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🏆 Ostend (1905)

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The first in a planned series of three international chess master tournaments held in the coastal town of Ostend, Belgium was conducted at the local casino from June 12th to July 18th, 1905. Fourteen chess masters were invited to participate in the double round robin event, including major participants and earlier winners of the Monte Carlo tournament series of the previous four years. The best of these players included David Janowski, Geza Maróczy, Siegbert Tarrasch, and Carl Schlechter. As he did in ... [more]

Player: Georg Marco

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Marco vs H Wolf ½-½311905OstendC77 Ruy Lopez
2. Maroczy vs G Marco  ½-½521905OstendC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
3. G Marco vs Taubenhaus  ½-½561905OstendC77 Ruy Lopez
4. Chigorin vs G Marco 1-0331905OstendC30 King's Gambit Declined
5. G Marco vs Blackburne  ½-½191905OstendB27 Sicilian
6. Janowski vs G Marco  0-1851905OstendC49 Four Knights
7. G Marco vs Alapin  ½-½391905OstendC70 Ruy Lopez
8. G Marco vs Burn  ½-½331905OstendC77 Ruy Lopez
9. Tarrasch vs G Marco  1-0451905OstendC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
10. G Marco vs Marshall  ½-½311905OstendC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
11. Leonhardt vs G Marco  0-1371905OstendC26 Vienna
12. G Marco vs Schlechter  ½-½261905OstendB40 Sicilian
13. Teichmann vs G Marco  ½-½191905OstendC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. H Wolf vs G Marco 0-1431905OstendC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. G Marco vs Maroczy 1-0131905OstendB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
16. Taubenhaus vs G Marco  0-1451905OstendC87 Ruy Lopez
17. G Marco vs Chigorin 1-0421905OstendC70 Ruy Lopez
18. Blackburne vs G Marco  ½-½331905OstendC44 King's Pawn Game
19. G Marco vs Janowski 0-1261905OstendC77 Ruy Lopez
20. Alapin vs G Marco  0-1491905OstendD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Burn vs G Marco  1-0401905OstendD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
22. G Marco vs Tarrasch  ½-½451905OstendC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
23. Marshall vs G Marco  1-0481905OstendD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
24. G Marco vs Leonhardt  ½-½361905OstendC67 Ruy Lopez
25. Schlechter vs G Marco  ½-½161905OstendC50 Giuoco Piano
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-06-16  TheFocus: The official list of prizes,as given in the <Revue d'Echecs>:

First, 5,000 francs and a gold medal; second, 3,000; third, 2,000; fourth, 1,200; fifth, 900; sixth, 700; seventh, 500; eighth, 400; ninth, 350; tenth, 300; eleventh, 250; twelfth, 200; thirteenth, 175; fourteenth, 150.

Special prizes were awarded as follows:
250 francs, donated by Prof. Isaac L. Rice, to D. Janowski for the game, Janowski vs. Tarrasch.

100 francs, donated by A. Oppenheimer, to J.H. Blackburne for the game, Marshall vs. Blackburne.

100 francs, donated by A. Hallgarten, to M.I. Tschigorin for the game, Tschigorin vs. Marco.

In addition to the foregoing, special awards were made for the games mentioned below: 150 francs to F.J. Marshall (Marshall vs. Burn); 100 francs to C. Schlechter (Schlechter vs. Janowski); 100 francs to G. Maroczy (Maroczy vs. Leonhardt); 100 francs to Dr. S. Tarrasch (Maroczy vs. Tarrasch); 50 francs to R. Teichmann (Teichmann vs. Tschigorin); 50 francs to G. Marco (Wolf vs. Marco); 50 francs to P.S. Leonhardt (Leonhardt vs. Tarrasch); 50 francs to A. Burn (Tschigorin vs. Burn); 50 francs to S. Alapin (Alapin vs. Marshall).

May-17-18  zanzibar: Some info about sources for this tournament can be found here:

Leonhardt vs Teichmann, 1905 (kibitz #2)

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