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Mikhail Botvinnik vs Salomon Flohr
Botvinnik - Flohr (1933), Moscow / Leningrad RUS, rd 5, Dec-04
English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation Bradley Beach Variation (A28)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Jul-16-10  shalgo: 48...d5! is a beautiful pawn sacrifice from Flohr to save the game. Nimzowitsch would have been proud to have a blockading knight like the one Flohr gets on d6.
Feb-15-15  Andrijadj: When you are black and you don't have a clear plan, push the a pawn to a4/a3. Always creates room for some counterplay. For example, Carlsen does that very often (he won a game with black against Anand not so long ago by using that idea). Here Flohr demonstrates the plan against (future) world champion.

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