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Hastings 1946/47 Tournament

Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander7.5/9(+7 -1 =1)[games]
Savielly Tartakower6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Gudmundur S Gudmundsson6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Daniel Abraham Yanofsky5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Gerald Abrahams4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Harry Golombek4/9(+2 -3 =4)[games]
Maurice Raizman3/9(+2 -5 =2)[games]
James Macrae Aitken3/9(+3 -6 =0)[games]
Gabriel Wood2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Lodewijk Prins2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1946/47

The 22nd Hastings Christmas Congress, held December 30, 1946 through January 8, 1947 marked a return to the traditional 10-player tournament of about half British players and half foreign masters. This year's contingent included:

Gerald Abrahams, James Macrae Aitken, Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, Harry Golombek, Gudmundur S Gudmundsson, Lodewijk Prins, Maurice Raizman, Savielly Tartakower, Gabriel Wood, Daniel Abraham Yanofsky.

What wasn't traditional was that a British player won, as Alexander blew away the opposition and clinched first place before a last round loss to Tartakower. Admittedly this was hardly a powerful contingent, but Alexander proved capable of more than holding his own in several stronger Hastings Congresses.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Pts 1 Alexander * 0 1 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 7.5 2 Tartakower 1 * = = 1 = 0 1 1 1 6.5 3 Gudmundsson 0 = * = = 1 1 1 = 1 6.0 4 Yanofsky 0 = = * = 1 1 1 = = 5.5 5 Abrahams 0 0 = = * = 1 1 0 1 4.5 6 Golombek = = 0 0 = * = 1 1 0 4.0 7 Raizman 0 1 0 0 0 = * 0 = 1 3.0 8 Aitken 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 1 3.0 9 Wood 0 0 = = 1 0 = 0 * 0 2.5 10 Prins 0 0 0 = 0 1 0 0 1 * 2.5

Hastings (1945/46) was the previous annual event of this city.

Original collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1946/47, by User: Phony Benoni.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Yanofsky vs Tartakower  ½-½671946Hastings 1946/47B56 Sicilian
2. M Raizman vs G S Gudmundsson  0-1531946Hastings 1946/47D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
3. Prins vs Aitken  0-1341946Hastings 1946/47B54 Sicilian
4. C H Alexander vs G Wood  1-0301946Hastings 1946/47A07 King's Indian Attack
5. G Abrahams vs Golombek  ½-½401946Hastings 1946/47A15 English
6. Aitken vs C H Alexander  0-1631946Hastings 1946/47C53 Giuoco Piano
7. G Wood vs Yanofsky ½-½291946Hastings 1946/47D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
8. G S Gudmundsson vs Prins 1-0501946Hastings 1946/47A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
9. Golombek vs M Raizman  ½-½401946Hastings 1946/47A34 English, Symmetrical
10. G Abrahams vs Tartakower 0-1301946Hastings 1946/47D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Prins vs Golombek  1-0751947Hastings 1946/47B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
12. C H Alexander vs G S Gudmundsson  1-0271947Hastings 1946/47C13 French
13. M Raizman vs G Abrahams  0-1511947Hastings 1946/47E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
14. Yanofsky vs Aitken 1-0301947Hastings 1946/47B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. Tartakower vs G Wood 1-0311947Hastings 1946/47C45 Scotch Game
16. G Wood vs G Abrahams  1-0401947Hastings 1946/47D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. M Raizman vs Prins  1-0401947Hastings 1946/47A16 English
18. G S Gudmundsson vs Yanofsky  ½-½381947Hastings 1946/47D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
19. Golombek vs C H Alexander  ½-½341947Hastings 1946/47D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Aitken vs Tartakower  0-1351947Hastings 1946/47B50 Sicilian
21. Yanofsky vs Golombek  1-0601947Hastings 1946/47B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
22. G Wood vs Aitken  0-1281947Hastings 1946/47D55 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Tartakower vs G S Gudmundsson  ½-½391947Hastings 1946/47C07 French, Tarrasch
24. C H Alexander vs M Raizman  1-0461947Hastings 1946/47B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. G Abrahams vs Prins  1-0521947Hastings 1946/47D93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-21-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  sachistu: The player listed as G H Gudmundsson is actually Gudmunder S. Gudmundsson. See BCM 1947, p.37. I will submit a correction slip.
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