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Pal Benko vs Yasser Seirawan
76th US Open (1975), Lincoln, NE USA, rd 11, Aug-21
Pirc Defense: Classical Variation. Quiet System Parma Defense (B08)  ·  1-0

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Dec-08-06  LivBlockade: Nice game by Benko, defeating a young Seirawan. The final position is zugzwang. If 56...♖g6; 57. ♕d7 wins either the Bishop or the a-pawn.
Jan-17-16  Howard: Benko analyzed this game in Chess Life and Review back then.
Nov-02-16
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  wordfunph: from Chess Life & Review..

"I must admit it felt strange to sit across the board from a 14-year-old who had already defeated a grandmaster, Nevertheless, I was confident of my ability to find a battleground on which he would feel uncomfortable. We shall see how I succeeded."

- GM Pal Benko

Nov-10-16  RookFile: It's wonderful to have Benko's endgame skill. The queen vs. rook and bishop may have appeared to be competitive, but Benko knew the game was already over.
Nov-10-16
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  perfidious: The one time I encountered Benko at the board, he ground me down in--bet you can't guess--an ending.
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Round 11, Board 2 (Thursday, August 21): TB; CLR 1975.11.741
from US Open 1975, Lincoln by Phony Benoni


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