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Botvinnik in World Championship 1948

 

Mikhail Botvinnik, World Champion on three occasions (1948-57, 1958-60 and 1961-63) and widely regarded as the most influential chess contributor of the 20th century, played his finest tournament in the World Championship of 1948 (held in The Hague, Netherlands and Moscow, Russia). According to Jeff Sonas' calculations, he scored 14/20 against players of average rating 2729, giving him a performance rating of 2850.

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