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William Hartston vs Heikki Westerinen
Havana Olympiad Final-B (1966), Havana CUB, rd 11, Nov-15
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)  ·  0-1



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Apr-27-07  luzhin: An unusual king-hunt. Black's last move had the unanswerable threat of Ra5 mate.
May-07-07  Buddy Revell: 14...Nd3+ is jaw-dropping! And the final position is as unusual as comical.
May-07-07  vonKrolock: Therefore was <14.♗h6> a blunder - The option was 14.g2-g4 ♘f6 and now 15.♗h6, and White would have excellent attacking perspectives
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: 33 Ka4? 35 Kb6? It's as if white forgot that the king is allowed to move backwards. Or maybe he got tired of defending a bad position and decided to take a quicker way out.
May-07-07  Tomlinsky: <Gregor Samsa Mendel> I think the last moves show Hartston's sense of humour peering from the score sheet. He always seems to see a funny side to most things.
Apr-27-17  Vermit: Interestingly Westerinen won as White with the same opening in the same tournament: H Westerinen vs Tringov, 1966

I would love someone to tell me whether 18.Nf5 is sound in that game

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