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USSR Championship Tournament

Efim Bogoljubov15/17(+13 -0 =4)[games]
Peter Romanovsky12.5/17(+11 -3 =3)[games]
Fedor Parfenovich Bohatirchuk11.5/17(+9 -3 =5)[games]
Grigory Levenfish11.5/17(+8 -2 =7)[games]
Ilya Rabinovich10/17(+8 -5 =4)[games]
Vladimir Nenarokov9.5/17(+7 -5 =5)[games]
Yakov S Vilner9.5/17(+5 -3 =9)[games]
Alexey Selezniev9.5/17(+5 -3 =9)[games]
Veniamin Sozin9/17(+7 -6 =4)[games]
Boris Verlinsky8.5/17(+7 -7 =3)[games]
Fyodor Duz-Khotimirsky8.5/17(+7 -7 =3)[games]
Abram Rabinovich8/17(+6 -7 =4)[games]
Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky7/17(+4 -7 =6)[games]
Nikolay Grigoriev6.5/17(+4 -8 =5)[games]
Solomon K Rozental5/17(+2 -9 =6)[games]
Alexander Sergeevich Sergeev4/17(+1 -10 =6)[games]
Sergey Nikolaevich von Freymann4/17(+4 -13 =0)[games]
Andrey Alexandrovich Smorodsky3.5/17(+1 -11 =5)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
USSR Championship (1924)

The 3rd USSR Championship was held in Moscow from August 23-September 15, 1924, and featured the following cast of characters:

Efim Bogoljubov Fedor Parfenovich Bohatirchuk Fyodor Ivanovich Dus Chotimirsky Sergey Nikolaevich von Freymann Nikolay Dmitrievich Grigoriev Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky Grigory Levenfish Vladimir Nenarokov Abram Isaakovich Rabinovich Ilya Leontievich Rabinovich Peter Arsenievich Romanovsky Solomon Konradovich Rozental Alexey Sergeevich Selezniev Alexander Sergeyevich Sergeiev Andrey Alexandrovich Smorodsky Veniamin Sozin Boris Verlinsky Yakov S Vilner.

Romanovsky mounted a spirited defense of his 1923 title, scoring 7.5 points in his first eight games. Unfortunately for him, Bogoljubov won all eight. Romanovsky was able to kept it close until their round 13 showdown, when Bogoljubov won and coasted to the title with a 2.5 point margin.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Bogoljubov * 1 1 1 1 = = = = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15.0 2 Romanovsky 0 * 1 = = 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 12.5 3 Bohatirchuk 0 0 * = 1 1 = 1 1 = 0 = 1 1 = 1 1 1 11.5 4 Levenfish 0 = = * 0 = = = 1 1 = 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 11.5 5 Rabinovich,I 0 = 0 1 * 0 = = = 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10.0 6 Nenarokov = 0 0 = 1 * 1 = 1 1 = 1 0 0 1 = 0 1 9.5 7 Vilner = 0 = = = 0 * = 1 1 1 = = 1 0 = 1 = 9.5 8 Selezniev = 0 0 = = = = * = 1 0 = 1 = 1 = 1 1 9.5 9 Sozin = 1 0 0 = 0 0 = * 1 0 1 = 0 1 1 1 1 9.0 10 Verlinsky 0 1 = 0 1 0 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 = = 0 1 8.5 11 Dus Chotimirsky 0 0 1 = 0 = 0 1 1 0 * 0 = 1 1 1 1 0 8.5 12 Rabinovich,A 0 0 = 0 1 0 = = 0 0 1 * 1 1 1 0 1 = 8.0 13 Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 = 0 0 0 1 = 0 = 0 = 0 * = = 1 1 1 7.0 14 Grigoriev 0 0 0 = 0 1 0 = 1 0 0 0 = * = 1 1 = 6.5 15 Rozental 0 0 = 0 0 0 1 0 0 = 0 0 = = * = 1 = 5.0 16 Sergeiev 0 0 0 0 0 = = = 0 = 0 1 0 0 = * 0 = 4.0 17 Freymann 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 4.0 18 Smorodsky 0 0 0 0 0 0 = 0 0 0 1 = 0 = = = 0 * 3.5

As usual in the early Soviet championships, many games are not available (only 66 out of 153). Those in this collection are indicated by an asterisk (*) in the following list of round-by-round pairings:

Round 1: Nenarokov 1/2 Dus Chotimirsky; Rozental 0 Selezniev*; Romanovsky 1 A. Rabinovich*; Levenfish 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*; Vilner 1 Freymann; Grigoriev 1 Sergeev; Sozin 1 Verlinsky; Smorodsky 0 Bogoljubov*; Bohatirchuk 1 I. Rabinovich

Round 2: Dus Chotimirsky 0 I. Rabinovich*; Bogoljubov 1 Bohatirchuk*; Verlinsky 1 Smorodsky; Sergeiev 0 Sozin*; Freymann 0 Grigoriev*; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1/2 Vilner; A. Rabinovich 0 Levenfish*; Selezniev 0 Romanovsky*; Nenarokov 1 Rozental

Round 3: Rozental 0 Dus Chotimirsky; Romanovsky 1 Nenarokov; Levenfish 1/2 Selezniev; Vilner 1/2 A. Rabinovich; Grigoriev 1/2 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Sozin 1 Freymann*: Smorodsky 1/2 Sergeiev; Bohatirchuk 1/2 Verlinsky; I. Rabinovich 0 Bogoljubov*

Round 4: Dus Chotimirsky 0 Bogoljubov*; Verlinsky 1 I. Rabinovich*; Sergeiev 0 Bohatirchuk; Freymann 1 Smorodsky*; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1/2 Sozin*; A. Rabinovich 1 Grigoriev*; Selezniev 1/2 Vilner; Nenarokov 1/2 Levenfish*; Rozental 0 Romanovsky*

Round 5: Romanovsky 1 Dus Chotimirsky*; Levenfish 1 Rozental*; Vilner 0 Nenarokov*: Grigoriev 1/2 Selezniev; Sozin 1 A. Rabinovich*; Smorodsky 0 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Bohatirchuk 1 Freymann*; I. Rabinovich 1 Sergeiev; Bogoljubov 1 Verlinsky*

Round 6: Dus Chotimirsky 0 Verlinsky; Sergeiev 0 Bogoljubov; Freymann 0 I. Rabinovich*; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 Bohatirchuk*; A. Rabinovich 1/2 Smorodsky; Selezniev 1/2 Sozin*; Nenarokov 0 Grigoriev; Rozental 1 Vilner*; Romanovsky 1/2 Levenfish

Round 7: Levenfish 1/2 Dus Chotimirsky; Vilner 0 Romanovsky*; Grigoriev 1/2 Rozental; Sozin 0 Nenarokov; Smorodsky 0 Selezniev*; Bohatirchuk 1/2 A. Rabinovich; I. Rabinovich 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*; Bogoljubov 1 Freymann; Verlinsky 1/2 Sergeiev

Round 8: Dus Chotimirsky 1 Sergeiev; Freymann 1 Verlinsky; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 Bogoljubov*: A. Rabinovich 1 I. Rabinovich*; Selezniev 0 Bohatirchuk; Nenarokov 1 Smorodsky*; Rozental 0 Sozin*; Romanovsky 1 Grigoriev*; Levenfish 1/2 Vilner*

Round 9: Vilner 1 Dus Chotimirsky*: Grigoriev 1/2 Levenfish; Sozin 1 Romanovsky*; Smorodsky 1/2 Rozental; Bohatirchuk 1 Nenarokov*; I. Rabinovich 1/2 Selezniev; Bogoljubov 1 A. Rabinovich; Verlinsky 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Sergeiev 0 Freymann

Round 10: Dus Chotimirsky 1 Freymann; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1 Sergeiev*; A. Rabinovich 0 Verlinsky; Selezniev 1/2 Bogoljubov*: Nenarokov 1 I. Rabinovich*; Rozental 1/2 Bohatirchuk; Romanovsky 1 Smorodsky*; Levenfish 1 Sozin;* Vilner 1 Grigoriev

Round 11: Grigoriev 0 Dus Chotimirsky; Sozin 0 Vilner; Smorodsky 0 Levenfish; Bohatirchuk 0 Romanovsky*; I. Rabinovich 1 Rozental*; Bogoljubov 1/2 Nenarokov; Verlinsky 0 Selezniev; Sergeiev 1 A. Rabinovich; Freymann 0 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*

Round 12: Dus Chotimirsky 1/2 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; A. Rabinovich 1 Freymann*; Selezniev 1/2 Sergeiev; Nenarokov 1 Verlinsky; Rozental 0 Bogoljubov; Romanovsky 1/2 I. Rabinovich; Levenfish 1/2 Bohatirchuk; Vilner 1/2 Smorodsky; Grigoriev 1 Sozin*

Round 13: Sozin 0 Dus Chotimirsky; Smorodsky 1/2 Grigoriev; Bohatirchuk 1/2 Vilner; I. Rabinovich 1 Levenfish*; Bogoljubov 1 Romanovsky*; Verlinsky 1/2 Rozental; Sergeiev 1/2 Nenarokov; Freymann 0 Selezniev; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 A. Rabinovich*

Round 14: Dus Chotimirsky 0 A. Rabinovich; Selezniev 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*; Nenarokov 0 Freymann; Rozental 1/2 Sergeiev; Romanovsky 0 Verlinsky; Levenfish 0 Bogoljubov*; Vilner 1/2 I. Rabinovich; Grigoriev 0 Bohatirchuk*; Sozin 1 Smorodsky

Round 15: Smorodsky 1 Dus Chotimirsky*; Bohatirchuk 1 Sozin; I. Rabinovich 1 Grigoriev; Bogoljubov 1/2 Vilner; Verlinsky 0 Levenfish*; Sergeiev 0 Romanovsky*; Freymann 0 Rozental; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1 Nenarokov*; A. Rabinovich 1/2 Selezniev

Round 16: Dus Chotimirsky 1 Selezniev*; Nenarokov 1 A. Rabinovich; Rozental 1/2 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Romanovsky 1 Freymann; Levenfish 1 Sergeiev; Vilner 1 Verlinsky; Grigoriev 0 Bogoljubov*; Sozin 1/2 I. Rabinovich; Smorodsky 0 Bohatirchuk

Round 17: Bohatirchuk 0 Dus Chotimirsky; I. Rabinovich 1 Smorodsky; Bogoljubov 1/2 Sozin*; Verlinsky 1 Grigoriev; Sergeiev 1/2 Vilner; Freymann 0 Levenfish; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1/2 Romanovsky; A. Rabinovich 1 Rozental*; Selezniev 1/2 Nenarokov

Original collection: Game Collection: USSR Championship 1924, by User: Phony Benoni.

 page 2 of 3; games 26-50 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. S Von Freymann vs A A Smorodsky  1-0431924USSR ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
27. Bogoljubov vs B Verlinsky 1-0641924USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
28. F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Bogoljubov 0-1341924USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
29. I Rabinovich vs Bogoljubov 0-1411924USSR ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
30. Bogoljubov vs F Bohatirchuk 1-0281924USSR ChampionshipA81 Dutch
31. A Selezniev vs Bogoljubov  ½-½561924USSR ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
32. Bogoljubov vs V Sozin ½-½621924USSR ChampionshipC33 King's Gambit Accepted
33. A S Sergeev vs P Romanovsky  0-1401924USSR ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
34. N Grigoriev vs Bogoljubov 0-1411924USSR ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
35. Nenarokov vs I Rabinovich 1-0301924USSR ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
36. Levenfish vs Bogoljubov 0-1401924USSR ChampionshipA13 English
37. N Grigoriev vs F Bohatirchuk 0-1421924USSR ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
38. Levenfish vs Y Vilner  ½-½451924USSR ChampionshipC03 French, Tarrasch
39. Bogoljubov vs P Romanovsky 1-0381924USSR ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
40. A Rabinovich vs I Rabinovich  1-0481924USSR ChampionshipA15 English
41. A Rabinovich vs S K Rozental  1-0571924USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
42. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Bogoljubov 0-1431924USSR ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
43. I Rabinovich vs Levenfish  1-0491924USSR ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
44. I Rabinovich vs S K Rozental  1-0481924USSR ChampionshipD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
45. P Romanovsky vs N Grigoriev 1-0321924USSR ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
46. Y Vilner vs P Romanovsky 0-1511924USSR ChampionshipC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
47. S Von Freymann vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1351924USSR ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
48. S K Rozental vs V Sozin  0-1581924USSR ChampionshipC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
49. V Sozin vs P Romanovsky 1-0461924USSR ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
50. Levenfish vs V Sozin  1-0581924USSR ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
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