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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: Arpad Vajda

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Michel vs A Vajda  ½-½531926SemmeringA46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. A Vajda vs Alekhine  ½-½391926SemmeringC77 Ruy Lopez
3. Gruenfeld vs A Vajda  ½-½441926SemmeringA81 Dutch
4. A Vajda vs Gilg  ½-½321926SemmeringB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
5. Tarrasch vs A Vajda  1-0571926SemmeringA52 Budapest Gambit
6. A Vajda vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0401926SemmeringD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. Vidmar vs A Vajda  ½-½381926SemmeringD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. A Vajda vs K Treybal  0-1511926SemmeringD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Kmoch vs A Vajda ½-½311926SemmeringA38 English, Symmetrical
10. A Vajda vs J Davidson  ½-½301926SemmeringB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. Reti vs A Vajda 0-1271926SemmeringA13 English
12. A Vajda vs Yates  0-1581926SemmeringE90 King's Indian
13. Tartakower vs A Vajda  1-0331926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. A Vajda vs Rubinstein 1-0631926SemmeringD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. Spielmann vs A Vajda 1-0381926SemmeringC01 French, Exchange
16. A Vajda vs Janowski 1-0541926SemmeringC53 Giuoco Piano
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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