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Efim Bogoljubov vs Aron Nimzowitsch
Berlin Freie Vereinigung (1927), Berlin GER, May-??
Queen's Indian Defense: Capablanca Variation (E16)  ·  1-0

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Oct-09-06
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  Honza Cervenka: Playing 33...Ra7 black clearly missed or underestimated 34.b4! Main problem of black is that white after 34...Qxe3 35.fxe3 is threatening with 36.e5! with unstoppable avalanche of Queenside Pawns. 33...Qxe3 34.fxe3 e5 or 34...f6 was necessary.
Nov-12-08  norcist: this is a fantastic game...an exchange sac and everything, surprised its not commented upon more
Nov-12-08  RookFile: Well, it's a typical example of Nimzo getting slapped around by tactics.
Nov-21-08  norcist: <RookFile> Rubbish. Nimzowitsch actually appears to have had a pull up until at least move 24. Oddly enough, after exchanging off the f3 knight Nimzowitsch refuses to play e5 cementing his grip on d4 (something the computer is begging him to do)especially since he planned to trade off the light squared bishop for the knight anyway. He also clearly underestimated the exchange sac...but he didn't get "slapped around by tactics"
Feb-01-09  WhiteRook48: you don't see Nimzowitsch losing spectacularly
Feb-07-09
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  whiteshark: 32...Qc7 with 33...Rd8 should have saved black's queenside.

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