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Mikhail Tal vs Evgeni Vasiukov
USSR Championship (1967), Kharkov URS, Dec-??
Alekhine Defense: Modern Variation. Main Line (B05)  ·  1-0

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Jul-31-19
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  Fusilli: Starting with 33.c6, Tal delays (and later gives up on) the capture of the knight on c4 and plays with fire a little bit. He must have calculated the whole sequence (and possible alternatives) to the end of the game. Most of us mortals would have been afraid of having miscalculated something and would have taken the knight right away... which the computer happens to say it's the best thing to do!

Tal just made chess more fun.

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