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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: Max Euwe

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Euwe vs Capablanca 0-1381922LondonC66 Ruy Lopez
2. Euwe vs Tartakower 0-1361922LondonB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
3. C G M Watson vs Euwe 0-1291922LondonA48 King's Indian
4. Alekhine vs Euwe 1-0501922LondonA48 King's Indian
5. J S Morrison vs Euwe 1-0361922LondonA48 King's Indian
6. Euwe vs Reti  ½-½481922LondonA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
7. Znosko-Borovsky vs Euwe 1-0501922LondonB83 Sicilian
8. Euwe vs D Marotti 1-0431922LondonA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
9. Maroczy vs Euwe ½-½351922LondonC48 Four Knights
10. H E Atkins vs Euwe  0-1391922LondonA48 King's Indian
11. Rubinstein vs Euwe 1-0421922LondonA48 King's Indian
12. Euwe vs Yates 0-1321922LondonD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
13. V L Wahltuch vs Euwe  0-1541922LondonA48 King's Indian
14. Euwe vs Bogoljubov ½-½521922LondonD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
15. Euwe vs Vidmar 0-1461922LondonD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
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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
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  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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