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Alfred Ehrhardt Post vs Aron Nimzowitsch
"Evening Post" (game of the day Jun-06-15)
Barmen Meisterturnier B (1905)  ·  Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense. Main Line (D07)  ·  1/2-1/2
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May-28-10
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  whiteshark: Here is a tougher Friday nut for you

Oldrich Duras; Sachove Listy, 1901:


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<White to move, draws <>>

You can pee♔ the solution at my forum... :D

May-28-10  zooter: Rc4 draws or not? I'm a little drunk :)
May-28-10  zooter: Ok, i got it after 98...Rc4 99.Rbxc4 white wins..
May-28-10
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  whiteshark: Cheers, <zooter>!
May-28-10
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  YouRang: <YouRang><A stronger plan would be to create mate threats by pushing the black king against a wall with 90.Rc3+!>

Well, that "stronger plan" I proposed would have been a stronger plan for *me* (at least one that I could understand).

Now that I've fed the game into the computer, it seems that white's plan was fine until of course 98.Kb1? which gave up the win.

Next time I might try doing the analysis *before* I post. :-\

May-28-10
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  ajk68: Way too easy for Friday.
May-28-10
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  luzhin: 98.Kd1 is also winning. In fact, any legal move wins EXCEPT for 98.Kb1?? which allows the stalemate trick. The teenage Nimzovitch was quite a swindler.
May-28-10  wals: Of course, Rb8, what else. I went for Rd8. Maybe next time.

Rybka 3 1-cpu: 3071 mb hash: depth 30:

Black, down a pawn, blunders

+4.85 60...Rxf3. better, Rh8, +2.15.

White, up a Rook, blunders

=0.00 71.Kg5. better, Ke5, +4.91.

Black, down a rook,

+4.92 76...Rh6+. no better valued move available.

Black, Pawn for a Rook.

+(#9) 95...Ra6. better, Rh5, +6.05,
Rg5,+11.06.

+(#7) 96...Ra8.

+(#6) 97...Rc8+.

White, a Rook for a pawn, crashes,

=0.00 98.Kb1. better, Rbc4, or Rdc4,
+(#6).

May-28-10  wals: Nalimov Endgame tablesases

to move 97...Rc8+

White
Rb4-c4 win in six
Rd4-c4 win in six
Kc2-d2 win in eight
Kc2-d3 win in eight
Kc2-d1 win in sixteen
Kc2-b1 draw.

May-28-10  apexin: I found it. It was way too easy for a friday puzzle.
May-28-10  ohfluckaduck: Good fighting draw! Love Nimzovitch's play.
Apr-27-11  Tigranny: Isn't 98.Kb1 a blunder because 98...Rb8 99.Rxb8 leads to stalemate?
Nov-07-11  mslr45: 88...Rb7 and its draw sortly
Nov-07-11
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  Sastre: If 88...Rb7, 89.Rd3+ Rb3 90.Rd1 still wins.
Jun-30-12  Tigranny: I once had a game in which I planned to have a crazy rook but my opponent snatched it right away allowing me to be stalemated.
Mar-11-14
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  kevin86: The Arthur Murray school of rook dancing.
Nov-19-14  Yuri Stremel: The pun should be "You check me all night long"
Jun-05-15
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  Check It Out: 98…Rb8 must have been rough for Post.
Jun-06-15
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  Penguincw: Wow, another draw (so I guess I was wrong, and <Brit> was right).

H Wolf vs Rubinstein, 1907

Anyway, 5 straight draws. :| I know, let's have a "Draw no-bet" for tomorrow's GOTD! I'm putting 5 cbs on 1-0. :)

Jun-06-15  RookFile: Nimzo was young when this was played. Interesting ending.
Jun-06-15
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  morfishine: All in all, an intriguing opening - middlegame sequence of moves. A middlegame that seemed to go on and on

The final theme has always fascinated me. I even pulled it off once at the club

*****

Jun-06-15
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  kevin86: Funny finish,to say the least!
Jun-06-15  goodevans: I've really enjoyed <draw week> and today's game was no exception despite white's last-move blunder.
Jun-06-15  goodevans: P.S. And a truly excellent pun on the less common meaning of "evening".
Jun-06-15  A.T PhoneHome: Eh, hasn't this been a GOTD before, with the same pun?

Unless my mind fails me, of course. And I don't have any problems with games that get to be GOTD multiple times (it's inevitable here).

Interesting game it is, I admit! :)

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