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🏆 Semmering (1926)

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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: Rudolf Spielmann

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Spielmann vs Gilg  ½-½391926SemmeringB44 Sicilian
2. S Rosselli del Turco vs Spielmann 0-1431926SemmeringC28 Vienna Game
3. Spielmann vs K Treybal 1-0501926SemmeringC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. J Davidson vs Spielmann  ½-½311926SemmeringD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Spielmann vs Yates 1-0311926SemmeringC47 Four Knights
6. Rubinstein vs Spielmann 1-0361926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Spielmann vs Janowski 1-0491926SemmeringB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
8. W Michel vs Spielmann ½-½551926SemmeringA43 Old Benoni
9. Spielmann vs Gruenfeld 1-0361926SemmeringC77 Ruy Lopez
10. Tarrasch vs Spielmann  ½-½181926SemmeringE10 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Spielmann vs Vidmar 1-0191926SemmeringC29 Vienna Gambit
12. Kmoch vs Spielmann 0-1231926SemmeringE10 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Spielmann vs Reti  ½-½301926SemmeringB10 Caro-Kann
14. Tartakower vs Spielmann 0-1491926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Spielmann vs A Vajda 1-0381926SemmeringC01 French, Exchange
16. Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch 1-0361926SemmeringC40 King's Knight Opening
17. Alekhine vs Spielmann ½-½311926SemmeringA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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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
May-05-21
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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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