Alexander Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1922, postage stamp, Laos

Alexander Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1922, postage stamp, Laos

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Apr 2, 2014, 8:44 AM |
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   One of the greatest games ever played, and well worth study. Beginning with 29.Rxa5, white's rook captures both of black's rooks and black's queen, but is foiled by a single, unstoppable pawn. Perhaps the most amazing shock is 34...Ne1 threatening an original smothered checkmate on f3!

Alexander Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1922, postage stamp, Laos