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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Grigory Levenfish
USSR Championship (1940), Moscow URS, rd 4, Sep-08
English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation (A28)  ·  1-0

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Jan-24-10  Knight13: Levenfish ignores development and starts lashing out prematurely. 10...b6 ...Bb7 ...O-O-O ...c5 ...d5 when the time is right should work.
Jun-07-15  ToTheDeath: 15.c5! Nice crush.
Apr-14-20  johnfagg: Always liked this one. Played it a few times because Black's always looking on an "English" player to fianchetto or block the centre - and being "roughed up" in the opening comes as a nasty suprise - even if his game is perfectly playable. It's a mental wakeup... and forces him to think independently.

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