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Samuel Reshevsky vs Vasily Smyslov
USSR vs. Rest of the World (1970), Belgrade SRB, rd 3, Apr-02
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Chigorin Defense (C98)  ·  1-0

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Mar-08-06  zev22407: 22)Q-f5! and black looses the pawn.
Jun-03-08
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  Zenchess: 26...cxb3? was Black's losing move here. If he had traded Rooks and then moved his Knight back to d7, he would have been fine. But Smyslov's move allowed White to bring his Bishop to the open diagonal and create pressure on the e6 pawn.
Jun-03-08  RookFile: Reshevsky aquitted himself well in the USSR vs. world match.
Jun-03-08
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  Zenchess: I agree. Excellent game by Reshevsky here.
Jan-29-09  DWINS: <Zenchess>, Larry Evans calls 31...Nxg4? the losing move. He says that 31...Kf7 is necessary instead.
May-30-09  WhiteRook48: 33 Qf5!! is clever
Sep-02-09  WhiteRook48: take advantage of the pin
Apr-03-10  tonsillolith: <33 Qf5!! is clever>

Yes, it looks like one of those infuriating moves that some patzer will play just because the queen can't be taken. However here it appears the move puts Black in Zugzwang.

Mar-09-17
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  MissScarlett: <“Samuel Reshevsky’s game vs. Vasily Smyslov had been adjourned,” writes Brady. “Back at the Metropol Hotel, Bobby sat down with Reshevsky to analyze the position and consider possible strategies the older grandmaster might play when the game resumed. After ten years of bitterness and competition, this was the first time Fischer had had a friendly interchange with his American rival. (The next day Reshevsky won his game).”>

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Mar-09-17
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  Dionysius1: Stockfish says that <34...Kh8 is no worse than 34...Qc7 as played. At least Black doesn't have to lose a pawn that way.

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