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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
Yasser had figured the Q-sac drawing line out before playing it. with the help of James Blackwood with a third person, I believe it was either Donaldson or Pupols, I can't remember which. This was an interesting look at the alternatives of not going for the draw with Nb5, lots of very interesting and sharp variations in this one! Nice choice for a presentation, thanks!

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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
At 28:16 Dennis wonders what White can play after ...Kc8, suggesting Qxa6+. I'm no Tal, but I'd just go for Qb8# :)


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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
I saw that too but figured I must be missing something :)

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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
Mr.Snrub wrote:
At 28:16 Dennis wonders what White can play after ...Kc8, suggesting Qxa6+. I'm no Tal, but I'd just go for Qb8# :)


Yeah I noticed that too :) If I remember rightly though at that point white could even skip a move or two and still come out winning. :lol:


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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
I probably won't be much help with the chess analysis, but you weren't far off with your pronounciation of Glenrothes - it has a long O, as in "bother". So: "Glen-roth-es". And I can't really understand why Spassky and Tal were playing there either...


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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
found the game in a database:

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1129524


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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
Wow, I missed mate in one? You can't expect me to find everything, can you? :) (I'm at least relieved that the moves I did suggest were still okay.)

@ d.w.fowler: Thanks.

@ dchrist: On behalf of the viewers, thanks!

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Post Re: Dennis M.: Tal-Spassky: A Look at the Pirc [33:09]
good video!


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