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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Budapest Tournament

Jose Raul Capablanca10.5/13(+8 -0 =5)[games]
Akiba Rubinstein9.5/13(+7 -1 =5)[games]
Savielly Tartakower8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
George Alan Thomas7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Arpad Vajda7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Endre Steiner7/13(+6 -5 =2)[games]
Edgar Colle6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Kornel Havasi6.5/13(+5 -5 =3)[games]
David Przepiorka6/13(+4 -5 =4)[games]
Mario Monticelli5.5/13(+3 -5 =5)[games]
Esteban Canal5.5/13(+2 -4 =7)[games]
Johannes Hendrik Otto van den Bosch4.5/13(+3 -7 =3)[games]
Alfred Brinckmann4/13(+3 -8 =2)[games]
Ladislav Prokes2.5/13(+1 -9 =3)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Budapest (1929)

In 1839, Jozsef Szen founded the Budapest Chess Club (Pesti Sakk-kor), and 90 years later this was celebrated with a memorial tournament, as a follow-up of Budapest (1928). As the year before, former World Champion (1921-1927) Capablanca won without losing a single game. Prize monies were 1500, 1200, 900, 750, 500, 400 and 300 Pengö (so that Thomas and Vajda each received 750 + 500 = 1250/2 = 625 Pengö). A beauty prize went to Steiner for E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929. The tournament was led by the 'retiring' Geza Maroczy, and a summary in Wiener Schach-Zeitung Nr. 18 (Sept. 1929) pp. 273-276 can be found online at http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/a... (in German).

The tournament's Round 5 coincided with Game 1 of the Alekhine - Bogoljubov World Championship Match (1929), and this took some attention away from it.

Budapest, Hungary, 1-16 September 1929

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 Pts 1 Capablanca * ˝ ˝ 1 ˝ 1 1 1 ˝ 1 ˝ 1 1 1 10˝ 2 Rubinstein ˝ * ˝ ˝ 1 1 0 1 ˝ ˝ 1 1 1 1 9˝ 3 Tartakower ˝ ˝ * 0 ˝ 0 ˝ 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 =4 Vajda 0 ˝ 1 * 0 1 1 ˝ ˝ ˝ ˝ 1 ˝ ˝ 7˝ =4 Thomas ˝ 0 ˝ 1 * 1 0 0 1 1 ˝ 0 1 1 7˝ 6 Steiner 0 0 1 0 0 * ˝ 1 0 1 1 1 1 ˝ 7 =7 Colle 0 1 ˝ 0 1 ˝ * ˝ 0 ˝ 1 0 ˝ 1 6˝ =7 Havasi 0 0 1 ˝ 1 0 ˝ * 0 0 1 ˝ 1 1 6˝ 9 Przepiorka ˝ ˝ 0 ˝ 0 1 1 1 * ˝ 0 0 0 1 6 =10 Canal 0 ˝ 0 ˝ 0 0 ˝ 1 ˝ * ˝ ˝ 1 ˝ 5˝ =10 Monticelli ˝ 0 0 ˝ ˝ 0 0 0 1 ˝ * ˝ 1 1 5˝ 12 Bosch 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 ˝ 1 ˝ ˝ * 0 0 4˝ 13 Brinckmann 0 0 0 ˝ 0 0 ˝ 0 1 0 0 1 * 1 4 14 Prokes 0 0 0 ˝ 0 ˝ 0 0 0 ˝ 0 1 0 * 2˝

Tournament book: Budapest székesfőváros nemzetközi sakkversenye Szén József emlékére, 1929, Abonyi István, Przepiorka D. és Tinsley E. S. bevezetéseivel by Geza Maroczy and Savielly Tartakower (Magyar sakkvilág, Kecskemét 1930, 136 pp.). Transl.: Das Internationale Szén-Memorialturnier zu Budapest 1929 by Tartakower (Magyar Sakkvilág 1930, 108 pp.). There is also Das internationale Szén-Memorialturnier zu Budapest 1929 /​ in Bulletinform zusammengestellt by Hermann Zapf (Köln 1972).

Round numbers and dates are mainly based on reports in New York Evening Post (by Horace Ransom Bigelow), two reports in Brooklyn Daily Eagle (by Hermann Helms), and a report (for rounds 1 and 2) in The Western Daily Press.

Original collection: Game Collection: Budapest 1929 by User: Tabanus.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Rubinstein vs Przepiorka  ½-½331929BudapestE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
2. Tartakower vs M Monticelli 1-0261929BudapestC50 Giuoco Piano
3. A Brinckmann vs E Canal  0-1611929BudapestB23 Sicilian, Closed
4. J van den Bosch vs Capablanca 0-1331929BudapestB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
5. G A Thomas vs K Havasi  0-1231929BudapestD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. E Steiner vs Prokes  ½-½441929BudapestA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
7. A Vajda vs Colle  1-0361929BudapestB02 Alekhine's Defense
8. Przepiorka vs E Canal  ½-½721929BudapestA50 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Rubinstein vs E Steiner 1-0331929BudapestE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
10. Prokes vs Tartakower 0-1621929BudapestC10 French
11. K Havasi vs A Vajda  ½-½261929BudapestE16 Queen's Indian
12. M Monticelli vs G A Thomas  ½-½351929BudapestE16 Queen's Indian
13. Colle vs J van den Bosch  0-1521929BudapestD04 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Capablanca vs A Brinckmann 1-0291929BudapestD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. A Vajda vs M Monticelli  ½-½441929BudapestA13 English
16. J van den Bosch vs K Havasi  ½-½561929BudapestD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. G A Thomas vs Prokes 1-0541929BudapestC11 French
18. E Steiner vs Przepiorka  0-1901929BudapestC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
19. E Canal vs Capablanca 0-1571929BudapestE16 Queen's Indian
20. A Brinckmann vs Colle  ½-½331929BudapestB02 Alekhine's Defense
21. Tartakower vs Rubinstein  ½-½191929BudapestC50 Giuoco Piano
22. Rubinstein vs G A Thomas  1-0331929BudapestE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
23. K Havasi vs A Brinckmann  1-0201929BudapestD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Prokes vs A Vajda  ½-½601929BudapestA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. E Steiner vs Tartakower 1-0341929BudapestC00 French Defense
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
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