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Max Euwe vs Alexander Alekhine
Alekhine - Euwe World Championship Match (1935), Various Locations NED, rd 28, Dec-08
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D63)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Mar-14-08  Knight13: 46. Kd4 allows ...Be2.
May-22-17  keithbc: The chessbase database gives this game up to 62 moves
May-23-17
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  Pawn and Two: In the book, "Euwe vs Alekhine Match 1935" by Euwe & Alekhine, and in the book, "Max Euwe - The Biography" by A. Muenninghoff, the following moves are included:

53.....Kc5 54.Nf7 h5 55.Ne5 Bf5 56.Nc4 Be4 57.Nd2 Bg2 58.h4 Kd5 59.Nc4 Ke4 60.Nd6+ Kd5 61.Ne8 Kc5 62.Nf6 Bf3 63.b3.

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Dec-17-17  offramp:


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A very surprising line found by SF8.
29...Bxf3!! Who would think that this was possible? 30. Qxf3 Qb1+
31. Kf2.
<White could also try 31. Qf1 Qxb2 32. Nc4 Qxd4+ 33. Qf2 Qa1+ 34. Qf1 Qc3 with 4 pawns for the knight.>
31... Qxb2+
32. Ke3 a3.


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33. Nxf7! Qb3+
34. Ke2 Qxf3+
35. gxf3 Kxf7
36. Ra5 Ra8
37. Kd3 and Black has great chances in this rook ending.


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Much later on Black might have tried


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59...Ke6!, instead of 59...Ke4. At e6 the king prevents Nd6.
White might then have had problems holding on to his h-pawn.

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