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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: Ernst Gruenfeld

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gruenfeld vs Janowski  0-1331926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. W Michel vs Gruenfeld  ½-½301926SemmeringA50 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Gruenfeld vs A Vajda  ½-½441926SemmeringA81 Dutch
4. Gruenfeld vs Tarrasch 1-0641926SemmeringA50 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Vidmar vs Gruenfeld  ½-½301926SemmeringD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Gruenfeld vs Kmoch 1-0251926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Reti vs Gruenfeld 1-0471926SemmeringA30 English, Symmetrical
8. Gruenfeld vs Tartakower 0-1411926SemmeringD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. Spielmann vs Gruenfeld 1-0361926SemmeringC77 Ruy Lopez
10. Gruenfeld vs Nimzowitsch 1-0721926SemmeringE15 Queen's Indian
11. Alekhine vs Gruenfeld 1-0271926SemmeringD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. Gruenfeld vs Gilg  1-0461926SemmeringE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
13. S Rosselli del Turco vs Gruenfeld  0-1571926SemmeringC23 Bishop's Opening
14. Gruenfeld vs K Treybal  ½-½311926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. J Davidson vs Gruenfeld  0-1461926SemmeringD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
16. Gruenfeld vs Yates  1-0741926SemmeringE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld 1-0431926SemmeringD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
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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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