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Igors Zdanovs vs Mikhail Tal
URS-ch qf (1955), Vilnius, May-??
Benoni Defense: General (A60)  ·  0-1



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Mar-28-05  lopium: Beautiful game.
Apr-16-13  okba12: beutiful game-ha ha ha
Sep-12-17  yureesystem: Brilliantly play by GM Tal, final position white lose the exchange or a piece by force. 29.Rd4 [ 29.Rxh5 Nd3! 30.Rh4 threating mate on h8 30..Nxe1+ 31.Kf1 Kf8! otherwise lose a rook on e8 32.Rh8+ Ke7 33.Rxe8+ Kxe8 wins for black.] 29... Nd3! this move win material. 30.Rxd3 (a) is force or lose a piece, there is no way to protect the knight. (a)30.Rf1 Nxe1+ 31.Rxe1 Qxc3 and win the white knight. The problem with white is the knight has no safe squares to go and can't be protected.
Sep-12-17  Howard: Not to sound picky, but...Tal was not yet a GM in 1955.

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