Smyslov takes on Ivanchuk... and wins

Spektrowski
Sep 11, 2012, 10:57 AM 2,162 Reads 11 Comments

This game was played at the 1988 USSR Championship. Vasily Smyslov, 68 at the time, shows his 19 years old namesake that he's still a formidable opponent.

Annotated by Vasily Smyslov and Garry Kasparov.


Another game from the same tournament. Smyslov zugzwangs his opponent with a couple of flashy sacrifices.



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