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Mikhail Tal vs Efim Geller
Kislovodsk (1966), Kislovodsk URS, rd 8, Aug-02
Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84)  ·  0-1

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Jun-26-05  gladiator367: why the resignation by tal?
Jun-26-05
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  Honza Cervenka: After 42...Rd3 43.Ke2 Rxb3 black has easily won endgame.
Jun-26-05
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  penarol: Geller said that instead of 34...Qd6? "he could have won instantly by 34... Qd2" attacking both c1 and g5. Later in the game, he said that Tal, instead of 39 R8c5?, "could have drawn by 39 Rd1 Nc3 40 Rd2 Ne4 41 Rd1, when 41...d2 is bad because of of 42 Rc2 with the threat of 43 f3"
Feb-09-09  notyetagm: 34 ... ?


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<penarol: Geller said that instead of 34...Qd6? "he could have won instantly by 34... Qd2" attacking both c1 and g5>

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34 ... ♕b4-d2! <queen fork>


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With 34 ... ♕b4-d2!, Geller's Black d2-queen would have <FORKED> the <UNDEFENDED> White c1-rook and the 1-1 <LOOSE> White g5-knight.

As Dr. Nunn says, <LPDO - LOOSE PIECES DROP OFF!>

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