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Alexander Alekhine vs Stanley Becket Wilson
Simul, 37b (1923) (exhibition), National Athletics Association, Montreal CAN, Nov-22
Queen's Gambit Declined: Three Knights Variation. General (D37)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Mar-18-12
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  Calli: 22...Bxd4+!! gets Wilson out of a cramped position.
Apr-22-12  JohnDahl: Dr Alekhine, I presume?
Apr-22-12
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  Pawn and Two: During his first visit to the United States and Canada (November 1923-April 1924), Alekhine played almost 1,000 exhibition games (993 games, +846 -55 =92), a winning percentage of 89.8%.

At Montreal (Nat.A.A), on November 22, 1923, the first exhibition of his tour, Alekhine faced some strong opposition, scoring +27, -5, =5. The above game was played in this exhibition.

Information source, "Alekhine in the Americas", by J. Donaldson, N. Minev, and Y. Seirawan.

Jun-08-15
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  TheFocus: From a simultaneous exhibition in Montreal, Canada on November 22, 1923 at the Nationale Athletics Association.

Alekhine scored +27=5-5.

See <La Presse>, December 1, 1923, pg. 31.

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