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Leonid Stein vs Boris Spassky
USSR Zonal (1964), Moscow URS, rd 4, Feb-22
Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Main Line (C89)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Oct-26-05  sitzkrieg: 22 Rxa6!
May-29-08  flightsquare: Please explain to this patzer why its a draw, thx
Jul-20-08  Atking: This game was deeply commented in the fascinating book "Leonid Stein Master of the Risk strategy" Instead of 25.Rxc6 25.e4! wins Bg5 26.exNd5 BxNd2 27.dxc6+ (To compare with the actual game white e pawn is now in c6!) 27...Kh8 28.Ra1 g6 29.Bd5 Be3+ 30.Kh1 Rf2 31.c7 Rxb2 32.Re1 Bxd4 Parma vs Spassky 1965 (1/2) but now 33.g4! Bxg4 (No more last rank mate) 34.cxBd4 Rc2 35.Re7 Bh3 36.Kg1 Rd2 37.Be6 wins. This could give you a good insigh of 18...bxa4 resulting problem <flightsquare> 3 connected pawns are enought for the Bishop. But I think that both players were exhausted after this hight tension battle. Indeed draw seems normal.
May-22-13  ewan14: USSR Zonal 1964
What kind of a '' grandmaster draw '' is this ?

( As also featured in my '' OMGP '' )

Oct-21-16  edubueno: Notable partida, jugada a ganar por los dos contendientes. Está también comentada en el libro de Kasparov, tomo 3.
Mar-16-19  edubueno: En la jugada 25 la posición es pareja: 25.e4 Bg5 26.exd5 c5!! 27.Nf3 Be3+ 28.Kh1 g5 29.d6+ Kh8 30.Bc4 cxd4 31.Nxd4 Rf2 32.Ra8+ Kg7 33.Ra7+ Kf8 34.Ne6+ Bxe6 35.Ra8+ Kf7 36.Bxe6+ Kxe6 37.Re8+ Kxd6 38.Rxe3 Rxb2 39.Re4 Rc2 40.Rc4 Rc1+ 41.Kg2 Rc2+ 42.Kg1 Ke5 43.Rc7 Kf6 44.g4 h6

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