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Nikolay Dmitrievich Grigoriev vs Alexander Alekhine
Moscow (1915), Moscow RUE
French Defense: McCutcheon. Grigoriev Variation (C12)  ·  0-1


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Nov-05-03  Alchemist: It's good to see that the real Grigoriev-Alekhine game is posted up on this board, and not the supposed 5 queen game that Alekhine manufactured.
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  kevin86: Why not have both? Maybe there can be a notation that the game---like Adams/Torre-was manufactured.
Aug-02-04  Knight13: Both are killing eachother very well.
Apr-07-05  martin99: i like to now more about ruy lopez
Mar-24-06  Whitehat1963: So many options, what's best play after the final position? I like:

26. Nf3 Nxd3+
27. Kg4 Rxg7
28. Kh5 (or Kxh4)

But I'm having trouble picturing all the possibilities!

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  tpstar: <Whitehat1963> On 26. Nf3 look again to see if Black has a better move than 26 ... Nxd3+ here.

Also evaluate 26. Kg4 and 26. Kg5, and how would Black proceed?

Mar-24-06  Whitehat1963: Yup, I'm an idiot. 26. Nf3 begs for Qxg3#. And on 26. Kg4 or Kg5, 26...Rxg7+ 27. Kxh4 (or Kh5) and the white queen is history. Thanks again, <tpstar>. Thank God I'm not being charged for these chess lessons!
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  tpstar: <Whitehat1963> Good job! You are clearly improving because you are working on your tactics. Note White could try 26. Kg4 Rxg7+ 27. Qg5, but then 27 ... Qxg3+ mates.
Mar-24-06  Whitehat1963: Thanks coach! You'll really be proud of my work on the other game:

Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929

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  whiteshark: Here is the background story how this game became <ALEKHINE'S FIVE QUEEN GAME> during the years:

Aug-19-09  WhiteRook48: 28...Qxg3 after 28 Kh5 fails: 29 Re8+ Kc7 30 Qc8#
Jul-21-11  50movesaheadofyou: What's this?? I want Alek's fantasy game!
Apr-05-13  Gambit All: Why not 25.♖xd4?
Mar-26-14  ndg2: <Why not 25.Rxd4?> Because of 25...Nc2+, which atleast wins the whole rook.
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