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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Alberic O'Kelly de Galway
Groningen (1946), Groningen NED, rd 8, Aug-22
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Fischer Variation (E44)  ·  1-0



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Aug-11-07  nescio: Very bad game. Botvinnik manages to reach a completely lost position after 23...Raf8. As White threatens nothing at all, Black can easily pick up the queenside pawns and win. But instead O'Kelly, in time trouble, plays 26...Qc6? (26...Qxa3) and 27...Nxc4?? (27...Qa4), going for an endgame in which Botvinnik has a decisive advantage.
Sep-18-08  wolfmaster: I commented her too, y'know! And <nescio>, you just like to contradict me!
Jan-15-12  King Death: White's play in this middlegame was unconvincing to say the least. An improvement may be 11.f3: K Grigorian vs Kupreichik, 1976. In the game Black got lots of play for the pawn as Botvinnik took a long time to develop.

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