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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]
Arpad Vajda7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
George Alan Thomas7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[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]
Esteban Canal5.5/13(+2 -4 =7)[games]
Mario Monticelli5.5/13(+3 -5 =5)[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 4 of 4; games 76-91 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
76. M Monticelli vs Prokes  1-0321929BudapestD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
77. K Havasi vs Rubinstein 0-1271929BudapestD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
78. J van den Bosch vs A Brinckmann  0-1661929BudapestD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
79. A Vajda vs E Canal  ½-½441929BudapestE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
80. Rubinstein vs M Monticelli 1-0291929BudapestD05 Queen's Pawn Game
81. G A Thomas vs Capablanca  ½-½251929BudapestC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
82. Tartakower vs Colle  ½-½511929BudapestD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
83. E Steiner vs K Havasi  1-0461929BudapestA28 English
84. Przepiorka vs Prokes 1-0241929BudapestD05 Queen's Pawn Game
85. E Canal vs J van den Bosch  ½-½711929BudapestB01 Scandinavian
86. A Brinckmann vs Przepiorka  1-0581929BudapestC17 French, Winawer, Advance
87. M Monticelli vs E Steiner 0-1361929BudapestE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
88. Colle vs G A Thomas  1-0241929BudapestA45 Queen's Pawn Game
89. Prokes vs Rubinstein 0-1251929BudapestD00 Queen's Pawn Game
90. Capablanca vs A Vajda 1-0331929BudapestD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
91. K Havasi vs Tartakower 1-0351929BudapestD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
 page 4 of 4; games 76-91 of 91  PGN Download
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