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Efim Geller vs Iivo Nei
USSR Championship (1960), Leningrad URS, rd 12, Feb-13
Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11)  ·  1-0



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Apr-20-17  zydeco: Vicious attack by Geller.

His idea with 19.Ba1 is that after e.g. 19...Qd7 20.cxd5 Bxd5 21.Qb2 the knight is pinned to the g7 square and won't be able to recapture on d5.

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