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Mikhail Tal (The Magician from Riga) vs. Anatoly Karpov - 1987

Mikhail Tal competes against Anatoly Karpov in a blitz game played in Brussels, 1987. What will be the result when The Magician from Riga, in his waning years, battles one of the very best masters of strategy, Anatoly Karpov?

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  • 16 months ago

    PIRATCH

    redfiredragon: Certainly not at Blitz Tal won in 1988 as was pointed out. In 1971 Fischer was 3.5 points ahead of Tal (2nd) in the strongest Blitz in Herzeg Novi! Cool

  • 18 months ago

    NM ThePerplexed

    Don't forget:

    World Blitz Championship 1988

    • Five-minute chess, held at Saint John, New Brunswick
    • Won by Mikhail Tal ahead of Gary Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov
  • 18 months ago

    zakaryah

    12. ... Be6 is horrible, the rook sac is hilarious

  • 18 months ago

    redfiredragon

    capablanca is best 

  • 18 months ago

    abo_tamem_2012

    Tal is one of the best players in attack in the history!

  • 18 months ago

    g-levenfish

    Great game,Thanks!

  • 18 months ago

    thought_control

    umm.... part 2?

  • 18 months ago

    kavanam

    i even thought the word TALent originated from Tal!Smiledont know how  long one has to wait to see an attacking genius like him!

  • 18 months ago

    naturalproduct

    Tal is the one man I think I would like to have met just as much or more than Fischer when they were both alive still.

  • 18 months ago

    kavanam

    Tal is the real master in OTB even against the bestSmile

  • 18 months ago

    Lawdoginator

    That was a fun game. 

  • 18 months ago

    MrMars

    tal wins

  • 18 months ago

    JeyanthKrishnan

    Queen is not considered as a good defender. 

  • 18 months ago

    karangtarunasemarang

    Smile

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