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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Viacheslav Ragozin
Training Match (1940), Leningrad URS, rd 3, May-??
Gruenfeld Defense: Smyslov Defense (D94)  ·  1-0

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Jul-15-08
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  whiteshark: Better looks <12...e4!> to create efficient counterplay


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<13.Nxe4 Ne5 14.Nxf6+ Bxf6 15.Qe2> (or Qf4/Qe4 transpose after) <15...Nxc4 16.Qxc4>


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<16...cxd5 17.Rxd5 Qb6=>


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Black's better development and his pressure on b2 is enough compensation for the pawn.

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  whiteshark: Follow the track of white's d-pawn!

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