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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Kecskemet Tournament

Alexander Alekhine12/16(+8 -0 =8)[view games]
Lajos Steiner11.5/16(+8 -1 =7)[view games]
Aron Nimzowitsch11.5/16(+8 -1 =7)[view games]
Savielly Tartakower9.5/16(+5 -2 =9)[view games]
Lajos Asztalos9.5/16(+5 -2 =9)[view games]
Ernst Gruenfeld8.5/16(+3 -2 =11)[view games]
Hans Kmoch8.5/16(+3 -2 =11)[view games]
Arpad Vajda8.5/16(+4 -3 =9)[view games]
Carl Ahues8.5/16(+4 -3 =9)[view games]
Sandor Takacs8/16(+4 -4 =8)[view games]
Karl Gilg8/16(+2 -2 =12)[view games]
Frederick Dewhirst Yates8/16(+6 -6 =4)[view games]
Karl Berndtsson Kullberg7/16(+4 -6 =6)[view games]
Vladimir Vukovic6/16(+5 -9 =2)[view games]
Alfred Brinckmann6/16(+4 -8 =4)[view games]
Edgar Colle6/16(+4 -8 =4)[view games]
David Przepiorka2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[view games]
Hans Mueller2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[view games]
Jeno Szekely2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[view games]
Balazs Sarkozy1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[view 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 Dewhurst 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 = = = 4/8=12 2 Nimzowitsch = X 0 = 1 1 1 1 5/6.5=11.5 3 Steiner = 1 X 0 = = = = 3.5/8=11.5 4 Asztalos = = 1 X = = 0 = 3.5/6=9.5 5 Kmoch 0 0 = = X = = = 2.5/6=8.5 6 Vajda = 0 = = = X = 1 3.5/5=8.5 7 Ahues = 0 = 1 = = X = 3.5/5=8.5 8 Gilg = 0 = = = 0 = X 2.5/5.5=8

Finals - Group B Finals + Prelim = Total Score

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

Original collection: Game Collection: 1927 Kecskemet by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 146  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. L Asztalos vs Tartakower  ½-½69 1927 KecskemetB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
2. A Vajda vs Ahues  1-044 1927 KecskemetC77 Ruy Lopez
3. L Steiner vs K Kullberg 1-074 1927 KecskemetB01 Scandinavian
4. Nimzowitsch vs J Szekely 1-029 1927 KecskemetC02 French, Advance
5. Gruenfeld vs Przepiorka  ½-½18 1927 KecskemetD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
6. V Vukovic vs Colle  0-173 1927 KecskemetE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
7. A Brinckmann vs Gilg  0-151 1927 KecskemetB24 Sicilian, Closed
8. H Mueller vs Alekhine 0-137 1927 KecskemetE12 Queen's Indian
9. B Sarkozy vs Kmoch  0-156 1927 KecskemetA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Yates vs S Takacs  0-135 1927 KecskemetB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. Tartakower vs H Mueller 1-022 1927 KecskemetC00 French Defense
12. Ahues vs Gruenfeld  ½-½68 1927 KecskemetA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. K Kullberg vs A Vajda  ½-½43 1927 KecskemetB02 Alekhine's Defense
14. Colle vs J Szekely 1-064 1927 KecskemetA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Przepiorka vs Nimzowitsch 0-127 1927 KecskemetE12 Queen's Indian
16. V Vukovic vs L Steiner  0-138 1927 KecskemetA28 English
17. Kmoch vs Alekhine  ½-½37 1927 KecskemetA17 English
18. B Sarkozy vs A Brinckmann  0-127 1927 KecskemetC26 Vienna
19. S Takacs vs L Asztalos  0-130 1927 KecskemetE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
20. Gilg vs Yates  ½-½51 1927 KecskemetA60 Benoni Defense
21. Gruenfeld vs K Kullberg  1-037 1927 KecskemetE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
22. Nimzowitsch vs Ahues  ½-½62 1927 KecskemetA04 Reti Opening
23. J Szekely vs Przepiorka  1-028 1927 KecskemetD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. A Vajda vs V Vukovic  1-075 1927 KecskemetD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. L Steiner vs Colle  1-047 1927 KecskemetC01 French, Exchange
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 146  PGN Download
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