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Viktor Korchnoi vs Grigory Goldberg
URS-ch sf Tula (1950), Tula URS
Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02)  ·  1-0



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Aug-06-04  ArturoRivera: The first and last game played by Kornchnoi with the bird's opening in the hole database, hail Kornchnoi, the iron man!
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  Zenchess: Goldberg was one of Botvinnik's seconds; Korchnoi may have played this to avoid any special preparation they make have been working on.
Aug-07-04  ArturoRivera: <Zechess> you mean that Goldberg was very prepared for normal openings such 1.-e4 and 1.-d4?
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  Zenchess: Yes; Goldberg would have been better prepared for those.
Nov-21-08  hedgeh0g: o rly?
Jun-09-16  Virgil A: Hopefully GM Korchnoi had fun playing the Bird's.
Apr-24-18  veerar: The usual problem of developing the QB,Black faces,as a "sort" of French Defence is played..Black had opportunities for an early Bd7 and hence a better game.

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