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Fridrik Olafsson vs Bent Larsen
Larsen - Olafsson (1956), Reykjavik, ISL, rd 8, Feb-01
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B95)  ·  0-1

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Mar-07-09  PinnedPiece: Oh, laugh, son! But its Larceny!

This game is hilarious.

Mar-07-09  Jim Bartle: Larseny, I'd say.
Sep-13-10  hedgeh0g: 28...Bb5! is a very nice tactic that wins Black an exchange, since, after 29.Rxc7 Rxc7 30.Qf2 Nd3 threatens both the Queen and mate on c1.
Jan-02-16  zydeco: Andy Soltis, quoting Sergei Dolmatov, cites this game as an important pattern to recognize: 21....g6!? sets a subtle trap....black now threatens to play 22....e5 because white's knight can't get to f5. Olafsson missed the point with 22.g5?

This was the decisive final game of the Larsen-Olafsson match, played with the score tied 3-3.

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