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🏆 Ostend (1905) Chess Event Description
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: Joseph Henry Blackburne

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs Taubenhaus 1-0521905OstendC45 Scotch Game
2. Chigorin vs Blackburne 1-0341905OstendC00 French Defense
3. Blackburne vs Alapin  ½-½361905OstendC11 French
4. Blackburne vs Janowski 0-1371905OstendC30 King's Gambit Declined
5. G Marco vs Blackburne  ½-½191905OstendB27 Sicilian
6. Blackburne vs Burn ½-½171905OstendC33 King's Gambit Accepted
7. Tarrasch vs Blackburne  ½-½601905OstendC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
8. Blackburne vs Marshall 1-0311905OstendC00 French Defense
9. Leonhardt vs Blackburne  1-0441905OstendD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Blackburne vs Schlechter  ½-½221905OstendC55 Two Knights Defense
11. Teichmann vs Blackburne  ½-½181905OstendD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
12. Blackburne vs H Wolf  ½-½201905OstendC55 Two Knights Defense
13. Maroczy vs Blackburne 1-0611905OstendC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
14. Taubenhaus vs Blackburne 1-0381905OstendB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. Blackburne vs Chigorin  ½-½391905OstendD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Alapin vs Blackburne ½-½421905OstendC20 King's Pawn Game
17. Janowski vs Blackburne 1-0361905OstendD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Blackburne vs G Marco  ½-½331905OstendC44 King's Pawn Game
19. Burn vs Blackburne 1-0421905OstendD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Blackburne vs Tarrasch 0-1301905OstendC46 Three Knights
21. Marshall vs Blackburne 0-1871905OstendD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Blackburne vs Leonhardt 1-0211905OstendD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Schlechter vs Blackburne  0-1421905OstendD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Blackburne vs Teichmann  ½-½251905OstendA13 English
25. H Wolf vs Blackburne 1-0351905OstendB22 Sicilian, Alapin
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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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