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Esteban Canal vs Stefano Tatai
Venice (1967), Venice ITA, rd 6, Oct-??
Bird Opening: General (A02)  ·  1-0



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Feb-21-11  YoungEd: This is about the least aggressive Bird's opening I've seen! White doesn't even try to cross his opponent's side of the board until rather late. Weird.
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  GrahamClayton: Position after 13.♘e1:

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Wilhelm Steinitz would be happy to play this position as White!

Feb-22-11  paul1959: Interesting because Esteban Canal was a contemporary (a bit) of Steinitz since he was born in 1896. Nice game for a 71 years old veteran!
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  Stonehenge: Changed it from Canal-Tatai to Tatai-Canal.
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  MissScarlett: Based on what?
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  Stonehenge: Stop being a jerk.
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  MissScarlett: Calm yourself. Now, based on what? It can be important not just to correct mistakes, but to understand how they arose in the first place. This is known as the art of detection.
Nov-24-21  Alan McGowan: The crosstables I have seen for Venice 1967 (DSz and Schach) show that Canal defeated Tatai.

Interestingly, though, there are a few examples in CG of Canal using Bird's Opening, which might have had a bearing on the earlier error.

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  Stonehenge: Thanks, I've changed it.

has the standings after ten rounds, so Canal must have won.

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