chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Eugene Aleksandrovich Znosko-Borovsky vs Alexander Alekhine
St. Petersburg Quadrangular (1913), St. Petersburg RUE, rd 3, Apr-22
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C71)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 7 times; par: 107 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 8 more Znosko-Borovsky/Alekhine games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: The tournament is found above the game. For the newest chess events, this information may be a link which takes you to the tournament page which includes other games, a crosstable, discussion, etc.

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
Jan-19-04  Dick Brain: I wonder how many chess players would find 43...h5! over the board without knowing it was Black to play and win. The idea is 44.. Qh1+ 45 Kg3 h4+ 46 Kf2 Qh2+ winning the Queen which could not leave the second rank because then 44... Qh2#. Either capture of the pawn in mate in one or two. Moving the Queen to a safer square on the second rank doesn't suffice because then 44 ...c2 forces it right back.
Jan-20-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: <Dick> True, but probably AA already saw h5 two moves before. The punctuation belongs on 42...g5+!! And maybe a 41.Nd1?? for Znosko letting the queen in there.
Jun-11-04  acirce: It is probably hopeless already before 41. Nd1 <Calli>. However, I agree 42...g5+ and 43...h5 are very pretty.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

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: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, 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 ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Game 17
from My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine) by Qindarka
GAME 17
from My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937 by wvb933
GAME 17
from Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937 by Incremental
Game 17, My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1923
from Alekhine's Ruy Lopez Games by MonsieurL
GAME 17
from Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937 by StoppedClock
Game 17
from book: My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine) by Baby Hawk
Game 28
from World Champion - Alekhine (I.Linder/V.Linder) by Qindarka
Game 17, My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1923
from Alexander Alekhine Games, 1910-1914 by MonsieurL
GAME 17
from Alekhine, A. MY BEST GAMES OF CHESS, 1908-1923 by superstoned
Game 17
from My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine) by daveyjones01
GAME 17
from My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937 by Sergio0106
Game 17
from My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine) by MSteen
Alexander Alekhine
by ALL
GAME 17
from My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937 by smarticecream
Round 3
from St. Petersburg 1913 Quadrangular by Mrs. Alekhine
Game 17
from My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine) by brucemubayiwa
Alekhine
by Harmonicus
Game 17
from My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine) by SantGG
Alekhine's Best Games
by smirza15
My Best Games by Alexander Alekhine
by LionHeart40
plus 3 more collections (not shown)

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | 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 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC