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Bent Larsen vs Svetozar Gligoric
Havana Olympiad Final-A (1966), Havana CUB, rd 10, Nov-14
Bird Opening: General (A02)  ·  1-0

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Mar-31-05  Poulsen: Larsen in his best period - and a typical win. Rare opening play - and a shuttle kombination (starting with 25.Nh4!) - followed by superior and aggressive endgame technic.
Nov-05-08  notyetagm: <Poulsen: Larsen in his best period - and a typical win. Rare opening play - <<<and a shuttle kombination (starting with 25.Nh4!)>>> - followed by superior and aggressive endgame technic.>

Indeed, a lovely <PEITIE COMBINAISON> to win ♕ for ♖♘ against Gligoric(!).

Jan-27-20  HarryP: Better than 35.a5 is "35.Rg1! Rxc2 (35... Rg7 is met with 36.h4! intending h5) 36.Qh3+ Kg7 37.Qxe6 Kh7 38.Qh3+ Kg7 39.Qf5! and White wins the knight, since 39... Kh6 is met with 40.Qg5+ Kh7 41.Qh5+ forcing mate" (Cyrus Lakdawala in Bird's Opening Move by Move).

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