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Alexander Kazimirovich Tolush vs Georgy Ilivitsky
USSR Championship (1948), Moscow URS, rd 10, Nov-26
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04)  ·  1-0

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Jan-26-09
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  GrahamClayton: Black guards against 23. ♖d4 and 24. ♘f6+, but misses the mate threat on e7.

Bernard Cafferty called 22..♖g6?? possibly the worst blunder in all 58 USSR Championship tournaments.

Bernard Cafferty and Mark Taimanov "The Soviet Championships", Cadogan, 1998

Mar-29-09  starper277: 21... Rd8??
Fritz8 suggests an instructive defensive resource:
21... h5! 22.Nd5?? exd5
23.exd5 Rg4!( )

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