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Hector Shoosmith vs Aron Nimzowitsch
Ostend-B (1907), Ostend BEL, rd 1, May-16
Old Indian Defense: Normal Variation (A55)  ·  0-1



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  Benzol: White's game looked fine until Niemzowitsch uncorked 24...d5 and then he collapsed in just four more moves.
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  Chessical: The plan with <22.g4> appears vigorous and natural, but White's K-side collapses a long time before he has any opportunity to break through to Black's King. <22.e5> seems a safer option.
Jun-09-07  sfm: A classic example of the theme "countering in the centre in response to an attack on a wing".
Oct-27-11  Orhtej: Nimzowitsch has a unique style in chess that differ from the other masters!
Sep-19-16  Jimmy720: A thematic restraint game
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Did Nimzowitsch ever annotate this game? He had great faith in the so-called "small center" (e4 vs. d6) as well as restraint, and this game seems like an ideal candidate for his analysis.
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  Retireborn: <An Englishman> It's not in My System and I don't remember it being in Praxis either. A pity.
Sep-20-16  JimNorCal: Doesn't seem to be in Praxis, or Blockade. Nor in GM Keene's book.
Sep-20-16  Paarhufer: Nimzowitsch's comments appeared 1924 in <Kagans Neuste Schachnachrichten>. An English translation can be found in Skjoldager & Nielsen's book, page 63. Right now I can see this page at Google books, but that can change from time to time and country to country. Please try .
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: <Paarhufer>, well done! Thank you for finding this, esp. as it has Nimzowitsch's own annotations.
Sep-21-16  SpiritedReposte: <Shoe Shined>

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