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Alexander Alekhine vs Fyodor Duz-Khotimirsky
Karlsbad (1911), Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) AUH, rd 15, Sep-09
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation Reversed Dragon (A22)  ·  1-0

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Oct-03-06
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  Phony Benoni: Possible database error: in the three volume set of Alekhine's games edited by Khalifman, the ending of this game is given as 35...Rxg3 36.hxg3 Rf8 37.Bg4 1-0

That certainly makes more sense than 35...Rf8 36.Rxa3, but is it correct?

Oct-03-06  Maatalkko: Yes, it is correct. <My Best Games of Chess> by Alekhine, which I just bought, has that in there as the score for the game. The <cg.com> database should be changed.
Mar-01-08  MichAdams: No, the original was correct. Alekhine airbrushed Black's blunder from his book.
Jul-02-15  Robert Samuels: The 2013 edition of Alekhine's games (Milford, CT: Russell Enterprises) has the ending as <MichAdams> indicates, with 35.Ke4 Rf8 36.Rxa3 1-0.
May-10-17  User not found: I've been through a lot of White's games and I wouldn't say this is worthy of being in a book about his best games! Alekhine is a bit like Fischer to <me personally> in the way he plays for the win, tactically excellent and Hollywood moves but his opponent here played average as opposed to Alekhine playing like he could.. IMO.


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Re8, Rg8 and probably even Rf8 equals it up.

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