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Leningrad Championship Tournament

Mikhail Botvinnik10/11(+9 -0 =2)[games]
Vladimir Alatortsev7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Leonid Savitsky6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Vitaly Chekhover6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Grigory Abramovich Goldberg5/11(+4 -5 =2)[games]
Viacheslav Ragozin5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Georgy Lisitsin5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Abram Yakovlevich Model4.5/11(+4 -6 =1)[games]
Ilya Leontievich Rabinovich4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
Alexander S Budo4/11(+3 -6 =2)[games]
Grigory Miasoedov3/11(+2 -7 =2)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Leningrad Championship (1932)
A city championship might not sound very significant, but those in Moscow or Leningrad could be as strong as national championships in many countries. Perhaps some of these names might not be familiar:

Vladimir Alatortsev; Mikhail Botvinnik; Alexander S Budo; Vitaly Chekhover; Grigory Abramovich Goldberg; Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky; Georgy Lisitsin; Grigory Miasoedov; Abram Yakovlevich Model; Ilya Leontievich Rabinovich; Viacheslav Ragozin; Leonid Savitsky.

But eleven of the twelve players would compete in the finals of the USSR Championship, several contending for top prizes. Also, nine of the twelve players were under 25 years old, boding well for the future. The young group included reigning USSR champion Botvinnik, and he showed some extra class by winning his first six games while the rest of the field was busy beating up on each other. Alatortsev pulled away from the pack to finish second, but the rest of the field was bunched up; there was more distance between 1st and 3rd than between 3rd and 12th.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 01 Botvinnik * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10.0 02 Alatortsev 0 * 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 7.5 03 Ilyin-Zhenevsky 0 * 1 0 1 0 1 1 6.0 04 Savitsky 0 * 0 1 0 1 1 1 6.0 05 Chekhover 0 * 0 0 1 1 1 1 6.0 06 Goldberg 0 0 1 1 * 0 0 1 0 1 5.0 07 Ragozin 0 0 1 1 * 0 0 1 5.0 08 Lisitsin 0 0 1 0 0 1 * 1 5.0 09 Model 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 * 1 0 0 4.5 10 Rabinovich 0 0 1 0 0 0 * 1 4.0 11 Budo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 * 0 4.0 12 Miasoedov 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 * 3.0

Original collection: Game Collection: Leningrad Championship 1932, by User: Phony Benoni.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alatortsev vs Lisitsin 1-0721932Leningrad ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. I Rabinovich vs Ragozin  ½-½761932Leningrad ChampionshipA13 English
3. A Budo vs G Goldberg  1-0661932Leningrad ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs A Y Model 1-0311932Leningrad ChampionshipC08 French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed
5. Chekhover vs L Savitsky  ½-½311932Leningrad ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
6. Botvinnik vs G Miasoedov 1-0271932Leningrad ChampionshipE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
7. G Goldberg vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1221932Leningrad ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
8. Ragozin vs A Y Model 0-1301932Leningrad ChampionshipA95 Dutch, Stonewall
9. G Miasoedov vs Alatortsev  ½-½861932Leningrad ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Lisitsin vs Chekhover  0-1671932Leningrad ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
11. L Savitsky vs A Budo  1-0301932Leningrad ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. I Rabinovich vs Botvinnik 0-1611932Leningrad ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
13. Alatortsev vs I Rabinovich  1-0481932Leningrad ChampionshipD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
14. Chekhover vs G Miasoedov  1-0241932Leningrad ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs L Savitsky ½-½431932Leningrad ChampionshipC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. A Y Model vs G Goldberg  0-1251932Leningrad ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
17. Botvinnik vs Ragozin 1-0291932Leningrad ChampionshipE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
18. A Budo vs Lisitsin  ½-½501932Leningrad ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. L Savitsky vs A Y Model  0-1401932Leningrad ChampionshipA91 Dutch Defense
20. Ragozin vs G Goldberg 1-0621932Leningrad ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
21. I Rabinovich vs Chekhover  ½-½421932Leningrad ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. Lisitsin vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  1-0501932Leningrad ChampionshipA98 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with Qc2
23. G Miasoedov vs A Budo  1-0311932Leningrad ChampionshipB24 Sicilian, Closed
24. Botvinnik vs Alatortsev 1-0461932Leningrad ChampionshipD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. Chekhover vs Botvinnik 0-1341932Leningrad ChampionshipE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
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