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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Isaac Boleslavsky
Sverdlovsk (1943), Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg) URS , rd 4, Apr-25
Sicilian Defense: Boleslavsky Variation (B59)  ·  1-0

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Jun-10-07  outsider: another great game by dr. botvinnik. and some people claim he did not like to attack...
Dec-18-07
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  chancho: Boleslavsky can win the Queen with 52...Rh7+, but he's still doomed because of the passed pawns at Botvinnik's disposal.
Jul-27-08  kmgopinath: what happens if black plays 28...b4 instead of 28...nf7
Jul-27-08
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  keypusher: <kmgopinath> Looks even after 29. Bxe5 dxe5 30. g5 fxg5 31. hxg5 (31. Rf8+ Kh7) Rc6 (31....Bxg5? 32. Rf8+ Kh7 33. Qxe6 Rxe6 34. Rxc8). Anyone seen Botvinnik's notes to this game? Maybe he has a better idea.
Sep-11-09  WhiteRook48: but not to say it's not tricky
Aug-10-16  indomega: 21.Bxe5 is that a good possibility?
Maybe so.
Aug-10-16  indomega: 15.axb3 Qxb3 makes it equal.
Aug-10-16  indomega: after 28.Nf7?? Bxf6!

White is up 2.0 in analysis

Aug-10-16  indomega: After: 38.Kg8?? white is up
2.6-2.9.
Aug-10-16  parisattack: Early go with the ...e5 Sicilian by Boleslavsky. The pioneers are the ones with the arrows in their backs.
Aug-10-16  TheFocus: <parisattack> <The pioneers are the ones with the arrows in their backs.>

Great line!!

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