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Devaki V Prasad vs Mikhail Tal
Subotica Interzonal (1987), Subotica YUG, rd 13, Jul-??
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Variation (B93)  ·  1-0

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Nov-06-03
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  Open Defence: Yes I managed to find this game!! Here is D V Prasad beating the legendary Mikhail Tal :-D

I think Prasad has a giant killing reputation :-)

Nov-06-03  Diggitydawg: It was probably one of the happiest days of Prasad's life :-) A strong move I noticed was 31.Rf1!; at that point Black can't take the B because 32.Qxf7+ Kh8 33.Qe8+ Qf8 34.QxQ Kh7 35.Rf7#.

IMO, Tal should not have allowed the R exchange by playing 26..Rfc8. The resulting exchanges either move the B away from the defense of the b-pawn (as it did in the text move), or if Black plays 27..RxR, White can play 28.Qa7, where he gets a great attack on the black B. Tal might have tried 26..Rfd8, defending the B so that it can maintain the defense of the b-pawn. In the text moves, the exchanges after 26..Rfc8 lead to the passed pawns on the Q-side.

Nov-06-03
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  Open Defence: Well Prasad was certainly talked about after this game :-D
Nov-06-03  Diggitydawg: Kind of interesting that Prasad is from Bangalore. I am currently reading a book about Satyajit Ray, the famous director, who is also Bengali.
Nov-06-03
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  Open Defence: Diggitydawg that's like saying a person from Kansas City is from Kansas State ... hehehe nope Bangalore is not in Bengal so Bangalorean (like me) /= Bengali (Satyajit Ray) hehehe just for information, the state of Bengal is like 1000 miles away from the city of Bangalore :-)
Nov-06-03  Diggitydawg: Ah, please excuse my lack of knowledge of geography.
Nov-08-03
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  Open Defence: Hey no problem Diggitydawg :-)
Nov-10-08  veerar: I remember,reading,that, earlier,Prasad had offered a draw,but Tahl,declined.It would have made the former,play,like a man possessed.So far I was thinking, that,in this game, Prasad,had Black pieces.A fine win by him,against a redoubtable opponent.

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