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This was once furthered. i'd say. by means of the just about passionate surroundings of the fit, considering the fact that in the course of our online game within the championship a slightly disagreeable dispute happened. And so, J declined to copy strikes, even though the chance used to be nice. protecting opposed to the specter of 25 Nb6 and clearing the 7th rank fol' the queen. . 25 g6 26 N x f6+ 27 g7 30 . . . Nf6 g x f6 this can look very powerful yet in fact it may possibly have resulted in the lack of the sport. The quiet continuation 27 Rg2 most likely gave White a decisive assault, as may be obvious from the next diversifications : 27 . . . ReS (27 . . . Ne8 28 d5) 2S g7 Nf7 29 RfJ RcS 30 Bb2 Rc7 31 Qh4 QcS 32 Bc3 ! ! (32 . . . 31 Rf3! R X c3 33 Qh8+ i). 27 . . . ReS the sport was once performed in an environment of excessive pressure, and right here Black takes White "at his observe" that the pawn is immune. in the meantime after 27 . . . ok X g7! 28 Qh5 Rf7 or 28 Rg2 + Kf7 the king might were secure, and simply 28 f5 ! Kf7! 29 e4 Ke 7 30 Bd2 may have given White difficult possibilities of saving the sport. Now White back has a decisive virtue. 28 Qh8+ 29 QhS+ Nf7 Kf7 KgS Now, unluckily, the g7-pawn is certainly immune : 29 . . . okay X g7 30 Rg2+ Kf8 31 QhS + Ke7 32Rg7+ Nf7 33 R x f7+ ok x f7 34Qh7 + , and the king can't visit e 7 as a result of 30 Qh7. 3O Rg2 The rook is cited for the decisive assault. it really is real that the placement of White's king turns into, initially sight, hugely risky, yet Black's king is in a worse state of affairs. 31 . . . 32 Qh4! RaS It used to be in simple terms while J chanced on this movement that i made a decision to proceed the conflict via 30 Rg2. The crafty aspect is that when 32 . . . Qc6 Black is mated via 33 Qh8 + ! , whereas after 32 . . . f5 the queen returns to h5 with the impossible to resist probability of 34 Rh3. additionally, Black isn't really kept through 32 ' " Qc7 33 Bd2 Qc2 due to 34 B X a5 (but no longer 34 Ril3 Qdl + 35 Bel Rh5). 32 _ " eS Black can keep his king in simple terms by way of giving up his queen. 183 Half a Century of Chess 33 Rh3 34 Q X b3 3S exf4 Q X h3 e x f4 Bb6 forty Q X b7 Black has a defence in forty . . . R b2. 37 . . . 38 Rc2 39 Qd7 forty Q X a4 forty-one Kf2 forty two Q xe8+ If 35 . . Rei + and 36 . . R x cl , then he's mated in 3 strikes : 37 Qh7 + ! and so forth. . . 36 Bb2 37 Kfl Rb! five BaS Rb3 Rbe3 ReI + Be7 The ensuing finishing is well received. Black resigned, with no resuming play. All is obvious now, while after 37 Qd7 Re1 + 38 Kf2 R X b2 + 39 KXel R x g2 184 GAM E 6 five. N I M ZO-I N D IAN D E FENCE M . Botvinnik V. Smysloy in long island among Shainswitt and high quality, the place eight c X d5 happened, and that i most popular the strategy utilized by the yankee grasp. fit for the WorId Championship Moscow, 1 954 2d online game eight ... nine okay Xfl It so occurred that this fit was once the start of a chain of 3 fits for the area Championship, during which we performed a complete of sixty nine video games. Smyslov was once at his top in this interval, and the sequence gave him an advantap in issues (18 wins, 1 7 losses and 34 draws), yet by way of laurel wreaths the rating used to be 2 : 1 in my favour, due to the fact in a drawn fit the champion retained his identify. 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 three Nc3 Bb4 b6 four e3 BXfl this can be how the aforementioned video game endured.

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