Chess history trivia

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Hans Renette
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Re: Chess history trivia

Post by Hans Renette » Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:33 pm

Which chess giant ended his career, in his last official game, by playing Ke1 (the king returning home) as his last move?

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Matt Mackenzie
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Re: Chess history trivia

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:51 pm

Mikhail Tal, 1-0 v Akopian, Barcelona 1992.

IIRC in this tournament he was playing in a wheelchair, and had a draw turned down in this game after a handful of moves.
"Set up your attacks so that when the fire is out, it isn't out!" (H N Pillsbury)

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