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Yuri Averbakh vs Samuel Reshevsky
Zurich Candidates (1953), Zurich SUI, rd 3, Sep-02
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Bernstein Defense (E59)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-04-04  Backward Development: of interest:
on reshevsky's choice of opening
"after obtaining a good position with black in the first round against Najdorf, Reshevsky repeats the opening exactly against Averbakh. Here najdorf played 11.a4; averbakh plays the more logical 11.Re1, which prepares 12.e4. The first skirmish flares, concluding some ten moves later with White on top. Along the way, however, he will have to occupy e4 with a piece, in order to prevent Black's pawn from doing so." after black's 20th move
"An audit of the last ten moves would show a strong positive balance for white, with good showings in all his ventures: he has gotten in e4, and closed the center, so that now he is ready to storm the king's position; and in the event of an endgame, he is ready with his protected passed pawn at d5. On the negative side, of course, there is that bishop at a2, but that can always be redeployed via b1 to d3. How is black to meet the impending attack on his king? He must ready himself to weather the storm by placing his pawns on the dark squares, his rooks on the e-file, and his knight at d6, where it blockades the pawn and covers the light squares." after white's 25th move
"Correctly evaluating the position, Averbakh does not capture on e5, even though he would hole a clear advantage after 25.fe fe 26.Rf1, followed by the doubling of the rooks on the f-file, since one of the black rooks would have to remain tied to the defense of the e-pawn. The reason he didn't take the pawn is that Black would have answered 25.fe with ...Rxe5, and the black knight which would soon enter d6 would be not a bit weaker than a white rook. Now with Black's bishop immured, White can bring up his rooks and push his g and h-pawns." and on the final position
"White's attack would now involve some risk, while Black need only prepare the advance b5 to assure himself good counterplay on the opposite wing."
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