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Kristian Skold vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Stockholm (1962), Stockholm SWE, rd 2, Jan-??
Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27)  ·  0-1



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  Honza Cervenka:, this game was almost certainly played by Kristian Skold
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  perfidious: The double-rook ending is a most instructive display by Botvinnik. While his opponent is ahead on material for a time, his pawns are weak and his position passive, and it is only a matter of time before Black turns the advantages of his position to account.
Mar-02-11  seeminor: I don't know if I am missing something here. Why would Botvinnik be playing at an Interzonal, he was World Champion in 1962.
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  perfidious: <seeminor> After posting my note above, I sent CG a comment, informing them that the IZ is a misattribution. This happened also in at least one other Botvinnik game in the DB from this minor event.
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19....? I love Botvinnik's next move.

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  Flemming: 24...Rxh5 is still playable, even better than 24. ...f5.

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