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Max Euwe vs Alexander Alekhine
Euwe - Alekhine World Championship Rematch (1937), The Hague NED, rd 1, Oct-05
Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17)  ·  1-0

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Annotations by Max Euwe.

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Nov-09-06  who: Magnificent. I especially liked the rook maneuvers from move 36-39
Jan-15-07  LoveThatJoker: Great annotations by Dr. Euwe.

Thank you, Max. Your chess will always be a jewel to all seeking instruction on how to win and become a better chess player.

Your friend,

LTJ - You know my name. ;)

Aug-15-07
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  kevin86: Max Euwe was able to gain a pawn and thus a game start at this rematch. Soon,AA,(boy those are ironic initials!)soon was able to take over and win this match rather handily.
Aug-15-07  RookFile: It ended up that way, but it was really close until almost the very end. Then, all of a sudden, Alekhine won 4 games and broke Euwe's spirit.
Mar-16-08  Knight13: Euwe gave a lot more extensive annotation than Capablanca in his match against Lasker.
Jun-27-10  hankm: Great game. These are some of the best annotations I have seen in a while...
Oct-16-11  DarthStapler: Capablanca was never known as a very good annotator
Jul-13-12  master of defence: <Avoiding the pitfall 22 Rxa7 Bxf1 23 Rxc7 Rd1 after which White would get into trouble.> What happens after 24.h4 in this line?
Jul-13-12  Babes: 24...Bxe2+ and ...Bf3 is what happens.
Jul-14-12  master of defence: <Babes> Do you think that is impossible to stop the mate in h1? White yet has g4.
Jul-14-12  master of defence: <Shams> you want mean gxh4, no?
Jul-14-12  Shams: <m.o.d.> Black simply meets g3-g4 with ...gxh4 taking away the g3-square. (Edited)
May-19-16  CblP: Euwe says it's lost for black after 18. Ng5. But what happens then? are there any threats?
May-19-16  AlicesKnight: After 17....fxe5; 18.Ng5 exf4; 19.Nxe6 wins the exchange at a minimum, while if 18.... Bf7 (.... Bd5?; 19.Bxd5 and the pawn is pinned to the unguarded Q)White can exchange N for B and withdraw his QB, and then Black's Q-side pawns fall inexorably - there is also the latent danger of exposing the Black K to Qc4+ winning the Black B - and that is probably for starters....
May-22-21  SymphonicKnight: Alekhine essentially loses the late opening by 19.g5?! (Qb6!) and 20.Bd5? (Rf7!). while other moves swing the flow a bit here and there, none changes the overall balance of power from Euwe.

But here again, Euwe shows that he is a formidable opponent.

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