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Stefan Levitsky vs Alexander Alekhine
Alekhine - Levitsky (1913), St Petersburg RUE, rd 3, Mar-03
Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50)  ·  0-1



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Dec-14-14  TheFocus: Match Game 3 played in St. Petersburg, Russia on March 3, 1913.

Alekhine won the match by a score of +7=0-3.

Jun-09-17  cwcarlson: 26...e4! 27.fe ♗h2! .
Jun-09-17  Nerwal: Levitsky's play in the pawn endgame is simply hair-rising.
Jun-09-17  WorstPlayerEver: Yes, but after 37. Rc2 White mates in 50 moves!
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  Telemus: A pawn ending that has some kind of main line (including many forced moves):

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42.♔f3 ♔f5 43.a5 (43.h4? a5) 43.. c6 (43.. g5 44.d5 h5 45.d6 cxd6 46.cxd6 ♔e6 47.♔e4 =) 44.h4 h6 45.♔e3 g5 46.h5 g4 (46.. ♔e6 47.♔e4 g4 48.♔f4 =) 47.♔f2 ♔e4 48.♔g3 ♔xd4 49.♔xg4 ♔xc5 50.♔f5 ♔b4 51.♔g6 c5 52.♔xh6 c4 53.♔g6 c3 54.h6 c2 55.h7 c1♕ 56.h8♕ ♔xa5 and this queen ending

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is a draw.

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