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David Bronstein vs Leonid Stein
URS-chT (1969), Grozny, Nov-??
Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer. Modern Variation (B61)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Dec-25-09  jerseybob: A picture of this game being played appears on p.35 of "Master of Risk Strategy"
Oct-03-11  Everett: A study of Bronstein's games give one a chance to see a wide variety of ways a game can be conducted. In this one, he decides to be the ultra-positional attacker, in the style of Karpov, Smyslov, or maybe Adams.

By move 17 we have the rook pair and BOOC. White clearly has the better of it, but fails to find any breakthrough vs Black's solid defense. Perhaps a player with a more technical leaning would be able to bring home the point.

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