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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Bent Larsen
Oegstgeest (1970)  ·  Dutch Defense: Nimzo-Dutch Variation (A90)  ·  0-1
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Apr-27-06  zev22407: Larsen put strong pressure on Botvinnik position until it cracks!
Sep-18-07
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  diegoami: Larsen shows how his idea works, playing Bb4+ in the classical Dutch
Sep-01-11  druknight: the main problem seems to be botvinniks 24th move, he seems to allow the pawn exchange too deep, this line looks much better:

24. Nxf4 Bxf4
25. gxf4 Rxf4
26. Qd2 Rf5
27. Qe3 d5
28 Bh3

Sep-01-11  druknight: earlier he seems reluctant to open lines even though white's R/Q are connected and black sre not; e.g. 15 d5 and even 15 Nf4 are probably both equality.
Jan-12-12
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  HeMateMe: No pawns left to guard the King. MB beat Larsen 3-2, but I'm sure the numbers would more heavily favor Botvinnik if he had been younger, and played a lot of games with Larsen.
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