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Miguel Najdorf vs Mauricio Eidelman
Sao Paulo (1957), Sao Paulo BRA, rd 8, Sep-??
Benoni Defense: General (A60)  ·  0-1



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  Caissanist: I love finding stuff like this. "M. Eidelman" has very few games in the database, and lost most of the ones that are here. And yet, in this game he convincingly outplays one of the top players in the world, using a totally unknown opening. Hats off to you Mr. Eidelman, whoever you are/were.
Apr-01-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Interesting mix between Benoni and Benko gambit! Did Black simply mix up these two openings or is 4...b5 actually sound?
Jun-20-06  Kwesi: Isn't it called the Blumenfeld countergambit?
Feb-07-07  ChessDude33: <Kwesi> yea...but with 3.Nf3 instead. I dunno why he didn't play 5. Nxb5.
Dec-10-08  chickadee little: yes , why not Nxb5?
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  Domdaniel: It's a Blumenfeld (and a nice one), although ...b5 is usually played after 3.Nf3, not 3.Nc3. The trouble with the move order here is that White can push the f-pawn before playing Nf3. For this reason many Black players will only use the Blumenfeld after 3.Nf3, while after 3.Nc3 they transpose via ...Bb4 or ...d5 to a Nimzo-Indian or QGD.

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