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A well-followed maverick of the 60s, Vavrinec Czukay was legendary for his elaborate and cutting-edge style of play, combining obscure and forgotten moves from the 1920s with the latest tournament-legal amendments to produce innovative and frequently incomprehensible networks of moves and counter-plays.

Czukay is perhaps best remembered for the unrepeatable Czukay Manipulation, which took him into a surprise semi-final position in the 1965 World Championship.

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