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Eugene Laine vs Arne Zwaig
Reykjavik Zonal (1975), Reykjavik ISL, rd 4, Oct-??
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Variation (E30)  ·  0-1

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Apr-24-05
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  tpstar: Here's a cute trap for all NI faithful in da house. First, answer 4. Bg5 with 4 ... c5. Second, if 5. e3!? then play 5 ... Qa5. Third, after 6. Rc1?! pounce with 6 ... Ne4. Fourth, should White goof by playing the routine 7. Nf3?? then win a piece with 7 ... Nxg5 8. Nxg5 cd 0-1. Game, Set and Match.
Apr-24-05
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  samvega: Shades of the Cambridge Springs...
Sep-20-07
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  tpstar: Yo, these traps actually work ...

HGQF-tpstar (FICS 9/19/07): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bg5 c5 5. e3!? Qa5 6. Qc2 Ne4 7. Nf3?? Nxg5 8. Nxg5 cd 9. ed Qxg5 and Black won (0-1)

Oct-02-08
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  tpstar: MBLT-tpstar (FICS 10/2/08): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bg5 c5 5. e3!? Qa5 6. Qb3 Ne4 7. Bd3!? Nxc3 0-1 (7 ... Nxg5 8. h4).

Know Thy Traps. ;>D

Feb-25-10  Marmot PFL: This occurred in one of my games also. My opponent varied with 6 Rc1 Ne4 7 Nf3?! Nxg5 8 Nxg5 cd4 9 Nxe6?! dc3 10 Nxg7+ Kf8 11 bc3 Bxc3+ 12 Ke2 Kxg7 (0-1, 22)
Feb-10-22
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  FSR: 5.e3? Qa5! is a well-known trap.
Feb-10-22
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  fredthebear: Arne had SZwaig!

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