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🏆 Vienna (1908)

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Held from March 23-April 17, 1908, this and the ... [more]

Player: Geza Maroczy

 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Maroczy vs Swiderski 1-0201908ViennaC49 Four Knights
2. Spielmann vs Maroczy  ½-½301908ViennaC14 French, Classical
3. Maroczy vs Salwe  1-0621908ViennaC78 Ruy Lopez
4. Reti vs Maroczy 0-1541908ViennaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. Maroczy vs J Perlis ½-½221908ViennaC53 Giuoco Piano
6. Rubinstein vs Maroczy  ½-½291908ViennaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Maroczy vs P F Johner 1-0301908ViennaC49 Four Knights
8. Alapin vs Maroczy  0-1551908ViennaC11 French
9. Maroczy vs E Cohn  ½-½641908ViennaC10 French
10. Marshall vs Maroczy ½-½381908ViennaD00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Maroczy vs Von Bardeleben 1-0261908ViennaC10 French
12. Maroczy vs J N Berger 0-1221908ViennaC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. Teichmann vs Maroczy  ½-½181908ViennaD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Maroczy vs Schlechter  ½-½251908ViennaC46 Three Knights
15. Duras vs Maroczy 0-1551908ViennaC77 Ruy Lopez
16. Maroczy vs J Mieses 1-0421908ViennaB01 Scandinavian
17. H Suechting vs Maroczy 0-1231908ViennaC77 Ruy Lopez
18. Maroczy vs Tartakower 1-0361908ViennaC02 French, Advance
19. Leonhardt vs Maroczy  ½-½261908ViennaC01 French, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Réti was a 19-year-old but he was annihilated like a non-talented 12-year-old.

Sixteen crushing rapid counterplayless losses and three dishonorable draws....

It makes you want to puke.

Apr-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <offramp: Réti was a 19-year-old but he was annihilated like a non-talented 12-year-old.

Sixteen crushing rapid counterplayless losses and three dishonorable draws....

It makes you want to puke.>

If only the gormless twit had given up chess on the spot.

Apr-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Sixteen losses would have been hard to bear. It's great that he didn't loose heart and just give up playing. Chess history would have been very different if he had.
Jul-20-14  Karpova: Brilliancy Prizes:

Jury: Hugo Fähndrich and Victor Tietz

1st Brilliancy Prize (300 Kronen): Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908

2nd Brilliancy Prize (200 Kronen): Salwe vs Marshall, 1908

Source: 'Wiener Schachzeitung', July-August 1908, p. 199

Jul-20-14  waustad: Does anybody know if they used some sort of tiebreaks or if they considered it a 3-way tie for first?
Jul-21-14  Karpova: <waustad>

In the final report, no tie-break system is mentioned. The prize money for the first three places was summated, then divided by three and shared among the winners.

The prize money was:

1st-3rd: Duras, Maroczy and Schlechter received (4,000 + 3,500 + 3,000)/3 Kronen, i. e 3,500 Kronen each (there is a mistake as it says 400 Kronen, but this can't be correct).

4th: Rubinstein received 2,000 Kronen

5th: Teichmann received 1,200 Kronen

6th: Spielmann received 800 Kronen

7th and 8th: Perlis and Tartakower shared (600 + 400)/2 Kronen

9th and 10th: Leonhardt, Marshall and Mieses shared 600 Kronen.

The rest got a consolation prize of 100 Kronen each.

Source: 'Wiener Schachzeitung', March-April 1908, p. 66

Feb-06-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Two brilliancy prizes were donated by Baron Albert de Rothschild. The first prize of 300 crowns was awarded to Rubinstein for his victory over Duras; and the second prize of 200 crowns was awarded to Marshall for his victoty over Mieses.

Source: <American Chess Bulletin> August 1908>, pg. 169.

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