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Mikhail Tal vs Oleg M Romanishin
Jurmala (1983), Jurmala URS, rd 11, Jun-??
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Keres Defense (C96)  ·  0-1

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Nov-11-07
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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0 Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 0-0 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 <Ruy Lopez Closed, Chigorin Defense> 11. d4 Nd7 <Keres Variation, allowing the f Pawn to advance Opening Explorer > 12. dxc5 <12. Nbd2 is more common Opening Explorer allowing Black to trade on d4> dxc5 13. Nbd2 Bb7 <13 ... Qc7 14. Nf1 Nf6 15. Ne3 Rd8 Fischer vs Keres, 1962 > 14. Nf1 <14. Nh2 Qc7 15. Ng4 Rad8 16. Ne3 g6 Lahno vs Koneru, 2007 > Nc4 <Black often controls c4 analogous to White utilizing f5> 15. Ng3 <15. b3 Nd6 16. a4 Re8 17. Ng3 Bf8 Velimirovic vs D Blagojevic, 2001 ; 15. Qe2 Re8 16. Ng3 Bf8 17. Nf5 Nd6 Anand vs Adams, 2005 > g6 16. b3 Nd6 17. h4 Ne8 18. Bh6 Ng7 19. h5 Qc7 20. Ng5 <[last book move]<>> Nf6 21. hxg6 hxg6 <[21 ... fxg6? 22. Bxg7 Rfd8 23. Qc1 ]<>> 22. Re3 <[22. a4 Rfd8 23. Qf3 c4 =]<>> Rad8 23. Qe2 Qd7 <[23 ... Bc8!? 24. Rd3 c4 25. bxc4 Ng4 26. Bxg7 Kxg7 ]<>> 24. Rd1 Qc8 25. Rxd8 Rxd8 26. Rf3 <26. Rd3 trades down into an even endgame> Rd6 27. Nh3 Qd8 28. Be3 Rc6 29. Bc1 Bc8 30. Rd3 <[30. Qf1 Qc7 ]<>> Qa5 31. Nf1 <[31. Qe3 Qxa2 32. Rd2 Be6 ]<>> c4 32. bxc4 bxc4 <Both sides have weak Queenside Pawns, yet White's are easier to attack> 33. Rd1 Bg4 <A finesse to induce f3 before trading ... Bxh3> 34. f3 Bxh3 35. gxh3 Ne6 36. f4 <A Pawn sacrifice to open lines> <[36. Qe1 Qxa2 37. Ne3 Nf4 ]<>> Nxf4 37. Bxf4 exf4 38. e5 Re6 39. Qxc4 Qxe5 40. Rd3? <[40. Rd2 ]<>> Qg5+ 41. Kh1 Bc5 0-1 <The mate threat wins a piece>

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