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Andre Lilienthal vs Vasily Smyslov
Parnu (1947), Parnu URS, rd 7, Jul-24
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation (E26)  ·  1-0

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Jun-05-08
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  Eggman: <Chessgames.com> This wouldn't make a bad "game of the day", IMO.
Feb-15-09  WhiteRook48: endgame strategy, anyone?
Oct-11-09  King.Arthur.Brazil: With 10...e5 Black tried to catch safe position forcing white block the? position with 11. d5? Bur white instead, correctly open up the position with f4! and dxe5. Black was not developed to fullfill the needs of the coming position. The 20...Nc6 showed white will make BN go to a5, while exploding e5. Black sac the Re6 to not permit e6, but he only lose material. The caputre of Pe5 was madness and Black could abandone it with dignity. Last smyslov moves maybe wondered if white had enough time in his clock to win. Yes, he had.
Nov-24-17
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  plang: In the Saemisch it is a little unusual for White to give up the e5 square with 12 fxe and 13 dxe but the knight on d5 turned out to be a powerhouse. It was surprising for Smyslov to exchange his strong light-squared bishop with 14..Bg4?!; 14..0-0 looks stronger. 16..f6?! also was suspect; 16..0-0 again looks better. Black was busted after 23 e5!.

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