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Leonid Stein vs Andrejs Petersons
USSR Championship (1964/65), Kiev URS, rd 13, Jan-16
Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Variation (D32)  ·  1-0



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  GrahamClayton: According to Stein's analysis, the active move 23...f6 loses to 24. ♖xe8 ♖xe8 25. ♘xd5 fxg5 26. ♘f6 ♔h8 27. ♕g3 ♕e7 28. ♘xe8 ♕xe8 29 d5 and White is winning.

Contemporary computer analysis shows that 25...♕xd5 holds, eg 26. ♕xh7 ♔f8 27. ♕h8+ ♔e7 28. ♖e1+ ♘e5 29. ♕g7+ ♔d8 30. ♕xf6 ♔c7 31. ♖e4 ♘c4 32. ♕g7+ ♔d8 33. ♖xe8+ ♔xe8 34. ♕xg6+ ♔d7 35. ♘f3 ♘xb2.

Steve Giddins, "Leonid Stein's Masterclass: Part II", CHESS, November 2014, p. 34

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