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Vienna (1904/05) Tournament

Geza Maroczy12/15(+10 -1 =4)[games]
Carl Schlechter11.5/14(+9 -0 =5)[games]
Augustin Neumann9/16(+6 -4 =6)[games]
Julius Perlis8/15(+5 -4 =6)[games]
Heinrich Wolf7/15(+5 -6 =4)[games]
Leopold Loewy, Sr.6.5/16(+4 -7 =5)[games]
Georg Marco6/14(+3 -5 =6)[games]
Adolf Albin5/15(+1 -6 =8)[games]
Leopold Loewy, Jr.3/14(+1 -9 =4)[games]
Milan Vidmar2/6(+2 -4 =0)[games] Chess Event Description
Vienna (1904/05)

Following the success of its Vienna (1903) thematic Gambit tournament, the city of Vienna was host once again to a thematic tournament which ran from November 29, 1904 to January, 1905. This time the theme position of the tournament was a familiar one found in the King's Gambit Declined, 1.e4 e5 2.f4 Bc5:

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Among the ten participants of the double round robin event were strong masters of the Austrio-Hungarian Empire, including Geza Maróczy, Milan Vidmar, and Vienna's own Carl Schlechter, who triumphed in another of his many Viennese tournaments.

Vidmar withdrew following the sixth round. His remaining games in the first cycle were forfeited and those in the second cycle were cancelled. In addition, Marco forfeited his games in rounds 14-16 (Schlechter, Wolf, Albin), and Loewy Jr. forfeited to Schlechter (round 11), Albin (12), and Maroczy (16). All games decided by forfeit have been omitted from this collection.

The games Neumann 0 Perlis (round 5) and Maroczy 1 Loewy Sr. (round 16) are unavailable.

The final standings and crosstable:

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 Pts 1 Schlechter ** ˝˝ 1˝ 1˝ 11 11 11 ˝1 11 1- 14˝ 2 Maróczy ˝˝ ** 10 11 11 11 ˝1 1˝ 11 1- 14 3 Perlis 0˝ 01 ** 1˝ 10 ˝1 10 ˝1 ˝˝ 1- 10 =4 Neumann 0˝ 00 0˝ ** 1˝ ˝˝ 10 1˝ 11 1- 9 =4 Wolf 00 00 01 0˝ ** ˝˝ 11 ˝1 11 1- 9 6 Albin 00 00 ˝0 ˝˝ ˝˝ ** ˝˝ ˝1 01 1- 7 7 Loewy, Sr. 00 ˝0 01 01 00 ˝˝ ** 10 ˝˝ 1- 6˝ 8 Marco ˝0 0˝ ˝0 0˝ ˝0 ˝0 01 ** 11 0- 6 9 Loewy, Jr. 00 00 ˝˝ 00 00 10 ˝˝ 00 ** 0- 3 10 Vidmar 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 1- 1- ** 2

Original collection: Game Collection: Vienna 1904, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 2 of 3; games 26-50 of 70  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. J Perlis vs L Loewy Sr  1-0371904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
27. G Marco vs H Wolf  ½-½471904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
28. Schlechter vs Albin 1-0281904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
29. Maroczy vs A Neumann 1-0371904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
30. Albin vs G Marco  ½-½581904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
31. A Neumann vs Schlechter 0-1351904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
32. H Wolf vs L Loewy Jr  1-0341904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
33. L Loewy Sr vs Maroczy  ½-½431904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
34. J Perlis vs H Wolf 1-0221904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
35. Albin vs A Neumann  ½-½271904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
36. G Marco vs L Loewy Jr  1-0431904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
37. Schlechter vs L Loewy Sr 1-0251904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
38. L Loewy Jr vs J Perlis  ½-½441904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
39. A Neumann vs G Marco 1-0291904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
40. H Wolf vs Maroczy 0-1461904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
41. L Loewy Sr vs Albin  ½-½351904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
42. L Loewy Sr vs A Neumann  1-0361904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
43. G Marco vs J Perlis  0-1411904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
44. L Loewy Jr vs Maroczy  0-1281904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
45. H Wolf vs Schlechter 0-1301904Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
46. J Perlis vs L Loewy Jr  ½-½191905Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
47. G Marco vs A Neumann  ½-½791905Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
48. Maroczy vs H Wolf  1-0331905Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
49. L Loewy Sr vs Schlechter  0-1261905Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
50. Albin vs L Loewy Sr  ½-½251905Vienna (1904/05)C30 King's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  TheFocus: The two Leopld Loewy's are not father and son.

The more established player (Sr.), was from Badapest.. (Jr.) was from Vienna.

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