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Aron Nimzowitsch vs Paul Saladin Leonhardt
San Sebastian (1912), San Sebastian ESP, rd 21, Mar-18
French Defense: Advance Variation. Nimzowitsch System (C02)  ·  1-0


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Oct-13-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: Awesome - look at all the possibilities white has ... black cannot save the situation in any case.
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  meloncio: 21... ♔e8 22.♘b6 ♖b8 23.♘e5 and 24.d7+ is unstoppable (Nimzowitsch, La práctica de Mi Sistema).
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  Domdaniel: Or in Danish:

21.e5xd6+ Opgivet,
thi paa Ke8 folger 22.Sb6 Tb8 23.Se5, truende med d7+, hvad Sort ikke laengere kan forhindre.

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  GrahamClayton: According to tournament reports, Nimzowitsch arrived late for this game, and then spent a few minutes looking at the other games, before sitting down and playing 1.e4.

15...dxc4 allowing the White knight to gain access to d6 via e4 was an error.

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