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Reinholds Balins vs Mikhail Tal
Latvian Championship (1953), Riga URS
Dutch Defense: Classical Variation. General (A96)  ·  0-1



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May-26-06  jamesmaskell: Tal demolishes the Kingside. Well worth a look at. I loved the use of the knight at the later stages to remove the pawn defence. Very good stuff!
May-26-06  jackmandoo: Thats one thing I like about the Dutch, even if you have both castled Kingside the guy who played the dutch can launch a kingside attack. With his king on that side! Isnt that Amazing?! Howdy Doody with my Grape Nuts Liz, when your done with the milk please put it back in the fridge. I know a lot of Locksmiths so dont worry about the key, just make sure you have your sunglasses and dont bring Steve. (Im also a rapper)
Jan-08-07  Towershield: suggested pun: "The tomb of Balin".
Apr-15-10  Dravus: Balin can see Russia from her home.
Apr-15-10  whiteshark: So this is Balin, the Dwarf Leader?
Jan-05-16  sreeskamp: Against Gandalf, the magician from Riga
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  PawnSac: An attack like that is worth giving up the queen side!

What is white to do??
If 35.Nxf3 its mate in 5 with:
..Rg2+ 36.Ke1 Qxf3 37.Qxe7+ Kxe7 38.Rxg2 Rxg2 39.Ba3 Qe2+

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  boz: White always seems just one move behind.

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