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Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Mikhail Botvinnik
USSR Championship (1927), Moscow URS, rd 11, Oct-10
French Defense: Queen's Knight (C00)  ·  0-1

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Dec-12-05  fred lennox: Botvinnik stated 37.Rxh2 leads to a quicker win. When given the choice of a win some GM's will not always choose the quickest or most brilliant path, even when they see it. He has his slant on aesthetics, despite his reputation as a cold logician. I've noticed when confronting an option of about equally good, he often prefers the weightier, more elaborate, and vaster - he likes to impose his dominance all over the 64 sqrs. The grave and largeness was congenital to him as it was for Milton. For many, an isolated mountain more respected than admired.
Dec-12-05  mr. nice guy: This is a cool game wonder why there's not much kibitzing here. <fred lennox> Did Botvinnik state your entire post or is "the grave and largeness was congenital to him.." your idea?
Dec-12-05  fred lennox: I'm afraid it was my idea.
Apr-28-13  wlg: Botvinnik said about 37 ...,Qxf3+:
<"I had the impression that in the text continuation the White King must remain on h1! Victory would have followed quickly after 37 ...,Rxh2+; 38 Rxh2, Qxf3+; 39 Rhg2, cxd6; 40 Kh2, Qh5+; 41 Kg3, g5!">

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