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🏆 Zurich (1934)

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The 37th Swiss Championship, held in Zurich, Switzerland from July 14th to the 28th, 1934 ... [more]

Player: Ossip Bernstein

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Henneberger vs O Bernstein ½-½741934ZurichD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
2. Alekhine vs O Bernstein 1-0671934ZurichD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. O Bernstein vs Bogoljubov  ½-½781934ZurichB23 Sicilian, Closed
4. S Rosselli del Turco vs O Bernstein  0-1521934ZurichD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
5. O Bernstein vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichC17 French, Winawer, Advance
6. H Johner vs O Bernstein  ½-½411934ZurichC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. O Bernstein vs Lasker 0-1441934ZurichC14 French, Classical
8. H Mueller vs O Bernstein 0-1271934ZurichD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. O Bernstein vs O Naegeli  1-0621934ZurichD02 Queen's Pawn Game
10. H Joss vs O Bernstein  0-1371934ZurichA15 English
11. O Bernstein vs Euwe  0-1451934ZurichE60 King's Indian Defense
12. Flohr vs O Bernstein ½-½671934ZurichD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. O Bernstein vs Grob  1-0691934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. F Gygli vs O Bernstein ½-½711934ZurichA17 English
15. O Bernstein vs Stahlberg 1-0381934ZurichD02 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-12  Conrad93: 11 losses and 4 draws? That's just sad.
May-14-14  RookFile: Where was Capa?
May-14-14  RedShield: Ducking Alekhine.
May-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Nearing the end of a three-year period in which he did not play, after his match with Euwe at the end of 1931, which came to an end with his participation at the Hastings event of 1934-35.

No idea whether he received an invitation to this tournament, although I am sure there are those who would be able to answer that question. In view of the poor relations between Alekhine and Capa following Buenos Aires, it would not be at all surprising to learn that Capablanca was not invited.

May-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: Flohr finished ahead of Bogo, Lasker and Nimzo!

Flohr is underrated, maybe

Oct-24-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <After the tournament, Lasker said: "Alekhine's attacking genius has no equal in the history of the game".>

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexa...

Source?

Oct-24-17  zanzibar: Apocryphal?

<(cur | prev) 08:29, 23 November 2007‎ Gabodon (talk | contribs)‎ m . . (32,564 bytes) (+105)‎ . . (→‎Notable chess games: Added a comment by Emanuel Lasker.) (undo)>

Ask Gabodon.

Oct-24-17  zanzibar: Looking at <AZquote> I only found this Lasker quote mentioning genius:

<I have known many chess players, but among them there has been only one genius - Capablanca!

Emanuel Lasker>

Of course <AZquote> doesn't mention sources.

Oct-06-18  goser: Despite the loss to Euwe, Zurich 1934 should be listed among Alekhine's greatest tournament achievements alongside with San Remo and Bled: 12 wins in 15 games of such a strong tournament was an impressive achievement!

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