By Maxim Chetverik, Alexander Raetsky
During this booklet Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik have a look again at how Alekhine
defeated his rivals in unbelievable kind. integrated are a few of Alekhine's most renowned assaults
and excellent combos. A deep examine of his video games can't fail to encourage any actual chess fan.
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The plan of 26 Rf3 and 27 Rc3+ wins new squares for White's heavy pieces. 25 ... Qe3 26 Qxe6+ Rd7 27 Rf3! Qel 28 Qf5! Another fine move. Black's queen cannot move because of 29 Rc3+ or 29 e6. •• Kc7 29 Qc2+ Kd8 30 Qe5! and Black resigns There is no defense to 31 Rf8 and mates. While Lipschutz' Eastern supporters were advancing the idea - highly disputed at the time - that his New York 1889 result conferred champion status on him, Showalter was adding to his laurels in the Midwest. In Feb- .. 1891-1906: The Years of Confosion ruary 1890 he won the Third Congress of the United States Chess Association at St.
The surprise top finisher was not Showalter, or Eugene Delmar or James Mason or Major Hanham or anyone mentioned so far. After two months of play it was clear that a score of 22 wins, seven draws and nine losses gave the obscure Solomon Lipschutz clear possession of sixth place, behind five foreigners. K. Pollock 1 e4 e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 f4 d5 4 fxe5 Nxe4 5 Qf3 Nxc3 6 bxc3 Be6 7 d4 c5 8 RbI Qc7 9 Bb5+ Nc6 10 Ne2 O-O-O!? 11 0-0 Be7 12 Be3 h5? Black is dreaming of a kingside advance with 13 ... g5, which if played on the 12th move would allow white to paralyze his forces with 13 Qh5!
27 Nd6+ KbS 2S Nb5+? KcS Nd6+ KbS 30 Qe7? White could have finished off in style with 30 Nc4+ Qc7 31 Nb6! (or 2S Nc4+ for that matter). After the text Black has survival chances with 30 ... Ra7. Lasker later claimed he could have drawn with that move but later changed his mind. In any event, Marshall now chases the enemy king up the board. 30 33 36 39 ... Qc7? 31 Qf8+ Ka7 32 Nb5+! Kb6 QxaS Kxb5 34 Bfl+ Kb4 35 Qf8+ c5 Qg7! c4 37 Kh2 Qc6 38 Qc3+ Kb5 Qb3+! and Black resigns M. 0 0 \12 1 1 0 1 \12 \12 1 Y2 1 \12 0 \12 \12 Y2 \12=9\12 L 1 1 \12 0 0 1 0 Y2 \12 0 Y2 0 Y2 1 \12 Y2 Y2 Y2=8Y2 Within months Lasker had rebounded in health and spirits and wanted a rematch on about the same terms - which included at least 50 percent of the proceeds for the champion regardless of the match result if they managed to raise more than $3,000.