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Mikhail Tal vs Tigran V Petrosian
2nd Soviet Team Cup (1954), Riga URS, rd 4, Sep-07
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B95)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Dec-31-05  aw1988: shows the game as being 7. Qd3 (very unusual in my opinion, but that's what was indeed played).
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  suenteus po 147: <aw1988> Thanks! Could you use the post a correction feature to ask the other game be deleted?
Dec-31-05  aw1988: I did that just now.
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  suenteus po 147: <aw1988> Thanks a million! ;)
Aug-20-10  Mostolesdude: The ultimate attacker vs. the ultimate defender. You have to watch all 48 games in the database to truly appreciate these 2 giants fighting each other. Petrosian's counter-attacking style suits a defensive player like myself much better. However, I still love watching Tal and his incredible combinations and sacrifices.
Sep-07-11  joelsontang: Tal should probably have thought of 12. Be3 like in Nezmetdinov vs Paoli famous game, same formation White had. And followed by h4 then g5.

Any opinion about that plan?

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