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Mikhail Tal vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Botvinnik - Tal World Championship Match (1960), Moscow URS, rd 13, Apr-14
English Opening: Symmetrical Variation. General (A30)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-15-06  talisman: queen's indian or english?
Feb-13-06  Bobak Zahmat: English opening!
Feb-13-06  Bobak Zahmat: It is sometimes confusing to detect the correct opening.
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  plang: Games 10-12 had been extremely tense and hardfought. This game was quieter until Tal played 7 Qxd4?!. After 9..h6! Botvinnik was already better and had he played 10..Na5 he would have had strong queenside pressure and reasonable winning chances. He may have missed the tactical nuance 15 Bb2! after which there was no play left in the position.
Oct-30-09  WhiteRook48: it looks like Queen's Indian for a while

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