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1935 World Chess Championship
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★★★ INTRO ★★★

The 1935 World Chess Championship was between 34 year old challenger Max Euwe of the Netherlands and 43 year old defending champion Alexander Alekhine of France.

★★★ BACKGROUND ★★★

Bogoljubov was no longer a threat to Alekhine, so Alekhine decided to choose Euwe, who didn't fare really well against Bogoljubov.

★★★ CONDITIONS ★★★

The winner would be the first player to achieve 6 wins AND have more than 15 points. The match took place in the Netherlands. Game 1 was played on October 3rd, 1935. Note: The match is measured in wins,the total amount of wins is measured in brackets.

★★★ NOTABLE GAMES ★★★

Game 1:

Game 4:

Game 26:

★★★ FINAL ★★★

Round 30 (the final round) was played on December 16th, 1935. Euwe drew the game and had defeated Alekhine 15 1/2-14 1/2 (9-8 in wins) to become the 5th official world champion.

★★★ MINI TABLE ★★★

Euwe 0 1 0 0 1/2 1/2 0 1 0 1 1/2 1 1/2 0 1/2 1 1/2 0 1/2 1/2 0 1 1 1/2 1/2 1/2 1 1 0 1/2 1/2 1/2 (9 wins, 13 draws, 8 losses) <51.7% score>

Alekhine 1 0 1 1 1/2 1/2 1 0 1 0 1/2 0 1/2 1 1/2 0 1/2 1 1/2 1/2 1 0 0 1/2 1/2 1/2 0 0 1 1/2 1/2 1/2 (8 wins, 13 draws, 9 losses) <48.3% score>

★★★ OTHER LINKS ★★★

See also: Alekhine - Euwe World Championship Match (1935)

Head to Head Record Prior to 1935: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (7 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses in favour of Alekhine)

Previous World Championship: Game Collection: 1934 World Chess Championship

Next World Chamiponship: Game Collection: 1937 World Chess Championship

Game 1, Alekhine leads 1-0 (1-0)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 2, Match tied 1-1 (1-1)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Game 3, Alekhine leads 2-1 (2-1)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 4, Alekhine leads 3-1 (3-1)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 5, Alekhine leads 3-1 (3 1/2-1 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C15) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 6, Alekhine leads 3-1 (4-2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 7, Alekhine leads 4-1 (5-2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 8, Alekhine leads 4-2 (5-3)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 69 moves, 1-0

Game 9, Alekhine leads 5-2 (5-4)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 10, Alekhine leads 5-3 (6-4)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 11, Alekhine leads 5-3 (6 1/2-4 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 12, Alekhine leads 5-4 (6 1/2-5 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 13, Alekhine leads (7-6)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 14, Match tied 6-6 (7-7)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 15, Match tied 5-5 (7 1/2-7 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 16, Alekhine leads 6-5 (8 1/2-7 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 65 moves, 0-1

Game 17, Alekhine leads 6-5 (9-8)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 18, Alekhine leads 6-5 (9 1/2-8 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A20) English, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 19, Alekhine leads 7-5 (10 1/2-8 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

Game 20, Alekhine leads 7-6 (10 1/2-9 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 21, Match tied 7-7 (10 1/2-10 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 22, Match tied 7-7 (11-11)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 23, Match tied 7-7 (11 1/2-11 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 24, Match tied 7-7 (12-12)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 25, Euwe leads 8-7 (13-12)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 0-1

Game 26, Euwe leads 9-7 (14-12)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Game 27, Euwe leads 9-8 (14-13)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C27) Vienna Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 28, Euwe leads 9-8 (14 1/2-13 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 29, Euwe leads 9-8 (15-14)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 30, Euwe wins 9-8 (15 1/2-14 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

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