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Zurich Tournament

Alexander Alekhine13/15(+12 -1 =2)[games]
Max Euwe12/15(+10 -1 =4)[games]
Salomon Flohr12/15(+9 -0 =6)[games]
Efim Bogoljubov11.5/15(+9 -1 =5)[games]
Emanuel Lasker10/15(+9 -4 =2)[games]
Aron Nimzowitsch9/15(+6 -3 =6)[games]
Ossip Bernstein9/15(+6 -3 =6)[games]
Gideon Stahlberg8/15(+5 -4 =6)[games]
Hans Johner7.5/15(+5 -5 =5)[games]
Walter Henneberger5.5/15(+5 -9 =1)[games]
Fritz Gygli5/15(+3 -8 =4)[games]
Stefano Rosselli del Turco4.5/15(+3 -9 =3)[games]
Henri Grob4/15(+2 -9 =4)[games]
Hans Mueller4/15(+3 -10 =2)[games]
Oskar Naegeli3/15(+1 -10 =4)[games]
Hermann Joss2/15(+0 -11 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Zurich (1934)

The 37th Swiss Championship, held in Zurich, Switzerland from July 14th to the 28th, 1934 (1) was an international tournament event. Many elite European masters, including then World Champion Alexander Alekhine, joined Switzerland's best for a round robin tournament. The participants were: from France, Alekhine and Ossip Bernstein; from Germany, former world champion Emanuel Lasker and Efim Bogoljubov; from Denmark, Aron Nimzowitsch; from the Netherlands, Max Euwe; from Czechoslovakia, Salomon Flohr; from Sweden, Gideon Ståhlberg; from Italy, Stefano Rosselli del Turco; and from Switzerland, Henri Grob, Fritz Gygli, Walter Henneberger, Hans Johner, Hermann Joss, Hans Mueller, and Oskar Naegeli. Alekhine reigned supreme over the field with an astounding 13/15! The world champion's only loss in the tournament was a prophetic one to Euwe, who would topple the world champion for the crown a year later.

Participants: http://sah.hr/forum/index.php?actio...

Zurich, Switzerland, 14-28 July 1934

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts 1 Alekhine * 0 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13 =2 Euwe 1 * ½ 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 12 =2 Flohr ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12 4 Bogoljubov ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11½ 5 Lasker 0 1 ½ 0 * 0 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 =6 Nimzowitsch 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 * ½ ½ 0 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 9 =6 Bernstein 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 9 8 Ståhlberg 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 * ½ 1 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 8 9 Johner 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ * 0 1 1 1 1 ½ ½ 7½ 10 Henneberger 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 1 * 0 0 1 0 1 1 5½ 11 Gygli 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 0 1 * ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 5 12 Rosselli del Turco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ * ½ 1 1 ½ 4½ =13 Grob 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 1 ½ * 0 ½ 1 4 =13 Mueller 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 1 * 0 1 4 15 Naegeli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 * ½ 3 16 Joss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ * 2

Reference: (1) http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Züri...

Original collection: Game Collection: Zurich 1934, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 2 of 5; games 26-50 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. H Johner vs Stahlberg ½-½661934ZurichC14 French, Classical
27. H Joss vs Euwe  0-1551934ZurichC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
28. Lasker vs F Gygli 1-0521934ZurichA14 English
29. H Mueller vs Grob  1-0631934ZurichD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
30. O Naegeli vs Flohr  0-1331934ZurichA84 Dutch
31. Nimzowitsch vs W Henneberger 0-1401934ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
32. S Rosselli del Turco vs O Bernstein  0-1521934ZurichD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
33. O Bernstein vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichC17 French, Winawer, Advance
34. Bogoljubov vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0271934ZurichD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
35. Euwe vs Alekhine 1-0531934ZurichD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
36. Flohr vs H Joss  1-0281934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
37. Grob vs O Naegeli  ½-½741934ZurichC53 Giuoco Piano
38. F Gygli vs H Mueller  ½-½571934ZurichC15 French, Winawer
39. W Henneberger vs H Johner 1-0721934ZurichC14 French, Classical
40. Stahlberg vs Lasker 1-0451934ZurichD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
41. Alekhine vs S Rosselli del Turco 1-0361934ZurichD05 Queen's Pawn Game
42. Euwe vs Flohr ½-½191934ZurichD94 Grunfeld
43. H Johner vs O Bernstein  ½-½411934ZurichC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
44. H Joss vs Grob  0-1631934ZurichE10 Queen's Pawn Game
45. Lasker vs W Henneberger 1-0411934ZurichE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
46. H Mueller vs Stahlberg ½-½321934ZurichD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
47. O Naegeli vs F Gygli  ½-½661934ZurichB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
48. Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov ½-½331934ZurichB50 Sicilian
49. O Bernstein vs Lasker 0-1441934ZurichC14 French, Classical
50. Bogoljubov vs H Johner  1-0241934ZurichE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-12  Conrad93: 11 losses and 4 draws? That's just sad.
May-14-14  RookFile: Where was Capa?
May-14-14  RedShield: Ducking Alekhine.
May-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Nearing the end of a three-year period in which he did not play, after his match with Euwe at the end of 1931, which came to an end with his participation at the Hastings event of 1934-35.

No idea whether he received an invitation to this tournament, although I am sure there are those who would be able to answer that question. In view of the poor relations between Alekhine and Capa following Buenos Aires, it would not be at all surprising to learn that Capablanca was not invited.

May-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: Flohr finished ahead of Bogo, Lasker and Nimzo!

Flohr is underrated, maybe

Oct-24-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <After the tournament, Lasker said: "Alekhine's attacking genius has no equal in the history of the game".>

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexa...

Source?

Oct-24-17  zanzibar: Apocryphal?

<(cur | prev) 08:29, 23 November 2007‎ Gabodon (talk | contribs)‎ m . . (32,564 bytes) (+105)‎ . . (→‎Notable chess games: Added a comment by Emanuel Lasker.) (undo)>

Ask Gabodon.

Oct-24-17  zanzibar: Looking at <AZquote> I only found this Lasker quote mentioning genius:

<I have known many chess players, but among them there has been only one genius - Capablanca!

Emanuel Lasker>

Of course <AZquote> doesn't mention sources.

Oct-06-18  goser: Despite the loss to Euwe, Zurich 1934 should be listed among Alekhine's greatest tournament achievements alongside with San Remo and Bled: 12 wins in 15 games of such a strong tournament was an impressive achievement!

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