Keres vs Taimanov
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[Event "17"] [Site "Moskva ch-SU (13.12.51)"] [Round "0"] [White "Keres"] [Black "Taimanov"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A15"] [Opening "English: Anglo-Indian, 2.Nf3"] 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Be7 5. b3 O-O 6. Bb2 b6 7. d4 Bb7 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. bxc4 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. exd4 Nc6 12. Qe2 {The Queen stands best here, not only protecting the c-pawn, but also taking part in all sorts of tactical twists on the Kingside} 12... Re8 (12... Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Qxd4 14. Nd5 Qc5 15. Bxf6 $1 Bxf6 (15... gxf6 16. Qg4+ Kh8 17. Qh4) 16. Qe4) 13. Rfd1 Rc8 14. Rac1 Qd6 {Heading for the vacant central square at f4.} (14... Bd6 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Qxe4 f5 17. Qe2 Bf4 {The Bishop would take over the duty instead of the Queen}) 15. Bb1 Qf4 16. d5 $1 {The flood gates open ... this move is associated with opening the a1-h8 diagonal} 16... exd5 17. cxd5 Nb8 (17... Ba3 18. dxc6 Rxe2 19. cxb7 $1) 18. Rd4 Qd6 {The Queen takes on the role of blockader - a task for which she is by no means the ideal piece} 19. Rcd1 Bf8 20. Ne4 Nxe4 21. Rxe4 Rxe4 22. Qxe4 Qh6 23. Ng5 $1 Bd6 (23... g6 24. Nxf7 Kxf7 25. Qe6#) 24. h4 {White is not going to be satisfied with the win of a pawn, but quite rightly expects to get more out of theposition} 24... Nd7 25. Qf5 $1 Nf6 26. Bxf6 gxf6 27. Nxf7 $1 Qc1 (27... Kxf7 28. Qd7+) 28. Qxh7+ Kf8 29. Nxd6 Qxd1+ 30. Kh2 Qxd5 31. Nxb7 Qe5+ 32. g3 Rc7 33. Qh8+ Kf7 34. h5 $1 Rxb7 35. Qh7+ Ke6 36. Qxb7 Qxh5+ 37. Kg2 1-0
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Players
WhiteKeres
BlackTaimanov
Game
Moves37
OpeningA15 — English: Anglo-Indian, 2.Nf3
Result1-0
Date
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Tournament
Tournament17
LocationMoskva ch-SU (13.12.51)
Round0