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John Spencer Purdy vs Boris Spassky
Antwerp (1955), Jul-??
Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03)  ·  0-1
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May-22-03
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  Honza Cervenka: 10.Rd1 was a blunder. 10.Bc4 seems to be necessary.

In final position the game could continue with 21...Nxe3 22.Qc1 Bxc4 23.Qxe3 Nd5 24.Qe4 Bxb5 etc.

Oct-25-03
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  Benzol: This game was played by Cecil Purdy's son John Purdy in the World Junior Championship.
Jul-05-09
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  Knight13: <Honza Cervenka: 10.Rd1 was a blunder.> Agreed. White thought that black had to take on e3 sometime (which favors White) so he played it but miscalculated.
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