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Andre Lilienthal vs Alexander Kotov
Moscow Championship (1946), Moscow URS
Semi-Slav Defense: Botvinnik System (D44)  ·  0-1

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  plang: 12 Be2 was first played in Denker-Botvinnik 1945; 12 g3 is almost always played nowadays. Denker played 14 a4. Kotov was critical of 15 f4? as it cut off his bishop from play; he recommended 15 g3.

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