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Ilia Abramovich Kan vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Match Moscow-Leningrad (1930), Leningrad URS, rd 2, Oct-08
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Queen's Knight Variation (A16)  ·  0-1

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May-20-05  fred lennox: A strong botvinnik preference is to have but one pawn in one of the center files and is not afraid of the Iso. This game is hardly an exception since he does not move the d pawn until he knows it will be exchanged.
May-29-11  dull2vivid: 7.Ndb5 holds the initiative, which can be followed by Be3 or Bf4 eyeing d6, depending on what black does. After 7.nf3. .. b6, the rest of black‚Äôs game plays itself. White just falls under blacks push, which he gave black gratis.
Sep-20-18  Saniyat24: great game both by Kan and Botvinnik...Botvinnik's knight moves were sizzling near the end of the game...!

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