Another Ragozin Game

This is a game played by Botvinnik against Capablanca in a simultaneous exhibition when Botvinnik was aged fourteen. I don’t know whether this is in ‘The Ragozin Complex’ because I can’t afford to buy it, being only an old age pensioner. [pgn autoplayMode=none] [Event “Leningrad”] [Site “Leningrad”] [Date “1925.11.20”] [Round …

Book Review – The Ragozin Complex by Vladimir Barsky

I hate going into main lines in the Sheffield league and giving complete dullards a lasting plus because they know one opening idea, such as the minority attack. I have been meeting the Queen’s Gambit with something MCO2 called the Ragozin Defence for many years and it has generally given …