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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: Aron Nimzowitsch

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Grob vs Nimzowitsch ½-½621934ZurichB03 Alekhine's Defense
2. Nimzowitsch vs F Gygli 1-0691934ZurichB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Nimzowitsch vs W Henneberger 0-1401934ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
5. O Bernstein vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichC17 French, Winawer, Advance
6. Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov ½-½331934ZurichB50 Sicilian
7. S Rosselli del Turco vs Nimzowitsch 0-1841934ZurichD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch 1-0511934ZurichD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Nimzowitsch vs H Johner 0-1351934ZurichE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
10. Lasker vs Nimzowitsch 0-1651934ZurichC17 French, Winawer, Advance
11. Nimzowitsch vs H Mueller 1-0471934ZurichA35 English, Symmetrical
12. O Naegeli vs Nimzowitsch 0-1341934ZurichE15 Queen's Indian
13. Nimzowitsch vs H Joss 1-0361934ZurichA04 Reti Opening
14. Euwe vs Nimzowitsch ½-½271934ZurichE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
15. Nimzowitsch vs Flohr  ½-½161934ZurichA04 Reti Opening
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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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