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

(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
Alexander Alekhine vs Thomas A Jenkins
Simul, 43b (1932), Syracuse, NY USA, Nov-11
Queen's Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 4 times; par: 61 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 2,048 more games of Alekhine
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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
Mar-19-05  Whitehat1963: Sitting world champion takes it on the chin from a nobody using the Opening of the Day. (I'm guessing this was a simul or blind simul?)
Oct-23-05  wasspwot: Yes that was my thought too. Then several people apparently used it against Alekhine the following year and all lost!
Dec-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: This was indeed part of a simulataneous exhibition, played in Syracuse on Armistice Day, 1932. Alekhine played 39 players over-the-board and 1 blindold, losing only two games.

Black was Thomas A. Jenkins (1901-1993), who wrote an article about this game in the February, 1975 issue of Michigan Chess titled, "How I Beat Alekhine (With the Help of 39 Other Players)." It's too long to quote in its entirety, but I do like the final note, after 37...Rh1+:

<"Alekhine, in consternation, uttered a mighty Russian oath and swept the pieces from the board.">

Jul-19-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: The other game that Alyekhin lost in the Syracuse simultaneous display that was played on November 11th 1932 was this one against R J Guckemus

See Alekhine vs Guckemus RJ, 1932

Mar-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <War of Jenkins here>
May-16-18  Vibov: Alekhine has a slight (varying) advantage up to 35. Red2, which is a mistake, and then 36. d6 further worsens things (engines prefer sacrificing the exchange on e4, although the continuation is still losing).
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 members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
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: EXHIBITION (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)


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 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC