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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: Salomon Flohr

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Flohr vs H Johner  1-0721934ZurichA28 English
2. Lasker vs Flohr ½-½231934ZurichB10 Caro-Kann
3. Flohr vs H Mueller  1-0401934ZurichA34 English, Symmetrical
4. O Naegeli vs Flohr  0-1331934ZurichA84 Dutch
5. Flohr vs H Joss  1-0281934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Euwe vs Flohr ½-½191934ZurichD94 Grunfeld
7. Flohr vs Alekhine  ½-½201934ZurichE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
8. Flohr vs Grob  1-0741934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. F Gygli vs Flohr  0-1231934ZurichE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
10. Flohr vs Stahlberg 1-0391934ZurichD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. W Henneberger vs Flohr  0-1341934ZurichB30 Sicilian
12. Flohr vs O Bernstein ½-½671934ZurichD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Bogoljubov vs Flohr  ½-½671934ZurichD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
14. Flohr vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0381934ZurichE91 King's Indian
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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