Alexander Alekhine title

In the years following his match with Capablanca, Alexander Alekhine dominated the international Chess scene. He was not satisfied with winning a tournament by a small margin, but played every game with a fierce will to win.  San Remo 1930 tournament was one of his greatest triumphs, as he won by a margin of 3 points, and would not agree to draws even in the final rounds. Here, with his artful use of pins reduces Aron Nimzovich, who finished second, to virtual Zugzwang in only thirty minutes.

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