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Mir Sultan Khan vs Salomon Flohr
"Ground Flohr" (game of the day Oct-01-2006)
Match (1932), London ENG, rd 3, Feb-24
Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange. Rubinstein Variation (B13)  ·  1-0
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Oct-08-03  drukenknight: This game is included in Tartakover's book for CaroKann: Panov attack. And a worthy candidate it is.

On the 52nd move, Khan comes up with a plan to utilize a pawn pinned to a rook. a common theme in this opening. I am not quite sure that flohr saw it because I did not quite see the pt of moving the black K on the 55th move. See what you guys think.

Apr-22-06  Whitehat1963: A positional gem on both sides of the board. What do the microchips have to say about any missed opportunities in this one? (Player of the Day)
Oct-01-06  Uzi: Wiping the Flohr would have been preferable.
Oct-01-06  colles: 47....RxR 48. KxR Rc8 49. Rb2 Rxc6+ 50. Kd3 Rc7=
Oct-01-06  quickbolt: <colles: 47....RxR 48. KxR Rc8 49. Rb2 Rxc6+ 50. Kd3 Rc7=> 49. d5 exd5 50. Rf6
Oct-01-06  bridgepro: why not 21...Nxa6? A plan revolving around Nc7, b5, d6 seems to preserve the balance. Capturing with the RP overvalued the b-file and leaves Flohr with a lifeless position.
Oct-01-06  Tenderfoot: 56. Rxf7+ is a great move, maybe it would make a nice puzzle for early in the week?
Oct-02-06
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  kevin86: There are probably a dozen good puns for Flohr.

Flohr Walker

Flohr Plan

Taking the Flohr

or just-Flohr-ed ;that would be reserved for those defeated by Flohr

Oct-02-06  backyard pawn: While some might argue with <kevin86> that "good puns" is an oxymoron, I enjoyed them. Flohr suffered the "Wrath of Khan" in this game.

It was a Khan job.

The Sultan was a Khan artist.

and so on.

I like how the letter "h" figures in each of the players' names: in Khan it says, "ha" while in Flohr it says, "oh".

Mar-18-09  ironlem: I vote for "Hit the Flohr". But, in fact Flohr was hit by himself. 20...Qa6 is awful itself, but without 21...Nxa6 it's even worse. Anyway, good job by Khan.

Dec-16-12  Jaidip: Sultan played the Ending resourcefully.
Oct-14-15  Bruce Graham: Sultan Khan floor Flohr! Flohr's flaws fatal.
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