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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: Fred Dewhirst Yates

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vidmar vs Yates  1-0401926SemmeringE12 Queen's Indian
2. Yates vs Kmoch  ½-½511926SemmeringB02 Alekhine's Defense
3. Reti vs Yates ½-½661926SemmeringA05 Reti Opening
4. Yates vs Tartakower  ½-½451926SemmeringB15 Caro-Kann
5. Spielmann vs Yates 1-0311926SemmeringC47 Four Knights
6. Yates vs Nimzowitsch 0-1461926SemmeringC01 French, Exchange
7. Alekhine vs Yates 1-0631926SemmeringA28 English
8. Yates vs Gilg  ½-½301926SemmeringB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
9. S Rosselli del Turco vs Yates  0-1431926SemmeringC27 Vienna Game
10. Yates vs K Treybal  0-1491926SemmeringC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
11. J Davidson vs Yates 0-1311926SemmeringE90 King's Indian
12. A Vajda vs Yates  0-1581926SemmeringE90 King's Indian
13. Yates vs Rubinstein 0-1841926SemmeringB02 Alekhine's Defense
14. Janowski vs Yates  ½-½721926SemmeringA45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Yates vs W Michel  1-0471926SemmeringC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Gruenfeld vs Yates  1-0741926SemmeringE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. Yates vs Tarrasch  ½-½531926SemmeringC77 Ruy Lopez
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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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