Kemeri 1937 was Alexander Alekhine's penultimate tune up for his impending rematch with World Champion ... [more]
Player: Alexander Alekhine
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|Dec-06-12|| ||Chessdreamer: the correct result of the game V Mikenas vs S Landau, 1937 is 1-0. time-loss for Black. Mikenas scored 8/17, Landau 5.5/17.|
|Dec-06-12|| ||Phony Benoni: <Chessdreamer> I've sent in a correction slip. When the change is made, the charts above will be updated accordingly.|
|Dec-10-12|| ||USSR Championships: <Chessdreamer> wonderful catch!|
The crosstable from Andris Fride's biography of Petrovs confirms your correction as well.
-<Vladimirs Petrovs: A chessplayer's story from Greatness to the Gulag> Andris Fride. Caissa Editions 2004, p14.
<Phony Benoni> thanks, fast work on sending in the slip. Let's keep track to make sure they make the correction.
|Dec-10-12|| ||USSR Championships: Excerpt from the memoirs of <Galina Petrovs>, <Vladimirs Petrovs'> wife:|
"The tournament directors only had one prize to give because they had expected <Alekhine> to win. Since there were three winners, <Flohr> suggested to <Reshevsky> "Sammy, let's let <Petrov> take the rap for us." In this way, <Petrovs> was awarded the victory prize. He also won a silver cup for the "Most Brilliant Game by a Latvian against a Foreigner" for his match against <Rellstab>: Rellstab vs V Petrov, 1937
-"Refugee: Centenary of Salo Flohr" by Vladimir Moshchenko (in Russian)
|Sep-29-13|| ||GrahamClayton: On the basis of his performance in this tournament, Petrov was given an invitation to the Semmering/Baden (1937) tournament.|
|Mar-26-15|| ||MissScarlett: According to Golombek, Book intended to become a chess professional, but his relative failure in this event persuaded him otherwise.|
|Feb-05-17|| ||Stonehenge: Some info in Latvian:
|Feb-05-17|| ||JimNorCal: What happened to Reuben Fine?
|Feb-23-17|| ||thegoodanarchist: < JimNorCal: What happened to Reuben Fine?>|
Eventually, he got psyched out of chess...
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