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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: Max Euwe

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Euwe vs Lasker 0-1501934ZurichD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. H Mueller vs Euwe 0-1341934ZurichD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Euwe vs O Naegeli 1-0411934ZurichD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
4. H Joss vs Euwe  0-1551934ZurichC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
5. Euwe vs Alekhine 1-0531934ZurichD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Euwe vs Flohr ½-½191934ZurichD94 Grunfeld
7. Grob vs Euwe  ½-½561934ZurichC58 Two Knights
8. Euwe vs F Gygli  1-0531934ZurichD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Stahlberg vs Euwe  ½-½251934ZurichD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Euwe vs W Henneberger 1-0631934ZurichE46 Nimzo-Indian
11. O Bernstein vs Euwe  0-1451934ZurichE60 King's Indian Defense
12. Euwe vs Bogoljubov 1-0651934ZurichE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. S Rosselli del Turco vs Euwe 0-1491934ZurichD04 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Euwe vs Nimzowitsch ½-½271934ZurichE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
15. H Johner vs Euwe 0-1451934ZurichC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
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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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