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Botvinnik in 1940 finished with quite a brilliant flair.


A great example of a pawn’s clearance move allowing a piece to occupy the pawn’s former square 1...Rxh3+ 2.gxh3 d4 and there is no real defense to the queen check on d5 and mate to follow.

 

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