Kindred’s Special: Using Pawn Power effectively in winning with my square count theory

Kindred's Kaleidoscope

The year 1939 brought to an end the great movie films of the thirties.  It also brought the beginning of war drums to Europe, the fulfillment of Nazi dreams for creating a (super) superior race.  It also found the chess Olympiad of that year scheduled to take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

On April 15th 1910 was born Mojsze Mendel (Mieczyslaw) Najdorf, eldest son of 5-children of Gdalik and Raisa.  His twelve-year-old sister Ines died at age twelve in a skiing accident.  He was rather late learning the game of chess which was introduced to him by a violinist with the Warsaw Philharmonic and friend of his father.   His own mentor chess coach was Savielly Tartakower of whom he later wrote that he learned to play at his side. He was a humanist, a fine humorist, a man of great culture, an extraordinary man by any standard.  His first tournament was at age eighteen where he finished in fifth place but took…

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