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Bent Larsen vs Donald Byrne
San Antonio (1972), San Antonio, TX USA, rd 12, Dec-04
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Anglo-Grünfeld Variation (A16)  ·  1-0



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Jul-30-17  clement41: This game deserves more attention. A delight to watch!
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  tamar: Larsen was itching for h4-h5 and played 27 Qf6 one move too soon. It was necessary to prevent the desperado on g2 first.

1) +1.86 (35 ply) 27.f3 Bc6 28.Qf6 Ra8 29.h4 Ra7 30.Re1 Qf5 31.Rxe8+ Bxe8 32.Qxf5 gxf5 33.a5 Bc6 34.Rb1 Rd7 35.Bxa6 Rxd6 36.Bc8 Rd2 37.Rc1 Bd7 38.Bxd7 Rxd7 39.Kf2 Rd2+ 40.Kg3 Kg7 41.Rxc5 Kf6 42.Rc6+ Ke5 43.Rc7 f4+ 44.Kh3 Ra2 45.Rxf7 Rxa5 46.Rxh7 Kf6 47.Rh6+ Ke7 48.Kg4 Ra2 49.h5 Rxg2+ 50.Kf5 Ra2 51.Rh7+ Kf8

2) +1.32 (34 ply) 27.h3 Qf5 28.a5 Qe4 29.Bf1 Qb4 30.Qxb4 cxb4 31.Ra4 Re4 32.f3 Rf4 33.Rb1 Bc8 34.Raxb4 Rxb4 35.Rxb4 Rxd6 36.Rb8 Rc6 37.Bxa6 Rxa6 38.Rxc8+ Kg7 39.Rc5 Rd6 40.g4 Rd1+ 41.Kf2 Ra1 42.Ke3 Kf6 43.Ke4 Ke6 44.Rc6+ Kd7 45.Ra6 Ra3 46.Ra7+ Ke6 47.a6 h5 48.Ra8 hxg4 49.hxg4 Kd6 50.Kf4 Ra4+ 51.Ke3 Kc6 52.a7

3) +1.24 (34 ply) 27.a5 Re4 28.f3 Rd4 29.Rxd4 cxd4 30.Qxd4 Qxd6 31.Qxd6 Rxd6 32.Rb1 Bc8 33.Rb8 Rc6 34.Bxa6 Rxa6 35.Rxc8+ Kg7 36.Rc5 Rd6 37.g4 Rd1+ 38.Kf2 Rd2+ 39.Kg3 Ra2 40.h4 Ra4 41.h5 Kh6 42.f4 f6 43.Kf3 Kg7 44.Rb5 Kh6 45.Ke3 Kg7 46.Rb7+ Kh6 47.hxg6 hxg6 48.Ra7 Ra3+ 49.Kd4 Ra4+ 50.Kc5 Rxf4

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