He loses a piece in all variations.

May-15-14  morfishine: Mark had to take some "Time off" after this game
May-15-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Once Tal made the time check, there was no reason for Black to play on.
May-31-14
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  WCC Editing Project:

Visually impressive:

Tal to move, with 3 pieces (apparently) en prise-


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Both the knights are pretty safe because of discovered check and mayhem threats on the e-file.

So why not push it?

15.Bxf6


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Mar-30-15  DanielHoseano: Well played Tal! Great game as always
Mar-30-15
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  thegoodanarchist: This is an archetypal Tal game - at one point he has two knights and a bishop all hanging!

I think he once said that this is not a problem because his opponents could only capture one piece at a time :)

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