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Gennady Kuzmin vs Mark Taimanov
October Revolution 60th Anniversary (1977), Leningrad URS, rd 12, Jul-10
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Taimanov Variation (B46)  ·  0-1

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Jun-07-11  Llawdogg: 26 ... g5! is a great pawn sacrifice that wins a pawn and wins the game. If the pawn is taken, then Taimanov will win a piece after a couple of pawn moves (f4 and then e5).

With Kuzmin's decision not to accept the sarifice, he only loses a pawn. But that is enough for Taimanov to convert the advantage into a win with excellent technique.

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