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Milko Bobotsov vs Mikhail Tal
Hoogovens (1968), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 6, Jan-16
King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation. Byrne Defense (E81)  ·  0-1

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Apr-22-05  fgh: Wonderfull game, from the end to the beginning :-DDDD
Apr-22-05  you vs yourself: Why is that many of us here just praise the game and do nothing else? But kibitzers like acirce analyze the game and sometimes even supplement improvisations on the GMs games. Ah, how I wish I have acirce's reasoning power and a peaceful mind!
Apr-22-05  fgh: Well, because I don't have as much time as acirce. Somebody has 6 free hours, and somebody less. Anyway, is there anything wrong with saying "nice game"?
Dec-11-06  Hannibal: Nice game!!
Jul-03-08  OneArmedScissor: Nice game!!
Jul-03-08  apple pi: As the adage goes, don't cry over spilled Milko.
Mar-12-12  screwdriver: Tal did a great job winning a won endgame. He traded the bishop at the right time.
Mar-21-15
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  zydeco: Tal was disappointed with his performance at Wijk Aan Zee, and said his only achievement at the tournament was Tal vs J H Donner, 1968, excluding this nice game.

Bobotsov's play looks reasonable but Tal gets a powerful intuitive. Every move from move 19 to 26 adds to his edge.

56.Nxg6 would lose a piece to 56.....Be3.

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