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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Kecskemet Tournament

Alexander Alekhine12/16(+8 -0 =8)[games]
Aron Nimzowitsch11.5/16(+8 -1 =7)[games]
Lajos Steiner11.5/16(+8 -1 =7)[games]
Savielly Tartakower9.5/16(+5 -2 =9)[games]
Lajos Asztalos9.5/16(+5 -2 =9)[games]
Ernst Gruenfeld8.5/16(+3 -2 =11)[games]
Hans Kmoch8.5/16(+3 -2 =11)[games]
Arpad Vajda8.5/16(+4 -3 =9)[games]
Carl Ahues8.5/16(+4 -3 =9)[games]
Sandor Takacs8/16(+4 -4 =8)[games]
Fred Dewhirst Yates8/16(+6 -6 =4)[games]
Karl Gilg8/16(+2 -2 =12)[games]
Karl Berndtsson Kullberg7/16(+4 -6 =6)[games]
Vladimir Vukovic6/16(+5 -9 =2)[games]
Alfred Brinckmann6/16(+4 -8 =4)[games]
Edgar Colle6/16(+4 -8 =4)[games]
Hans Mueller2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
David Przepiorka2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Jeno Szekely2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[games]
Balazs Sarkozy1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Kecskemet (1927)

Twenty experts, divided into two sections of ten, participated in the International Masters Tournament held in Kecskemet, Hungary from June 26 to July 12, 1927. Alexander Alekhine won the preliminary tournament A and Lajos Steiner won the preliminary tournament B. The four leaders in each section then engaged in an additional finals tournament (section A). The next four finishers in each preliminary section contested in a similar finals tournament (section B).

The participants in Group A in order of finish were: Alexander Alekhine, Lajos Asztalos, Hans Kmoch, Karl Gilg, Sandor Takacs, Savielly Tartakower, Alfred Brinckmann, Fred Dewhirst Yates, Hans Mueller, and Balazs Sarkozy.

Preliminaries - Group A

1 Alekhine X 1 = = 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 2 Asztalos 0 X = = 1 = 1 1 = 1 6 3 Kmoch = = X = = = 1 1 = 1 6 4 Gilg = = = X = = 1 = 1 = 5.5 5 Takacs 0 0 = = X = = 1 1 = 4.5 6 Tartakover 0 = = = = X 0 = 1 1 4.5 7 Brinckmann 0 0 0 0 = 1 X 1 0 1 3.5 8 Yates 0 0 0 = 0 = 0 X 1 1 3 9 Mueller 0 = = 0 0 0 1 0 X = 2.5 10 Sarkozy 0 0 0 = = 0 0 0 = X 1.5

The participants in Group B in order of finish were: Lajos Steiner, Aron Nimzowitsch, Carl Ahues, Arpad Vajda, Edgar Colle, Ernst Gruenfeld, Vladimir Vukovic, Karl Berndtsson Kullberg, David Przepiorka, and Jeno Szekely.

Preliminaries - Group B

1 Steiner X = = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 2 Nimzowitsch = X = = = 1 1 = 1 1 6.5 3 Ahues = = X 0 1 = 0 = 1 1 5 4 Vajda 0 = 1 X 1 = 1 = = 0 5 5 Colle 0 = 0 0 X = 1 1 1 1 5 6 Gruenfeld 0 0 = = = X = 1 = 1 4.5 7 Vukovic 0 0 1 0 0 = X 1 0 1 3.5 8 Kullberg 0 = = = 0 0 0 X = = 2.5 9 Przepiorka 0 0 0 = 0 = 1 = X 0 2.5 10 Szekely 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 = 1 X 2.5

Finals - Group A (Finals + Prelim = Total Score)

1 Alekhine X = = = 1 = = = 4 = 12 2 Nimzowitsch = X 0 = 1 1 1 1 5 = 11.5 3 Steiner = 1 X 0 = = = = 3.5 = 11.5 4 Asztalos = = 1 X = = 0 = 3.5 = 9.5 5 Kmoch 0 0 = = X = = = 2.5 = 8.5 6 Vajda = 0 = = = X = 1 3.5 = 8.5 7 Ahues = 0 = 1 = = X = 3.5 = 8.5 8 Gilg = 0 = = = 0 = X 2.5 = 8

Finals - Group B (Finals + Prelim = Total Score)

1 Tartakover X = = 1 1 1 = = 5 = 9.5 2 Gruenfeld = X = = = 1 = = 4 = 8.5 3 Takacs = = X 0 0 1 1 = 3.5 = 8 4 Yates 0 = 1 X 1 = 1 1 5 = 8 5 Kullberg 0 = 1 0 X 1 1 1 4.5 = 7 6 Vukovic 0 0 0 = 0 X 1 1 2.5 = 6 7 Colle = = 0 0 0 0 X 0 1 = 6 8 Brinckmann = = = 0 0 0 1 X 2.5 = 6

Based on an original collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 2 of 6; games 26-50 of 146  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. H Mueller vs S Takacs  0-1291927KecskemetE12 Queen's Indian
27. Yates vs B Sarkozy  1-0451927KecskemetB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
28. Alekhine vs Tartakower 1-0261927KecskemetB15 Caro-Kann
29. L Asztalos vs Gilg  ½-½181927KecskemetE12 Queen's Indian
30. A Brinckmann vs Kmoch 0-1321927KecskemetA02 Bird's Opening
31. B Sarkozy vs L Asztalos 0-1481927KecskemetD04 Queen's Pawn Game
32. Kmoch vs Tartakower  ½-½211927KecskemetD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
33. Gilg vs H Mueller 1-0381927KecskemetE12 Queen's Indian
34. A Brinckmann vs Yates  1-0871927KecskemetC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
35. S Takacs vs Alekhine 0-1191927KecskemetA13 English
36. Ahues vs J Szekely  1-0671927KecskemetD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
37. K Kullberg vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½441927KecskemetC01 French, Exchange
38. Colle vs Przepiorka  1-0421927KecskemetD69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de
39. L Steiner vs A Vajda  1-0521927KecskemetC50 Giuoco Piano
40. V Vukovic vs Gruenfeld  ½-½391927KecskemetE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
41. Alekhine vs Gilg  ½-½401927KecskemetE12 Queen's Indian
42. L Asztalos vs A Brinckmann  1-0271927KecskemetC70 Ruy Lopez
43. Gruenfeld vs L Steiner  0-1471927KecskemetE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
44. A Vajda vs Colle  1-0691927KecskemetB02 Alekhine's Defense
45. H Mueller vs B Sarkozy  ½-½661927KecskemetE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
46. Tartakower vs S Takacs  ½-½371927KecskemetD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
47. Yates vs Kmoch 0-1451927KecskemetC12 French, McCutcheon
48. J Szekely vs K Kullberg  ½-½521927KecskemetA22 English
49. Przepiorka vs Ahues 0-1311927KecskemetE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
50. Nimzowitsch vs V Vukovic  1-0641927KecskemetB02 Alekhine's Defense
 page 2 of 6; games 26-50 of 146  PGN Download
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