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Vasily Smyslov vs David Bronstein
Monte Carlo (1969), Monte Carlo MNC, Apr-??
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Variation (A23)  ·  1-0

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Mar-17-04  Whitehat1963: Smyslov's 19. Qd2 and 20. dxc6 begin a clever combination.
Mar-17-04  caballos2: Is 6...d6 recommended by theory books? It looks doubtful...
Mar-17-04  Whitehat1963: What's the better alternative?
Mar-17-04  drukenknight: is 19...Bc2 better?
Feb-22-09  Brown: Bronstein was actually doing quite well in the opening, though could have considered 8..Qe7 and 12..Bb4

The major mistake was the loss of time with 18..Nh5, when both 18..Be2 and 18...Bc2 allows black to be better placed after the exchange sac 19.dxc6 Bxd1

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