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Bent Larsen vs Mihai Suba
Las Palmas Interzonal (1982), Las Palmas ESP, rd 13, Jul-29
English Opening: Symmetrical. Fianchetto Variation (A34)  ·  0-1



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  Everett: Larsen seems totally confused by the Suba hedgehog here.
Feb-05-08  Jaburu: In the Suba's book "Dynamic Chess Strategy", first edition, page 79, the move hier is 14.Re2. The move pawn to "h3" is 17.h3: "This is to prevent 17 ...d5 18.e5 Ng4. [If} 17.f4 e5 turns to be in VBlack's favour."
Oct-11-10  sevenseaman: Its a clever trap Bent has walked into.
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22.Ba1? e5! 23.Nc2 b5! and suddenly White loses a pawn and his position is hopeless. And then the last move Larsen makes leads to an undignified ending. Was this the weariness of the last round? It was a tough interzonal for Bent Larsen (+4 =5 -4).

Suba, on the other hand, had a pretty good tournament, ending in third place when he was 11th (out of 14 players) by rating. He especially had a great tournament with the black pieces: +4 (Psakhis, Pinter, Sunye Neto and Larsen) =1 (Bouaziz) -1 (Tukmakov). With the white pieces he broke even.

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  RayDelColle: How come Larsen does not play 26) B x e4 ?
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  Fusilli: <RayDelColle: How come Larsen does not play 26) B x e4 ?>


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  RayDelColle: Thank You! Be Well! Namaste!

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