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Johan Teunis Barendregt vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Amsterdam IBM (1966), Amsterdam NED, rd 7, Jul-12
Caro-Kann Defense: General (B10)  ·  1-0



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Jan-19-09  Sem: Many moves that I don't understand, but it's always nice to watch a modest master beat a world champion.
Feb-16-12  reilouco: 7.e6!? seems very interesting. Blocking black's black squared bishop allowing dxc5 and b4 with a strong pawn chain.
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  Penguincw: Always nice to see that upset in classical tournaments.
Aug-03-20  Arlinker: If you don't now wy Botvinnik resigned well after Ne.7check,Bxe.7,Qh.7+,Kf.8,Qh.8+,Bg.8,Qh.6 is checkmate, i don't think there is a way to prevent it,it's a forced line and if black trades queens i think wite is better with a 4 to 2 pawn advantage feel free to show it to your friends at the bar and the library
Aug-03-20  Granny O Doul: I'm not able to reach my friends at the bar or the library just now, but it seems that if Black avoids the Q trade, White will play Nxh6+ and continue to capture things with check for a while. The swap, as you say, likewise looks hopeless for Black. Also, this was likely the adjourned position, so the standard for resignation is lower than normal.

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