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The Alekhine Defence: Move by Move
one wonders which lines would be chosen
The Alekhine Defence: Move by Move
by Cyrus Lakdawala
This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging...

Started 10/18/13 at 18:43:59 by lg
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By: dimis - Ex Member
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Alekhine to c3 Sicilian
More years ago than I care to remember I learnt that a line of the Alekhine could transpose to a c3 Sicilian tabiya if both players co-operated. Without knowing a great deal of detail about either, do...

Started 05/01/14 at 01:40:47 by RdC
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Alekhine's Defense - Modern Main Line with 7.a4

How come this isn't an adequate reply to the dangerous ...

Started 01/30/14 at 01:15:36 by Seth_Xoma
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By: lg
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Alekhine - Modern
Hi everybody!
I really love the Alekhine Defence, but the following line gives me a headache:
1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Nf3 dxe5 5.Nxe5 c6 6.Be2 Bf5 7.O-O Nd7 8.Nf3 h6 9.c4 and now Nb4 see...

Started 10/30/13 at 22:20:43 by Toshak
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By: Toshak
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Book(s) on Alekhine with most material on Balogh
What would be the book or book(s) on the Alekhine with the most material on the Balogh variation?  Even if the book(s) is/are somewhat out of date -- there probably won't be that much material on the ...

Started 01/21/13 at 21:43:50 by George Jempty
14 6425 Last Post 06/16/13 at 18:46:28
By: katar
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Alekhine - Engines and Alburt sacrifice
Today saw two games between Stockfish and Houdini3
whre Alburts sacrifice was played
In one game, White (Houdini) did not play the "usual" sacrifice move Bxf7, played instead a quiet

Started 04/28/13 at 16:43:09 by lg
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By: lg
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Four Pawns Attack in the Alekhine
Where can I find material on the four pawns attack in the Alekhine's Defense?

Started 03/02/10 at 04:26:54 by Conquistador
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By: brabo
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Video on the Chase Variation in the Alekhine's?
Hi all, I remember having a video by Roman on the Chase Variation. Well I can't remember if it was only on that (it might have had other openings on the video), but he did talk about it. Anyway, I do ...

Started 09/06/12 at 03:09:03 by Mtal
4 3014 Last Post 09/27/12 at 14:21:58
By: Matemax
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Grischuk-Kamsky B04
Interesting game on the Miles variation.
Surprised kamsky is playing the Alekhine.
Even more he is doing well.
Perhaps his game against Benjamin (which he played from the White point vi...

Started 09/06/12 at 15:17:19 by lg
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By: lg
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Alekines Def. - Modern with 4.Nf3 dxe5
AND DEVELOPMENTS AGAINST      6) Bc4   6) Bd3  6) Be2  6) g3 and OTHERS.                                 ...

Started 05/13/09 at 07:22:59 by Kam
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By: Bibs
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Alekhine Modern 4.Nf3 de 5.Ne5 c6 best line ?
Hi all,
    One thing that interests me about Andrew Greet's new book is the recommendation against the Alekhine. I play the Exchange but most people around play the Modern. The following line is...

Started 10/28/11 at 20:37:36 by Laramonet
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By: Kam
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Move order trickery in the Alekhine
I've not had a good experience facing the Alekhine, but then I've only had to face it twice in decades of play  Sad
One of the games went like this (I hadn't done any prep otherwise I'd be aware o...

Started 06/11/12 at 12:10:25 by JEH
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Alekhine 4PA - funny game/variation
Funny game today in the Austria Bundesliga
Bromberger,Stefan (2513) - Teske,Henrik (2554) [B03]
Austria 1. Bundesliga 2011/2012 Jenbach (9.1), 20.04.2012
[Robot 8]
1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd...

Started 04/20/12 at 19:53:03 by lg
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By: Markovich
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Main Line Alekhine with 4...Nc6
Like most people, I'd never really considered this (I thought 5.c4 Nb6 6.e6 was too strong). I gave up the Alekhine in the main due to the Exchange Variation, but I was never overly comfortable in the...

Started 09/28/08 at 12:14:37 by CraigEvans
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By: Markovich
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I am going to learn Alekhine defense
Hi guys for long i have been thinking what to play to be able to win against e4
I first studied e4 e5  it was good ...i got same space as white so i liked it but later i found that most of time i...

Started 01/02/12 at 05:48:35 by raja
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Alekhine to Petroff transpo
I just noticed that 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.Nc3 Nxc3 4.dxc3 d6 5.exd6 exd6 6.Nf3 transposes into 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3.  Funny.  Black probably has better than 5...exd6 ...

Started 12/06/11 at 21:08:35 by Markovich
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By: Markovich
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Alekhine transposing to French 2 Knights
I have considered playing the following transposition:
1. e4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. e5 Nfd7 4. d4 c5 5. Nf3 e6 which is a tabiya I was examining via French 2 Knights.
But have no clue what to look...

Started 11/08/11 at 11:24:52 by chk
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By: glut
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1.e4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.exd5!?
I consider this continuation to be, well, umm, not very challenging.  But lately while building a MySQL database to support a website for the Alekhine Defense Working Group, I've had to take a hard lo...

Started 03/06/11 at 16:06:01 by Markovich
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By: Keano
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Well commented Alekhine games?
Just revisited an old game anthology with among others Kortchnoi and Kurajica commenting on games they've played in the Alekhine.
It was so enjoyable to read that I'm wondering if anyone knows o...

Started 04/17/11 at 14:06:30 by TalJechin
12 4138 Last Post 06/13/11 at 02:03:34
By: charlesgalofre
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9...a5 in the Voronezh (Alekhine)
Hello Alekhine aficionados,
I have seen a fair amount of discussion in this forum of various variations against the Voronezh ("main"line 9...e5, 9...f5, and recently 9...Bf5 and 9...Re8) but I ha...

Started 03/16/10 at 10:23:31 by kukuli
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