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Gavriil Veresov vs Grigory Levenfish
USSR Championship (1934/35), Leningrad URS, rd 15, Dec-26
Indian Game: East Indian Defense (E00)  ·  1-0

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Mar-21-09
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  Phony Benoni: Brutal. But despite this debacle, Levenfish went on to win the tournament while Veresov finished with a minus score.

Even the best players have those days when nothing goes right.

Mar-22-09  ksr: What is this East Indian defence he is playing?
Mar-22-09  blacksburg: maybe the East Indian is 3.Nc3 b6?!, which is a bad move, allowing 4.e4. 3...Bb4 is the nimzo, which prevents 4.e4.
Mar-22-09  ksr: even in 1935 nimzo,queens indian and grunfeld were well developed and practiced i guess , so really odd playing 3..b6

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