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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: Efim Bogoljubov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bogoljubov vs H E Atkins 1-0431922LondonA53 Old Indian
2. D Marotti vs Bogoljubov 0-1291922LondonC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
3. Maroczy vs Bogoljubov 0-1311922LondonC49 Four Knights
4. Yates vs Bogoljubov 1-0421922LondonC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. Vidmar vs Bogoljubov 1-0381922LondonA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Capablanca vs Bogoljubov 1-0521922LondonC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. Bogoljubov vs V L Wahltuch 1-0491922LondonD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Bogoljubov vs Alekhine ½-½701922LondonD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
9. Bogoljubov vs Znosko-Borovsky 0-1271922LondonD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein ½-½701922LondonB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. Reti vs Bogoljubov ½-½451922LondonD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. Tartakower vs Bogoljubov 0-1611922LondonC44 King's Pawn Game
13. Bogoljubov vs C G M Watson 1-0341922LondonB10 Caro-Kann
14. Euwe vs Bogoljubov ½-½521922LondonD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
15. Bogoljubov vs J S Morrison 1-0221922LondonC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
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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
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  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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