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Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov vs Boris Spassky
USSR Championship (1959), Tbilisi URS, rd 18, Feb-08
Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02)  ·  0-1
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Oct-16-04  Rowson: Spassky must have young when this was played!
Oct-16-04  iron maiden: <Rowson> He was born in 1937, so I guess that would have made him twenty-two at the time of this game.
Aug-20-06  Poisonpawns: Beautiful game by Spassky;driving back one of the best attacking players in history.
Aug-21-06
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: 17...Nf5 is either one of the most cunning traps I have ever seen or a simple gaffe which forced Spassky to play as energetically as possible to scrounge up some compensation. But I don't like White's 22.Bxd4, surrendering his best minor piece. 22...Nxb3 is not a threat, even if it turns White's extra pawn into the most useless in history--the white squared Bishop is much less valuable than the Black Knight.
Aug-21-06
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  plang: It is unusual to see Spassky playing the Alekhine's defense; he is noted for his classical style. I checked the database; there are 3 games with Spassky playing this defense all from 1959-60.
Aug-21-06  Poisonpawns: "AnEnglishman" re:17..Nf5 I think Spassky just missed Nezhmetdinovs 18.Bg5! winning a pawn but 22.Bxd4?? was a big mistake for Nez,which ultimately led to his downfall.
May-04-12  LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:

Nezhmetdinov vs Spassky, 1959.
YOU ARE PLAYING THE ROLE OF SPASSKY.
Your score: 85 (par = 64)

LTJ

May-04-12  srag: Twenty-two years old Spassky shows a lot of courage to play an Alekhine against a bloodthirsty attacker like Nezhmetdinov!
May-23-16  clement41: Nice game
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