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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Syracuse Tournament

Samuel Reshevsky12/14(+10 -0 =4)[view games]
Reuben Fine8/12(+6 -2 =4)[view games]
Isaac Kashdan6.5/8(+5 -0 =3)[view games]
Arnold Denker4/9(+4 -5 =0)[view games]
Abraham Kupchik4/6(+3 -1 =2)[view games]
Arthur William Dake2.5/5(+2 -2 =1)[view games]
Anthony Santasiere2/5(+2 -3 =0)[view games]
Israel Albert Horowitz2/4(+2 -2 =0)[view games]
Jakob Adolf Seitz1.5/5(+1 -3 =1)[view games]
Fred Reinfeld1.5/4(+1 -2 =1)[view games]
Erling Tholfsen1/8(+1 -7 =0)[view games]
Jose Joaquin Araiza Munoz0/2(+0 -2 =0)[view games]
Herman Steiner0/3(+0 -3 =0)[view games]
Robert Elmer Martin0/1(+0 -1 =0)[view games]
Mario Monticelli0/4(+0 -4 =0)[view games]

Chessgames.com Historical Chess Event
Syracuse (1934)
The tournament, organized as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the New York State Chess Association, was played at the Hotel Onondaga in Syracuse, New York from August 13-25.

In general, the games were begun at 7:00 P.M. with adjournments scheduled for the next day. To fit 15 rounds into a 13 day schedule, extra afternoon rounds were added on August 15 and August 20. The time control was 36 moves in two hours, followed by 18 moves in one hour.

Originally the tournament contained 16 players, but Isador Samuel Turover withdrew after losing to Arthur Dake in round 1 and the game was cancelled.

Crosstable

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 1 Samuel Reshevsky X 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12.0 2 Isaac Kashdan X 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10.5 3 Arthur Dake 0 X 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 10.0 4 Reuben Fine X 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 10.0 5 Abraham Kupchik X 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9.5 6 Israel Albert Horowitz 0 0 0 1 1 X 0 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 7 Herman Steiner 0 0 X 1 1 0 1 1 1 8.0 8 Mario Monticelli 0 0 0 0 1 X 1 0 1 1 6.5 9 Fred Reinfeld 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 1 1 6.0 10 Anthony Santasiere 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 1 1 1 6.0 11 Arnold Denker 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 X 0 0 5.0 12 Jakob Adolf Seitz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 1 1 1 5.0 13 Jose Joaquin Araiza Munoz 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 4.5 14 Erving Tholfsen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1 3.0 15 Robert Elmer Martin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 0.5

Since only 45 of the 105 games from this tournament have been located, the following list of pairings and scores is provided to help in following the action. A game that is available will be indicated by an asterisk (*). If you know of any others, please leave a note on my forum.

Round 1 (Monday, August 13): Monticelli 1/2 Steiner; Reinfeld 0 Kupchik*; Denker 0 Santasiere*; Tholfsen 0 Horowitz; Fine 1 Seitz*; Kashdan 1 Araiza*; Martin 0 Reshevsky*; Dake: Bye (win over Turover cancelled)

Round 2 (Tuesday, August 14): Steiner 0 Reshevsky*; Araiza 1 Martin; Seitz 1/2 Kashdan*; Horowitz 1 Fine*; Santasiere 0 Dake*; Kupchik 1 Denker; Monticelli 1/2 Reinfeld; Tholfsen: Bye

Round 3 (Wednesday, August 15): Reinfeld 0 Steiner; Denker 1 Monticelli*; Dake 1/2 Kupchik; Tholfsen 0 Santasiere*; Kashdan 1 Horowitz*; Martin 0 Seitz; Reshevsky 1 Araiza*; Fine: Bye

Round 4 (Wednesday, August 15): Steiner 1/2 Araiza; Seitz 0 Reshevsky*; Horowitz 1 Martin; Santasiere 0 Fine*; Kupchik 1 Tholfsen*; Monticelli 0 Dake; Reinfeld 1 Denker*; Kashdan: Bye

Round 5 (Thursday, August 16): Denker 1 Steiner*; Dake 1 Reinfeld; Tholfsen 0 Monticelli; Fine 1/2 Kupchik*; Kashdan 1/2 Santasiere; Reshevsky 1 Horowitz*; Araiza 0 Seitz; Martin: Bye

Round 6 (Friday, August 17): Steiner 1 Seitz; Horowitz 1/2 Araiza; Santasiere 1 Martin; Kupchik 1/2 Kashdan; Monticelli 0 Fine*; Reinfeld 1/2 Tholfsen; Denker 1 Dake*; Reshevsky: Bye

Round 7 (Saturday, August 18): Dake 1/2 Steiner; Tholfsen 1 Denker*; Fine 1 Reinfeld*; Kashdan 1 Monticelli*; Martin 0 Kupchik; Reshevsky 1 Santasiere*; Seitz 0 Horowitz; Araiza Munoz: Bye

Round 8 (Sunday, August 19): Steiner 1/2 Horowitz ; Santasiere 1/2 Araiza; Kupchik 1/2 Reshevsky*; Monticelli 1 Martin; Reinfeld 0 Kashdan; Denker 1 Fine*; Dake 1 Tholfsen*; Seitz: Bye

Round 9 (Monday, August 20): Tholfsen 0 Steiner; Fine 1/2 Dake*; Kashdan 1 Denker*; Martin 0 Reinfeld; Reshevsky 1 Monticelli*; Araiza 0 Kupchik; Seitz 0 Santasiere; Horowitz: Bye

Round 10 (Monday, August 20): Santasiere 0 Horowitz; Kupchik 1 Seitz*; Monticelli 1/2 Araiza; Reinfeld 1/2 Reshevsky*; Denker 1/2 Martin; Dake 1/2 Kashdan; Tholfsen 0 Fine*; Steiner: Bye

Round 11 (Tuesday, August 21): Fine 1 Steiner*; Kashdan 1 Tholfsen*; Martin 0 Dake; Reshevsky 1 Denker*; Araiza 1/2 Reinfeld; Seitz 1/2 Monticelli; Horowitz 1 Kupchik*; Santasiere: Bye

Round 12 (Wednesday, August 22): Steiner 1 Santasiere; Monticelli 1 Horowitz; Reinfeld 1 Seitz; Denker 1/2 Araiza; Dake 0 Reshevsky*; Tholfsen 1 Martin; Fine 1/2 Kashdan*; Kupchik: Bye

Round 13 (Thursday, August 23): Kashdan 1/2 Steiner; Martin 0 Fine; Reshevsky 1 Tholfsen*; Araiza 0 Dake; Seitz 1 Denker; Horowitz 1/2 Reinfeld; Santasiere 1/2 Kupchik; Monticelli: Bye

Round 14 (Friday, August 24): Steiner 1/2 Kupchik; Monticelli 1 Santasiere; Denker 0 Horowitz; Dake 1 Seitz; Tholfsen 1/2 Araiza; Fine 1/2 Reshevsky*; Kashdan 1 Martin; Reinfeld: Bye

Round 15 (Saturday, August 25): Martin 0 Steiner; Reshevsky 1/2 Kashdan*; Araiza 0 Fine; Seitz 1 Tholfsen*; Horowitz 0 Dake; Santasiere 1/2 Reinfeld; Kupchik 1/2 Monticelli; Denker: Bye

Thanks to <Resignation Trap> and <Calli> for their help in finding these games. Although it's not complete, I hope this collection can serve as a starting point for further research.

Original collection: Game Collection: Syracuse 1934, by User: Phony Benoni

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R E Martin vs Reshevsky 0-148 1934 SyracuseE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
2. Denker vs Santasiere 0-136 1934 SyracuseA48 King's Indian
3. Kashdan vs J Araiza Munoz  1-046 1934 SyracuseC47 Four Knights
4. F Reinfeld vs Kupchik  0-137 1934 SyracuseB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
5. Fine vs J A Seitz 1-066 1934 SyracuseA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
6. I A Horowitz vs Fine 1-027 1934 SyracuseC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
7. J A Seitz vs Kashdan  ½-½57 1934 SyracuseC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
8. Santasiere vs Dake  0-142 1934 SyracuseA25 English
9. H Steiner vs Reshevsky  0-136 1934 SyracuseC11 French
10. Reshevsky vs J Araiza Munoz  1-034 1934 SyracuseE16 Queen's Indian
11. J A Seitz vs Reshevsky 0-132 1934 SyracuseD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Kupchik vs E Tholfsen  1-076 1934 SyracuseA15 English
13. F Reinfeld vs Denker 1-032 1934 SyracuseA04 Reti Opening
14. Kashdan vs I A Horowitz  1-041 1934 SyracuseD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Santasiere vs Fine  0-161 1934 SyracuseA12 English with b3
16. Denker vs M Monticelli  1-028 1934 SyracuseA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. E Tholfsen vs Santasiere  0-132 1934 SyracuseA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
18. Fine vs Kupchik  ½-½30 1934 SyracuseC11 French
19. Denker vs H Steiner 1-026 1934 SyracuseD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Reshevsky vs I A Horowitz 1-015 1934 SyracuseD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
21. Denker vs Dake 1-032 1934 SyracuseA82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
22. M Monticelli vs Fine 0-123 1934 SyracuseB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. Fine vs F Reinfeld 1-028 1934 SyracuseD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Kashdan vs M Monticelli 1-057 1934 SyracuseD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
25. E Tholfsen vs Denker  1-035 1934 SyracuseE60 King's Indian Defense
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