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Aron Nimzowitsch vs Lajos Steiner
Bad Niendorf (1927), Bad Niendorf GER, rd 3, Aug-08
Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense. Nimzowitsch Attack (C62)  ·  1-0
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Oct-23-07  notyetagm: Here Nimzowitsch puts on a veritable master class in how you should use your knights

Position after 17 ♘d4-e6!:


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Position after 18 ... g7-g6 19 ♘d5xf6+!:


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Position after 21 ♘d7x♗f8 1-0:


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A stupendous knight display by Nimzowitsch!

It is hard to imagine a stronger display of the power of <CENTRALIZED KNIGHTS>.

Feb-07-09  WhiteRook48: the diagrams are unnecessary
Feb-07-09  sleepyirv: I find them quite useful.
Feb-25-09  WhiteRook48: How about "centralized knights" on d4, e4, d5, and e5?
Feb-25-09  DrGridlock: <sleepyirv: I find them quite useful.>

Since they exactly reproduce the game positions, it's hard to see what is contributed by the diagrams.

Are you unable to see the game chess board?

Feb-25-09  sleepyirv: <DrGridlock> It's easier than scrolling up and changing the position.
Feb-26-09  WhiteRook48: I find it easier to just look at the top and find the move number
Oct-07-16  Aunt Jemima: Nimzovich shows us how to keep the opponent from catching up in development. I love when he puts his knight on e6.
Apr-01-18
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  PhilFeeley: This is not a Spanish, but a Four Knights, perhaps Four Knights, Spanish variation. I searched for this under Four Knights and couldn't find it.
Apr-01-18  sudoplatov: Compare with: Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1914
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