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Paris Tournament

Alexander Alekhine6.5/8(+5 -0 =3)[games]
Savielly Tartakower4.5/8(+2 -1 =5)[games]
Karel Opocensky4/8(+3 -3 =2)[games]
Eugene Znosko-Borovsky4/8(+3 -3 =2)[games]
Edgar Colle1/8(+0 -6 =2)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Paris (1925)

Five chess masters were invited to compete in a double round robin tournament at the city of Paris, France in 1925. The participants were Alexander Alekhine, Savielly Tartakower, Karel Opocensky, Eugene Znosko-Borovsky, and Edgar Colle. The competition proved to be yet another win for Alekhine, which was practically an exhibition for him as he finished undefeated and scored wins against each player except for Dr. Tartakower.

Paris, France, 11-22 February 1925

1 Alekhine ** ½½ 11 ½1 11 6½ 2 Tartakower ½½ ** ½1 01 ½½ 4½ =3 Opocensky 00 ½0 ** 1½ 11 4 =3 Znosko-Borovsky ½0 10 0½ ** 11 4 5 Colle 00 ½½ 00 00 ** 1

Original collection: Game Collection: Paris 1925, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 1; 20 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Colle vs Alekhine 0-1721925ParisD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Znosko-Borovsky vs Tartakower 1-0221925ParisB15 Caro-Kann
3. Alekhine vs Tartakower  ½-½561925ParisB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
4. K Opocensky vs Colle 1-0521925ParisD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine ½-½341925ParisB03 Alekhine's Defense
6. Tartakower vs K Opocensky ½-½471925ParisA07 King's Indian Attack
7. Tartakower vs Colle  ½-½361925ParisB30 Sicilian
8. K Opocensky vs Znosko-Borovsky 1-0271925ParisD02 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Alekhine vs K Opocensky 1-0281925ParisD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Colle vs Znosko-Borovsky  0-1461925ParisA13 English
11. Alekhine vs Colle 1-0331925ParisD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
12. Tartakower vs Znosko-Borovsky 1-0251925ParisD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
13. Colle vs K Opocensky  0-1451925ParisD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Tartakower vs Alekhine  ½-½491925ParisC45 Scotch Game
15. Alekhine vs Znosko-Borovsky 1-0241925ParisA53 Old Indian
16. K Opocensky vs Tartakower 0-1381925ParisD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. Colle vs Tartakower  ½-½761925ParisD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. Znosko-Borovsky vs K Opocensky ½-½521925ParisB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Znosko-Borovsky vs Colle  1-0481925ParisB83 Sicilian
20. K Opocensky vs Alekhine 0-1251925ParisC01 French, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-21-15  offramp: This is a very good format for a short tournament. 5 or 6 players, one of them local, playing two games with each other, one with each colour.

The Euwe Memorials, eg 6th Euwe Memorial (1992) were similar in format.

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