The Chess Player's Chronicle, Vol. 1 by Anonymous

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In view of 3S MdS . So the knight comes back to de­ fend, and to make it more difficult for White's pawns to advance. acS ! , then 39 . . l::txd7+) and the king looks after the e-pawn while the rook blockades the c-pawn. The text-move seems fine; with the g-file blocked, the rook seeks an entry on the d-file. iLe4 36 ':d6 (D) 36 lldd7 ? lLleS allows the knight and bishop to resume their old posts, with White this time having lost tempi. fS ••. 67 LASKER AS DEFENDER The simplification of the last few moves has been more apparent than real - a brief lull in the action and a couple of pawn exchanges.

Nimzowitsch' s hypermodern opening achieves a moral victory ! The simplest move is 6 c3, provid­ ing necessary support for the d-pawn, and waiting to see what Black does be­ fore deciding on a detailed plan of de­ velopment. After 6 . . f5 7 lbf3 the main lines given by ECO are: 7 . . ;; 7 . . ;; or 7 . . d3 ! Jtxd3 10 �xd3 �xb2 1 1 0-0 "iVa3 1 2 nib I with dangerous play for the pawn. If Black' s active piece-play may somehow be neutralized, the posi­ tional trumps would be White's. f3 "iVaS+!

D3 ! Jtxd3 10 �xd3 �xb2 1 1 0-0 "iVa3 1 2 nib I with dangerous play for the pawn. If Black' s active piece-play may somehow be neutralized, the posi­ tional trumps would be White's. f3 "iVaS+! 8 c3 White has, almost imperceptibly, become substantially weakened on the queenside light squares, as a result of this pawn-push and the misplacement of his bishop. 8 "fIid2 is, however, a lit­ tle slow as after 8 . . "iVxd2+ 9 'itxd2 lbd7, Black is able to play . 0-0-0 and . . e5 before White is fully developed.

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