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Geza Maroczy vs Vera Menchik
London (1932), London ENG, rd 1, Feb-01
French Defense: Classical. Normal Variation (C13)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Sep-23-06  Knight13: 23...Bf5 is a good move, I agree. It keeps the queen active and makes white fight harder.
Jan-15-12  King Death: Here's a photo at the start of this game (with thanks to <GrahamClayton> who supplied the link elsewhere): http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/....
Apr-24-13  IndigoViolet: It looks in that picture that Maroczy played 1.c4, but 1.d4 would make more sense; it certainly doesn't look as if he opened with 1.e4.
Apr-24-13  Nerwal: Alekhine doesn't seem to have played his 1. d4 either. Maybe it was taken just before the game and since Menchik used to be Maroczy's pupil they were looking at something else...
Mar-05-17  Lossmaster: About the photo: another clue that it was taken before the actual game is the fact that both clock buttons look to be up. As for the moves played, they look like 1.c4 d5.
Dec-30-18
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  sea7kenp: French can start as 1 d4 e6, 2 e4 d5, with no trouble at all. (Just saying).
Dec-30-18  JimNorCal: Next to Geza and Vera in the photo, that's Alekhine and Sultan Khan, right?
Dec-30-18  zanzibar: I would say yes, with almost complete certainty.
Dec-30-18  zanzibar: I would say yes, with almost complete certainty.
Dec-30-18
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: As <King Death> mentioned above, the link to the photo was supplied elsewhere, namely here: Alekhine vs Sultan Khan, 1932.
Dec-31-18  zanzibar: <GSM> yes, indeed. I just looked at the photograph via the link, without even noticing it comes from Winter, and is captioned with Alekhine's name.

Wonder what the original source is.

(I suppose I could do a google image search and see what CN it's from...)

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