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🏆 Vienna (1908)

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

Player: Erich Cohn

 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Cohn vs Salwe 0-1241908ViennaC49 Four Knights
2. Reti vs E Cohn  0-1491908ViennaC49 Four Knights
3. E Cohn vs J Perlis  0-1561908ViennaD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
4. Rubinstein vs E Cohn 1-0641908ViennaD00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. E Cohn vs P F Johner  0-1731908ViennaC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
6. Alapin vs E Cohn 0-1611908ViennaC77 Ruy Lopez
7. E Cohn vs Von Bardeleben ½-½531908ViennaC87 Ruy Lopez
8. E Cohn vs Marshall 0-1351908ViennaC10 French
9. Maroczy vs E Cohn  ½-½641908ViennaC10 French
10. E Cohn vs J N Berger  0-1551908ViennaC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
11. Teichmann vs E Cohn 1-0311908ViennaC49 Four Knights
12. E Cohn vs Schlechter ½-½641908ViennaC88 Ruy Lopez
13. Duras vs E Cohn  1-0311908ViennaC01 French, Exchange
14. E Cohn vs J Mieses  1-0341908ViennaD05 Queen's Pawn Game
15. H Suechting vs E Cohn  ½-½221908ViennaC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
16. E Cohn vs Tartakower  0-1541908ViennaC13 French
17. Leonhardt vs E Cohn  0-1551908ViennaC10 French
18. E Cohn vs Swiderski  0-1621908ViennaC11 French
19. Spielmann vs E Cohn  1-0281908ViennaD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
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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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