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Samuel Reshevsky vs Vasily Smyslov
Rapid Match (1991) (rapid), Moscow URS, rd 1, Jun-??
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin Variation (E38)  ·  0-1



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Apr-01-03  refutor: horrible blunder by reshevsky, who was very old when playing in this veterans match v. smyslov in 1991. it was G/30...sammy couldn't have been in time trouble already could he? ;)
Apr-01-03  KrokoKorchnoi: poor Reshevsky... His eyesight is probably not what it used to be.. What an oversight
Feb-09-06  blingice: Why did they both move ♔e2 and ♔e7 rather than castleing?
Apr-24-09  Amarande: Oops!

<blingice> Queen and a minor piece a side have already been exchanged at this point. In such situations, it is frequently a good idea to keep the King in the center of the board - it makes ready for the endgame stage, and the danger to the King is greatly lessened once the Queens in particular have left the board.

Nov-27-09  AnalyzeThis: Obviously, he was just tired in this game. He did fine in the rest of the match.
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  sea7kenp: Stockfish declares equality (i.e. possible Draw) after 21 Bc2.

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