Alekhine's Best Games of Chess 1938-1945 by Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (ed.)

By Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (ed.)

This quantity used to be edited through overseas grasp and British Chess Champion Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, dependent partially at the notes left through Alekhine to a couple of the video games. Alexander Alexandrovich Alekhine (1892-1946) was once not just one of many most powerful and most unique chess avid gamers who ever lived, yet he used to be additionally the main arguable, moment merely to Bobby Fischer. every thing approximately his lifestyles and demise used to be arguable and continues to be being written approximately even this present day, even if he died in 1946, that's sixty four years in the past.

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El the plan of ordinated with his other pieces in the l:tal would be obstructed. Or if White Botvinnik adds a defender to a8 as centre and on the kingside in an attack­ presses ahead with 24 l1al he can ex­ he needs to be able to answer 28 axb5 ing finale. It shows that even the great­ change off with 24 ... l2Jxd2 25 'Yi'xd2 fol­ with 28 . . axb5. But once again he makes est players in the history of chess can lowed by 25 ... td7. In the absence of a misjudgment in avoiding go badly wrong if their judgment of a White's dark square guardian, Black change of pieces.

7 Black has no time for 32. . ad8 be­ Having defended the cause of 33 'ilih6+, when g6 drops with b7-pawn, a quick mate. Kamsky is now ready to complete the 33 iLC2 final link of his blockade with 26 . . e6, The bishop, which was staring idly when after 27. . l':tad8 he will be excel­ at the c6-pawn, has become a fearsome lently centralized. In that scenario it is White's knight is excellently placed, hard to see how White would be able so Kamsky took the drastic step of ex­ to create any play for his bishop pair.

How much less trouble Black would More elegant than the routine 23 to attack, to activate their gain energy - . :tIe8 will lose energy - the knight on c3 is Removing the bishop from the dan­ now 8 ... Jce2!? defence of g7. Note that Morphy elects to play his queen's rook to the open file rather down than 19 l:tfel. The game will be decided 9 ... txd2+ 10 iVxd2 would ease White's on the kingside and it might be useful to have the rook on f1 to support the f4-pawn. 19 ... l:tf6 20 exf5 iVfS Black has an extra queen, but none If now 21 iVg3, hoping for 21..

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