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Paul Keres vs Vasily Smyslov
USSR Championship (1955), Moscow URS, rd 4, Feb-15
Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84)  ·  0-1


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  Honza Cervenka: Black could win the exchange for pawn playing 20...Bc4 (If 21.Qxc4, then 21...Rd1+ etc. and if 21.Bd5, then 21...Bxe2) but it is difficult to say whether it would have been sufficient for winning the game or not. 31.Qg4 (31.Bxc1=) was a terrible blunder. Keres overlooked 31...Rh1+! 32.Kxh1 Qd1+
Apr-03-10  Fanques Fair: Nice game ! Keres forced too hard in a dangerous position. IŽd like to hava an analysis...
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