Smyslov vs Geller
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[Event "6th game"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Smyslov"] [Black "Geller"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E70"] [Opening "King's Indian: 4.e4 d6"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. Nge2 c6 8. d5 cxd5 9. cxd5 Ne8 10. Qd2 f5 11. h3 Nd7 12. g3 Nb6 13. b3 {White has deffer ed castling too long, and no wonder; for Kingside castling was hardly to be considered in view of the advancing f-pawn, while Queenside castling appears distinctly unhealthy in view of the c-file. Nonetheless White should have castled on the Queenside at move 11} 13... f4 $1 {thematic move} 14. gxf4 exf4 15. Bd4 (15. Bxf4 Bxc3 16. Qxc3 Qh4+ {Fork and removing the guard}) 15... Nd7 $1 16. h4 Ne5 {Black's pieces have access to e5} 17. Bg2 Bd7 { you have to have nerves to calmly complete development!} 18. Bf2 (18. Nxf4 Rxf4 19. Qxf4 Nd3+ {fork}) 18... Rc8 {commonsense pressure} 19. Nd4 Qa5 20. Rc1 Nc7 {Logically improving the placement of all pieces} 21. Rc2 Na6 22. O-O { At last! But meanwhile Black's advantage has become overwhelming. We give the rest merely for the sake ofcompleteness} 22... Nc5 23. Nce2 Qxd2 { there is no big attack ... just better placed pieces} 24. Rxd2 Nxe4 { little tactics} 25. fxe4 f3 26. Nxf3 Nxf3+ 27. Bxf3 Rxf3 28. Bxa7 Rh3 { logical ... attacking weaknesses} 29. Bf2 Be5 {logical, better placed piece} 30. Nd4 Bg4 {everyone in on the party} 31. Be1 Re3 {weakness} 32. Bf2 Rxe4 33. Re1 Rxe1+ 34. Bxe1 Rc1 0-1
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Players
WhiteSmyslov
BlackGeller
Game
Moves34
OpeningE70 — King's Indian: 4.e4 d6
Result0-1
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Tournament6th game
Location?
Round0