Danish Gambit: Alekhine Plays The Most Dangerous Opening

The Danish Gambit is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3
This was the opening which the 4th World Chess Champion Alexander Alekhine chose in his famous blindfold game vs Abraham Frieman!!
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Alexander Alekhine vs Abraham Frieman
Blindfold simul, 26b (1924) (blindfold), New York, NY USA, Apr-27
Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21)
1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. cxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. Nf3 Nc6 8.Be2 O-O 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 b6 11. c4 Qd8 12. d5 Ne7 13. Nd4 Bb7 14. Bb2 c6 15. Bf3 cxd5 16. Re1 Re8 17. Qd2 Rb8 18. Qg5 Ng6 19. Nf5 Rxe1+ 20. Rxe1 dxc4 21. Bxb7 Rxb7 22. Bxf6 Qxf6 23. Re8+ Nf8 24. Nh6+ Qxh6 25. Rxf8+ Kxf8 26. Qd8#
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Video Thumbnail Credits:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alexander_Alekhine.jpg
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