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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Vasily Smyslov
FIDE World Championship Tournament (1948), Hague NLD/Moscow RUS, rd 18, Apr-27
Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Delayed Exchange Variation (D76)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Mar-17-08  Knight13: 25. e5 looks tempting, but then 25...Nc7 and that e5 pawn must pack its bags.
Nov-23-11  Zugzwangovich: <Knight13> You mean that d5 pawn must pack its bags, right?
Jul-25-13
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  zydeco: These two are so well-matched it's ridiculous.

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