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Klevetzki vs Mikhail Tal
Riga (1952)
Sicilian Defense: O'Kelly Variation (B28)  ·  0-1



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May-17-05  chess man: Nice game displayed by "The Wizard From Riga."
May-17-05  hintza: More commonly "The Magician..." rather than wizard.
May-17-05  chess man: I've heard it both ways. When I read about Tal I come across 'Wizard' more.
Jul-10-07  wouldpusher: 35. ... g5! wins a piece by force. If 37. Rhxe3 Rxe3 38. Rxe3 gxf4. Perhaps White overlooked the discovery and did not realize that he'd be two pieces down instead of one.

(Recommended as a Wednesday/Thursday puzzle!)

Dec-30-08  Travis Bickle: What a magnificent ending!! Tal was the most creative mind in chess!

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