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Alexander Kotov vs Karel Opocensky
Moscow-Prague (1946), Moscow URS, rd 2, May-??
Tarrasch Defense: Prague Variation. Main Line (D34)  ·  1-0

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Apr-05-06
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  plang: Kotov is really underrated. He has a positional style that is very impressive. The breakthrough starting with 45 f4 is a good example of how to use the advantage of two bishops.
Aug-30-07  wolfmaster: He was invited to the 1953 Zurich Candidates, which featured all the world's best except Botvinnik, but started extremely poorly.
Jul-08-13  phil6875: <wolfmaster> I would say 'qualified' rather than 'invited', after all he won the Stockholm Interzonal the previous year by an unheard of margin of 3 points.
Jul-08-13  cunctatorg: However this very game is extremely interesting...

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