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Carl Schlechter vs Eugene Aleksandrovich Znosko-Borovsky
St Petersburg (1909)  ·  Philidor Defense: Hanham. Delmar Variation (C41)  ·  1-0
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Mar-26-07  MrPatzer: The bishop is trapped.
Feb-10-08
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  hesyrett: Znosko-Borovsky once published a book entitled "How Not To Play Chess".  I wonder if this was one of his illustrative games.
Oct-31-12  YoungEd: Even before the B is trapped, Black's game is pretty much lost. Hard to believe that such a natural-looking move such as 5...Be7 is such a howler, but it is!
Oct-31-12
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  perfidious: <hesyrett: Znosko-Borovsky once published a book entitled "How Not To Play Chess". I wonder if this was one of his illustrative games.>

That question is certainly a propos. Never read the book myself, so I wouldn't know.

This old form of the Philidor offers Black a cramped position, and little wonder that most players were soon preferring even the rigours of the Spanish Torture. Of course, when Black chooses seppuku as here, why waste all those hours getting ground down in a Lopez? Save that energy and on to the next fiasco!

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