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Josip Rukavina vs Mikhail Tal
Dubna (1973), Dubna URS, rd 4, Dec-09
Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04)  ·  0-1



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Jul-16-04  morphynoman2: Nice game.
Sep-06-06  Zorts: White should have moved his pawn 13.f3, eh?
Nov-11-08  zev22407: It is a reversed Benoni , Tal's favorite defence as black.
Dec-22-08  Autoreparaturwerkbau: Hmm, "nice game"? Seems to me more like "out-of-earth masterpiece", referring to the true 'Continuous Attack' as User: F47 well observed.
May-05-09  ounos: Breath-taking.

I pondered at this position:

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Thinking and thinking how would all this concentrated tension would be resolved. How would Black avoid equalizing liquidations? It's just seems too difficult. Will he eventually take Ng4xe3? White takes and blockades safely. Will he lose time to retreat the knight? Easy as well for White to cope. But what a resource he found instead! Amazing how he noticed that White would be helpless in the final position - he should have visualized it about the diagram position.

May-05-09  muradov: Simply amazing! Tal squeezed him even without a use of his one rook..
Apr-02-10  Danufane: WOW, The attack on the White King is so dense and continuous.. The Castling-Formation of Black King was never been disturbed along the game.. Simply Amazing.. :)
Apr-02-10  ounos: Heh. I still find this game breath-taking! 13. ...e4! (exploiting the temporarily awkward Nc2), 14. ...d3!
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  whiteshark: Daniel ♔ has made a quick analysis on this game: ENJOY!
May-09-16  ToTheDeath: Awesome game. Tal had so many masterpiecees.
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