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Vitaly Tseshkovsky vs Garry Kasparov
46th USSR Championship (1978), Tbilisi GEO, rd 16, Dec-??
Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation. Main lines (B18)  ·  1-0



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Mar-31-08  ToTheDeath: 18.d5! is a great clearance sacrifice to get the knight to d4. Kasparov stopped playing the Caro soon after.
Sep-09-10  Pravitel: When asked if Kasparov ever felt completely outclassed, he gave this game. Kasparov, My Story(at about 6:30):
Sep-09-10  Uncanny: <When asked if Kasparov ever felt completely outclassed, he gave this game>

Looks like Tseshkovsky again had Kasparov almost on the ropes 26 years later. Tseshkovsky vs Kasparov, 2004

Oct-26-20  fisayo123: Yes , 15 year old Garry got taken to school in this one. Tseshkovsky was a pretty underrated player in the 70's. Even Kramnik looked up to him.

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