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Ossip Bernstein vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Groningen (1946), Groningen NED, rd 9, Aug-23
Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical Variation Battery Variation (B73)  ·  0-1

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Mar-17-06  tonsillolith: 36...Be4+ is much better. the king cant retreat to the first rank because of mate by the rook. Best then is 37. Ke2, but white must still lose the bishop for the advanced pawn
Aug-11-07  wolfmaster: Sparkling game from Botvinnik.
Jan-29-16  MekkiAlgeria: or just 37..Fe1++ then Ff2 and new queen

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