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George Marshall Norman vs Milan Vidmar
Hastings (1925/26), Hastings ENG, rd 1, Dec-28
Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61)  ·  0-1



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Jul-23-02  bishop: 10.Ne2?
Feb-21-03  kostich in time: As Fine put it,in this game, Vidmar picks up a pawn with a fork
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  FSR: Amazingly, in the same position Kasparov played 10...Nb4?, when 11.Bd2! would have left Black with only a small advantage. M Roberts vs Kasparov, 2012. See my comments at
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  Sally Simpson: Hi FSR,

I too used this game, the first example of what I am calling the Vidmar Trap (though it is infact a Pitfall as there is no material risk when playing 9...Nd7 should White avoid it.)

Did not know Kasparov missed it.

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  MissScarlett: <Go Vid, 19!>

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