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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Tigran V Petrosian
Botvinnik - Petrosian World Championship Match (1963), Moscow URS, rd 10, Apr-15
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Defense. Rubinstein Variation (D27)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Apr-04-08  Knight13: if you switch the colors of rooks in the final position Black'll lose if White plays correctly.
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  Honza Cervenka: 26...Rxf2!? 27.Qxd8+ Qxd8 28.Rxf2 looks possible but it is hard to evaluate such an ending of 2 Rooks against Queen.
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  whiteshark: The move Bd7 has somewhat disrupted the harmony of the Black pieces. Botvinnik realised this and decided on the breakthrough of the IQP with <13.d5!>
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  whiteshark: After <30...Rcc2> Petrosian has compensation for the material in the activity of his pieces.
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  zydeco: Botvinnik says he worked out everything to about move 20 in home preparation. 12.....Nfd5 is better than the game continuation.

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