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🏆 Kemeri (1937)

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Kemeri 1937 was Alexander Alekhine's penultimate tune up for his impending rematch with World Champion ... [more]

Player: Vladas Mikenas

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Mikenas vs T Bergs  0-1321937KemeriA06 Reti Opening
2. E Steiner vs V Mikenas 1-0431937KemeriB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
3. V Mikenas vs F Apsenieks 0-1711937KemeriD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Alekhine vs V Mikenas 0-1641937KemeriD74 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O
5. V Mikenas vs Rellstab  0-1571937KemeriA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. V Mikenas vs S Landau 1-0401937KemeriD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
7. Feigin vs V Mikenas 0-1291937KemeriD81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
8. V Mikenas vs Flohr  ½-½411937KemeriD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. Reshevsky vs V Mikenas  1-0291937KemeriD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. V Mikenas vs Tartakower  1-0581937KemeriD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. K Ozols vs V Mikenas 0-1711937KemeriA25 English
12. V Mikenas vs Stahlberg  1-0471937KemeriD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
13. E E Book vs V Mikenas 1-0321937KemeriB32 Sicilian
14. V Mikenas vs V Petrov  1-0471937KemeriD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
15. Keres vs V Mikenas 1-0311937KemeriC00 French Defense
16. V Mikenas vs W Hasenfuss  0-1721937KemeriA40 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Fine vs V Mikenas  ½-½291937KemeriD81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-06-12
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  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
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  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) http://www.chesspro.ru/_events/2009...

Sep-29-13
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  GrahamClayton: On the basis of his performance in this tournament, Petrov was given an invitation to the Semmering/Baden (1937) tournament.
Mar-26-15
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  MissScarlett: According to Golombek, Book intended to become a chess professional, but his relative failure in this event persuaded him otherwise.
Feb-05-17
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  Stonehenge: Some info in Latvian:

https://lv.wikipedia.org/wiki/1._%C...

Feb-05-17  JimNorCal: What happened to Reuben Fine?
Disappointing result
Feb-23-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: < JimNorCal: What happened to Reuben Fine?>

Eventually, he got psyched out of chess...

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