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Vienna Tournament

Richard Reti10.5/13(+9 -1 =3)[games]
Albert Becker8.5/13(+7 -3 =3)[games]
Bernhard Lichtenstein8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Rudolf Spielmann8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Savielly Tartakower8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Hans Kmoch8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Ernst Gruenfeld7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Hans Mueller6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Ladislaus von Dory5/13(+0 -3 =10)[games]
Fritz Igel5/13(+1 -4 =8)[games]
Sandor Takacs5/13(+2 -5 =6)[games]
Eduard Glass3.5/13(+2 -8 =3)[games]
Sigmund Beutum3/13(+1 -8 =4)[games]
Siegfried Reginald Wolf3/13(+0 -7 =6)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Vienna (1928)

This tournament was played in Café Central in Vienna, Austria from 24 February to 16 March 1928. It was organized by the chess section of the Hakoah sports club, and held in honor of its founder and President Dr. Ignaz Herman Körner. The opening ceremony took place on Thursday 23 February. Games were played on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 5:30 to 9:30 pm, and 10:30 to 00:30 am. Adjourned games were played off on Wednesdays (mostly). Time control: 2 hours for the first 30 moves, followed by 1 extra hour every 15 moves. Prizes: 600, 500, 400, 300, 200, 100 and 50 Austrian Schilling for the top 7 players. Tournament director: Dr. Fritz Loehner-Beda. Richard Reti was ahead by 2 points after Round 11, and won with 10.5/13. Number of games played: 90 (Takács forfeited his 12th round game vs Grünfeld).

Age 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 1 Réti 38 * 1 ½ 1 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 10½ =2 Becker 31 0 * 0 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 8½ =2 Lichtenstein 44 ½ 1 * 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 8½ =2 Spielmann 44 0 1 1 * ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ 8½ =2 Tartakower 41 1 0 ½ ½ * 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 8½ 6 Kmoch 33 0 ½ ½ 0 1 * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 8 7 Grünfeld 34 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 7½ 8 Müller 31 ½ ½ 1 0 0 0 ½ * ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 6½ =9 Von Döry 30 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 5 =9 Igel 30 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ * 0 ½ ½ ½ 5 =9 Takács 35 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 * 0 ½ ½ 5 12 Glass 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 * 0 1 3½ =13 Beutum 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 * ½ 3 =13 Wolf 60 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * 3

Tartakower held a simul against 22 players after the prize awarding ceremony, with the result +18 -4. Eight of the players decided to participate in the Trebitsch Memorial (1928) which started on 19 March.

Sources

Reichspost, 26 February 1928, p. 6: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Reichspost, 18 March 1928, p. 6: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Kleine Volks-Zeitung, 3 March 1928, p. 7: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 23 February 1928, p. 10: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 25 February 1928, p. 9: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 26 February 1928, p. 21: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 28 February 1928, p. 9: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 1 March 1928, p. 9: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 2 March 1928, p. 9. https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 7 March 1928, p. 9: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 10 March 1928, p. 9: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 14 March 1928, p. 9: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 15 March 1928, p. 10: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Neues Wiener Journal, 17 March 1928, p. 8: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Wiener Schach-Zeitung, March 1928, pp. 70-76: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Wiener Schach-Zeitung, March 1928, pp. 81-91: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...
Wiener Schach-Zeitung, April 1928, pp. 118-121: https://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/...

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 90  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kmoch vs Gruenfeld  ½-½361928ViennaA13 English
2. A Becker vs Tartakower  1-0781928ViennaB20 Sicilian
3. F Igel vs S Beutum  ½-½561928ViennaB44 Sicilian
4. Reti vs H Mueller  ½-½671928ViennaC11 French
5. S R Wolf vs E Glass  0-1511928ViennaC00 French Defense
6. L Von Dory vs B Lichtenstein  ½-½401928ViennaD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
7. S Takacs vs Spielmann  1-0441928ViennaA34 English, Symmetrical
8. H Mueller vs A Becker  ½-½321928ViennaA40 Queen's Pawn Game
9. B Lichtenstein vs Kmoch  ½-½291928ViennaE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. Gruenfeld vs S R Wolf  ½-½301928ViennaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Spielmann vs S Beutum  1-0251928ViennaB44 Sicilian
12. Tartakower vs F Igel  1-0341928ViennaC11 French
13. E Glass vs Reti  0-1221928ViennaC11 French
14. S Takacs vs L Von Dory  ½-½431928ViennaA14 English
15. Kmoch vs S Takacs  ½-½221928ViennaD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
16. S R Wolf vs B Lichtenstein  0-1501928ViennaC00 French Defense
17. F Igel vs H Mueller  1-0921928ViennaC11 French
18. L Von Dory vs Spielmann  ½-½301928ViennaD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. A Becker vs E Glass  1-0381928ViennaD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. S Beutum vs Tartakower  0-1381928ViennaB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
21. Reti vs Gruenfeld  ½-½521928ViennaA13 English
22. E Glass vs F Igel ½-½451928ViennaD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. Gruenfeld vs A Becker  ½-½171928ViennaD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
24. B Lichtenstein vs Reti  ½-½311928ViennaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. H Mueller vs S Beutum  1-0311928ViennaA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 90  PGN Download
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