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Alexander Alekhine vs Edward Lasker
Alekhine - Lasker m (1913), Paris FRA, rd 2, Sep-07
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28)  ·  1-0

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Aug-29-06
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  nasmichael: At the moment, there are no similar games in the database--but is there anyone here who has seen a similar position, either in formation or theme -- with which I may compare this game?


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as seen after 19...bxa5.

I am interested in how the foot-soldiers march forward to give attack, but are thwarted by diagonal action. The "Alterman Wall" used against Fritz in a game as an anti-computer assault using the white pieces may have a similar theme, but I have not yet checked to see if the game were onsite here.

Aug-29-06
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  nasmichael:


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after 22...Rf8 in the game Alterman-Deep Fritz, 2000, listed here in detail : B Alterman vs Deep Fritz, 2000 .

It moves to this position:


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after 27. ...Qh5, which might make a more novice player happy. ;-)

The similarity in concept is the positioning of rooks in parallel and supporting the push of kingside pawns against a kingside castle.

Oct-11-08  micartouse: Alekhine included this in his first collection of best games, and gave the simple 11. f3! an exclam. It is a multi-purpose positional move which does all of the following:

1. Waits for black to choose which side to castle before committing to an attacking plan.

2. Prevents a piece from occupying g4.

3. Gives the Bh4 a retreat square.

4. Prepares a g2-g4-g5 bayonet in the event that Black is tempted to castle short.

Jul-04-11  ForeverYoung: What is perhaps most impressive about this game is the painless way he puts black away after having won a piece and yet black having lots of potential counterplay in the pawns he has.
Jul-04-11  aliejin: I like the fantastic array of all pawns on the board ..... Alekhine says in his book that was inspired by Philidor!
Dec-16-16  RKnight: Interesting final position. Material is roughly even after 39...Rxf5 (3 pawns for black vs a bishop for white), but ironically it is white's lone a pawn that helps decides the game, e.g. 40. a7 Ra1 (if 40... Rd1 41. Bb8 queens the pawn) 41. Rd2 and the threats of 42 Rd6 and mating combinations cannot be simultaneously stopped.
Jun-15-19  mifralu: Alekhine played < 39. Bxc5 >

< Skinner&Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games 1902-1946, pp. 86-87 >

Correction slip submitted.

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