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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
Botvinnik - Petrosian World Championship Match (1963), Moscow URS, rd 20, May-15
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Apr-04-08  Knight13: Botvinnik tries 7. Bb3 instead of a4. Didn't work as well as a4.
Dec-18-13
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  offramp: 21.Ne2. Botvinnik looking around the Hall of Columns. 15 years earlier in that same room he had been given the wreath of Champion.
Jan-29-14  RookFile: Yeah, I guess 7. Bb3 doesn't work. Whenever I play the QGA against a computer, it finds some way to play d5 and pretty soon it's lights out. Botvinnik didn't come close to getting this key move in here.

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