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Mikhail Tal vs Alexander G Beliavsky
47th USSR Championship (1979), Minsk BLR, rd 10, Dec-??
Slav Defense: Quiet Variation. Schallopp Defense (D12)  ·  1-0

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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-27-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: It's clear that Black had to play 36...Nxa3, with equality.

The game must have been adjourned, with Beliavsky resigning without resuming it. I wish he had made a few more moves for the benefit of us mere mortals, to see the winning method at work.

From the final position:


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A winning continuation is:

42.a5 Nc8 43.Bc7 Nf6 44.h6 Ne7


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45.h7! Nxh7 46.Nd3 (followed by Nc5, Nxb7).


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Dec-27-10  goldenbear: It's a shame Tal didn't know how to transition into won endings. He might have become a World Champion.
Dec-27-10
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  Benzol: It was a shame wasn't it.

Game Collection: Mikhail Tal - Underrated Endgame Artist

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