Spassky’s Immortal – “When Pawns Attack”

#agadmator This team match was held between March 29th and April 4th, 1970. Participants for the Soviet Team were, in board order: Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Viktor Korchnoi, Lev Polugaevsky, Efim Geller, Vasily Smyslov, Mark Taimanov, Mikhail Botvinnik, Mikhail Tal, Paul Keres, and the Reserves, Leonid Stein and David Bronstein. Participants for the Rest of the World Team were, in board order: Bent Larsen, Bobby Fischer, Lajos Portisch, Vlastimil Hort, Svetozar Gligoric, Samuel Reshevsky, Wolfgang Uhlmann, Milan Matulovic, Miguel Najdorf, Borislav Ivkov, and the Reserves, Fridrik Olafsson and Klaus Viktor Darga.

Bent Larsen vs Boris Spassky
“When Pawns Attack” (game of the day Sep-15-2016)
USSR vs. Rest of the World (1970), Belgrade SRB, rd 2, Mar-31
Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01)

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nf3 e4 5. Nd4 Bc5 6. Nc6 dc6 7. e3 Bf5 8. Qc2 Qe7 9. Be2 O-O-O 10. f4 Ng4 11. g3 h5 12. h3 h4 13. hg4 hg3 14. Rg1 Rh1 15. Rh1 g2 16. Rf1 Qh4 17. Kd1 gf1Q

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