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🏆 London (1927)

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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: William Winter

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Fairhurst vs W Winter  1-0541927LondonD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. W Winter vs V Buerger  1-0491927LondonE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
3. G A Thomas vs W Winter 0-1171927LondonE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
4. W Winter vs Marshall  ½-½461927LondonE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
5. Bogoljubov vs W Winter  1-0271927LondonE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. Yates vs W Winter  ½-½331927LondonC01 French, Exchange
7. W Winter vs Tartakower 0-1481927LondonD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Nimzowitsch vs W Winter 0-1451927LondonA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
9. W Winter vs Colle ½-½581927LondonE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. Reti vs W Winter 1-0301927LondonD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. W Winter vs Vidmar 1-0441927LondonE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
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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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