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Alexander Alekhine vs Max Bluemich
Dresden (1926), Dresden GER, rd 2, Apr-05
Torre Attack: Fianchetto Defense (A48)  ·  1-0
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Mar-16-12  ozmikey: Alekhine mentions an alternative finish that could have occurred after 18...Ke6 instead of the compliant 18...Nf6: 19. Qg4+ Kd6 20. Nc4+ Kc5 (20...Bxc4! is better, when White can retain the advantage but Black still has some chances) 21. b4+ Nxb4 (21...Kb5 22. a4+! and 23. Qd1+) 22. Be7+ Kc6 (or 22...Kb5 23. a4+ again) 23. Na5+ Kb6 24. Bc5+! and mate.
Mar-16-12  thomastonk: <ozmikey> Thanks for the alternative finish! If you cite Alekhine or others I would very much appreciate the exact source, ie. book or jornal, year and page. Thank you!
Mar-16-12  ozmikey: Not a problem, it's from "Auf dem Wege zur Weltmeisterschaft", 1955, p.110.
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  whiteshark: "Ein pointenreicher Schluß!"

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Mar-16-12  thomastonk: <ozmikey> Thanks! Now I found it easily.

Alekhine gives there 18.Rf1!!, but in fact this move is a mistake. You mention 18.. Ke6 and 20... Bxc4 and it is true that White keeps a small advantage then, but White should not follow Alekhine's "winning" line too long (26.. g5?, better is Kc6, and Black has an advantage), but White can improve before, too.

However, White wins with 18.Qxd5+! Black has only 18.. Qe6 (because after 18.. Ke8? 19.Rf1 and the mate threat costs too much material) 19.Rf1+ and now after 19.. Nf6 or 19.. Bf6 follows 20.Qf3! and White has a winning attack according to our silicon friends (which is no surprise, because the material is even, and White attacks with all pieces).

Mar-16-12
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  Penguincw: 23.Bxf6 Qxf3 24.Rxf3 Bxf6 25.Ng4 wins the piece back and white is going to be up a full knight (and maybe more if black goes astray).


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