chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing


register now - it's free!
Alexander Alekhine vs Emanuel Lasker
"Baked a Lasker" (game of the day Jun-15-12)
Zurich (1934)  ·  Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Alekhine Variation (D67)  ·  1-0
To move:
Last move:

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 49 times; par: 29 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 7 more Alekhine/Lasker games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Click on the e8 square to see a computer engine analysis of the position.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with the default chess viewer, please see the Pgn4web Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 7 OF 7 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Mar-10-12  andrej1tomas: Why Lasker Resign?????
Mar-21-12  andrej1tomas: i see
May-22-12  rjsolcruz: These opening moves were repeated in Tapia vs Ruaya in One Meralco Jr Chess Master Tournament 2012 up to 5.Bg5.

http://meralcochess.blogspot.com/20...

May-22-12  Sularus: Lasker was around 65/66 years old while Alekhine was around 42 years old at the time of this game.
May-22-12  King Death: <Sularus> Since this game was played in the summer of 1934 Lasker was 65 and Alekhine was 41.
Jun-04-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Baked a Lasker.
Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  sevenseaman: Didn't believe it but 'baked' is right. Stylish way to break the castle!
Jun-15-12  RookFile: < Model play rounded off with a nice little combo but I picture Alekhine wishing his first victory over his great predecessor to have been a more epic affair. >

You mean the only time he ever beat him.

Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  AylerKupp: Inspired pun. Thanks FSR!
Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Thanks, <AylerKupp>!
Jun-15-12  hellopolgar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baked_... for those who don't get the pun.
Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <rjsolcruz: These opening moves were repeated in Tapia vs Ruaya in One Meralco Jr Chess Master Tournament 2012 up to 5.Bg5. http://meralcochess.blogspot.com/20>...

Not surprising. Those five moves have been played in over 5,000 games in this database alone. Opening Explorer

Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tiggler: <DrMAL>

<24.Rd3! sprung 24...f3? for beautiful 25.Nf5+! Kh8 26.Qh6! that ended game.>

You meant 24... f6? of course. Lasker could have fought on after 24... Ndf6 25. e5 Rxd6.

Jun-15-12  vinidivici: nice and good game.

Chessgames has a nice interface with good animation. Where can i download the interface like that...?

Jun-15-12  LoveThatJoker: This is a great and classic game!

Great selection and pun, <FSR>!

LTJ

Jun-15-12  MindCtrol9: Move <17 ...Qb6> I think brought all the problems.Lasker was a player I have allways admired,and he was great.I can say this:Lasker has been an idle to me.I tried to buy a book the other day "Essentials" but it was out of stock.Alexander Alekhine was a player with a great talent and very agressive although he never gave Capablanca the rematch,a shame.These games from the past give to any player the knowledge of chess,how to maneuver the pieces,how to create weak spot to explote later in the game.It's for me the way to play better even I have a program which I never use to comment or play againt anybody (Fritz 13)I use it to analize my mistakes after the game is over because I do not like to cheat.
Jun-15-12  MindCtrol9: <DrMAL> I had the same opinion of you when I saw <17. ...Qb6> which takes away the BQ and giving White the complete iniciative in the game where Alekhine was a good attacker.After one apparently normal move,look what it brought.
Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: The game looks like a recent puzzle.
Jun-15-12  vinidivici: Where can i get the interface like chessgames?
Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tiggler: <vinidivici>

I suggest you go to the user profile for

<Viewer Deluxe>

on this site.

Jun-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <LoveThatJoker: This is a great and classic game!

Great selection and pun, <FSR>!>

Thanks, <LTJ>. I think this is the only game where I've ever succeeded in coming up with a pun for the "random game" that CG.com offered me. All my other puns have been in games that I've picked myself.

Jun-15-12  LoveThatJoker: <FSR> That's awesome, man! This is obviously a classic - I'm glad you spotted it via the random game feature, took action on it, and that <CG> made it (rightfully so) GOTD!

LTJ

Jun-17-12  King Death: <FSR> This <rjsolcruz> is just a spammer, I've run across a bunch of his posts in other places that are as pointless as this one.
Jan-19-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Check It Out: Nice use of d6 by Alekhine, and of course the finish is great.

And another good pun by <FSR>.

Oct-10-14  Sharkmeister77: An extraordinary and beautiful game. Lasker held the world title for 27 years. He did not make a habit of losing miniatures.
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 7)
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 7 OF 7 ·  Later Kibitzing>

from the Chessgames Store
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other users.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
18 of 28
from larryjapan's favorite games 1 by larryjapan
relue's favorite games
by relue
World Champions
by clifton
iking's GOTD collection
by iking
Great play with a completely open center
from Learn from the great Alekhine by timothee3331
Well done!
by Garland356
!!!
from alekhine best games by brager
Destroying the immortal
from Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics by Bears092
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Alekhine Variation (
from Stoned Knight's favorite games by Stoned Knight
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Alekhine Variation
from Queen Pawn Games by RayDelColle
Alekhine kicking ass!
from Fantastic finishes! by Mudphudder
Best Games of All Time
by dull2vivid
The Giants of Power Play by Neil McDonald
by hms123
Game 120
from Guess-the-Move Chess: 1920-1939 (Part 1) by Anatoly21
Alekhine
from Champions miniature champions by alexmagnus
joniefidelino's favorite games
by joniefidelino
Direct attacks
by TheDestruktor
Alchemist's favorite games
by Alchemist
26.?
from Insane moves by tommy boy
Capthahn86- Attacking Games
by Capthahn86
plus 105 more collections (not shown)


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2014, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies