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!)
Mir Sultan Khan vs Alexander Alekhine
Olympiad (1933), Folkestone ENG, rd 5, Jun-15
Queen Pawn Game: Krause Variation (D02)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 11 times; par: 185 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 3 more Sultan Khan/Alekhine games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You should register a free account to activate some of Chessgames.com's coolest and most powerful features.

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]

A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.  [CLICK HERE]

Kibitzer's Corner
May-26-03  gilk: wow, very interesting game!
Nov-10-03  panigma: Oh man my head hurts now...
Nov-10-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  paulalbert: I had not seen this game before that I remember, and Alekhine only includes his games from Folkestone 1933 against Mikenas and Steiner in his Best Games Books. Really creative game as Alekhine goes all out to win, wandering the K all over the board. Sultan Khan was no pushover, but this seems to be yet another example as to why to study Alekhine's games. Paul Albert
Feb-13-04  Whitehat1963: Alekhine's longest victory in the database. Worthy of study.
Jan-28-05  ArturoRivera: Dont you think Sultan Khan has a style in the opening and middlegame similar to Carlos Torre Repetto?
Feb-24-05  admeyer: Sultan Kahn very likely has the most raw talent any player has ever had next to Capablanca despite this loss.
Feb-07-06  Whitehat1963: Certainly a testament to Sultan Khan's fighting spirit!
Feb-07-06  dakgootje: worth to be a GOTD sometime
Apr-22-06  Whitehat1963: This victory over the Player of the Day fully demonstrates Alekhine's tenacity, virtuosity and universality over the board. Truly a titanic struggle. I'm surprised this game doesn't appear in more books, collections, etc. Truly worthy of study.
Sep-18-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: I read on Khan's game page that playing over the games makes <Mack>'s eyes bleed. I have to agree. 31 moves before he crossed the middle of the board. 62 moves before the second piece made it, and that was the King! This is the kind of stuff Alekhine would feast on.
Mar-16-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: Kashdan says that Alekhine missed 49...Qh3, winning much faster.
Mar-25-09  WhiteRook48: Alekhine was so clever in this game
Oct-12-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessical:


click for larger view

<75... Kd2!> wins quickly 76. Qd4+ Ke2 77. Qb2+ Kf1 78. Qa1+ Kf2 79. Qa7 d4 80. Qe7 e2 81. Qh4+ Ke3 82. Qh3+ Kd2

Dec-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Calli: Kashdan says that Alekhine missed 49...Qh3, winning much faster.> Wow, that's right. And quite a surprise.


click for larger view

Mar-18-11  shoaibk: This is one game, where you can safely say that Alekhine was not drunk :P
Jul-25-15  ToTheDeath: Incredible game of Alekhine!
May-09-17  7he5haman: WOW! Amazing
Mar-27-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  SpaceRunner: shoaibk: This is one game, where you can safely say that Alekhine was not drunk :P

In my experience (!) drunk people are very good at Rook-endings but lousy at knight-threats !!

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: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
Q3p:RR4p --> 0:1 Long and winding road
from 04_Q:RR by whiteshark
Serve the servants
from Grega's 3d coll by Grega
Lengthy and Complex
by Whitehat1963
Sultan
from Thesaint8x's favorite instructive great games by Thesaint8x
P-Q4 Krause
by fredthebear
simply the best- Alekhine!!!
by Antiochus
True battle og giants lasted for full 12 hours.
from Olympiads best games. by nikolaas
Alekhine employs Capablanca's Gun
from chess strategems ix - under construction by gauer
Complex favorites
by Whitehat1963
Chess Lou Zer's favorite games
by Chess Lou Zer
Folkstone, longest game for Alekhine, perfect endgame study
from Alexander Alekhine Games, 1930-1934 by MonsieurL
101 years of longest winning games
by ughaibu
Alekhine survives the long haul
from 1933 Men Chess Olympiad by chessmoron
Mir Sultan Khan
by samsloan
1933 - Folkestone Olympiad (Alekhine's Games)
by jessicafischerqueen
Folkestone Olympiad 1933
from Sultan Khan: Chess Biography by jessicafischerqueen
(43) Battles Royal of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles
from Battles Royal of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles by Sally Simpson
Round 5, 15.06.1933
from Alekhine - Folkestone Olympiad 1933 by MissScarlett


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