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Mikhail Tal vs Bojan Kurajica
Hoogovens (1976), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-21
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Variation (B47)  ·  0-1



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Dec-20-05  fisherpat.: ould like to know if I can play on here
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  WannaBe: <fisherpat> No. This is a site with database-full of past games. We mostly analyze/study and talk about the chess games here.

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Dec-20-05  Eatman: Back on topic, unfortunately, Tal doesn't comment on this game. Strange point of resignation for Tal after fighting hard to salvage a draw, while obviously black is winning if he gets in Ke3 Kf2 then e3-e2-e1, but Tal obviously must have felt that it was very obvious to Kuraica as well.

One of those rare times when it proved ok to play Sicilian against Tal. :)

Jan-02-06  euripides: Move 56 was usually the second time control in the 1970s, so the game may have been resigned before or after adjournment. After 57...Rb1, 58 b6 e3 looks like zugzwang; 58 Rh6 Kg5 59 Rb6 f4 also looks pretty bleak.

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