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Andrei Sokolov vs Artur Yusupov
Candidates Match (1986), Riga, rd 5, Sep-11
French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Dec-26-15  Mehem: Yusupov had a lot of luck in this game


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56.Qb7! was the almost instant killer. 56... Qa3 (56... Kf7 57.Bc5) 57.Qd7! and e6 falls (57... Kf7 58.g6+) clearing the way for the white pawns.

Mar-31-16  Howard: New In Chess stated back then that this was probably the "worst game" of the match, in terms of quality of play.
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  zydeco: Yusupov's reaction (in Dvoretsky's book): "If he cannot win with two pawns, how is he going to win even one game? Is he going to wait for me to blunder?"

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