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Aron Nimzowitsch vs Hermann von Gottschall
Breslau (1925), Breslau GER, rd 5, Jul-23
Rubinstein Opening: Semi-Slav Defense (D05)  ·  1-0



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Jun-17-05  Knight13: This opening transposed to Caro-Kann position for Black. Interesting.

Great notes by Nimzovich. He pointed out lots of "!" moves.

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  whiteshark: Tens of thousands played over it, hanging on Nimzowitsch's every word, caught by his 'mysystemic' dogmatism, starring at the ♙d5 and his miraculous career;

eternally missing the sudden end with <16.Bxh7+!! Kxh7 17.Ng5+ Kh6 18.Rc4!!>

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Surely famous attacking players* find it on the spot.

Mar-08-08  nescio: <16.Bxh7+!! Kxh7 17.Ng5+ Kh6 18.Rc4!!>

<whiteshark> Very nice find. I have spent a few hours trying to find a countermeasure, beginning with (18.Rc4) Bxh2+ 19.Kh1 Bf4, but it was not to be.

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  whiteshark: <nescio> Yes, after <18.Rc4 Bxh2+ 19.Kh1 Bf4> it's <20.Nh3!>, winning the piece back and still having strong play against the exposed black ♔.

position after <20.Nh3!>:

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