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Alexander Alekhine vs Moishe Leopoldowicz Lowcki
All-Russian Masters (1914), St. Petersburg RUE, rd 1, Jan-04
Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Variation (A84)  ·  0-1



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Mar-03-09  Owl: The only game Alekhine lost in the 1913/1914 St Petersburg chess tournament. Alekhine shared second with Nimozitch here. He could of won the tournament with a draw here.

Isnt this game a draw where did Alekhine go wrong

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  whiteshark: <Owl> After <38.Qd5+ Kxg7 39.Qd7+> it all looks like perpetual check:

- 39...Kh8 40.Qd4+ Kg8 41.Qd5+
- 39...Kg8 40.Qd5+ ...
- 39...Kf8 40.Qf5+ Kg8 41.Qd5+

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