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Vassily V Smyslov – Mikhail M Botvinnik, World Championship 20th, Moscow 1954

French Defense (C17)
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1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 cxd4 7. Nb5 Bc7 8. f4 Ne7 9. Nf3 Nbc6 10. Bd3 Bb8 11. Nbxd4 a6 12. Be3 Ba7 13. O-O Nxd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4+ 15. Nxd4 Qb6 16. Kh1 Bd7 17. c3 Rc8 18. Qe1 h6 19. a4 a5 20. Nb3 Qc7 21. Nc5 Bc6 22. Qf2 O-O 23. Nb3 Bd7 24. Qc5 Qxc5 25. Nxc5 Rc7 26. Nxd7 Rxd7 27. bxa5 Ra8 28. a6 bxa6 29. c4 dxc4 30. Bxc4 Rd4 31. Be2 Nd5 32. g3 Nc3 33. Bf3 Rb8 34. Ra3 Nb1 35. Ra2 Nd2 36. Rf2 Nc4 37. h4 g5 38. hxg5 hxg5 39. fxg5 Nxe5 40. Be2 Rb1+ 41. Kg2 a5 42. Rc2 Rb3 43. Rf4 Rd5 44. Re4 Kg7 45. Bh5 Ng6 46. Rg4 Re3 47. Bxg6 Kxg6 48. Rf2 Rf5 49. Rxf5 exf5 50. Rc4 Re4 51. Rc7 Rxa4 52. Ra7 Ra3 53. Kh3 f4 54. Kh4 fxg3 55. Ra6+ Kf5 56. Rf6+ Ke4 57. Kh3 Rf3 58. Ra6 Rf5 0-1

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