Tal's Opponent Rejects His Queen Sacrifice

Bukhuti Gurgenidze vs Mikhail Tal USSR Championship (1957), Moscow URS, rd 18, Feb-16 Benoni Defense: Classical Variation. Czerniak Defense (A78) 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. Nd2 Na6 11. Re1 Nc7 12. a4 b6 13. Qc2 Ng4 14. h3 Nxf2 15. Kxf2 Qh4+ 16. Kf1 Bd4 17. Nd1 Qxh3 18. Bf3 Qh2 19. Ne3 f5 20. Ndc4 fxe4 21. Bxe4 Ba6 22. Bf3 Re5 23. Ra3 Rae8 24. Bd2 Nxd5 25. Bxd5+ Rxd5 26. Ke2 Bxe3 27. Rxe3 Bxc4+ 0-1

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