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Erik Ruben Lundin vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Groningen (1946), Groningen NED, rd 2, Aug-14
Queen's Indian Defense: Classical. Traditional Variation Nimzowitsch Line (E18)  ·  0-1
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Aug-11-07  wolfmaster: A great, strategical game from Botvinnik.
Nov-14-08  fich: This is certainly one of my favorite games. It is interesting to note how White couldn't break through to Black's camp. Black is devoid of any counterplay whereas Botvinnik could rip his opponent's position in a matter of time and technique.
Jul-11-09  ToTheDeath: 21...g5! puts the knight offside and keeps it offside for the rest of the game- Botvinnik is effectively playing with an extra piece on the queenside and breaks through easily.
Aug-03-09  Knight13: White should've left the c-file and start playing for e4 as soon as he can.
Sep-23-11  Kasparovsky5: 53.Rc1,Bd4+.54.Kf1,f3!!.55.Rxg4,Rh1+.56.Rg1,Rxg1-
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Sep-23-11
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: I haven't thought of Botvinnik as the proto-Petrosian before, but this certainly looks like Iron Tigran's work, esp. the position after 30...b4.
Jul-18-14  jerseybob: A great game indeed, fully analyzed in Martin Beheim's book "Chess with the Masters".
Nov-11-15  Knight13: <21...g5! puts the knight offside and keeps it offside for the rest of the game- Botvinnik is effectively playing with an extra piece on the queenside and breaks through easily.> 21... g5!, brought to you by 21. Qd3?, taking away the best retreating square for the Knight. 21. a4 is better, followed by Nd3.
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