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Efim Geller vs David Bronstein
Petropolis Interzonal (1973), Petropolis BRA, rd 6, Jul-30
Alekhine Defense: Modern Variation. Main Line (B05)  ·  1-0



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Dec-05-02  PVS: An interesting encounter.
Dec-05-02  ughaibu: Yes, very obscure manouvres going on by both players.
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  wordfunph: Bronstein, after choosing a difficult variation of the Alekhine Defence and losing to Geller practically without a struggle, tried to justify himself: "But what should I have played against him? After all, he knows everything."

(Source: Russian Silhouettes by Genna Sosonko)

Dec-27-14  Poisonpawns: Geller really put it on Bronstein here.I did not know of this game until now.

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