Frederick Yates vs. Aaron Nimzowitsch

Germany, Hamburg,1910. The city of Hamburg hosted one of most interesting chess game between Frederick Yates and Aaron Nimzowitsch.

Roll over to see the solution: 1... Rd1+ 2. Qxd1 Qa2+ 3. Kc1 Ba3+ 4. Bb2 Qxb2#

FEN: 8/k2r4/p7/2b1Bp2/P3p3/qp4R1/4QP2/1K6 b - - 0 1

About the players

Aron NimzowitschAaron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935) was a Russian-Danish chess Grandmaster and chess writer. He was born in Riga, as Latvia was then part of the Russian Empire. He's considered one of the most important chess players and his influence is still felt today.

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frederick-yatesFred Dewhirst Yates (1884-1932), English chess master. He abandoned his career to become a professional chess player and journalist. He won the British Chess Championship six times.
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