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🏆 Hastings (1922)

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In September of 1922, the organizers of the Hastings chess congress decided to hold a masters tournament which would pit two English masters against four of the best from the European continent. The participants of the double round robin were Alexander Alekhine, Efim Bogoljubov, Akiba Rubinstein, Siegbert Tarrasch, George Thomas, and Frederick Yates. Alekhine managed to edge out Rubinstein by half a point in the final round, winning a famous game against Bogoljubov, whereas Rubinstein struggled in vain for ... [more]

Player: George Alan Thomas

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tarrasch vs G A Thomas  ½-½751922HastingsD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
2. Yates vs G A Thomas 0-1371922HastingsC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
3. G A Thomas vs Alekhine 0-1831922HastingsC78 Ruy Lopez
4. Bogoljubov vs G A Thomas ½-½781922HastingsC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
5. G A Thomas vs Rubinstein 0-1411922HastingsC77 Ruy Lopez
6. G A Thomas vs Tarrasch ½-½311922HastingsA84 Dutch
7. G A Thomas vs Yates 1-0311922HastingsC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
8. Alekhine vs G A Thomas 1-0601922HastingsD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
9. G A Thomas vs Bogoljubov ½-½631922HastingsC77 Ruy Lopez
10. Rubinstein vs G A Thomas ½-½1141922HastingsE72 King's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-16-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Tournament introduction really could do with an overhaul, which is annoying, because it might fall to me to undertake it. But the first thing that needs attention is correcting the start date to September 9th; the 10th was a Sunday.
Jun-27-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Interesting that the time-limit was 17 moves an hour instead of the more usual 20 moves an hour.
Dec-03-19  cameosis: <missscarlett> according to the official tournament bulletin, the competition started on september 10th, not on september 9th (page ix).

-> the book of the hastings international masters' chess tournament 1922 (annotations by alekhine, account of the tournament by thomas, edited by watts), 1924

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