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🏆 London (1922)

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During the 19th Century London, England had been the setting for some great tournaments. The first international tourney in 1851, the first double round robin tourney in 1862, the contest of 1883 and Lasker's triumph of 1899. In December 1921 the British Chess Federation decided to hold an international tournament of sixteen players as the main event of its 1922 congress. Invitations were sent to Capablanca, Alekhine, Rubinstein, Bogoljubov, Reti, Tartakover, Vidmar, Euwe, ... [more]

Player: Alexander Alekhine

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs D Marotti 1-0271922LondonD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. C G M Watson vs Alekhine 0-1271922LondonA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine 0-1321922LondonC46 Three Knights
4. Alekhine vs Euwe 1-0501922LondonA48 King's Indian
5. H E Atkins vs Alekhine 0-1571922LondonE12 Queen's Indian
6. V L Wahltuch vs Alekhine ½-½471922LondonA46 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Alekhine vs Vidmar ½-½201922LondonD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
8. Bogoljubov vs Alekhine ½-½701922LondonD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
9. Alekhine vs Capablanca ½-½171922LondonD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
10. Alekhine vs Yates 1-0381922LondonD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
11. J S Morrison vs Alekhine 0-1331922LondonD04 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Rubinstein vs Alekhine 0-1601922LondonD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
13. Alekhine vs Reti ½-½411922LondonE90 King's Indian
14. Alekhine vs Maroczy ½-½321922LondonD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Alekhine vs Tartakower ½-½181922LondonA81 Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-11-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: This tournament was an impressive win for Capablanca.
Aug-28-13  optimal play: <<<<<CHESS.>

International Tourney.>

London, July 31>

Mr. Bonar Law, M.P., opened the International Chess Congress in the Central Hall, Westminster, this being the first tourney of its kind held in England for 23 years.

Capablanca, Alechin, Rubinstein, Tartakover, Maroczy, Atkins and Yates are playing. C. G. Watson (Australia) and J. S. Morrison (Canada) represent the Dominions.

Play was opened to-day, when Capablanca (the world's champion) defeated M. Euwe (Holland) in 38 moves. C. Watson (champion of Australia) was pitted against F. D. Yates (the British champion), and replied to the Ruy Lopez with the Steinitz defence. At the call of time the game was unfinished.

[The players in this tourney are F. D. Yates, H. Atkins, and V. Wahltuch (Britain), K. Khadilkar (India), C. G. Watson (Australia), J. S. Morrison (Canada), J. R. Capablanca (Cuba), A. Alechin, A. Rubenstein, and E. D Bogoljuboff (Russia), M. Euwe (Holland), G. Maroczy and R. Reti (Hungary), Professor Marotti (Italy), Dr. S. Tartakover (Austria), and Dr. M. Vidmar (Jugo-Slavia).]>

- The West Australian (Perth, WA) issue Wednesday 2 August 1922>

Dec-16-13
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  keypusher: I have the tournament book (which is none too good). Capablanca just seems to be in a different class than everyone else.
Sep-13-14
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  Benzol: Link to Capablanca's famous London Rules regarding the World championship.

http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

Dec-30-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Twenty seven miserable quid and ten measly bob for 6th place. I turn my back on them in disgust.
Dec-30-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <offramp> Yeah, but if you account for inflation, that's like 200 Million in today's money! =))
Dec-31-14
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  offramp: Réti & Tartakower said they threw away the prize money and kept the wheelbarrow it was delivered in.
Dec-31-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: A year or two later, that would have happened in Germany.
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