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Mecislovas Ostrauskas vs Mikhail Tal
URS-ch qf (1955), Vilnius, May-??
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Wormald Attack (C77)  ·  0-1



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  tpstar: raymond3902-tpstar0 (Yahoo 7/9/04): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. Qe2 b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. 0-0 0-0 8. c3 d6 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. Be3 Nc6 (12 ... Nc4) 13. Rd1 cd 14. cd Nb4!? 15. Bb3 Nc6 16. Rc1!? ed 17. Bg5?! Qb6 18. Nbd2 Be6 19. Bf4 Rac8 20. Ng5 Bxb3 21. Nxb3 Ne5 22. Nf3 d3 23. Qe1 Nc4 24. Nfd2 Nxb2 25. e5 de 26. Bxe5 Nc4 27. Bd4 Qe6 28. Qxe6 fxe6 29. Re1 Bb4 30. Nxc4?! bxc4 31. Rxe6 cxb3 32. ab Bc3 (32 ... d2 33. Kh2 Rc1) 33. Bxc3 Rxc3 and Black won (0-1).
Oct-18-09  WhiteRook48: another nice combination
Jan-09-15  sls: Extravagant!
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  RadioBoy: I don't understand. Why not 37... Qf2+ and 38... QxR ?
May-05-20  carpovius: <RadioBoy> because of mate in three))
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  fredthebear: Wow!!
This kick a$$ combo belongs in one of Tal's books!!

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