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Fedor Parfenovich Bohatirchuk vs Mikhail Botvinnik
USSR Championship (1933)  ·  Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation (B72)  ·  1-0
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  Gypsy: Another strategic victory by Bohatirchuk over Botvinnik.
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  Honza Cervenka: There is another exemplar of this game in the database (see F Bogatyrchuk vs Botvinnik, 1933 ) with a little bit different order of moves in the opening. Does anybody know which one is correct?
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  Gypsy: I also like the rook-endgame technique of Bohatirchuk. In particular, the maneuvers from 34.Rd7 to 42.Rb5 deserve attention.
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  Calli: <Honza> A hard one to determine. There may not be a tournament book. For what its worth, I think 2...Nc6 is correct because Botvinnik tended to play the opening that way. See vs Alekhine at Nottingham for instance and later against Smyslov.
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  Calli: Also, in the same tournament

Rauzer vs Botvinnik, 1933

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