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Rene Stern vs David Navara
"Navara Again" (game of the day Oct-13-2017)
Bundesliga (2016/17), Solingen GER, rd 1, Oct-15
Nimzo-Indian Defense: General (E20)  ·  0-1



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  An Englishman: Good Evening: A Stern rebuke. Not feeling certain of the soundness of Black's attack starting with 25...Re1 (if sound, a Sunday puzzle some day), but this look rather difficult to refute OTB.
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  Richard Taylor: Yes, beautiful attack by Navara.
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  Richard Taylor: Ah, I and <An Englishman> commented thus and <> put it up!
Oct-13-17  offramp: 4. Bd2 and then 15. Be1, 17. Bb4, 18. Bc3, 19. Be1. It's a bit of a timewaster.
Oct-13-17  offramp: The pun might have been better as <Navara Gain>. But I think that Navara, like poor old Nigel Short, has been done to death in the GoTD dept.
Oct-13-17  SugarDom: The guns of Navara - western movie.
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  johnlspouge: < <An Englishman> wrote: Good Evening >

The sun has yet to set on the British Empire :)

< Not feeling certain of the soundness of Black's attack starting with 25...Re1 (if sound, a Sunday puzzle some day), but this look rather difficult to refute OTB. >

Stockfish indicates that 25...Rxe1 is the best move, with an evaluation of about -2.5 (for White) at 33 plies. All our attacks should be so speculative.

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  kevin86: After the exchange in the corner, black's pawns will swamp the opposition.
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  AylerKupp: Unusual play by both sides. I don't remember ever seeing a fianchettoed DSB in a Nimzoindian before! But great play by Navara to finish the game.

And "Navara Again" is not a bad pun. But I think that "Navara Say Navara Again" would have been even better.

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  Willber G: <SugarDom: The guns of Navara - western movie.>

WWII movie.

Oct-14-17  john barleycorn: The movie title is "The Guns of Navarone"
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  Willber G: Allowance made for the play on words.

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