chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

🏆
TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Noordwijk Tournament

Erich Eliskases7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Paul Keres6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Vasja Pirc5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Max Euwe5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Efim Bogoljubov4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Salo Landau4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
George Alan Thomas4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Paul Felix Schmidt2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Rudolf Spielmann2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Savielly Tartakower2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
*

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Noordwijk (1938)

Apparently spurred by the Zandvoort (1936) tournament, the seaside resort Noordwijk had its own international tournament in 1938, organised by the Daniel Noteboom Chess Club. The main sponsor (and also the playing site) was Rembrandt Hotel, high on a dune overlooking the North Sea. Games started at 5.30 p.m., to enable the amateur Dr. Euwe to finish his classes in Amsterdam before driving to Noordwijk to match his strength with the old (Bogoljubov, Tartakower, Spielmann) and new (Eliskases, Keres, Pirc) masters.

Picture: https://3.bp.blogspot.com/_k2854X9e...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Eliskases * 1 1 1 1 1 1 7 2 Keres * 1 1 1 1 6 3 Pirc * 1 0 1 1 5 4 Euwe 0 0 * 1 1 1 5 =5 Bogoljubov 0 * 1 4 =5 Landau 0 0 * 1 1 4 7 Thomas 0 0 * 1 4 =8 Schmidt 0 0 1 0 * 0 0 2 =8 Spielmann 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 2 =8 Tartakower 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 2

Original collection: Game Collection: Noordwijk 1938, by User: sneaky pete.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P F Schmidt vs Euwe  ½-½311938NoordwijkD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
2. S Landau vs Tartakower  ½-½401938NoordwijkD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
3. G A Thomas vs Pirc  ½-½301938NoordwijkE15 Queen's Indian
4. E Eliskases vs Spielmann 1-0621938NoordwijkD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
5. Keres vs Bogoljubov  ½-½411938NoordwijkE07 Catalan, Closed
6. Spielmann vs P F Schmidt 1-0251938NoordwijkC11 French
7. Keres vs S Landau 1-0731938NoordwijkB54 Sicilian
8. Bogoljubov vs Euwe  ½-½411938NoordwijkE14 Queen's Indian
9. Pirc vs E Eliskases  ½-½301938NoordwijkC07 French, Tarrasch
10. Tartakower vs G A Thomas  0-1451938NoordwijkB72 Sicilian, Dragon
11. P F Schmidt vs Pirc  1-0311938NoordwijkD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
12. E Eliskases vs Tartakower 1-0401938NoordwijkD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
13. S Landau vs Bogoljubov  ½-½631938NoordwijkD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
14. Euwe vs Spielmann  1-0491938NoordwijkD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
15. G A Thomas vs Keres  ½-½421938NoordwijkB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
16. Bogoljubov vs Spielmann  ½-½551938NoordwijkD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Tartakower vs P F Schmidt 1-0541938NoordwijkD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. S Landau vs G A Thomas  ½-½301938NoordwijkD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Pirc vs Euwe  ½-½301938NoordwijkD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Keres vs E Eliskases ½-½571938NoordwijkC07 French, Tarrasch
21. Euwe vs Tartakower 1-0341938NoordwijkD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
22. G A Thomas vs Bogoljubov  ½-½691938NoordwijkD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
23. E Eliskases vs S Landau 1-0421938NoordwijkD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
24. P F Schmidt vs Keres  0-1701938NoordwijkE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
25. Spielmann vs Pirc 0-1281938NoordwijkC59 Two Knights
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: This had to be one of the worst tournaments of Tartakower's life.
May-01-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Yet another Tartakower-at-the-seaside tournament.
Aug-31-16  diagonal: http://www.maxeuwe.nl/dutchbase/gam...: Eliskases first above Keres, Pirc and Euwe. An excellent win for Eliskases, his career seemed aimed for the very top. But WWII stranded him, taking away maybe his best years.

Noordwijk has been played <in June 1938>, the all-time famous AVRO has been played later that year, <in November 1938>, Eliskases was not invited, the retrospective chessmetrics rating by Sonas shows virtually, how close ranked Erich Eliskases was: on position 9 of the world, well, AVRO invited eight players, the eight best of that time: http://chessmetrics.com/cm/CM2/Sing...

Nov-26-18  ughaibu: Diagonal: That's an interesting snapshot of history. World number fifteen Guimard. Who?

Anyway, the database only includes one win for Guimard in 1938, so finding his best game for the period seems, on the face of it, to be easy. Here it is: E Rotunno vs Guimard, 1938

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC