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Alexander Kazimirovich Tolush vs Salomon Flohr
USSR Championship (1950), Moscow URS, rd 1, Nov-12
Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack. Mindeno Variation Exchange Line (B11)  ·  1-0
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Jul-01-14
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  Honza Cervenka: Apparently not the best Caro-Kann in Salo Flohr' career.
May-29-15  zydeco: I'm curious if black could have defended more consistently with 18....b5. The king probably has to stay in the center but black has two extra pawns to use as a defensive wall.

Flohr becomes determined to castle queenside -- and, as soon as he succeeds with it, the f7 pawn becomes too weak and he's compelled to give up the exchange.

13....Na6 definitely seems like a reasonable alternative.

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