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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: Efim Bogoljubov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stahlberg vs Bogoljubov ½-½621934ZurichD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Bogoljubov vs W Henneberger  1-0351934ZurichE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
3. O Bernstein vs Bogoljubov  ½-½781934ZurichB23 Sicilian, Closed
4. Alekhine vs Bogoljubov  ½-½421934ZurichD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Bogoljubov vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0271934ZurichD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
6. Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov ½-½331934ZurichB50 Sicilian
7. Bogoljubov vs H Johner  1-0241934ZurichE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. Lasker vs Bogoljubov 0-1391934ZurichC11 French
9. Bogoljubov vs H Mueller 1-0321934ZurichD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. O Naegeli vs Bogoljubov  0-1431934ZurichA48 King's Indian
11. Bogoljubov vs H Joss 1-0341934ZurichD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Euwe vs Bogoljubov 1-0651934ZurichE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. Bogoljubov vs Flohr  ½-½671934ZurichD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
14. Grob vs Bogoljubov 0-1391934ZurichC50 Giuoco Piano
15. Bogoljubov vs F Gygli  1-0311934ZurichA06 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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