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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: Gideon Stahlberg

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stahlberg vs Bogoljubov ½-½621934ZurichD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. S Rosselli del Turco vs Stahlberg 0-1351934ZurichD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. H Johner vs Stahlberg ½-½661934ZurichC14 French, Classical
5. Stahlberg vs Lasker 1-0451934ZurichD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
6. H Mueller vs Stahlberg ½-½321934ZurichD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
7. Stahlberg vs O Naegeli  1-0271934ZurichD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. H Joss vs Stahlberg  ½-½351934ZurichA13 English
9. Stahlberg vs Euwe  ½-½251934ZurichD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Flohr vs Stahlberg 1-0391934ZurichD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. Stahlberg vs Grob  1-0461934ZurichD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. F Gygli vs Stahlberg 1-0321934ZurichD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
13. Stahlberg vs Alekhine 0-1441934ZurichA90 Dutch
14. Stahlberg vs W Henneberger 1-0441934ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
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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