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Hastings Tournament

Alexander Alekhine7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[games]
Akiba Rubinstein7/10(+5 -1 =4)[games]
George Alan Thomas4.5/10(+2 -3 =5)[games]
Efim Bogoljubov4.5/10(+3 -4 =3)[games]
Siegbert Tarrasch4/10(+1 -3 =6)[games]
Fred Dewhirst Yates2.5/10(+1 -6 =3)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Hastings (1922)

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 over a hundred moves against Thomas.

Hastings, England, 9-21 September 1922

1 Alekhine ** 1 11 11 1 0 7 2 Rubinstein 0 ** 1 11 1 1 7 =3 Thomas 00 0 ** 11 4 =3 Bogoljubov 00 00 ** 1 11 4 5 Tarrasch 0 0 0 ** 1 4 6 Yates 1 0 00 00 0 ** 2

Original collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1922, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 1; 9 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs Tarrasch 1-0311922HastingsD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. Rubinstein vs Tarrasch 1-0331922HastingsA84 Dutch
3. Alekhine vs Bogoljubov 1-0521922HastingsD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. Tarrasch vs Yates 1-0721922HastingsC49 Four Knights
5. Bogoljubov vs Yates 1-0291922HastingsD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov 1-0471922HastingsD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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. Bogoljubov vs Tarrasch 1-0201922HastingsD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  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.
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  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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