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Max Euwe vs Peter Romanovsky
Leningrad (1934), Leningrad URS, rd 4, Aug-21
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann Variation (E22)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Jul-28-04  patzer2: If White plays the tempting 19. Nf4?, the resulting position is a win for Black after 19...Nf3+!

This hypothetical position (after 19. Nf4?) is given as problem number 1766 in Informant's Encyclopedia of Chess Middlegames/Combinations, classified under the theme "Demolition of Pawn Structure."

The analysis of this line goes 19. Nf4? Nf3+ 20. gxf3 Qg5+ 21. Ng2 h3 22. Qxg7 Qxg7 23. Bxg7 hxg2

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  tpstar: In "Chess For Beginners" by I.A. Horowitz (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1950), he gives the trap continuation 7. dxe5 Ne4 8. Bb5 Nxc5! 9. Qxb4??:

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9 ... Nd3+! 10. Bxd3 Nxb4 winning the Queen for two pieces.

Instead Euwe played 7. Bb5.

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If 19. Nf4?, then 19...Nf3+!! wins for Black.
from Demolition of Pawns: f6 (f3), e6 (e3), a7 (a2) by patzer2
Round 4 (Tuesday, August 21)
from Leningrad 1934 by Phony Benoni
If 19. Nf4?, then 19...Nf3+!! wins for Black.
from Demolition of Pawns: f6 (f3), e6 (e3), a7 (a2) by nakul1964
If 19. Nf4?, then 19...Nf3+!! wins for Black.
from Demolition of Pawns: f6 (f3), e6 (e3), a7 (a2) by Del ToRo
If 19. Nf4?, then 19...Nf3+!! wins for Black.
from Demolition of Pawns: f6 (f3), e6 (e3), a7 (a2) by trh6upsz
If 19. Nf4?, then 19...Nf3+!! wins for Black.
from Demolition of Pawns: f6 (f3), e6 (e3), a7 (a2) by Baby Hawk

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