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

Alexander Alekhine vs Echiquier Notre-Dame
Blindfold simul, 28b (1925), Paris FRA, Feb-01
Queen Pawn Game: Stonewall Attack (D00)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more Alekhine/Echiquier Notre-Dame game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: As you play through the game, you can get the FEN code for any position by right-clicking on the board and choosing "Copy Position (EPD)". Copy and paste the FEN into a post to display a diagram.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-10-04  Knight13: On move 31 white gave up the rook for the knight exchange was sad. Bad loss for Alekhine.
Jan-12-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  sergeidave: Was he blindfolded?
Jan-12-05  iron maiden: When was the last time you saw a world champion blunder both an exchange and a piece within the space of ten moves?
Jan-12-05  WMD: Information on this blindfold exhibition can be found here: Alekhine vs NN, 1925.
Dec-31-08  WhiteRook48: Hard for someone to keep cool when you're fighting against the Champion and he's got the bishop pair to boot... and then he loses one bishop with no chance for a pawn promotion. Great play by Black.
Mar-24-09  WhiteRook48: 34 Be4?
Mar-21-11  Tigranny: Isn't 34.Be4 a blunder because 34...Re6 35.Bxb7 Rxe1 results in a loss of another bishop?
Jun-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: From the blindfold simultaneous exhibition in Paris, France on February 1, 1925 at the Petit Parisien.

Alekhine scored +22-=3-3 to set a new blindfold record.

The opponent here was a team from Echiquier Notre-Dame.

See <La Strategie> 1925, pg. 28.

Apr-15-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <The Punch Back of Notre Dame>
Apr-16-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Fire on Board
Apr-17-19  Everyone: Putin did it and <Everyone> knows it. https://imgur.com/ejFu68D
Apr-17-19  sfm: <MissScarlett: The Punch Back of Notre Dame> Brilliant!
Apr-17-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  ChessHigherCat: Black followed the right strategy for a blindfold simul of maintaining maximum complexity. and maybe it's even an advantage to have 2 knights since their moves are harder to calculate than bishops. I wonder how many boards there were and how much time Alekhine had per move?
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is 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, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

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, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>
This game is type: BLINDFOLD (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Alekhine # 3
from Remarkable NN wins by WhiteRook48
Stonewall Attack Qf3, Nh3 (D00) 0-1 Blindfold Simul
from White Walls, Black Stones, and Read Newspapers by fredthebear
Because 30...Nd4 is not a threat.
from Oh wait, I didn't see that coming! by LaSmitedCrab
13. Echiquier Notre-Dame
from Alyehkin's Record breaking Blindfold Performance by Calli
great games by awesome players
by zzzzzzzzzzzz
Stonewall Attack Qf3, Nh3 (D00) 0-1 Blindfold Simul
from Alex Alek Alex Alek Fredthebear Alex Alek Alex by fredthebear
Material advantage
from NN's rare wins by D.Observer
1 d4 d5 2. e3 xx
from Ravenwolf's Defensive Studies by Ravenwolf
NN !!
from Just CHESS ! by arielbekarov
Alekhine loses to BOARD 13 (Voorhees?)
from quick knockouts of greats by kevin86


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 | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC