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Bent Larsen vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Moscow Olympiad Final-A (1956), Moscow URS, rd 9, Sep-21
Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer Variation. Traditional Vartiation (B63)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-14-07  M.D. Wilson: Young Bent facing off against the World Champion.
Sep-14-07  elLocoEvans: Remarkable
Feb-25-09  M.D. Wilson: Botvinnik was perhaps lucky here. If only Bent won, it would have been one of his memorable games.
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  moronovich: <M.D.Wilson> Botwinnik defended very well against Bent.Why should that be called luck ?
Feb-25-09  Nietzowitsch: <moronovich> M.D. Wilson doesn't produce any evidence for his statement. I think it's just another of his thoughtless posts.
Feb-26-09  M.D. Wilson: Botvinnik did defend well, but what I find amazing is Bent's maturity at such a young age. Don't take things so literally, moronovich, I wasn't being disingenuous. Nietzowitsch, I'm glad you're keeping tabs. Why don't you go and tell someone who cares.
Feb-28-09  Nietzowitsch: Good one, <M.D. Wilson>! (+1)
Feb-28-09  Poulsen: Larsen later regretted, that he did not play 22.f5! leaving black with a difficult position f.x. 22.-,Rxa7 23.fxe6,fxe6 24.Bc4,fxe5 25.Bxe6,Bf6 26.Rd6 (Larsen).
Feb-28-09  AuN1: that's some old school @#$% right there.
Sep-18-10  whiteshark: Game related picture:

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