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🏆 Semmering (1926) Chess Event Description
An international chess master tournament was organized and held at the Grand Hotel Panhas, in the Semmering Pass, south of Vienna, from March 7th to the 29th, 1926. The event was organized by ... [more]

Player: Aron Nimzowitsch

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine 1-0461926SemmeringB02 Alekhine's Defense
2. Gilg vs Nimzowitsch 0-1241926SemmeringA81 Dutch
3. Nimzowitsch vs S Rosselli del Turco 1-0571926SemmeringA06 Reti Opening
4. K Treybal vs Nimzowitsch ½-½381926SemmeringB10 Caro-Kann
5. Nimzowitsch vs J Davidson  ½-½671926SemmeringA15 English
6. Yates vs Nimzowitsch 0-1461926SemmeringC01 French, Exchange
7. Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein 1-0421926SemmeringA06 Reti Opening
8. Janowski vs Nimzowitsch 0-1311926SemmeringA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Nimzowitsch vs W Michel 1-0241926SemmeringA06 Reti Opening
10. Gruenfeld vs Nimzowitsch 1-0721926SemmeringE15 Queen's Indian
11. Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch  ½-½321926SemmeringE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch 1-0621926SemmeringE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
13. Nimzowitsch vs Kmoch  ½-½311926SemmeringB03 Alekhine's Defense
14. Reti vs Nimzowitsch 0-1691926SemmeringA09 Reti Opening
15. Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower  ½-½301926SemmeringA04 Reti Opening
16. Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch 1-0361926SemmeringC40 King's Knight Opening
17. Nimzowitsch vs A Vajda 1-0591926SemmeringC49 Four Knights
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-06-13  Karpova: Brilliancy Prizes:

Judge: Dr. Ossip Bernstein

- 1st prize (450 S) to Alekhine for Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1926 and J Davidson vs Alekhine, 1926

- 2nd prize (225 S) to Dr. Tartakower for Tartakower vs Tarrasch, 1926

- Shared prizes (125 S each) to

Reti for Reti vs Gilg, 1926

Janowski for J Davidson vs Janowski, 1926

Rubinstein for W Michel vs Rubinstein, 1926

- Special prize (100 S) to Rubinstein for the most correct game (<die korrekteste Partie>) - Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1926

Source: Page 286 of the September 1926 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

May-04-21  BickeDag: An unfortunate tournament for Turco. He almost pulled a Moreau
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  perfidious: Too many of the participants came to an unfortunate end: Yates of asphyxia by gas, believe Vajda also suffered the same fate; Treybal perished at the hands of the Nazis; Reti of scarlet fever and Janowski of tuberculosis, this last within a year of this event.

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