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World Chess Championship 1951

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The 1951 World Chess Championship was played between Mikhail Botvinnik and David Bronstein in Moscow from March 15 to May 111951. Botvinnik retained his title.

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The match was played as best of 24 games. If it ended 12-12, Botvinnik, the holder, would retain the Championship.

World Chess Championship Match 1951
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Flag of the Soviet Union Mikhail Botvinnik (Soviet Union)/ Russia ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 1 ½ 12
Flag of the Soviet Union David Bronstein (Soviet Union)/ Ukraine ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 0 ½ 12

Botvinnik retained the Championship.

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