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Svetozar Gligoric vs Mikhail Tal
Leipzig Olympiad Final-A (1960), Leipzig GDR, rd 2, Oct-29
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Positional Defense Closed Line (E95)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Oct-04-11  the.8th.samurai: What about 47 Rb6+ ?
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  Sastre: The scorecard is incorrect. It should be:

[Event "Leipzig ol (Men) fin-A"]
[Site "Leipzig"]
[Date "1960.10.29"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Gligoric, Svetozar"]
[Black "Tal, Mihail"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E96"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Re1 Re8 9. Bf1 c6 10. Rb1 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc5 12. f3 a5 13. Be3 Qc7 14. Qd2 Bd7 15. b3 Rad8 16. a3 Bc8 17. b4 axb4 18. axb4 Ne6 19. Rbc1 Qe7 20. Rcd1 Nd7 21. Nxe6 Qxe6 22. Na4 Be5 23. Bg5 c5 24. bxc5 dxc5 25. Bxd8 Bd4+ 26. Kh1 Rxd8 27. Nc3 Ne5 28. Nd5 Kg7 29. Rb1 Rd6 30. Rb3 Qd7 31. Reb1 Ra6 32. Nb6 Qc6 33. h3 h5 34. Nd5 Ra4 35. Rb6 Qe8 36. Qc2 Ra3 37. R6b3 Qa4 38. Nb6 Ra2 39. Nxa4 Rxc2 40. Nb6 Be6 41. Nd5 g5 42. Rxb7 Bxh3 43. gxh3 Nxf3 44. Bg2 Nh4 45. Rf1 Rxg2 46. Rbxf7+ Kh6 47. Rb1 g4 48. Nf4 Ra2 49. Rb6+ Kg5 50. Ne6+ Kg6 51. Nd8+ Kg5 52. Ne6+ Kg6 1/2-1/2

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  Messiah: <Sastre> Source?
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  AylerKupp: <<Sastre> The scorecard is incorrect. I should be:>

I don't know which game viewer you are using but the score of the game as listed if using the pgn4web viewer, suppresses explicitly showing the listing of captures ("x") and checks ("+"). And according to the FIDE Laws of Chess ( in its chapter on Algebraic notation, indication of a capture by "x" when recording the moves is optional (paragraphs C.9, C.9.1, and C.9.2). The FIDE Laws of Chess are silent as to whether an explicit indication of a check via "+" is required or not. I would assume that if it is not required, then it is optional.

So in that case, if you insert "x" and "+" where appropriate, the score of the game in the scorecard as listed by <> and the score of the game as you listed are functionally equivalent and both are equally valid according to FIDE.

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