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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Yuri S Balashov
Hastings (1966/67), Hastings ENG, rd 4, Dec-31
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Bishop Attack Classical Defense (E48)  ·  1-0

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Jun-29-16
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  keypusher: 8.f4 was an attempt to improve on some games from the 1961 Tal rematch, but Botvinnik wrote that 8....c5 refuted his idea.

Botvinnik apparently boasted that this was the first time one Soviet master had beaten another at Hastings.

Jun-29-16  cunctatorg: Superb endgame play by the Patriarch!!

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