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Frank James Marshall vs Aron Nimzowitsch
New York (1927), New York, NY USA, rd 1, Feb-19
French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  0-1

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Feb-15-05  fgh: Great annotations by Nimzowitsch, as usual.
Feb-15-05
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: This should be classified as a Winawar. Incidentally, it's still another example of Nimzo's unusual skill with opposite-color Bishops.
Feb-03-09
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  laskereshevsky: this is too a tipical Nimzo's "unsymmetrical treatment of a symmetrical position"....

Nimtzovitch was real a great connoisseur of the OC bishops, but when played on this game i was reminded to another match... one of the greatest finale played by the young Capablanca...

Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1913

This wonderful finale of OC bishops won by the Cuban its a pearl of logical and immagination.

Jul-28-10
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  GrahamClayton: Analysis by both Alekhine and Nimzowitsch can be found at:

http://dadianchess.blogspot.com/200...

Nov-03-18  Ulixis: 19 . ... knight c6 !!
Already a blockader makes for c4 where it will demonstrate the weakness of the doubled pawn.(Ninzovitch ) So for a strategy .. against a double pawn that he creates for the white queen wing .. Ninzovitch uses a Knight to block the advance of the double pawns . That must have been the an initial strategy that later were gaining more profits. This Knight irritated the cconductor of white ... but only in the ending of the game he managed to eliminate the irritating knight...and with the cost of the fall of the a2 pawn .
Feb-15-19
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  plang: 5 Nf3 gives up any chance of obtaining an opening advantage. Alekhine was critical of Nimzovich's decision to castle queenside saying that 13 Nd2 would have been a good first step in a queenside assault. The opposite colered bishops worked to Black's advantage; 15 Bh2 was probably an improvement. 17 Qc5? gave Black a tempo to set up the defense; 17 Qa5 would have been better.
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