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Isador Samuel Turover
  
Number of games in database: 28
Years covered: 1915 to 1944
Overall record: +8 -12 =8 (42.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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ISADOR SAMUEL TUROVER
(born Jul-08-1892, died Oct-16-1978, 86 years old) Poland (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Isador Samuel Turover was born July 8, 1892, in Warsaw, Poland, and lived in Belgium before emigrating to the United States. He won the championship of Baltimore in 1918-1921 and that of Washington D.C. in 1921. Turover participated in several major U.S. tournaments of the 1920s and 1930s, his best finish being =3rd at Bradley Beach, 1929.

However, Turover was best known as a generous patron of the game. He ran a successful lumber business in the Washington area, which allowed him to travel the world visiting tournaments and offering brilliancy prizes. This activity ranged from San Remo 1930 to endowing the World Brilliancy Prize in 1974. He also sponsored the participation of Robert James Fischer at the Stockholm Interzonal (1962) tournament.

source: Wikipedia article: Isador Samuel Turover


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I S Turover vs S T Sharp  0-1301915Pennsylvania st chC27 Vienna Game
2. I S Turover vs M D Hago  0-14919218th American Chess CongressD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. Janowski vs I S Turover  1-04219218th American Chess CongressD00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. I S Turover vs V Sournin  ½-½3419218th American Chess CongressD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
5. I S Turover vs O Tenner  1-03819282nd NCF CongressA47 Queen's Indian
6. Kupchik vs I S Turover  1-04019282nd NCF CongressC26 Vienna
7. I S Turover vs S Mlotkowski  ½-½5119282nd NCF CongressC70 Ruy Lopez
8. Alekhine vs I S Turover 1-0801929Bradley BeachA12 English with b3
9. I S Turover vs H R Bigelow  1-0421929Bradley BeachD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. H Steiner vs I S Turover  0-1421929Bradley BeachD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. I S Turover vs L Steiner  ½-½421929Bradley BeachD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. I S Turover vs Kupchik ½-½461929Bradley BeachE12 Queen's Indian
13. R Cintron vs I S Turover  0-1301929Bradley BeachB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
14. Kevitz vs I S Turover  1-0251929Bradley BeachD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
15. I S Turover vs Marshall  1-0541929Bradley BeachD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. M Fox vs I S Turover  ½-½481929Bradley BeachC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
17. I S Turover vs Kashdan  ½-½651931New YorkD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. I A Horowitz vs I S Turover  1-0371931New York InternationalD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. I S Turover vs Kevitz  ½-½441931New York InternationalE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
20. I S Turover vs Ed. Lasker  1-0301931New York InternationalD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
21. M Fox vs I S Turover  1-0451931New York InternationalE60 King's Indian Defense
22. I S Turover vs Marshall  ½-½611931Masters TournamentD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Dake vs I S Turover  0-1401931New York InternationalC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
24. I S Turover vs Kupchik  0-1611931New York InternationalE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
25. Santasiere vs I S Turover  0-1401931New York InternationalA12 English with b3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-29-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Turover was also a member of the Rice Chess Club in New York, and in 1918 won the Washington DC city championship.
Jan-15-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Turover won the 1918 Washington DC city championship at the Capital City Chess Club. He and FB Walker tied for first with a 6-1 score, but Turover won the play-off.
Feb-04-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Turover was also the "second" for Bobby Fischer at the 1962 Stockholm Interzonal. When Fischer slept in and did not arrive in time for the pre-tournament drawing of lots, Turover substituted for him.
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