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Efim Bogoljubov vs Alexander Alekhine
Match (1943), Warsaw POL, rd 1, Mar-27
Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical Variation (B73)  ·  1-0



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Aug-10-06  alaTurca: It seems that Alekhine had the better position but 23. ... g4 was a bad idea. It pinned the white bishop, which afterwards had to be exchanged, thus letting Bogo to exploit the weakness at f7.
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  InspiredByMorphy: 26. ...Bh4 27.Qg1 Qe6 28.Bf3 Rg7 with 29. ...Ke7 to follow and white seems lost.

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Aug-10-06  alaTurca: You are right. 26. ... Bh4 is a much better move than 26. ... Qe6. Apparently AA did not pay much attention. Maybe 23. ... g4 was not bad, but the execution failed!
Dec-20-14  TheFocus: Match Game 1 played in Warsaw, Poland on March 27, 1943.

Each player won one game to draw the match.

Mar-06-17  Chessist: Each player won two games to draw the match. Match game 3 was published some time ago in a German chess magazine.
Mar-06-17  JimNorCal: Wait.

Bogo and AA played a match in 1943?

Apr-25-18  Chessist: Yes, they did so.

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