chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Erich Cohn vs Aron Nimzowitsch
Munich (1906), Munich GER, rd 2, Nov-08
Old Indian Defense: Normal Variation (A55)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 10 times; par: 108 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 4 more E Cohn/Nimzowitsch games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To flip the board (so black is on the bottom) press the "I" key on your keyboard.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-25-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: <Domdaniel: I've just played through a 100-year-old ending, E.Cohn-vs-Nimzowitsch, Munich 1906 (not in the CG database, unfortunately [not anymore...], and missing from some of the big online and commercial ones as well - but the ending from move 39 is in My System).

At one point Fritz was screaming for a move (55...Qe5 instead of 55...a5, if anyone is interested) that won material and would have left Nimzo 2 or 3 pawns up. It was far too obvious to overlook, and it had no hidden traps like a perpetual for Cohn. But it would have been a distraction from his plan; his queen would have taken too long grabbing pawns and working back to its strong centralized position. So he kept the pressure on: Cohn resigned 10 moves later.

Our winning method after 36.b4 is similar.> (The World vs A Nickel, 2006)

Jan-28-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: Thank you, Eyal.
After some detective work I finally figured out that My System - at least in the English version - had confused two quite different Nimzo vs Cohn games. Glad that's sorted.
Aug-18-08  myschkin: . . .

"Nimzowitsch gewann gegen Cohn ein Damenendspiel, das er später als „eines der besten Endspiele meines Lebens“ bezeichnen sollte."

über das Turnier "München 1906":
Es fällt auf, dass Aaron Nimzowitsch zu jener Zeit noch nicht als „Meister“, sondern als „Hauptturnierspieler“ galt. Anfang 1903 war er von Königsberg nach Berlin übergesiedelt. Im Hauptturnier des Deutschen Schachbundes in Coburg 1904 vermochte er nur einen Mittelplatz zu belegen. Von Wien aus begab sich Nimzowitsch im April 1905 nach München, um - wie es in der Münchener Zeitung vom 29.04.1905 hieß - „dieses Semester an einer hiesigen Hochschule Vorlesungen zu hören“. Ob es dazu tatsächlich gekommen ist, darf als durchaus fraglich angesehen werden. In seiner Autobiographie erinnert sich Nimzowitsch vielmehr an das „ewige Herumreisen von einem Schachcafé zum anderen“ und an den „unregelmäßigen Lebensstil“. In diese Periode fällt auch sein Misserfolg im Meisterturnier B des Barmer Schachkongresses 1905 (15.-16. Platz mit 6 Punkten aus 17 Partien). Selbst der sonst so joviale Georg Marco attestierte bei einer seiner Verlustpartien „mangelhafte Entwicklung der weissen Steine und ihres Führers“ (Der Internationale Schach-Kongress des Barmer Schach-Vereins 1905, S. 316). Im Oktober 1905 immatrikulierte Nimzowitsch sich in Zürich, von wo aus er am Münchener Turnier 1906 teilnehmen sollte. http://www.chessbase.de/nachrichten...

Apr-24-12  bystander: 7.♗e3. This move causes so much trouble for white, maybe it is better to postpone it. 7.0-0 c6 8.♕c2 ♖e8 9.♗e2 ♕b6 10.d5 ♘c5 11.h3 ♗d7 12. ♗e3
Apr-24-12  bystander: 8.0-0. Or just wait with this move and play ♕d2? 8. ♕d2 ♘e3x 9. fe3x c6 10.0-0 ♘f6 or 8.♕d2 c6 9.0-0 ♘df6.
Apr-24-12  bystander: 9.♘d4 What about 9.♗d4x c5 10.♗e3 ♘e3x 11. fe3x ♗f6 12.♕c2. Black has still and advantage, but d5 is weak en Nf3 is better placed compared to Nd4 is the game.
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Nimzowitsch best games
by mark jc. Garado
defensa y final de damas
from mi sistema patidas by viniloangel
eines der besten (D)Endspiele meines Lebens (N.)
from 48a_ QUEEN endgames - all the single Ladies by whiteshark


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC