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Herman Pilnik vs Boris Spassky
Amsterdam Candidates (1956), Amsterdam NED, rd 14, Apr-21
Spanish Game: Open. Berlin Variation (C82)  ·  0-1



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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-17-09  Dredge Rivers: Note the black pawn that survives on c2 from move 15 to move 27. White is forced to exchange a rook for a bishop and a pawn in order to eliminate it. Spassky then finishes Pilnik off with relentless efficiency.
May-13-12  estrick: Historical note:
The game was adjourned at this point, and White resigned without resuming play.
Jul-04-13  zydeco: Five separate pawn breaks by black in this game (a,b,d,f, and h pawns).

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