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Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE Championship Match

Efim Bogoljubov5.5/10(+3 -2 =5)[games]
Max Euwe4.5/10(+2 -3 =5)[games]

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Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE Championship (1928)

Played in Amsterdam, The Hague, and Scheveningen, The Netherlands, from April 4 - May 5. This was the first match for the title of FIDE Champion; the Bogoljubov - Euwe: Second FIDE Championship (1928) was their next match.

To prepare for this match, Euwe defeated Edgar Colle in a training match by the score of 5.5 - 0.5.

Bogoljubov = = 0 1 = 0 1 1 = = 5.5 Euwe = = 1 0 = 1 0 0 = = 4.5

Based on an original collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 1; 10 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bogoljubov vs Euwe  ½-½411928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
2. Euwe vs Bogoljubov  ½-½571928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
3. Bogoljubov vs Euwe 0-1361928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
4. Euwe vs Bogoljubov 0-1451928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Bogoljubov vs Euwe  ½-½411928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. Euwe vs Bogoljubov 1-0521928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
7. Bogoljubov vs Euwe 1-0361928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
8. Euwe vs Bogoljubov 0-1671928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Bogoljubov vs Euwe  ½-½321928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Euwe vs Bogoljubov  ½-½411928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-04-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: It looks like FIDE did hold championship matches before 1948.
Aug-04-13  Karpova: More information: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

This was not a FIDE <World> Championship match!

Aug-04-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Yes I know. Bogoljubov didn't challenge Alekhine until the following year and Euwe didn't make it until 1935.
Aug-04-13  Karpova: According to page 298 of the 1928 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung', Bogoljubov challenged Alekhine for a WC match in 1929 directly after winning Bad Kissingen (1928).
Aug-04-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: In 1929 EB was a credible challenger for the title. He had won the very strong Tournament at Moscow in 1925, and had won Bad Kissingen. Also, after the wall Street Crash who would finance an unlimited match against JRC? That match might have lasted 50 games with 48 qgds.
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