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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Vienna Tournament

Savielly Tartakower9/11(+7 -0 =4)[games]
Richard Reti8.5/11(+6 -0 =5)[games]
Rudolf Spielmann7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Ernst Gruenfeld7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Lajos Steiner7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
Albert Becker6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Karel Opocensky6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Sandor Takacs5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Siegfried Reginald Wolf3/11(+1 -6 =4)[games]
F Fischer3/11(+1 -6 =4)[games]
J von Patay2/11(+0 -7 =4)[games]
Theodor Gruber1.5/11(+0 -8 =3)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Vienna (1923)
The 1st Carl Schlechter Memorial Chess Tournament was held in his home city of Vienna, Austria. Twelve masters, including longtime Viennese players Savielly Tartakower and Rudolf Spielmann, were invited to participate. Tartakower took first place, undefeated, employing Schlechter's own 1. e4 in each of his games as white in memory of the world champion challenger.

Vienna, Austria, 16 November - 4 December 1923

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 Pts 1 Tartakower * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9.0 2 Reti * 1 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 3 Spielmann 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 7.5 4 Gruenfeld 0 * 1 1 1 1 7.0 5 Steiner 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 1 7.0 6 Becker 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 6.5 7 Opocensky 0 0 * 1 1 1 6.0 8 Takacs 0 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 5.0 9 Wolf 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1 3.0 10 Fischer 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1 3.0 11 Von Patay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 2.0 12 Gruber 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1.5

Thanks go to <sneaky pete> for help putting the finishing touches on this collection.

Original collection: Game Collection: Vienna 1923, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Steiner vs Reti  ½-½421923ViennaB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
2. Opocensky vs Tartakower  0-1541923ViennaD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Spielmann vs Gruenfeld  ½-½201923ViennaC77 Ruy Lopez
4. T Gruber vs F Fischer  ½-½261923ViennaA14 English
5. J Von Patay vs A Becker  ½-½541923ViennaA48 King's Indian
6. S R Wolf vs S Takacs  0-1621923ViennaB20 Sicilian
7. S Takacs vs Gruenfeld  ½-½461923ViennaA20 English
8. Tartakower vs J Von Patay  1-0511923ViennaB23 Sicilian, Closed
9. F Fischer vs L Steiner 0-1451923ViennaE12 Queen's Indian
10. Reti vs Opocensky  ½-½391923ViennaA15 English
11. A Becker vs Spielmann  ½-½281923ViennaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. S R Wolf vs T Gruber  1-0661923ViennaB02 Alekhine's Defense
13. Spielmann vs Tartakower  ½-½361923ViennaB41 Sicilian, Kan
14. Gruenfeld vs A Becker  ½-½271923ViennaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. T Gruber vs S Takacs  0-1461923ViennaA12 English with b3
16. L Steiner vs S R Wolf  1-0711923ViennaC66 Ruy Lopez
17. Opocensky vs F Fischer  1-0581923ViennaA15 English
18. J Von Patay vs Reti 0-1371923ViennaD85 Grunfeld
19. Tartakower vs Gruenfeld 1-0321923ViennaC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
20. Reti vs Spielmann 1-0581923ViennaA13 English
21. S R Wolf vs Opocensky  ½-½411923ViennaB12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. S Takacs vs A Becker  0-1361923ViennaA12 English with b3
23. F Fischer vs J Von Patay 1-0501923ViennaD02 Queen's Pawn Game
24. T Gruber vs L Steiner  0-1371923ViennaC50 Giuoco Piano
25. Opocensky vs T Gruber  1-0411923ViennaC48 Four Knights
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-13  Karpova: Karl-Schlechter-Memorial Tournament 1923

Opening Ceremony on November 15, 1923. Welcoming speeches by Hanacek (from the "Arbeiterschachklub" in the Cafe "Universale" in the Burggasse, the Chess Club hosting the event), Professor Dr. Krejcik (Chairman of the Austrian Chess Federation) and Heuecker from the Berlin Chess Federation.

From page 292 of the November 1923 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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