The Chessmill

Ramblings and ruminations on chess in Milwaukee,

SE Wisconsin, theUSA and the World.

The importance of opening theory is grossly overestimated. Obviously, the knowledge of opening moves comes in handy when setting up a chess game, but this knowledge alone does not bring universal happiness. After this, you still have to play chess, and for that, other things will crop up.

 — Herman Grooten

Martz-Karklins 1967

Nimzo-Indian. White plays a rare variation to get a strong pawn center, and Black goes astray in the ensuing complications.

Martz-Karklins 1967

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