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Alekhine: Chess Biography
Compiled by jessicafischerqueen
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Alexander Alekhine's biography in chess.

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Many rare games in these two collections by User: crawfb5:

Game Collection: Alekhine's clock simuls

Game Collection: Alekhine-Euwe match 1926/7

Correspondence game 1903
P Vinogradov vs Alekhine, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Moscow 1907- first tournament game
Alekhine vs V Rozanov, 1907 
(C45) Scotch Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Düsseldorf 1908- first International Tournament
S Trcala vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

Düsseldorf 1908- Match vs Bardeleben
Von Bardeleben vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

St Petersburg 1909- clear 1st, awarded Master title
B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Moscow, first simultaneous exhibition +15 =6 -1
Alekhine vs Gutkevich, 1910 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

Hamburg 1910 DSB Congress- shared 7th
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1910 
(A84) Dutch, 66 moves, 1-0

Karlovy Vary 1911- shared 8th
Alekhine vs Vidmar, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

All-Russian Masters Tournament- shared 1st
Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C48) Four Knights, 44 moves, 0-1

St. Petersburg 1914- 3d behind Lasker and Capablanca
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 51 moves, 0-1

Mannheim 1914- clear 1st, tournament unfinished
Alekhine vs Tarrasch, 1914 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Rastatt 1914- Interned; blindfold game
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

One day after CHEKA imprisonment
Alekhine vs A Kaufmann, 1919 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

1st USSR Championship Moscow- Clear 1st
I Rabinovich vs Alekhine, 1920 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Budapest 1921- clear 1st, Brilliancy Prize
Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Budapest 1921- Alekhine's first "Alekhine's Defence"
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1921 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Budapest 1921- First win with "Alekhine's Defence"
E Steiner vs Alekhine, 1921 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

The Hague 1921- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1921 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Piešt'any 1922- Brilliancy Prize
Alekhine vs H Wolf, 1922 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

London 1922- clear 2d, behind Capablanca
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1922 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 60 moves, 0-1

Hastings 1922- clear 1st; one of two Alekhine favorites
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Margate 1923- "Flogging a dead horse"
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1923 
(C11) French, 54 moves, 1-0

Karlovy Vary 1923- shared 1st; Brilliancy Prize
Gruenfeld vs Alekhine, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Karlovy Vary 1923- One of four "3d Special Prizes"
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

New York 1924- 3d, behind Lasker and Capablanca
Alekhine vs Janowski, 1924 
(A53) Old Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Baden Baden 1925- clear 1st
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 0-1

Baden Baden 1925- one of two Alekhine favorites
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Gambit Chess Rooms- blindfold brilliancy
Alekhine vs N E Schwartz, 1926 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 54 moves, 1-0

Dresden 1926- Clear 2d
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1926 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Semmering 1926- clear 2d; Brilliancy Prize
Jacques Davidson vs Alekhine, 1926 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 52 moves, 0-1

New York 1927- clear 2d; second Brilliancy Prize
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Kecskemét 1927- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1927 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Buenos Aries 1927- World Title Match
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

Buenos Aries 1927- World Title Match
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Buenos Aries 1927- World Title Match; Alekhine wins Match
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

Bradley Beach 1929- clear 1st; Special Game Prize
Alekhine vs H Steiner, 1929 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Wiesbaden 1929- World Title Match; Alekhine wins Match
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1929 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

San Remo 1930- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

San Remo 1930- against Reti's "prescription"
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Hamburg Olympiad 1930- Best Game Prize
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

Praha Olympiad 1931- Gold Medal on first board
Alekhine vs Erik Andersen, 1931 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Bled 1931- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Colle, 1931 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Bled 1931
Alekhine vs Maroczy, 1931 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

London 1932- clear 1st; Brilliancy Prize
Alekhine vs Koltanowski, 1932 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Bern 1932- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Flohr, 1932 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Pasadena 1932- clear 1st
Alekhine vs H Steiner, 1932 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Tokyo simul 1933- "Meeting Grace Freeman"
Alekhine vs Y Kimura, 1933 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

Folkestone Olympiad 1933- Gold Medal on first board
Alekhine vs V Mikenas, 1933 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Chicago World Fair 1933- Blind simul World Record
Alekhine vs A Anderson, 1933 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Hastings 1933/34- shared 2d, behind Flohr
Flohr vs Alekhine, 1934
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Villingen 1934- World Title Match
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1934 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 61 moves, 1-0

Berlin 1934- World Title Match; Alekhine wins Match
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1934 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

Zurich 1934- clear 1st; sole career win over Lasker
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Örebro 1935- clear 1st
Alekhine vs E R Lundin, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Warsaw Olympiad 1935- Silver Medal, behind Flohr
Alekhine vs Keres, 1935 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 37 moves, 1-0

Warsaw Olympiad 1935- Questionable behavior OTB
Alekhine vs Erik Andersen, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 85 moves, 1-0

Amsterdam 1935- World Title Match
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

14.Bxc3 "Miracle of the Zeister Woods"
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

Zandvoort 1935- World Title Match; Euwe wins Match
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Podebrady 1936- clear 2d; behind Flohr
Alekhine vs E Eliskases, 1936 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Nottingham 1936- 6th place
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A92) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

Nottingham 1936
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nottingham 1936- Best Game Prize
Tartakower vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Hastings 1936/37- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Fine, 1937 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Margate 1937- 3d, behind Fine and Keres
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Kemeri 1937- shared 4th
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 36 moves, 1-0

Haarlem 1937- World Title Match
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Amsterdam 1937- World Title Match
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Delft 1937- World Title Match; Alekhine wins Match
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(A09) Reti Opening, 62 moves, 1-0

Margate 1938- clear 1st
Alekhine vs E E Book, 1938 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

A.V.R.O. 1938- shared 4th
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

A.V.R.O. 1938- Capa's 50th birthday ruined
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1938 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

Buenos Aries Olympiad 1939- Silver Medal on first board
M Czerniak vs Alekhine, 1939 
(A22) English, 50 moves, 0-1

Munich 1941- shared 2d; Best Game Prize
Alekhine vs I V Rohacek, 1941 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 33 moves, 1-0

Cracow/Warsaw 1941- shared 1st; First Game Prize
Alekhine vs Kieninger, 1941 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 31 moves, 1-0

Cracow/Warsaw 1941- Best Game Prize
M Bluemich vs Alekhine, 1941 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 35 moves, 0-1

Salzburg 1942- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Keres, 1942 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Munich 1942- clear 1st
Alekhine vs Keres, 1942  
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Poland (Lublin) 1942- clear 1st
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Praha 1942- shared 1st; First Brilliancy Prize
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Praha 1942
Opocensky vs Alekhine, 1942 
(A53) Old Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

1913 Match
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1913 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

1913 Match
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Piešt'any 1922- shared 2d, Brilliancy prize
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Wien 1922- shared 3d; special game prize
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1922 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

Vilnius 1912
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Stockholm 1912- 1st International Tournament triumph
G Nyholm vs Alekhine, 1912 
(C21) Center Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Dusseldorf 1908 brilliancy
Alekhine vs Koehnlein, 1908 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Wien 1922 "The Immortal Draw"
Alekhine vs Reti, 1922 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nottingham 1936- Brilliancy Prize
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Triberg 1921- clear 1st; brilliancy prize
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

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