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Alexander A Alekhine – Max Euwe, World Championship 16th, NLD 1935

French Defense (C15)
Initial position
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1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Ne2
The "lapsus manus" version originates in this game. At this point Alekhine unintentionally moved his Knight, leaving the e-pawn undefended; however, this line turned out to be playable anyway, and Alekhine played it again in game 7.
dxe4 5. a3 Be7 6. Nxe4 Nc6 7. Be3 Nf6 8. N2c3 O-O 9. Ng3 b6 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O Qd7 12. Qd2 Rad8 13. Rfd1 Qc8 14. Qe1 e5 15. d5 Nd4 16. Bxd4 exd4 17. Rxd4 c5 18. Ra4 Nxd5 19. Bg4 Qc7 20. Rxa7 Nxc3 21. bxc3 Ra8 22. Rxb7 Qxb7 23. Bf3 Qd7 24. Bxa8 Rxa8 25. Qe4 Ra4 26. Qe2 Bf8 27. h3 Qe6 28. Qxe6 fxe6 29. Rb1 Rxa3 30. Ne4 Ra6 31. Kf1 Be7 32. Ke2 Kf8 33. Ke3 Bd8 34. Rd1 Ke7 1/2-1/2


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