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Hastings 1926/27 Tournament

Savielly Tartakower7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Edgar Colle6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Fred Dewhirst Yates5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
George Marshall Norman5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Richard Reti5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Edward G Sergeant4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Alfred Teller4/9(+3 -4 =2)[games]
Victor Berger4/9(+4 -5 =0)[games]
George Alan Thomas3/9(+2 -5 =2)[games]
Reginald Pryce Michell1/9(+1 -8 =0)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Hastings 1926/27
The seventh annual Hastings Chess Congress met at the end of the year of 1926 to conduct a round robin tournament. Ten players were invited to compete, including Savielly Tartakower, Richard Réti, Edgar Colle, George Alan Thomas, Frederick D Yates, George Marshall Norman, Edward G Sergeant, Reginald Pryce Michell, Victor Berger, and Alfred Teller.

Hastings, England, 28 December 1926 - 6 January 19271

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Pts 1 Tartakower * = 0 = 1 1 1 1 1 1 7.0 2 Colle = * 1 1 0 = = 1 = 1 6.0 3 Yates 1 0 * 0 1 = 1 1 0 1 5.5 4 Norman = 0 1 * = 0 0 1 1 1 5.0 5 Réti 0 1 0 = * = 0 1 1 1 5.0 6 Sergeant 0 = = 1 = * 1 0 0 1 4.5 7 Teller 0 = 0 1 1 0 * 0 = 1 4.0 8 Berger 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 * 1 1 4.0 9 Thomas 0 = 1 0 0 1 = 0 * 0 3.0 10 Michell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1.0

This collection would not have been possible without <refutor>, who has my eternal gratitude.

Hastings (1925/26) and Hastings (1927/28) were the previous and next annual tournaments in this city.

1 Battles of Hastings (R. Cload, 1991), p. 124; Rounds and game dates from Saunders, <Britbase> download link:

Original collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1926/27, by User: suenteus po 147.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G A Thomas vs R P Michell  0-1341926Hastings 1926/27A28 English
2. A Teller vs Colle  ½-½411926Hastings 1926/27E12 Queen's Indian
3. Tartakower vs E G Sergeant 1-0241926Hastings 1926/27C47 Four Knights
4. G Norman vs Yates  1-0881926Hastings 1926/27E10 Queen's Pawn Game
5. V Berger vs Reti  0-1281926Hastings 1926/27E73 King's Indian
6. Yates vs V Berger  1-0291926Hastings 1926/27B83 Sicilian
7. Reti vs G A Thomas  1-0841926Hastings 1926/27A09 Reti Opening
8. G Norman vs E G Sergeant  0-1221926Hastings 1926/27E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. R P Michell vs A Teller  0-1691926Hastings 1926/27C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
10. Colle vs Tartakower  ½-½381926Hastings 1926/27A82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
11. E G Sergeant vs Colle ½-½341926Hastings 1926/27B03 Alekhine's Defense
12. Tartakower vs R P Michell 1-0551926Hastings 1926/27C47 Four Knights
13. V Berger vs G Norman  0-1401926Hastings 1926/27A52 Budapest Gambit
14. G A Thomas vs Yates 1-0521926Hastings 1926/27A04 Reti Opening
15. A Teller vs Reti 1-0571926Hastings 1926/27D74 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O
16. R P Michell vs E G Sergeant  0-1281926Hastings 1926/27D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
17. V Berger vs G A Thomas 1-0211926Hastings 1926/27D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Colle vs G Norman 1-0201926Hastings 1926/27D05 Queen's Pawn Game
19. Yates vs A Teller  1-0321926Hastings 1926/27B32 Sicilian
20. Reti vs Tartakower 0-1451926Hastings 1926/27D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. A Teller vs V Berger  0-1481927Hastings 1926/27D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Tartakower vs Yates  0-1781927Hastings 1926/27C01 French, Exchange
23. E G Sergeant vs Reti  ½-½381927Hastings 1926/27B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
24. G Norman vs G A Thomas  1-0551927Hastings 1926/27D57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
25. Colle vs R P Michell 1-0611927Hastings 1926/27D05 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  julillo: Aparently the crosstable is wrong, it seems that Tartakower won Reti
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  WCC Editing Project:

<julillo> Thanks very much for pointing out that error.

<Paint My Dragon> has provided the proper information on the crosstable, which should be correct now?

If you find future errors in the database, this is a good place to let us know about it, because you might get prompt service with corrections:

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May-21-15  Howard: Hmmm...this seems to be one of the relatively few tournaments where Yates finished in the top three !
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