Born 1892 in Moscow, he became one of the first official chess grandmasters in 1914. After winning the world championship in 1927 from the Cuban chess player José Rául Capablanca he lost it to the Dutch chess player Max Euwe in 1935. Alekhine rewon the championship from Euwe in 1937 and maintained it until his death in 1946. One of the strongest Word Champions, Alekhine was renowned for his deep calculations and uncompromising attacking style.
Biography of Alexander Alekhine
Contains biography, famous game, and .PGN games.
World Chess Championship 1927: Alekhine - Capablanca
Features .PGN games, crosstable, and key game positions.
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