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Aron Nimzowitsch vs Erik Ruben Lundin
"Lundin's Bridge is Falling Down" (game of the day Jul-14-2019)
Nordisk Skakforbund (1934), Copenhagen DEN, rd 4, Aug-??
Zukertort Opening: Nimzo-Larsen Variation (A04)  ·  1-0


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  OhioChessFan: "Lundin's Bridge is Falling Down"
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  whiteshark: <Nimzowitsch> won this tournament with 6.5/8 points ahead of sole second place <Lundin> with 6/8 points.

And Lundin clearly didn't take his chance at one point:

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Black to move

1) -1.56 (28 ply) 38...h5 39.g4 Qc5 40.h3 h4 41.Rb2 Rc8 42.Bd1 Bf8 43.Rbb1 Be8 44.Be2 Bc6 45.Bf3 Rd8 46.Rc2 Rbd7 47.Rbb2 Rh7 48.Rc1 Rg7 49.Rcc2 Rc8 50.Kg2 Rd7 51.Rc1 Rb8 52.Kg1

2) -1.49 (28 ply) 38...Qc5 39.Rfc2 h5 40.Kg2 Be8 41.Be2 Rbd7 42.Rb1 Bf8 43.Rcc1 h4 44.g4 Rh7 45.h3 Bc6 46.Qf3 Rdd7 47.Bd3 Be7 48.Qe2 Bd8 49.Kg1 Bb6 50.Rd1 Rhg7 51.Qa2 Rh7 52.Qh2 Rb7

3) -1.10 (27 ply) 38...Bh6 39.g4 Qc5 40.Kg2 Bf8 41.Be2 Kh8 42.Rff1 Be8 43.Rh1 Bc6 44.Rb1 Rg7 45.Bf3 h6 46.Be2 Qe7 47.c5 Qb7 48.Nd6 Qa8 49.Bf3 Kh7 50.h3 Qa7 51.Rhc1 Bxd6 52.cxd6 Rxd6 53.Rc4 Qf7 54.Rb6

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

Jul-14-19  actinia: 41. ... Kg7?! or even ? is hard to understand. engine recommends 41. ... h5, to prevent g4, and black keeps an advantage. even up to move 45, h5 would keep a black advantage.

Kg7 is unusual to me because it loses a tempo simply to put the king on an arguably worse square

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  whiteshark: <Lundin's Bridge is Falling Down> posted yesterday and today already "game of the day".
Jul-14-19  kontrippo: That is a very interesting game by the great Nimzowitsch. If you want, you can watch my version of the game with a classical music at the back:
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  OhioChessFan: <whiteshark>, yeah, they sometimes grab the most recent one right off the shelf.
Jul-14-19  morfishine: Thank you <kontrippo> the music was lovely and fitting, very nice!
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  Breunor: Computer has the losing move as 47 fxg5. After fxg5:

1) +7.43 (26 ply) 48.Qg3 Bxb5 49.Qxg5+ Kh8 50.axb5 Qa8 51.Rg1 Rf8 52.c6 h6 53.cxb7 hxg5 54.bxa8=R Rxa8 55.Rxg5 Kh7 56.b6 Rc8 57.b7 Rb8 58.Ba6 a4 59.Rg3 d3 60.Rxd3 a3 61.Rxa3 Kg7 62.Ra5 Kh6 63.Rxe5 Kg5 64.Kg3

Instead black stays in the game with Kh8:
1) +0.82 (23 ply) 47...Kh8 48.h4 Rd7 49.Rg1 Qc8 50.Nd6 Qc7 51.Qc4 Bxa4 52.gxf6 Bb3 53.Qc1 Rg8 54.f7 Bxf7 55.Nxf7+ Rxf7 56.Rxg8+ Kxg8 57.Bc4 a4 58.Bxf7+ Kxf7 59.c6 Qe7 60.Kg3 Qc7 61.Qh6 Ke8 62.Qf6 d3 63.Qh8+ Ke7 64.Qxh7+ Kd8

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