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🏆 Zurich (1934)

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The 37th Swiss Championship, held in Zurich, Switzerland from July 14th to the 28th, 1934 ... [more]

Player: Alexander Alekhine

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Naegeli vs Alekhine 0-1521934ZurichC11 French
2. Alekhine vs O Bernstein 1-0671934ZurichD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. H Joss vs Alekhine 0-1401934ZurichB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
4. Alekhine vs Bogoljubov  ½-½421934ZurichD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Euwe vs Alekhine 1-0531934ZurichD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Alekhine vs S Rosselli del Turco 1-0361934ZurichD05 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Flohr vs Alekhine  ½-½201934ZurichE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
8. Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch 1-0511934ZurichD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Grob vs Alekhine 0-1431934ZurichC50 Giuoco Piano
10. Alekhine vs H Johner 1-0471934ZurichC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
11. F Gygli vs Alekhine 0-1401934ZurichA44 Old Benoni Defense
12. Alekhine vs Lasker 1-0261934ZurichD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
13. Stahlberg vs Alekhine 0-1441934ZurichA90 Dutch
14. Alekhine vs H Mueller 1-0241934ZurichB20 Sicilian
15. W Henneberger vs Alekhine 0-1521934ZurichB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-12  Conrad93: 11 losses and 4 draws? That's just sad.
May-14-14  RookFile: Where was Capa?
May-14-14  RedShield: Ducking Alekhine.
May-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Nearing the end of a three-year period in which he did not play, after his match with Euwe at the end of 1931, which came to an end with his participation at the Hastings event of 1934-35.

No idea whether he received an invitation to this tournament, although I am sure there are those who would be able to answer that question. In view of the poor relations between Alekhine and Capa following Buenos Aires, it would not be at all surprising to learn that Capablanca was not invited.

May-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: Flohr finished ahead of Bogo, Lasker and Nimzo!

Flohr is underrated, maybe

Oct-24-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <After the tournament, Lasker said: "Alekhine's attacking genius has no equal in the history of the game".>

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexa...

Source?

Oct-24-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  zanzibar: Apocryphal?

<(cur | prev) 08:29, 23 November 2007‎ Gabodon (talk | contribs)‎ m . . (32,564 bytes) (+105)‎ . . (→‎Notable chess games: Added a comment by Emanuel Lasker.) (undo)>

Ask Gabodon.

Oct-24-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  zanzibar: Looking at <AZquote> I only found this Lasker quote mentioning genius:

<I have known many chess players, but among them there has been only one genius - Capablanca!

Emanuel Lasker>

Of course <AZquote> doesn't mention sources.

Oct-06-18  goser: Despite the loss to Euwe, Zurich 1934 should be listed among Alekhine's greatest tournament achievements alongside with San Remo and Bled: 12 wins in 15 games of such a strong tournament was an impressive achievement!
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