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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: Jacques Davidson

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kmoch vs J Davidson  1-0581926SemmeringD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
2. J Davidson vs Reti  ½-½551926SemmeringA47 Queen's Indian
3. Tartakower vs J Davidson 1-0301926SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. J Davidson vs Spielmann  ½-½311926SemmeringD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Nimzowitsch vs J Davidson  ½-½671926SemmeringA15 English
6. J Davidson vs Alekhine 0-1521926SemmeringD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Gilg vs J Davidson  0-1391926SemmeringE70 King's Indian
8. J Davidson vs S Rosselli del Turco 1-0431926SemmeringD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
9. K Treybal vs J Davidson 1-0271926SemmeringB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
10. A Vajda vs J Davidson  ½-½301926SemmeringB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. J Davidson vs Yates 0-1311926SemmeringE90 King's Indian
12. Rubinstein vs J Davidson  ½-½611926SemmeringA46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. J Davidson vs Janowski 0-1301926SemmeringD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. W Michel vs J Davidson  0-1531926SemmeringE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
15. J Davidson vs Gruenfeld  0-1461926SemmeringD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
16. Tarrasch vs J Davidson 1-0291926SemmeringA48 King's Indian
17. J Davidson vs Vidmar  0-1621926SemmeringD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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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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