chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Alexander Alekhine vs Molina
Clock simul, 8b (1926) (exhibition), Buenos Aires ARG, Sep-09
Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more Alekhine/Molina game
sac: 25.Qxa7 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Premium members can see a list of all games that they have seen recently at their Game History Page.

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]

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-19-07  popski: 21.h3 looks like a blunder, probably was then Molina happy for a short period of time...
Mar-25-11  redorc19: brilliant game... Alekhine always amazes me.
Mar-25-11  DarthStapler: What happens after 31...g5?
Mar-26-11  detritus: First-time commenter, shaking the rust off, so someone check my work...

Tried for a quick mate, but it doesn't seem to be there. Best I could come up with was:

31. ........ g5
32. Rh8+ Kg7
33. Rdg8+ Kf6
34. Rxh6+ Ke5
35. Rxg5+

Then White has Black's g and h pawns and a king hunt, but I couldn't even force mate from there.

There's also:

31. ........ g5
32. Rh8+ Kg7
33. Bd4+ f6
34. Rdg8+ Kf7
35. Rf8+ Ke7 (35... Kg7, 36. Bxf6#)
36. Bxf6+ Ke6
37. Rxh6

Then if 37... gxh4, 38. Bxb2 with discovered check. Or 37... Nxc4 38. Bxg5 again with discovered check. I think other options for Black's 37th are even worse.

Jul-09-11  Keith Dow: Dear detritus,

"First-time commenter, shaking the rust off, so someone check my work... Tried for a quick mate, but it doesn't seem to be there. Best I could come up with was:"

31. ........ g5
32. Rh8+ Kg7
33. Rdg8+ Kf6
34. Rxh6+ Ke5

Now checkmate in three.

35. Re8+ Re7
36. Rxe7+ Kf4
37. g3#

Sep-26-15  TheFocus: This game is from a clock simultaneous exhibition in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the Club Argentino on September 9, 1926.

Alekhine played at 40 moves/hour while his opponents had 15 moves/hour.

Alekhine scored +8=0-0.

See <Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten 1927>.

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any gratuitous name-calling of any members—including Admin and Owners—or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. 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: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, 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 at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.

This game is type: EXHIBITION. 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?]
Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
by hms123
back rank mate
from Queen Sacrifices -3 by obrit
The Bloody Queen and the Queen's Pawn
by fredthebear
motel swim pool kept Fredthebear e4e5 cool
by fredthebear
Alekhine Favorites
by chocobonbon
Sorensen Defense 3...d5 4.ed5
from C21 Danish Gambit II by listen50s
Buenos Aries Sept
from Alekhine's clock simuls by crawfb5
alekhine best games
by brager
57
from Alekhine: On the road to the World Championship by Chessdreamer
The Greatest!!
by Antiochus


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your 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 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC