Mikhail Tal's 19-Move Brilliancy

Mikhail Tal vs NN URS (1963) Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Polugayevsky Variation Simagin Line (B96) 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 b5 8. e5 dxe5 9. fxe5 Qc7 10. Qe2 (10. exf6 Qe5+) 10... Nfd7 11. O-O-O Bb7 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. Qg4 Qb6 (13... Qxe5 14. Bd3) 14. Rd6 Bxd6 15. Qxe6+ Kf8 16. Bc4 bxc4 17. Rf1+ Nf6 18. Rxf6+ gxf6 19. Bh6# 1-0

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