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Marcel Duchamp vs Geza Maroczy
Nice (1930), Nice FRA
Slav Defense: Czech Variation. Krause Attack (D17)  ·  0-1



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Dec-22-06  luzhin: A brutal finish by Maroczy. For a chessplayer, Duchamp was a very strong artist!
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  MissScarlett: Was this a casual game? Maroczy vs Duchamp, 1930 was played in 1930 Nice tournament.
Mar-13-17  Rose Selavy: Yes, where was this played? Tournament? Casual? any information?
Jun-30-17  Rose Selavy: thank you MissScarlett
Sep-21-17  Rose Selavy: Miss Scarlett, can I ask again?
This is D17 Duchamp (White) 22 moves...

The game in Nice International 1930 Feb. 21(9)was B18 Maroczy (White)19 moves...

was there another Nice 1930? and if so, do you have information what kind and when? Thank you so much.

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  Stonehenge: I don't know what to make of this:

<Tartakower-Colle, Nice 1930 - an error in Mega Database 99. I have checked the score of the game against the bulletin, which was bound into the BCM Bound Volume for 1930.

Tartakower,S - Colle,E
Nice (8), 20.02.1930

1.e4 (For some unknown reason, Mega Database 99 gave the following as the score of this game. The bulletin says otherwise: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 7.Nxc4 Qc7 8.f3 e5 9.dxe5 Nxe5 10.e4 Be6 11.Nxe5 Qxe5 12.Be3 Rd8 13.Qc2 Bc5 14.f4 Qh5 15.Bxc5 Qxc5 16.Be2 0-0 17.Rc1 Qe3 18.Rf1 Bb3 19.Qb1 Ng4 20.Nd5 Rxd5 21.exd5 Re8 22.Rc2 Qe4 and 0-1!) 1...Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.e5 Nfd7 4.Nxd5 Nxe5 5.Ne3 Nbc6 6.b3 g5 7.Bb2 Bg7 8.d4 Ng6 9.Bb5 Qd6 10.Qd2 Bd7 11.0-0-0 0-0-0 12.Ne2 Nf4 13.Nxf4 gxf4 14.Nc4 Qg6 15.d5 f3 16.gxf3 Bxb2+ 17.Kxb2 a6 18.Bxc6 Bxc6 19.Qc3! Bb5 20.d6 exd6 21.Rhg1! Qh5 22.Rd5! Qxh2 23.Nxd6+ Kb8 24.Nxb5! axb5 25.Rgd1 Rc8 26.Rxb5 c6 27.Re5 Rc7 28.Ra5 Re8 29.Qd4 Rce7 30.f4 Qh6 31.Qb6 Qg7+ 32.c3 Qf8 33.Ra7 1-0 - LATER: Correct in Mega Database 2002.>

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Feb-18-18  Rose Selavy: Thank you Stonehenge ... now I'm confused. But I guess that's what you mean by "don't know what to make of this".

Anybody on Nice 1930

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