Nimzowitsch Defense Chess Opening Trap: Break The Pin And Sac The Queen

The Nimzowitsch Defense is a rare visitor to top-flight chess, but when you get it, watch for this opening trap where you can sacrifice your queen and create some hilarious mates!

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1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 (2… e5!) 3. d4 Bg4?! (3… Nf6!?) 4. d5 Ne5 5. Nxe5!! Bxd1
6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 a6 (7… Qa5+! {the most tricky} 8. Nc3 O-O-O! 9. Nc4 Qc7
(9… Qb4 10. a3 Qc5 11. Be3) 10. Nd5 +- Qb8 11. c7) (7… b6 8. c7+ Qd7 9.
Bxd7#) (7… bxc6 8. Bxc6+ Qd7) (7… dxe5 8. cxb7+ Qd7 9. bxa8=R#) (7… e6 8.
cxb7+ Ke7 9. Nc6+) 8. c7+ axb5 9. cxd8=Q+ Rxd8 10. Nxf7 Kxf7 11. Kxd1 *

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  1. Blk b7x. Wht c6.This is the simpliest and most logical take for blk. Why didn't you make blk exchange this pawn for pawn on blk move?

  2. We played on a match MX vs USA. Did you remember? I lost both games

  3. If nimzowitsch is a black defense, why is the board not the correct perspective?

  4. There should be competitions where people try to win as many theoretically-winning openings as possible, against the worlds strongest chess engines. The opening in this video being a prime candidate. The competition could feature multiple variations of the same opening.

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