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Viacheslav Ragozin vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Botvinnik - Ragozin (1940), Leningrad URS, rd 8, May-??
Gruenfeld Defense: Brinckmann Attack. Grünfeld Gambit Botvinnik Variation (D83)  ·  0-1



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Jul-19-22  Open Defence: 13.f3 was preferable to the game continuation and after 13...Nxc5 14.Nxc6 Nxa4 15.Nxd8 Rfxd8 16.e4 Be6

I wonder if 17.h4 is preferable to the computer suggested line of 17.g4 in the computer annotated score

Play could go

18...b6 19.Kf2 Nb2 20.Ra1 Nd3+ 21.Kg3 Nc5 22.Rad1 when Black is better but White could fight

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Or perhaps in this continuation 20.Ra1 Rac8 21.Bd4 and there is no imminent collapse but White will not enjoy this position

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