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Leonid Stein vs Boris Spassky
USSR Championship (1962), Yerevan URS , rd 2, Nov-23
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Smyslov Defense (C93)  ·  1-0



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Feb-13-04  drukenknight: another spassky/stein. It breaks down to an interesting ending w/ 4 rooks. How is it supposed to end? anyone know?
Feb-24-04  ruylopez900: ♘xf5 looks to win White a pawn. If.... ♘xf5 ♖xf5, ♗xf5+ ♔xf6, ♖xd6 and White has won ♙ ♙ ♖ for ♘♗.
Feb-28-04  drukenknight: Nxf5 looks to bring on a check Rh3+

Bxf5+ looks to bring on an attack after the exchanges on f5, a pawn is dropped on d6 but then Rh3+

Feb-20-11  TheOutsider: 25. Nh2 is what won the game.

Black ofc should have played Bxf5 a move or two earlier.

Nov-23-11  Robeson: "How is it supposed to end? "

White puts his rook at d1, forcing ...Rd8. He then simplifies at f5 and chops at d6, leaving him the Exchange and pawn up. Black will have no passer and only a knight, i.e., nothing with which to create counterplay.

Feb-12-12  talisman: <TheOutsider> hit right on the button.sacrificing 2 pawns to bring his king into the attack!
Jun-01-12  LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:

Stein vs Spassky, 1962.
Your score: 81 (par = 63)


Aug-31-18  edubueno: Partida sorprendente. BS vuelve a perder, es la Ășnica vez en 19 variantes Smyslov que pierde.

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