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Alekhine / Koltanowski Blindfold Team
  
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1934
Overall record: +3 -1 =2 (66.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.


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ALEKHINE / KOLTANOWSKI BLINDFOLD TEAM

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Alexander Alekhine & Georges Koltanowski.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Maccabi Chess Club 0-1251934Blind tandem simul, 6bB20 Sicilian
2. Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Antwerp ½-½281934Blind tandem simul, 6bD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Antwerp  ½-½351934Blind tandem simul, 6bB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
4. Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Chessboard Chess Club 1-0341934Blind tandem simul, 6bB32 Sicilian
5. Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Antwerp 1-0341934Blind tandem simul, 6bC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
6. Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Margariniere Belge Chess Club 1-0341934Blind tandem simul, 6bD04 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-30-02
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: Wow, this is the Dream-Team for blindfold chess!
Dec-27-05  chesscrazy: <Sneaky> Even though they lost because of a knight fork? (Well, it was tandem...oh well)
Dec-27-05  GoldenKnight: I remember Koltanowski talking about this. He said that Alekhine wanted to go on tour with him a second time, but he refused because of divergences in ideas during play. (I forget exactly how Koltanowski put it, and, though he didn't say so, I had the disctinct impression that Alekhine would get angry if Koltanowski didn't play as Alekhine thought he should.
Dec-27-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Alekhine & Koltanowski are talking.

Alekhine: We are the blindfold dream team, Kolty! We will demolish them, annihilate them. Player after player. Team after team. Village after village.

******************

Alekhine: Did they say why, Kolty, why they want to terminate my command?

Kolty: I was sent on a classified mission, sir.

Alekhine: It's no longer classified, is it? Did they tell you?

Kolty: They told me that you had gone totally insane, and that your methods were unsound.

Alekhine: Are my methods unsound?

Kolty: I don't see any method at all, sir...

Dec-27-05  WMD: Some sort of Apocalypse Now skit?
Apr-30-08  Funicular: dude, the year was 1934, and the 3 games they won, they won them in 34 moves

now what do you call that?

Apr-30-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: "Providence"! Nostradamus already predicted this major world event.
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