The Chessmill

Ramblings and ruminations on chess in Milwaukee,

SE Wisconsin, theUSA and the World.

Don't look at chess this way because it is romantic. It is, but look at chess this way because it is the way to win. Contrary to the general notion, a positional advantage -- that is, a better disposition of your forces generally -- is always easier to exploit than an equivalent advantage in material, even for the weakest player.

 — C. J. S. Purdy

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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