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Vlastimil Hort vs Lev Polugaevsky
USSR vs. Rest of the World (1970), Belgrade SRB, rd 1, Mar-29
Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation. Smith-Morra Declined (B22)  ·  1-0



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Dec-27-03  tud: That's a position, from USSR - World where Fischer helped Hort to win. The analysis have been done by Hort and Bobby. And Hort, a very good czech player, won. We can remark the striking subtle force of moves 41-46 for white ...
Aug-17-05  Runemaster: Maybe Fischer helped Hort with the adjournment analysis, but up until move 40, Hort had played very well all on his own.
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  offramp: The position was adjourned after white's move 41. Polugaevsky says that his sealed move, 41...f5 was a mistake.

Hort gives 42...Ne8 and 44...Bc8 question marks.

So if Fischer helped Hort I think it can only have been in a very general way...

Oct-19-13  RandomVisitor: 23...Nc7 = is worth a look.

10...Qc7 11.Nxc6 Bd7!? is an interesting pin

21...Bc6!? 22.b5 Rad8 might be playable

May-23-20  Albion 1959: A good psychological ploy by Hort to play c3 on the second move. Bypassing all those e6 systems with which Polugaevsky was familiar with:

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