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Svetozar Gligoric vs Vasily Smyslov
Donner Memorial-B (1994), Amsterdam NED, rd 1, Aug-19
French Defense: Winawer. Petrosian Variation (C16)  ·  0-1

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Oct-22-19
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  OrangeTulip: Interesting game in an interseting variation of an interesting opening by very interesting players
Sep-19-20
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  OrangeTulip: In an interesting city
Sep-19-20
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  HeMateMe: the Petrosian variation of the French eliminates black's bad LSB. Smyslov really opens up the position too, with the attacking pawn moves on the the kingside. Impressive.
Sep-20-20  Viking707: Smyslov played brilliantly against Gligoric, who is one of three great players (in the 20th century) who never became world champion (Rubinstein and Gellar are the other two).
Sep-20-20
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  MissScarlett: <Classical games: Paul Keres beat Svetozar Gligoric 8 to 2, with 15 draws. Classical games: Paul Keres beat Efim Geller 9 to 7, with 21 draws.>
Sep-20-20
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  Diademas: <Classical games: Viktor Korchnoi beat Efim Geller 11 to 6, with 15 draws>
<Classical games: Viktor Korchnoi beat Svetozar Gligoric 8 to 2, with 14 draws.>
Jul-27-21  RookFile: Or Reshevsky, whose head to head record against Gligoric, Keres, Geller and others needs no apology.
Jul-27-21
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  0ZeR0: Bronstein deserves a mention or two as well. He came about as close as you could to becoming world champion without actually doing so.

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