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Vasily Smyslov vs Efim Geller
USSR Championship (1955), Moscow URS, rd 1
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern Variation (D50)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Apr-07-16  RookFile: Let's see, 25. Bxh7 g6 26. Rxc8 Bxc8. 27. h4. Nah, that's not going to work, black will round up the bishop.

Maybe Boris Spassky was on the next board watching this, thinking this is such an obvious trap. No GM would ever fall for this, he must have thought.

Apr-07-16
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  perfidious: But would the resultant hypothetical position have drawn anything like the interest an analogous one has?
Nov-25-17
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  Fusilli: Wow, you guys managed to post interesting comments on this lamest of games! You have my utmost respect.
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