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Aron Nimzowitsch vs Geza Maroczy
Bled (1931), Bled YUG, rd 5, Aug-29
Zukertort Opening: Nimzo-Larsen Variation (A04)  ·  1-0



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  ray keene: those who like nimzos style will enjoy this dark square strategy game
Aug-20-06  Ulhumbrus: Instead of 13...Nef6, 13...Nd6 defends the b7 pawn, making it possible to develop the QB after Nc5 attacks the b7 pawn.
Aug-20-06  Ulhumbrus: 15..h6 disturbs the King side pawns without necessity. 15...Nf8 prepares to get the QB out and if White attacks the b7 pawn by 16 Nc5, 16...Ne6 attacks the N.
Aug-20-06  Ulhumbrus: Instead of 16...a5, 16...Nb6 17 Nc5 Nfd7 offers to exchange the White QN which hinders ...c5
Jun-17-07  sanyas: Why was 33...♘f5 necessary? Nimzowitsch simply exchanges and then walks his other knight over to the kingside to pick up the Ph5.
Jun-17-07  sanyas: Anyway, if I'd lost a game like this I'd be only too happy to pull out a pistol as well.
Sep-02-09  WhiteRook48: Maroczy goes berserk!
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  Domdaniel: White's strategy here is decades ahead of its time. Today, the g4 attack against this Black formation is more usual in conjunction with 0-0-0, but Nimzo castles kingside and does it anyway. Beautiful.
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