Kemeri 1937 was Alexander Alekhine's penultimate tune up for his impending rematch with World Champion ... [more]
Player: Vladimir Petrov
| page 1 of 1; 17 games
|1. Reshevsky vs V Petrov
||1-0||39||1937||Kemeri||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|2. V Petrov vs Tartakower
|| ||½-½||32||1937||Kemeri||E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2|
|3. K Ozols vs V Petrov
|| ||½-½||40||1937||Kemeri||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|4. V Petrov vs Stahlberg
||1-0||37||1937||Kemeri||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|5. E E Book vs V Petrov
|| ||0-1||63||1937||Kemeri||C01 French, Exchange|
|6. Rellstab vs V Petrov
||0-1||26||1937||Kemeri||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|7. V Petrov vs Keres
|| ||½-½||39||1937||Kemeri||A90 Dutch|
|8. W Hasenfuss vs V Petrov
|| ||0-1||53||1937||Kemeri||C18 French, Winawer|
|9. V Petrov vs Fine
||1-0||40||1937||Kemeri||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|10. T Bergs vs V Petrov
||0-1||44||1937||Kemeri||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|11. V Petrov vs E Steiner
||½-½||66||1937||Kemeri||E49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System|
|12. F Apsenieks vs V Petrov
||0-1||55||1937||Kemeri||D04 Queen's Pawn Game|
|13. V Petrov vs Alekhine
|| ||½-½||50||1937||Kemeri||A47 Queen's Indian|
|14. V Mikenas vs V Petrov
|| ||1-0||47||1937||Kemeri||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|15. V Petrov vs S Landau
||1-0||56||1937||Kemeri||D81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation|
|16. Feigin vs V Petrov
|| ||0-1||20||1937||Kemeri||C01 French, Exchange|
|17. V Petrov vs Flohr
||½-½||41||1937||Kemeri||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
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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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