Letter #47 - 2011
Nimzovich praised Carlos Torre!
11/11/11 7:13:22 PM
From: Julio Mata
Hello, from Puebla,
I like to send you a game from our great GM Carlos
The story behind the game is that Aron Nimzovich
was closely following this game and when Yates resigned, he
walked over to a group of grandmasters and said in a loud voice, "A new genius has arisen in the world of
Would you be kind to post this game in your
Thank you very much for you Chess page.
Carlos Torre (1904-1978) was Mexico's first Grandmaster. At age 6, he learned to play Chess. Being very young, he went to live at New Orleans and won the Louisiana
Championship in 1923.
Later, in august 1924 won the New York's Championship and in September wins the title in Detroit , Michigan defeating all the Grandmasters.
GM Carlos Torre always considered this game
the best he ever played.
Thank you for visiting us,