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  1. 25 Feb '15 16:11 / 1 edit
    I was just researching a German chess player called Walter Niephaus (he finished ahead of Klaus Junge in a tournament in 1942, so I wanted to find out how strong he was) I came across the following picture:
    http://bezirk-frankfurt.schach-chroniken.net/archiv/19411942/fsm/fsm_bericht.htm

    It seems to me that there are three Walter Niephauses in this picture. Surely if the Nazis had this sort of technology available they should have been cloning Alekhine.

    Here is a game of Niephaus where he duffs up the Caro Kann in a brutal and highly unusual manner:
  2. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    26 Feb '15 00:08
    Originally posted by Data Fly
    I was just researching a German chess player called Walter Niephaus (he finished ahead of Klaus Junge in a tournament in 1942, so I wanted to find out how strong he was) I came across the following picture:
    http://bezirk-frankfurt.schach-chroniken.net/archiv/19411942/fsm/fsm_bericht.htm

    It seems to me that there are three Walter Niephauses in this pictu ...[text shortened]... 33.dxe5 Kg7 34.Kf2 b5 35.a5 c5 36.g5 hxg5
    37.hxg5 Ng6 38.Bxg6 Kxg6 39.e6 c4 40. a6 1-0
    [/pgn]
    They were from Brazil.