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Bent Larsen vs Svetozar Gligoric
San Antonio (1972), San Antonio, TX USA, rd 14, Dec-08
King's Indian Defense: Makagonov Variation (E71)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  GrahamClayton: According to Andy Soltis's book "Chess Lists", Gligoric made a move and walked away from the board. He returned a few minutes later to see Larsen's clock running but no sight of the Dane.

Gligoric concluded that Larsen had made a move and had forgotten to stop his clock. Gligoric made his reply, but was then told by Larsen, who had returned, that he had made 2 moves in a row! An embarrassed Gligoric had to retract his last move.

Does anyone know which move this was?

Jan-18-11  wordfunph: <Graham> the story was also featured in Chess Life & Review 1973 by David Levy but didn't mention of the controversial move.
Jul-31-11  WolfStriker1: In Soltis's "How to Choose a Chess Move," he says that Gligoric played 28. ...Ne8, left the board, came back, and, thinking Larsen had played some "innocuous pass," played 29. ...Raa7. He replayed the move after it was taken back and Larsen played his. [page 68-69, Batsford]

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