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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: Efim Bogoljubov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Buerger vs Bogoljubov  ½-½321927LondonD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. Bogoljubov vs G A Thomas  1-0311927LondonC17 French, Winawer, Advance
3. Marshall vs Bogoljubov  ½-½381927LondonE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. Yates vs Bogoljubov  0-1811927LondonC87 Ruy Lopez
5. Bogoljubov vs W Winter  1-0271927LondonE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. Tartakower vs Bogoljubov 1-0491927LondonC44 King's Pawn Game
7. Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch 0-1301927LondonA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
8. Colle vs Bogoljubov  ½-½411927LondonD05 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Bogoljubov vs Reti 1-0461927LondonD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Vidmar vs Bogoljubov 1-0421927LondonD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Bogoljubov vs W Fairhurst 1-0431927LondonA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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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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