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Janis Klavins vs Mikhail Tal
LAT-ch (1952), Riga LAT
Sicilian Defense: Boleslavsky. General Variation (B58)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-25-15  NeverAgain: • 10.Bf1 - [10.h3 d5!] • 10...0-0 - [10...Bg4 11.g3 Bh5 12.g4 Bg6 13.Nh4 0-0 14.Nf5∞] • 13.c4 - [13.a4!? ] • 14...b5?! - [14...a5=]

• 15.c5?! - [15.cxb5! Nb6 16.Bc4...
-- [a] 16...Qc7 17.Ba3...

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17...Nxc4 <17...e4 18.Nd2 > 18.bxc4 Qxc4 <18...Qa5 19.Qb3 > 19.Nxe5! dxe5 - <19...Qb5 20.Nc6 > or <19...Qxd5 20.Nc6 > - 20.Be7 Rfe8 21.Bxf6 gxf6 22.a4

-- [b] 16...Rc8 17.Ba3 Nxc4 18.bxc4...

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18...Rxc4 <18...Qa5 19.Qb3 > 19.Nxe5 dxe5 20.d6 Bxd6 21.Qxd6

• 18...Re8= • 27.Bd5 - [27.Ra7 Nb4! 28.Bxb4 Rxb4 29.Rd1...

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29...Rc8!∞ <29...Ne4 30.Kg1 Nc5 31.a3! >] •

32.g3 ½-½ - [32...d2 33.Be5 Rc2 34.Kg2 Nb4 35.Kf3 Nd3 36.Bd4 Nc1 37.b4=]

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[source: "Mikhail Tal Games I 1949-1962", p.25, Chess Stars, 1994]

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