Salomon Flohr (November 21, 1908 – July 18, 1983) was a leading Czech chess grandmaster of the mid-20th century and became a national hero in Czechoslovakia during the 1930s. Flohrs fame extended beyond the sport. Flohr dominated many chess tournaments of the pre-World War II years, and by the late 1930s was considered a contender for the World Championship. Known for his clear strategic play and excellent endgame technique that secured him many notable victories. Flohr was also a well-respected chess author, and an International Arbiter. Flohr made a number of important contributions to opening theory including a ‘Flohr variation’ the following six major openings, including the Caro-Kann Defense, the Ruy Lopez, the English Opening and the Grunfeld Defense.
In this DVD Bill explores 4 of Flohr’s amazing games.
Content: 1 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 4 lectures.
ECO: E45, A10, D56, A06
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Fans on Chesslecture.com said: Another superb lecture in a great series. More Flohr please!
IM Bill Paschall currently resides in Budapest, Hungary. Bill was the Boylston Chess Club Champion 2002, finished 1st at the Foxwoods Open 2002, Three-Time New England Open Champion, and has defeated more than 20 IGM’s in tournament play. Bill has extensive experience training both adults and children privately and in the schools.