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Igor Bondarevsky vs Mikhail Botvinnik
USSR Championship (1940), Moscow URS, rd 1, Sep-05
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation (E29)  ·  1-0



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Aug-22-07  Maynard5: While Black loses a pawn after 25. ... Qd8, White's pressure is already becoming irresistable -- Qa1 is the threat. Botvinnik largely cost himself this game with his overly aggressive queenside play, which simply results in weak pawns on the c-file.
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  HeMateMe: young Botvinnik goes 8/4/7 here, finishing 5th. Bonderevsky wins the USSR 1940 ch. I don't know why he made the exchange that doubled his c pawns and let white break open the position.
Dec-08-16  edubueno: Paliza de Bondarevsky

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