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Wolfgang Unzicker vs Albin Planinc
Vidmar Memorial (1969), Ljubljana YUG, rd 10, Jun-13
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Archangelsk Variation (C78)  ·  0-1



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Dec-08-04  Resignation Trap: Planinc made 5...b5 6. Bb3 Bb7 his pet line.

In an earlier round in this tournament (in which Planinc won first prize), Robatsch tried 7. d4 Nxd4 8. Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.Nxe5+ Kg8 10. Qxd4, but later only drew Robatsch vs A Planinc, 1969

Lutikov tried 7. c3 Nxe4 8. Re1 Nc5 9. Bd5 Be7 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Bxb7 in the first round of the USSR-Yugoslavia match, played a little after this tournament Lutikov vs A Planinc, 1969

In round three of the USSR-Yugoslavia match, Lutikov tried to improve over Unzicker's 12. d5, with the waiting move, 12. a3. Planinc replied with the sacrifice 12...d5!? instead of the more restrained 12...d6. Lutikov vs A Planinc, 1969

Back to this game vs. Unzicker, Black plays a very pleasing kingside pawn advance, gaining momentum by harassing White's Queen, who eventually gets exiled after 32. Qb7

Notice that 34. Qxa6? loses to 34...Ra7

44...g3! is a neat decisive stroke. If White replies with 45. Bxc5, he then gets mated by 45...gxf2+ 46. Kxf2 Qh4+ 47. Kg1 Rxg2+!

Jun-20-05  mymt: thanks <Resignation Trap>
Apr-04-06  jackmandoo: What a headache. On my next Megablunder my punishment for myself will be to analyze this game.
Feb-09-07  Tomlinsky: Headache. Family Planinc.
May-18-07  einneu: There is a mistake in the scoresheet.With the black it's Andre Philidor (or at least a recarnation of him)
Oct-01-12  LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:

Unzicker vs A Planinc, 1969.
Your score: 77 (par = 68)


Apr-14-18  morfishine: A game of imperishable brilliance!

The bicycle repair attendant beats the Grandmaster, fair and square


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