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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: Walter Henneberger

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Henneberger vs O Bernstein ½-½741934ZurichD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
2. Bogoljubov vs W Henneberger  1-0351934ZurichE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
3. W Henneberger vs S Rosselli del Turco  0-1531934ZurichC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
4. Nimzowitsch vs W Henneberger 0-1401934ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
5. W Henneberger vs H Johner 1-0721934ZurichC14 French, Classical
6. Lasker vs W Henneberger 1-0411934ZurichE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
7. W Henneberger vs H Mueller  0-1451934ZurichB30 Sicilian
8. O Naegeli vs W Henneberger  0-1611934ZurichE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. W Henneberger vs H Joss  1-0341934ZurichA04 Reti Opening
10. Euwe vs W Henneberger 1-0631934ZurichE46 Nimzo-Indian
11. W Henneberger vs Flohr  0-1341934ZurichB30 Sicilian
12. Grob vs W Henneberger 0-1631934ZurichC50 Giuoco Piano
13. W Henneberger vs F Gygli  0-1261934ZurichB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
14. Stahlberg vs W Henneberger 1-0441934ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
15. W Henneberger vs Alekhine 0-1521934ZurichB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
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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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