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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: Carl Schlechter

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tarrasch vs Schlechter  ½-½301905OstendD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Schlechter vs Marshall ½-½571905OstendD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Leonhardt vs Schlechter  ½-½301905OstendB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
4. Alapin vs Schlechter  ½-½381905OstendC11 French
5. Schlechter vs Teichmann ½-½621905OstendD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. H Wolf vs Schlechter  ½-½301905OstendB01 Scandinavian
7. Schlechter vs Maroczy ½-½241905OstendD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Taubenhaus vs Schlechter  0-1251905OstendB40 Sicilian
9. Schlechter vs Chigorin 1-0221905OstendD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Blackburne vs Schlechter  ½-½221905OstendC55 Two Knights Defense
11. Schlechter vs Janowski 1-0341905OstendD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. G Marco vs Schlechter  ½-½261905OstendB40 Sicilian
13. Schlechter vs Burn  ½-½191905OstendD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. Schlechter vs Tarrasch  ½-½211905OstendC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. Marshall vs Schlechter ½-½551905OstendD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Schlechter vs Leonhardt 1-0401905OstendC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
17. Schlechter vs Alapin  1-0611905OstendD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Teichmann vs Schlechter  ½-½211905OstendC87 Ruy Lopez
19. Schlechter vs H Wolf 1-0301905OstendD04 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Maroczy vs Schlechter ½-½211905OstendC01 French, Exchange
21. Schlechter vs Taubenhaus  1-0661905OstendD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. Chigorin vs Schlechter ½-½451905OstendC30 King's Gambit Declined
23. Schlechter vs Blackburne  0-1421905OstendD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Janowski vs Schlechter 1-0431905OstendD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
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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