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WC-Tal- Botvinnik-the title exchange
Compiled by kevin86
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This match combines the mercuric rise and fall of Tal and the constancy of Botvinnik

m1 g1-Tal draws first blood
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

m1g6-Tal wins second in a brilliancy
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

m1g7-Tal gets 2 knights and pawn for two pawns
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

m1g8-the Emperor strikes back
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

m1g9-Botvinnik wins second straight still down by 1
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 0-1

m1g11-Tal wins with 2 pawn ad in Q vs Q ending
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(A05) Reti Opening, 72 moves, 1-0

m1g17-Tal wins most convincingly
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

m1g19-Tal wins just about clinches
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

m1g21-Tal Wins! but match ends with a whimper
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

m2g1-Botvinnik gets off to flying start
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 41 moves, 1-0

m2g2-Tal wins pawn eace-ecens match
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

m2g3-Botvinnik wins again
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 43 moves, 1-0

m2g7-Botvinnik rolls over Tal with brute strength
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

m2g8-Tal wins one-whew!
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

m2g9-Bot wins first of three in a row
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

m2g10--Bot wins big,with the dark pieces
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

m2g11-Botvinnik wins third in a row!
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

m2g12-Tal wins with rook who acts as a wild mouse
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

m2g13-Botvinnik wins with a surerior passed pawn
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

m2g15-Botvinnik wins yet again
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 63 moves, 1-0

m2g16-91 move draw with long q-ending
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 90 moves, 1/2-1/2

m2g17-Tal wins a rare B+B vs N ending
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 83 moves, 0-1

m2g18-Botvinnik again crushes Tal's T defense hopes
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

m2g19-Tal hangs on...
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 75 moves, 0-1

m2g20-Botvinnik manages to draw after 121 moves
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 121 moves, 1/2-1/2

m2g21-Botvinnik regains title yet again!!
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

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