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Match Botvinnik!
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Mikhail Botvinnik's Match Record:

+0 -1 =1 vs. Yordansky Moscow-Leningrad, 1926)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Stoltz (Stockholm-Leningrad, 1926)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Grigoriev (Leningrad-Moscow, 1927)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Panchenko (Leningrad-Moscow, 1927)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Nikolaev (Leningrad-Rostov - univ.1929) +1 -0 =1 vs. Kan (Leningrad-Moscow - mwk, 1930)
+2 -0 =0 vs. Kan (Leningrad-Moscow, 1930)
+2 -2 =8 vs. Flohr (1933)
+5 -5 =3 vs. Levenfish Match (USSR Match,1937)

A.V.R.O. 1938 'minimatches'
+0 -0 =2 vs. Keres
+0 -1 =1 vs. Fine
+0 -1 =1 vs. Euwe
+1 -0 =1 vs. Reshevsky
+1 -0 =1 vs. Alekhine
+1 -0 =1 vs. Capablanca
+0 -0 =2 vs. Flohr

USSR Absolute Ch.'minimatches' (Moscow, 1941)
+1 -0 =3 vs. Keres
+2 -0 =2 vs. Smyslov
+2 -0 =2 vs. Boleslavsky
+2 -1 =1 vs. Lilienthal
+2 -1 =1 vs. Bondarevsky

+2 -0 =0 vs. Denker (USA-USSR Radio m, 1945)
+1 -1 =0 vs. CH Alexander (ENG-USSR Radio m, 1946) +1 -0 =1 vs. Reshevsky (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1946)

World Championship 'minimatches' 1948
+1 -0 =4 vs. Smyslov
+4 -1 =0 vs. Keres
+3 -1 =1 vs. Reshevsky
+2 -0 =3 vs. Euwe

+5 -5 =14 vs. Bronstein (World Match, Moscow, 1951) +2 -1 =3 vs. Taimanov (USSR Ch, Moscow, 1952)
+7 -7 =10 vs. Smyslov (World Match, Moscow, 1954) +0 -1 =3 vs. Reshevsky (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1955)
+3 -6 =13 vs. Smyslov (World Match, Moscow, 1957) +7 -5 =11 vs. Smyslov (World Match, Moscow, 1958) +0 -1 =1 vs. Korchnoi (Moscow-Leningrad, 1960)
+2 -6 =13 vs. Tal (World Match, Moscow, 1960)
+10 -5 =6 vs. Tal (World Match, Moscow, 1961)
+2 -5 =15 vs. Petrosian (World Match, Moscow, 1963)

European Team Ch, Hamburg 1965 - 'minimatches":
+0 -1 =1 vs. Schmid
+0 -1 =1 vs. Gligoric
+0 -1 =1 vs. Szabo
Botvinnik won single games vs Ciocaltea and Langeweg

+2 -0 =0 vs. Tolush (Moscow-Leningrad, 1965)

Leiden, 1970 'minimatches'
+0 -0 =4 vs. Spassky
+0 -0 =4 vs. Donner
+1 -2 =1 vs. Larsen

+1 -0 =3 vs. Matulovic (USSR-World, Belgrade, 1970)

Overall: +82 -62 =148 (53.4%) World Championships: +46 -41 =90 (51.4%)

PS: Botvinnik's secret matches were not included in this collection. Please refer to "Secret Matches: The Unknown Training Games of Mikhail Botvinnik", edited by Hannon Russell, with annotations by Jan Timman. 97 games have survived, with the following totals:

+7 -3 =6 vs. Averbakh (plus 3 unfinished games)
+2 -2 =0 vs. Balashov
+0 -1 =0 vs. Flohr
+4 -1 =3 vs. Furman (plus unfinished games)
+0 -3 =0 vs. Kaminer
+12 -1 =10 vs. Kan (+ 4 unfinished games)
+0 -2 =1 vs. Rabinovich
+10 -4 =9 vs. Ragozin (plus 1 unfinished game)
+2 -1 =1 vs. Smyslov


+1 -0 =1 vs. Stoltz (Stockholm-Leningrad, 1926)
Stoltz vs Botvinnik, 1926 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Stoltz, 1926 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Grigoriev (Leningrad-Moscow, 1927)
Botvinnik vs N Grigoriev, 1927 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Panchenko (Leningrad-Moscow, 1927)
N Panchenko vs Botvinnik, 1927
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs N Panchenko, 1927 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 47 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Kan (Leningrad-Moscow - mwk, 1930)
Botvinnik vs Kan, 1930 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Kan vs Botvinnik, 1930 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs. Kan (Leningrad-Moscow, 1930) - unordered
Kan vs Botvinnik, 1930 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Kan, 1930 
(A84) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

+2 -2 =8 vs. Flohr (Moscow/Leningrad, 1933)
Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(A84) Dutch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933 
(A28) English, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 69 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933
(A28) English, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 30 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933
(D95) Grunfeld, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

+5 -5 =3 vs. Levenfish (USSR Match, Moscow/Leningrad), 1937
Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(A17) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 67 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937 
(A06) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 68 moves, 1-0

Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(C02) French, Advance, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 78 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937 
(A25) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 41 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs. Keres (AVRO)
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1938
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Fine (AVRO)
Fine vs Botvinnik, 1938  
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 31 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Fine, 1938 
(C48) Four Knights, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Euwe (AVRO)
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1938 
(A13) English, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Reshevsky (AVRO)
Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(A25) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Alekhine (AVRO)
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Capablanca (AVRO)
Capablanca vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs. Flohr (AVRO)
Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(D84) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1938
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =3 vs. Keres (USSR Absolute, 1941)
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1941
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1941
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =2 vs. Smyslov (USSR Absolute, 1941)
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E70) King's Indian, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 60 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1941 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =2 vs. Boleslavsky (USSR Absolute, 1941)
Botvinnik vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C15) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Botvinnik, 1941
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -1 =1 vs. Lilienthal (USSR Absolute, 1941)
Botvinnik vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Botvinnik, 1941
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

Lilienthal vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 55 moves, 0-1

+2 -1 =1 vs. Bondarevsky (USSR Absolute, 1941)
Botvinnik vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 89 moves, 0-1

Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs. Denker (USA-USSR Radio m, 1945)
Denker vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Denker, 1945 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =0 vs. CH Alexander (ENG-USSR Radio m, 1946)
Botvinnik vs C H Alexander, 1946 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 38 moves, 1-0

C H Alexander vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Reshevsky (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1946)
Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1946 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(C18) French, Winawer, 59 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =4 vs. Smyslov (World Championship 'minimatch')
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

+4 -1 =0 vs. Keres (World Championship 'minimatch')
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(A13) English, 58 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 72 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

+3 -1 =1 vs. Reshevsky (World Championship 'minimatch')
Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 32 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 42 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C49) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =3 vs. Euwe (World Championship 'minimatch')
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948  
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

+5 -5 =14 vs. Bronstein (World Match, Moscow, 1951)
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(A94) Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3, 66 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A84) Dutch, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A84) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 60 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A14) English, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 64 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -1 =3 vs. Taimanov (USSR Championship, Moscow, 1952)
Taimanov vs Botvinnik, 1953 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 51 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Taimanov, 1953
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Taimanov vs Botvinnik, 1953 
(A84) Dutch, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Taimanov, 1953 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 42 moves, 1-0

Taimanov vs Botvinnik, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 36 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Taimanov, 1953 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+7 -7 =10 vs. Smyslov (World Match, Moscow, 1954)
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 61 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C15) French, Winawer, 50 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 72 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C15) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =3 vs. Reshevsky (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1955)
Reshevsky vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1955 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1955 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

+3 -6 =13 vs. Smyslov (World Match, Moscow, 1957)
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A16) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A16) English, 54 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 28 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A05) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B27) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C15) French, Winawer, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A36) English, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C11) French, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

+7 -5 =11 vs. Smyslov (World Match, Moscow, 1958)
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 62 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 66 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B58) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B58) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B58) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 24 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A12) English with b3, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 68 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 74 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 35 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 38 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(A05) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Korchnoi (Moscow-Leningrad, 1960)
Botvinnik vs Korchnoi, 1960 
(B50) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Korchnoi vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 42 moves, 1-0

+2 -6 =13 vs. Tal (World Match, Moscow, 1960)
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(A61) Benoni, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(A05) Reti Opening, 72 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

+10 -5 =6 vs. Tal (World Match, Moscow, 1961)
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 41 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

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

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 90 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 83 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

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

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 121 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

+2 -5 =15 vs. Petrosian (World Match, Moscow, 1963)
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D94) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 61 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 66 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A15) English, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Schmid (European Team Ch, Hamburg)
L Schmid vs Botvinnik, 1965
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs L Schmid, 1965 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 42 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs. Gligoric(European Team Ch, Hamburg)
Botvinnik vs Gligoric, 1965
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Botvinnik, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

+0 -1 =1 vs. Szabo(European Team Ch, Hamburg)
Szabo vs Botvinnik, 1965
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Szabo, 1965 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 77 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs. Tolush (Moscow-Leningrad, 1965)
Tolush vs Botvinnik, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Tolush, 1965 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 41 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =4 vs. Spassky (Laiden 'minimatches') - unordered
Botvinnik vs Spassky, 1970 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Spassky, 1970
(A26) English, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =4 vs. Donner (Laiden 'minimatches') - unordered
J H Donner vs Botvinnik, 1970
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs J H Donner, 1970
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

J H Donner vs Botvinnik, 1970
(E91) King's Indian, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs J H Donner, 1970
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -2 =1 vs. Larsen (Laiden 'minimatches') - unordered
Botvinnik vs Larsen, 1970 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 75 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Botvinnik, 1970
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Larsen, 1970 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(A28) English, 55 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =3 vs. Matulovik (USSR-World, Belgrade, 1970)
Matulovic vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Matulovic, 1970 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Matulovic vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Matulovic, 1970
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

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