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USSR Championship Tournament

Efim Bogoljubov15/17(+13 -0 =4)[games]
Peter Arsenievich Romanovsky12.5/17(+11 -3 =3)[games]
Fedor Parfenovich Bohatirchuk11.5/17(+9 -3 =5)[games]
Grigory Levenfish11.5/17(+8 -2 =7)[games]
Ilya Leontievich Rabinovich10/17(+8 -5 =4)[games]
Vladimir Nenarokov9.5/17(+7 -5 =5)[games]
Yakov S Vilner9.5/17(+5 -3 =9)[games]
Alexey Sergeevich Selezniev9.5/17(+5 -3 =9)[games]
Veniamin Sozin9/17(+7 -6 =4)[games]
Boris Verlinsky8.5/17(+7 -7 =3)[games]
Fyodor Ivanovich Dus Chotimirsky8.5/17(+7 -7 =3)[games]
Abram Isaakovich Rabinovich8/17(+6 -7 =4)[games]
Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky7/17(+4 -7 =6)[games]
Nikolay Dmitrievich Grigoriev6.5/17(+4 -8 =5)[games]
Solomon Konradovich Rozental5/17(+2 -9 =6)[games]
Alexander Sergeyevich Sergeiev4/17(+1 -10 =6)[games]
Sergey Nikolaevich von Freymann4/17(+4 -13 =0)[games]
Andrey Alexandrovich Smorodsky3.5/17(+1 -11 =5)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
USSR Championship (1924)
The 3rd USSR Championship was held in Moscow from August 23-September 15, 1924, and featured the following cast of characters:

Efim Bogoljubov; Fedor Parfenovich Bohatirchuk; Fyodor Ivanovich Dus Chotimirsky; Sergey Nikolaevich von Freymann; Nikolay Dmitrievich Grigoriev; Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Grigory Levenfish; Vladimir Nenarokov; Abram Isaakovich Rabinovich; Ilya Leontievich Rabinovich; Peter Arsenievich Romanovsky; Solomon Konradovich Rozental; Alexey Sergeevich Selezniev; Alexander Sergeyevich Sergeiev; Andrey Alexandrovich Smorodsky; Veniamin Sozin; Boris Verlinsky; Yakov S Vilner.

Romanovsky mounted a spirited defense of his 1923 title, scoring 7.5 points in his first eight games. Unfortunately for him, Bogoljubov won all eight. Romanovsky was able to kept it close until their round 13 showdown, when Bogoljubov won and coasted to the title with a 2.5 point margin.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Bogoljubov * 1 1 1 1 = = = = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15.0 2 Romanovsky 0 * 1 = = 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 12.5 3 Bohatirchuk 0 0 * = 1 1 = 1 1 = 0 = 1 1 = 1 1 1 11.5 4 Levenfish 0 = = * 0 = = = 1 1 = 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 11.5 5 Rabinovich,I 0 = 0 1 * 0 = = = 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10.0 6 Nenarokov = 0 0 = 1 * 1 = 1 1 = 1 0 0 1 = 0 1 9.5 7 Vilner = 0 = = = 0 * = 1 1 1 = = 1 0 = 1 = 9.5 8 Selezniev = 0 0 = = = = * = 1 0 = 1 = 1 = 1 1 9.5 9 Sozin = 1 0 0 = 0 0 = * 1 0 1 = 0 1 1 1 1 9.0 10 Verlinsky 0 1 = 0 1 0 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 = = 0 1 8.5 11 Dus Chotimirsky 0 0 1 = 0 = 0 1 1 0 * 0 = 1 1 1 1 0 8.5 12 Rabinovich,A 0 0 = 0 1 0 = = 0 0 1 * 1 1 1 0 1 = 8.0 13 Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 = 0 0 0 1 = 0 = 0 = 0 * = = 1 1 1 7.0 14 Grigoriev 0 0 0 = 0 1 0 = 1 0 0 0 = * = 1 1 = 6.5 15 Rozental 0 0 = 0 0 0 1 0 0 = 0 0 = = * = 1 = 5.0 16 Sergeiev 0 0 0 0 0 = = = 0 = 0 1 0 0 = * 0 = 4.0 17 Freymann 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 4.0 18 Smorodsky 0 0 0 0 0 0 = 0 0 0 1 = 0 = = = 0 * 3.5

As usual in the early Soviet championships, many games are not available (only 63 out of 153). Those in this collection are indicated by an asterisk (*) in the following list of round-by-round pairings:

Round 1: Nenarokov 1/2 Dus Chotimirsky; Rozental 0 Selezniev*; Romanovsky 1 A. Rabinovich*; Levenfish 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*; Vilner 1 Freymann; Grigoriev 1 Sergeev; Sozin 1 Verlinsky; Smorodsky 0 Bogoljubov*; Bohatirchuk 1 I. Rabinovich

Round 2: Dus Chotimirsky 0 I. Rabinovich*; Bogoljubov 1 Bohatirchuk*; Verlinsky 1 Smorodsky; Sergeiev 0 Sozin*; Freymann 0 Grigoriev; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1/2 Vilner; A. Rabinovich 0 Levenfish; Selezniev 0 Romanovsky*; Nenarokov 1 Rozental

Round 3: Rozental 0 Dus Chotimirsky; Romanovsky 1 Nenarokov; Levenfish 1/2 Selezniev; Vilner 1/2 A. Rabinovich; Grigoriev 1/2 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Sozin 1 Freymann*: Smorodsky 1/2 Sergeiev; Bohatirchuk 1/2 Verlinsky; I. Rabinovich 0 Bogoljubov*

Round 4: Dus Chotimirsky 0 Bogoljubov*; Verlinsky 1 I. Rabinovich*; Sergeiev 0 Bohatirchuk; Freymann 1 Smorodsky*; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1/2 Sozin*; A. Rabinovich 1 Grigoriev*; Selezniev 1/2 Vilner; Nenarokov 1/2 Levenfish*; Rozental 0 Romanovsky*

Round 5: Romanovsky 1 Dus Chotimirsky*; Levenfish 1 Rozental*; Vilner 0 Nenarokov*: Grigoriev 1/2 Selezniev; Sozin 1 A. Rabinovich*; Smorodsky 0 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Bohatirchuk 1 Freymann*; I. Rabinovich 1 Sergeiev; Bogoljubov 1 Verlinsky*

Round 6: Dus Chotimirsky 0 Verlinsky; Sergeiev 0 Bogoljubov; Freymann 0 I. Rabinovich*; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 Bohatirchuk*; A. Rabinovich 1/2 Smorodsky; Selezniev 1/2 Sozin*; Nenarokov 0 Grigoriev; Rozental 1 Vilner*; Romanovsky 1/2 Levenfish

Round 7: Levenfish 1/2 Dus Chotimirsky; Vilner 0 Romanovsky*; Grigoriev 1/2 Rozental; Sozin 0 Nenarokov; Smorodsky 0 Selezniev*; Bohatirchuk 1/2 A. Rabinovich; I. Rabinovich 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*; Bogoljubov 1 Freymann; Verlinsky 1/2 Sergeiev

Round 8: Dus Chotimirsky 1 Sergeiev; Freymann 1 Verlinsky; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 Bogoljubov*: A. Rabinovich 1 I. Rabinovich*; Selezniev 0 Bohatirchuk; Nenarokov 1 Smorodsky*; Rozental 0 Sozin*; Romanovsky 1 Grigoriev*; Levenfish 1/2 Vilner

Round 9: Vilner 1 Dus Chotimirsky*: Grigoriev 1/2 Levenfish; Sozin 1 Romanovsky*; Smorodsky 1/2 Rozental; Bohatirchuk 1 Nenarokov*; I. Rabinovich 1/2 Selezniev; Bogoljubov 1 A. Rabinovich; Verlinsky 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Sergeiev 0 Freymann

Round 10: Dus Chotimirsky 1 Freymann; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1 Sergeiev*; A. Rabinovich 0 Verlinsky; Selezniev 1/2 Bogoljubov*: Nenarokov 1 I. Rabinovich*; Rozental 1/2 Bohatirchuk; Romanovsky 1 Smorodsky*; Levenfish 1 Sozin;* Vilner 1 Grigoriev

Round 11: Grigoriev 0 Dus Chotimirsky; Sozin 0 Vilner; Smorodsky 0 Levenfish; Bohatirchuk 0 Romanovsky*; I. Rabinovich 1 Rozental*; Bogoljubov 1/2 Nenarokov; Verlinsky 0 Selezniev; Sergeiev 1 A. Rabinovich; Freymann 0 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*

Round 12: Dus Chotimirsky 1/2 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; A. Rabinovich 1 Freymann*; Selezniev 1/2 Sergeiev; Nenarokov 1 Verlinsky; Rozental 0 Bogoljubov; Romanovsky 1/2 I. Rabinovich; Levenfish 1/2 Bohatirchuk; Vilner 1/2 Smorodsky; Grigoriev 1 Sozin*

Round 13: Sozin 0 Dus Chotimirsky; Smorodsky 1/2 Grigoriev; Bohatirchuk 1/2 Vilner; I. Rabinovich 1 Levenfish*; Bogoljubov 1 Romanovsky*; Verlinsky 1/2 Rozental; Sergeiev 1/2 Nenarokov; Freymann 0 Selezniev; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 A. Rabinovich*

Round 14: Dus Chotimirsky 0 A. Rabinovich; Selezniev 1 Ilyin-Zhenevsky*; Nenarokov 0 Freymann; Rozental 1/2 Sergeiev; Romanovsky 0 Verlinsky; Levenfish 0 Bogoljubov*; Vilner 1/2 I. Rabinovich; Grigoriev 0 Bohatirchuk*; Sozin 1 Smorodsky

Round 15: Smorodsky 1 Dus Chotimirsky*; Bohatirchuk 1 Sozin; I. Rabinovich 1 Grigoriev; Bogoljubov 1/2 Vilner; Verlinsky 0 Levenfish*; Sergeiev 0 Romanovsky*; Freymann 0 Rozental; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1 Nenarokov*; A. Rabinovich 1/2 Selezniev

Round 16: Dus Chotimirsky 1 Selezniev*; Nenarokov 1 A. Rabinovich; Rozental 1/2 Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Romanovsky 1 Freymann; Levenfish 1 Sergeiev; Vilner 1 Verlinsky; Grigoriev 0 Bogoljubov*; Sozin 1/2 I. Rabinovich; Smorodsky 0 Bohatirchuk

Round 17: Bohatirchuk 0 Dus Chotimirsky; I. Rabinovich 1 Smorodsky; Bogoljubov 1/2 Sozin*; Verlinsky 1 Grigoriev; Sergeiev 1/2 Vilner; Freymann 0 Levenfish; Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1/2 Romanovsky; A. Rabinovich 1 Rozental*; Selezniev 1/2 Nenarokov

Original collection: Game Collection: USSR Championship 1924, by User: Phony Benoni.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 63  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Rozental vs Y Vilner  1-0371924USSR ChampionshipC11 French
2. B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich 1-0451924USSR ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. Levenfish vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  1-0331924USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs F Bohatirchuk 0-1521924USSR ChampionshipC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
5. Levenfish vs S Rozental 1-0331924USSR ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
6. Dus Chotimirsky vs I Rabinovich  0-1261924USSR ChampionshipD00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. P Romanovsky vs Dus Chotimirsky  1-0561924USSR ChampionshipA09 Reti Opening
8. F Bohatirchuk vs I Rabinovich  1-0351924USSR ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
9. F Bohatirchuk vs S Von Freymann  1-0571924USSR ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
10. S Von Freymann vs I Rabinovich  0-1351924USSR ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
11. A Rabinovich vs N Grigoriev  1-0681924USSR ChampionshipA15 English
12. Nenarokov vs Levenfish  ½-½501924USSR ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
13. Y Vilner vs Nenarokov  0-1261924USSR ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
14. P Romanovsky vs A Rabinovich  1-0301924USSR ChampionshipA12 English with b3
15. S Rozental vs A Selezniev  0-1301924USSR ChampionshipC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
16. A Selezniev vs P Romanovsky  0-1591924USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. S Rozental vs P Romanovsky  0-1441924USSR ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
18. A Selezniev vs V Sozin  ½-½401924USSR ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. I Rabinovich vs Bogoljubov 0-1411924USSR ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Dus Chotimirsky vs Bogoljubov 0-1341924USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. V Sozin vs S Von Freymann 1-0271924USSR ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
22. Bogoljubov vs F Bohatirchuk  1-0281924USSR ChampionshipA81 Dutch
23. A A Smorodsky vs Bogoljubov 0-1441924USSR ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
24. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs V Sozin  ½-½451924USSR ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
25. S Von Freymann vs A A Smorodsky  1-0431924USSR ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
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