I remember when I met Larsen he kept saying Polugaevsky was a “communist pig”. That may be, but he sure could play chess! Here I was able to borrow one of his ideas in the Maroczy.
P.s: You might want to check out http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1111884
Mr. Avrukh’s book are all the rage these days, but we’re all human. Here is a line in the Catalan that seems to have been overlooked by this great theoretician!
Although I’ve been away for a while, I’ll be trying to make my comeback by posting interesting games in topical lines. Here is one just out of the over in the Taimanov Sicilian!