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Mikhail Tal vs Mark Taimanov
USSR Championship (1974), Leningrad URS, rd 10, Dec-13
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Taimanov Variation (B46)  ·  1-0

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Sep-08-03  doktortarrasch: Please tell me that Taimanov was in time trouble, because 36...Rxf5 was such a heinous blunder, I can hardly believe Taimanov would make that move.
Sep-14-03  drukenknight: it looks like he messed up the q side long before that though. What was the pt. of 22...Na5?
Sep-12-10  Xeroxx: He was dead lost anyway.
Oct-13-10  Sularus: <DK> 7 years too late but... 22. ... Na5 to meet Qxd6 if white's DSB leaves or gets protected. 23. ... Qxc2 with the threat of 24. ... Nc4 forking Q and B.

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