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Mikhail Tal vs NN
Exhibition (1975) (exhibition)
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Variation (B42)  ·  1-0



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Nov-27-03  mack: For if 20...Qxh5 then 21. Ne7+ Kh7 22. Rxh5#
Nov-28-03  jaime gallegos: a brilliant triumph of Misha Tal, 19. Nf5 is the winning intermediate movement !!!
Apr-12-04  ArturoRivera: In move 15 isnt good bf5 pining the Knight and wining a piece in consequence?
Apr-12-04  Kenkaku: <ArturoRivera> 15...f6 and black is fine.
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  Honza Cervenka: Nice game.
Apr-13-04  akiba82: Was Tal already giving simultaneous exhibitions at age 12?
Apr-14-04  Kenkaku: <akiba82> This was most likely just an exhibition game, not from a simultaneous exhibition.
Apr-14-04  ToTheDeath: The date is wrong. It was played in Berlin in 1974.
Apr-14-04  ToTheDeath: If black tries to hold on with a move like 19... Qd7 then white plays 20 Nh6!+ gxh6 21. Qg4+ Kh7 22. Qg5 forcing mate.
Apr-14-04  ArturoRivera: <Kenkaku> f6? couldnt be answer with re1 Your comments are welcome, thanks for the advice, but another question: f6 couldnt be answer with re1?
Apr-14-04  Kenkaku: <ArturoRivera> 16. Re1 Bd6
Jun-22-04  ArturoRivera: ok, thanks kenkaku!
May-17-09  butilikefur: That's hilarious. I thought, could this be? Did Tal miss 16. Bxf8 Nxd4 17. Qg4 winning the exchange?


Jul-23-09  butilikefur: whoops.. 16...Qxh2+ mate
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  kingscrusher: 19.Nf5 is a beautifully precise move. Otherwise black's f pawn could be moved on say Qh5 instead and White's attack just isn't there.

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