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Vasily Smyslov vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Botvinnik - Smyslov World Championship Match (1957), Moscow URS, rd 22, Apr-27
French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation (C11)  ·  1/2-1/2
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May-20-07  talisman: There is no kibitzing fot this page,yet.Vasily here is to you!
Mar-21-08  Knight13: 10. Qg5 is begging for a draw. 10. O-O-O or Bc4 then castle play c4 bring rooks to c1 and d1 might've been the best idea if White decided not to draw.
Aug-15-10  orio24: With this draw Smyslov became new World Champion.
Oct-27-10  BobCrisp: The last rites of this game and match can be seen here: http://www.britishpathe.com/record....
Oct-27-10
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  keypusher: <BobCrisp> Thanks, never expected to hear Smyslov sing! Lots of good links there, too.
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