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Vasily Smyslov vs Vlastimil Hort
Leipzig Olympiad Final-A (1960), Leipzig GDR, rd 8, Nov-04
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D63)  ·  1-0

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  Honza Cervenka: Elegant finish.
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  whiteshark: A picture taken during the game: http://www.mattnetz.de/leipzig/img9...

Note the stacker pocket on the table, s.th. you don't see today anymore.

Feb-21-08  nescio: "In the first place I must confess to a "Smyslov-obsession". When he was very strong and I still very young I lost a few games to him and, although that is now a long time ago, I still admire his accurate play and deep strategic ideas"

--Vlastimil Hort on Smyslov vs Hort, 1977

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