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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Mikhail Tal
Tal - Botvinnik World Championship Return Match (1961)  ·  Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Bishop Attack Classical Defense (E48)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-31-04
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  Gypsy: What a hell happened? Why did Botvinnik eschew the win (73.Kh1??); does anyone know the story?
Aug-31-04
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  acirce: Black played 71..Nxe3, not ..Ne5. This makes more sense and is given by most sources, such as http://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/586... which also gives 73..Rg3 instead of ..Rg6
Aug-31-04
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  Gypsy: <   acirce: Black played 71..Nxe3, not ..Ne5. ...> Thanks, that does make sense; R+N does not defeat R at this level.
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