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🏆 London (1927) Chess Event Description
In the fall of 1927, the British Empire Club organized an international Masters tournament to be held in London, England from October 10th to the 24th. The twelve chess masters invited to compete at the event were first served a banquet dinner at the Empire Club in London on October 9th. There the time control for the tournament was announced at 30 moves in two hours followed by 15 moves every hour. The participants were among the strongest assembled at the time. Frank James Marshall, a former contender for ... [more]

Player: Aron Nimzowitsch

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Reti vs Nimzowitsch ½-½441927LondonA04 Reti Opening
2. Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar ½-½301927LondonC49 Four Knights
3. W Fairhurst vs Nimzowitsch 0-1401927LondonE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. Nimzowitsch vs V Buerger 1-0611927LondonA16 English
5. G A Thomas vs Nimzowitsch 0-1231927LondonB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
6. Nimzowitsch vs Marshall 0-1301927LondonE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
7. Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch 0-1301927LondonA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
8. Nimzowitsch vs W Winter 0-1451927LondonA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
9. Tartakower vs Nimzowitsch 0-1651927LondonA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Yates vs Nimzowitsch 0-1411927LondonB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
11. Nimzowitsch vs Colle 1-0781927LondonE16 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-05-16  TheFocus: "Dr. Max Euwe has awarded the special prizes in the recent Masters' tournament at the British Empire Club as follows: First brilliancy prize to Sir George A. Thomas for his game against F.D. Yates; second brilliancy prize to R. Reti for his game against W. Winter; prize for the best played game to A. Nimzowitsch for his game against F.D. Yates," - <American Chess Bulletin>, March 1928, pg. 61.
Feb-07-17  JimNorCal: The description section includes this "The field was rounded out by the very strong British players and British tournament regulars Edgar Colle (and a set of Britishers)"

I guess Colle is intended to be categorized as a regular player in British tournaments but it's easy to think he's being listed as British. He was Belgian, no?

Nov-05-17  JimNorCal: I have a copy of the BCM tournament book: excellent games and analysis. Lots of hyper modern stuff going on.

Photo of book cover:

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