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Aron Nimzowitsch vs Rudolf Spielmann
New York (1927), New York, NY USA, rd 4, Feb-23
Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-09-04  Benjamin Lau: Nimzo loved the opening named after him so much that he apparently thought it would be great to play it as white too.
May-23-05  MUG: Concerning the position after 10.Ne5, Nimzowitsch adopted this formation five times in major tournaments and scored 100%

Nimzowitsch vs Samisch, 1929

Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926

Nimzowitsch vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1926

Nimzowitsch vs H Wolf, 1923

It seems that Blacks (relatively common) plan of developing a reversed Nimzo-Indian type structure (an early d5, c5 and Nc6) in response to the Nimzo-Larsen Attack is very dangerous. On the explorer database there are 21 games after 6e6: 11 White wins, 6 draws, and only 4 Black wins!! I think this maybe because White finds it easier to control the important e5 square when Black adopts this set-up.

It maybe better for Black to delay (or even completely refrain) from playing an early c5 (preventing a bishop pin on b5) against this opening.

A Gorbatov vs E Najer, 2003

Dec-26-07  sandmanbrig: nice endgame play by nimzowitsch
Jan-04-08
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  Eyal: In continuation of <MUG>'s interesting post above, another game demonstrating how dangerous for Black - and convenient for White - this opening set-up might be is Fischer vs Mecking, 1970, which actually follows this game (by transposition) up to Black's 14th move, where Mecking deviates by Qe7.
Oct-01-08  norcist: hmmm several people have questioned blacks whole opening system...however, after 7...Bd6!? (fighting whites idea of controlling the e5 square) isn't black fully equal??
Feb-28-11
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  Peligroso Patzer: <norcist: hmmm several people have questioned blacks whole opening system...however, after 7...Bd6!? (fighting whites idea of controlling the e5 square) isn't black fully equal?>

This possibility was addressed by Alekhine, who wrote: "7. ... Bd6 is answered by 8. e4! (8. ... dxe4 9. dxe4 Nxe4 10. Re1 ) and would hardly be pleasant." ("New York 1927", by Alexander Alekhine (translated from German by Mary Lawrence), Russell Enterprises, Inc. (c)2011, at page 56.

May-31-12  LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:

Nimzowitsch vs Spielmann, 1927.
YOU ARE PLAYING THE ROLE OF NIMZOWITSCH.
Your score: 132 (par = 114)

LTJ

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