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Bent Larsen vs Efim Geller
Larsen - Geller 3rd place Candidates Playoff (1966), Copenhagen DEN, rd 5, Mar-17
Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04)  ·  1-0



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May-14-04  Whitehat1963: Why over?
May-14-04  aragorn69: 73.-Kg7 74.Rxc5! wins.
May-14-04  Whitehat1963: Didn't see that coming, which is why I don't have any of my games on the database anywhere! <aragorn69>, yours would have been a nice finish to see.
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  wwall: Looks like 72.Rc7 is deadly. If the knight moves, then 73.Ne6+ Ke8 (73...Kg8 74.Rc8+ Rf8 75.Rxf8 mate) 74.Ng7 Kd8 75.Nxf5 Kxc7 76.g7 and White queens his pawn. After 72. Rc7 Ke8, then 73.Rc8+ Kd7 74.g7 Rg5 75.g8=Q Rxg8 76.Rxg8 wins for White.
Mar-11-16  chess959: with 17. Bh3! Larsen takes the initiative, and Geller made a mistake by 27...Red7? (he could equalize simply by 27... Na5)
Mar-13-16  Howard: Very nice multi-piece endgame in the early stages.

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