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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Stockholm Tournament

Carl Schlechter9/11(+7 -0 =4)[games]
Ossip Bernstein9/11(+8 -1 =2)[games]
Jacques Mieses7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Georg Marco7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Hugo Suechting6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Jorgen Moeller6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Victor Sjoberg5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Rudolf Johannes Loman4.5/11(+4 -6 =1)[games]
Fritz Englund4.5/11(+4 -6 =1)[games]
Johannes Hjalmar Giersing3/11(+2 -7 =2)[games]
Sven Otto Svensson2.5/11(+2 -8 =1)[games]
Ake H Pettersson2/11(+2 -9 =0)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Stockholm (1906)
So it's the middle of February in frozen Europe. What to do? Naturally, you and eleven of your best friends pop up to Stockholm for a chess tournament!

Essentially, it was a chance for six Scandinavian players to get some hot experience against strong players. The participants included:

Ossip Bernstein, Fritz Englund, Johannes Hjalmar Giersing, Rudolf Johannes Loman, Georg Marco, Jacques Mieses, Jorgen Moeller, A H Pettersson, Carl Schlechter, Victor Sjoberg, Hugo Suechting, Sven O Svensson, Stockholm (1906).

Picture: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/....

Schlechter led all the way, with Bernstein making up ground after an early loss and finally tying for the top spot in the last round. Moeller proved to be the strongest of the Scandinavian players.

More details, including round-by-round pairings and standings, can be found in the original collection, Game Collection: Stockholm 1906.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 Pts 1 Schlechter * = = 1 = 1 1 1 = 1 1 1 9.0 2 Bernstein = * = 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9.0 3 Mieses = = * = 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 7.5 4 Marco 0 1 = * 1 = = 1 1 = 0 1 7.0 5 Suechting = 0 0 0 * = = = 1 1 1 1 6.0 6 Moeller 0 0 0 = = * = 1 1 = 1 1 6.0 7 Sjoberg 0 0 0 = = = * 1 0 1 = 1 5.0 8 Loman 0 0 1 0 = 0 0 * 1 1 1 0 4.5 9 Englund = 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 * 1 1 1 4.5 10 Giersing 0 0 0 = 0 = 0 0 0 * 1 1 3.0 11 Svensson 0 0 1 1 0 0 = 0 0 0 * 0 2.5 12 Pettersson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 * 2.0

<Source>: "Internationella Schackturneringen in Stockholm 1906" / utgifuen af Gustav och Ludwig Collijn. Tidskrift for Schack N:o 4 o. 5 April-Maj 1906. Available through Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=u7...

Original collection: Game Collection: Stockholm 1906, by User: Phony Benoni.

 page 3 of 3; games 51-66 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
51. G Marco vs V Sjoberg ½-½441906StockholmB40 Sicilian
52. O Bernstein vs A H Pettersson  1-0311906StockholmD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
53. J Mieses vs J Moeller 1-0461906StockholmB01 Scandinavian
54. Schlechter vs S O Svensson 1-0411906StockholmD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
55. Loman vs G Marco  0-1711906StockholmC41 Philidor Defense
56. S O Svensson vs A H Pettersson  0-1431906StockholmB01 Scandinavian
57. F Englund vs V Sjoberg  1-0291906StockholmD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
58. J Giersing vs J Moeller  ½-½301906StockholmC26 Vienna
59. J Mieses vs H Suechting  1-0271906StockholmB01 Scandinavian
60. O Bernstein vs Schlechter ½-½271906StockholmD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
61. S O Svensson vs O Bernstein  0-1271906StockholmC78 Ruy Lopez
62. J Moeller vs H Suechting  ½-½201906StockholmD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
63. J Giersing vs G Marco ½-½341906StockholmC25 Vienna
64. F Englund vs Schlechter  ½-½351906StockholmD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
65. V Sjoberg vs Loman  1-0401906StockholmD05 Queen's Pawn Game
66. A H Pettersson vs J Mieses  0-1551906StockholmD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 3 of 3; games 51-66 of 66  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-23-14  Karpova: A picture of the participants: http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/a... ('Wiener Schachzeitung', January-February 1913, p. 6).
Aug-23-14  Karpova: Information from the announcement on p. 325 of the November 1905 'Wiener Schachzeitung':

The Stockholm Chess Society will arrange an International (mixed) Master tournament from 11 February to 25 February 1906.

The preliminary prizes are 500, 300, 200 and 100 Swedish kronor. Furthermore, no expenses for the foreign chessplayers.

The committee invited Bernstein, Marco, Mieses, Schlechter and Süchting.

The lack of information on this event in the 'Wiener Schachzeitung' is a bit puzzling, since Schlechter and Marco participated. So far, I didn't find any information in the 1906 and 1907 editions, but the picture in the 1913 edition (in a report on the 1912 event). But this happens from time to time, e. g. Rubinstein's match versus Teichmann in Vienna 1908 also received a short mention only.

Aug-23-14  JimNorCal: It's heartening to see that a number of the players used the "Scandinavian" opening.
Sep-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Mieses won the prize for best moustache.

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