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Is alekhine's defence even worth playing?

zinkelburger
Nov 5, 2015, 3:07 PM 0

I do not get why people play alekhine's defence. To me it seems like black gets their knkght kicked around and white gets a center.

After the moves:1. e4Nf62. e5Nd53. d4d64. c4Nb65. f4 what has black gained? A weak kingside? A loss of tempo? Please tell me why people play this position. 

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