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Mikhail Tal vs Vladimir Soloviev
URS-ch sf Riga (1955), Riga URS
King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation (E86)  ·  1-0



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Feb-01-05  stenis3: Nice and simple
Aug-26-05  bishopmate: nice manouvering of the king's bishop by tal... without it very hard to break through
Aug-26-05  RookFile: Black should have been dope slapped for closing lines on the queenside instead of opening them over there.
Jul-12-06  ughaibu: That is an amazing "bad bishop".
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  keypusher: It sure is. Also, Tal eventually gives up a rook for Black's bishop, which is even <badder> than white's...<bad bishops defend good pawns>. (Suba)
Jan-03-07  ianD: 40. Rxg7! great play by Tal

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  ekw: The finish would be 53...Kf8 54.Qh8+ Rg8 55.f6!
Jun-01-12  Cemoblanca: An amazing game by "Misha"! Very tricky stuff as always! Wow! Especially, I liked the move 45. Kc1!! very much to prevent a check! The move Rh1!, which threatens mate again! There's only time for 46...Kf8 & the final breakthrough in the center with 47. f4! Well, it doesn't happen every day, that the King SUPPORTS his major pieces (from moves 45 to 52)! :D Finely crushed! ;0)
Jan-06-13  nopassion4jazz: Very funny
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  maxi: According to Houdini the exchange sac wasn't necessary. The central pawn advance f4 and e5 wins easily anyway. Care must be taken that Black's Queen does not give a perpetual check, like Tal does with move 45.Kc1 in the game.
May-26-17  Saniyat24: What a pawn chain by Tal, which keeps his King in virtually untouchable position, Soloviev stayed with Tal in the beginning, but when Tal attacked all-out, he crumbled...

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