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Vladimir Alatortsev vs Grigory Levenfish
Leningrad (1934), Leningrad URS, rd 7, Aug-25
Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11)  ·  1-0

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Feb-14-07  Maynard5: The key to Alatortsev's victory here is accumulation of small advantages. First, White anchors a knight on e5, supported by a bishop on c3 and a pawn on f4. Then, with the pawn thrust to b4, White secures a mobile queenside majority. Meanwhile, Black is reduced to passive defense on the other wing, so that White is able to consolidate his endgame advantage, obtaining two passed pawns.

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