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Boris Spassky vs Anatoly Ufimtsev
Rostov (1958)
Modern Defense: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06)  ·  1-0



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  offramp: Spassky is brilliant! He has a really avant-garde way of dealing with the Pirc-Ufimstev and it comes off!
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  Phony Benoni: Black's pawn structure after his 19th move suffers from a slight lack of cohesion.
Jun-03-09  totololo: Romantic Spassky ! h4/h5 attack is outstanding and the father of the opening changes his plan and .... enter the trap!
Jun-19-09  tommy boy: wow, brilliant
Jan-30-13  Shams: After seven moves Black just has a really bad version of the (already dubious) Beefeater variation. All this can be avoided by the 1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.h4 move order (see here: Spassky vs J Gonzalez, 1986)
Feb-07-16  peterh99: Lasker used to recommend always answering g6 with h4 and maybe even answering b6 with a a4 etc.
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  carpovius: 1.e4 d6 should be familiar for Ufimtsev))

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