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Zurich Tournament

Alexander Alekhine13/15(+12 -1 =2)[games]
Max Euwe12/15(+10 -1 =4)[games]
Salomon Flohr12/15(+9 -0 =6)[games]
Efim Bogoljubov11.5/15(+9 -1 =5)[games]
Emanuel Lasker10/15(+9 -4 =2)[games]
Aron Nimzowitsch9/15(+6 -3 =6)[games]
Ossip Bernstein9/15(+6 -3 =6)[games]
Gideon Stahlberg8/15(+5 -4 =6)[games]
Hans Johner7.5/15(+5 -5 =5)[games]
Walter Henneberger5.5/15(+5 -9 =1)[games]
Fritz Gygli5/15(+3 -8 =4)[games]
Stefano Rosselli del Turco4.5/15(+3 -9 =3)[games]
Henri Grob4/15(+2 -9 =4)[games]
Hans Mueller4/15(+3 -10 =2)[games]
Oskar Naegeli3/15(+1 -10 =4)[games]
Hermann Joss2/15(+0 -11 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Zurich (1934)

The 37th Swiss Championship, held in Zurich, Switzerland from July 14th to the 28th, 1934 (1) was an international tournament event. Many elite European masters, including then World Champion Alexander Alekhine, joined Switzerland's best for a round robin tournament. The participants were: from France, Alekhine and Ossip Bernstein; from Germany, former world champion Emanuel Lasker and Efim Bogoljubov; from Denmark, Aron Nimzowitsch; from the Netherlands, Max Euwe; from Czechoslovakia, Salomon Flohr; from Sweden, Gideon Ståhlberg; from Italy, Stefano Rosselli del Turco; and from Switzerland, Henri Grob, Fritz Gygli, Walter Henneberger, Hans Johner, Hermann Joss, Hans Mueller, and Oskar Naegeli. Alekhine reigned supreme over the field with an astounding 13/15! The world champion's only loss in the tournament was a prophetic one to Euwe, who would topple the world champion for the crown a year later.

Participants: http://sah.hr/forum/index.php?actio...

Zurich, Switzerland, 14-28 July 1934

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts 1 Alekhine * 0 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13 =2 Euwe 1 * ½ 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 12 =2 Flohr ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12 4 Bogoljubov ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11½ 5 Lasker 0 1 ½ 0 * 0 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 =6 Nimzowitsch 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 * ½ ½ 0 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 9 =6 Bernstein 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 9 8 Ståhlberg 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 * ½ 1 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 8 9 Johner 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ * 0 1 1 1 1 ½ ½ 7½ 10 Henneberger 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 1 * 0 0 1 0 1 1 5½ 11 Gygli 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 0 1 * ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 5 12 Rosselli del Turco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ * ½ 1 1 ½ 4½ =13 Grob 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 1 ½ * 0 ½ 1 4 =13 Mueller 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 1 * 0 1 4 15 Naegeli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 * ½ 3 16 Joss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ * 2

Reference: (1) http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Züri...

Original collection: Game Collection: Zurich 1934, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 32  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stahlberg vs Bogoljubov ½-½621934ZurichD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. W Henneberger vs O Bernstein ½-½741934ZurichD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. F Gygli vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½571934ZurichD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Grob vs Nimzowitsch ½-½621934ZurichB03 Alekhine's Defense
5. O Naegeli vs H Joss  ½-½361934ZurichC11 French
6. Lasker vs Flohr ½-½231934ZurichB10 Caro-Kann
7. O Bernstein vs Bogoljubov  ½-½781934ZurichB23 Sicilian, Closed
8. Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Alekhine vs Bogoljubov  ½-½421934ZurichD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. H Johner vs Stahlberg ½-½661934ZurichC14 French, Classical
11. Grob vs O Naegeli  ½-½741934ZurichC53 Giuoco Piano
12. O Bernstein vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½231934ZurichC17 French, Winawer, Advance
13. F Gygli vs H Mueller  ½-½571934ZurichC15 French, Winawer
14. Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov ½-½331934ZurichB50 Sicilian
15. H Johner vs O Bernstein  ½-½411934ZurichC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. O Naegeli vs F Gygli  ½-½661934ZurichB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
17. H Mueller vs Stahlberg ½-½321934ZurichD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
18. Euwe vs Flohr ½-½191934ZurichD94 Grunfeld
19. Grob vs Euwe  ½-½561934ZurichC58 Two Knights
20. Flohr vs Alekhine  ½-½201934ZurichE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
21. H Joss vs Stahlberg  ½-½351934ZurichA13 English
22. Stahlberg vs Euwe  ½-½251934ZurichD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. H Johner vs Lasker ½-½471934ZurichD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
24. H Joss vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½221934ZurichA15 English
25. Flohr vs O Bernstein ½-½671934ZurichD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
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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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