Salo Flohr and the Ruy Lopez

Salo Flohr and the Ruy Lopez

kenytiger
kenytiger
Nov 7, 2007, 12:00 AM |
8 | Amazing Games

Salomon Mikhailovich Flohr (1908-1983) was one of Czechoslovakia's greatest chess players ever. He established himself as a legend during the Olympiads of the 1930s. His tournament record was impressive, with his tactical skill and excellent endgame technique securing him many famous victories. He was awarded the International Master title by FIDE on its initial list of 1950. Flohr played the following Ruy Lopez a gainst F. Lusting at Prague in 1928. Flohr led the White forces in a merciless attack, sacrificing several pieces to expose the Black Monarch to a fatal chill.


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