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Efim Geller vs Boris Spassky
Alekhine Memorial (1975), Moscow URS, rd 6, Oct-??
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0



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Apr-23-03  ughaibu: Very similar only difference at the end is the kings position. Geller vs Spassky, 1975
Apr-24-03  PVS: 13...h6 was necessary. I think the losing move was 31...Re8. 31...Ra7 might have led to a draw.
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  wordfunph: in The Art of Chess Analysis by GM Jan Timman, he referred this game as "...positional battle which culminated in a hair-raising time scramble in which Spassky made the last mistake."
Aug-08-13  TheFocus: From the Alekhine Memorial.
Apr-24-21  siggemannen: Why not just 39. Qxe5? Probably something is wrong with the score?
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  Retireborn: Geller won on time. Presumably both players were just bashing out moves near the end.
Apr-24-21  siggemannen: Actually, per ughaibu comment, i'm guessing that 35... Kh7 was actually played, which makes the moves make a bit more sense?

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