In 1936, the DSB Kongress organized a training tournament to be held in Dresden, Germany from June 7-14. Four German players were pitted against six European masters, including the former world champion. Alekhine triumphed, though not with the usual dominance that might have been expected. This victory was one of many he earned in his interim between world titles to assert himself as the world's strongest player and eventually earn a rematch with Max Euwe.
The final standings and crosstable:
Original collection: Game Collection: Dresden 1936, by User: suenteus po 147.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1 Alekhine * 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 6½
2 Engels 1 * 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 6
=3 Maróczy ½ 0 * 1 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 5½
=3 Ståhlberg ½ ½ 0 * 0 ½ 1 1 1 1 5½
5 Bogoljubow 0 1 0 1 * 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 5
=6 Rödl ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 4½
=6 Sämisch 0 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ * 1 0 1 4½
=8 Helling 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 * 1 1 3½
=8 Keres 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 0 * 1 3½
10 Grob 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 * ½
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|1. L Engels vs Bogoljubov
|| ||0-1||34||1936||Dresden||E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5|
|2. Maroczy vs Grob
|3. Alekhine vs K Helling
||1-0||40||1936||Dresden||D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|4. Keres vs Stahlberg
||0-1||35||1936||Dresden||C02 French, Advance|
|5. L Roedl vs Saemisch
||½-½||31||1936||Dresden||C12 French, McCutcheon|
|6. K Helling vs L Roedl
|| ||½-½||40||1936||Dresden||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|7. Grob vs Keres
||0-1||28||1936||Dresden||C58 Two Knights|
|8. Stahlberg vs Alekhine
|| ||½-½||52||1936||Dresden||A84 Dutch|
|9. L Engels vs Maroczy
||1-0||30||1936||Dresden||D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|10. Bogoljubov vs Saemisch
|| ||½-½||43||1936||Dresden||A80 Dutch|
|11. L Engels vs Alekhine
|12. Maroczy vs Bogoljubov
||1-0||49||1936||Dresden||C47 Four Knights|
|13. Saemisch vs K Helling
||1-0||33||1936||Dresden||D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|14. Grob vs L Roedl
|| ||0-1||62||1936||Dresden||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|15. Bogoljubov vs K Helling
|| ||0-1||27||1936||Dresden||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|16. Keres vs L Engels
|17. Stahlberg vs Saemisch
|| ||1-0||26||1936||Dresden||E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3|
|18. Alekhine vs Grob
|| ||1-0||55||1936||Dresden||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|19. Maroczy vs Keres
|| ||½-½||40||1936||Dresden||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|20. L Roedl vs Stahlberg
|| ||½-½||29||1936||Dresden||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|21. Alekhine vs Maroczy
||½-½||30||1936||Dresden||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|22. Keres vs Bogoljubov
||½-½||59||1936||Dresden||C00 French Defense|
|23. K Helling vs Stahlberg
|| ||0-1||79||1936||Dresden||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|24. L Roedl vs L Engels
|| ||½-½||44||1936||Dresden||A57 Benko Gambit|
|25. Saemisch vs Grob
||1-0||60||1936||Dresden||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
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