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Boris Spassky vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
Petrosian - Spassky World Championship Match (1966), Moscow URS, rd 17, May-20
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Apr-04-08  Knight13: Closed Sicilian, a big favorite of Boris Spassky. Note that ...e6 followed by ...Nge7 would've slowed White down from playing f5.
Mar-02-09  sillybilly47: Petrosian defuses any attack Spassky launches. Petrosian was excellent at that.
May-30-09  sillybilly47: Nice defense by the champ. It always amazes me how good Petrosian was at leaving his opponent with nothing to show for attacking effots. Steinitz was also one of the best at this.
May-31-09  AnalyzeThis: Actually, Steinitz wasn't. I have no idea what you're talking about. He got routinely slapped around on the black side of the Evans Gambit, in a multitude of matches. Steinitz's true strength was on the white side of 1. d4 openings.
Sep-24-16  RookFile: In the final position, I prefer the black pieces.
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