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🏆 Munich (1941) Chess Event Description
The second Europaturnier (the first one took place in Stuttgart in May 1939) was held in Munich in 8-21* September 1941. The event was organised by ... [more]

Player: Pal Rethy

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Rethy vs K Richter 1-0371941MunichA51 Budapest Gambit
2. P Rethy vs B Rabar  0-1491941MunichE12 Queen's Indian
3. Opocensky vs P Rethy  0-1501941MunichD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
4. P Rethy vs E R Lundin  0-1281941MunichA06 Reti Opening
5. Alekhine vs P Rethy 1-0321941MunichC28 Vienna Game
6. P Rethy vs Kieninger  ½-½411941MunichC50 Giuoco Piano
7. I V Rohacek vs P Rethy  0-1541941MunichD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. P Rethy vs Foltys  0-1601941MunichA33 English, Symmetrical
9. P Rethy vs P Leepin  1-0381941MunichA47 Queen's Indian
10. G Fuster vs P Rethy ½-½431941MunichD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
11. Bjorn Nielsen vs P Rethy  ½-½731941MunichD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. P Rethy vs Mross  ½-½671941MunichE12 Queen's Indian
13. Bogoljubov vs P Rethy ½-½781941MunichD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. P Rethy vs Stoltz  ½-½261941MunichA04 Reti Opening
15. Cortlever vs P Rethy  ½-½621941MunichB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
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  Stonehenge: "The entirety of our translation in the feature article Alekhine on Munich, 1941 has been reproduced by without permission, a total of 1,325 words."

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  offramp: Uh-oh! There's a-doings a-transpiring!
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  MissScarlett: <Skinner & Verhoeven list the tournament as lasting from the 8th to the 21st of September. Round 15 was played on the 20th.>

Yes, this discrepancy isn't explained by S&V. Maybe there were adjourned games played off on the 21st or there was a closing ceremony (although such formalities are usually disregarded).

S&V: <After playing some superb chess, Alekhine must have been intensely disappointed with his placing in this event. His loss to Nielsen came on the day following a strenuous simultaneous display. [...]

On the evening of the 18 September, two hours after finishing his tournament game, Alekhine gave a simultaneous display in aid of the Red Cross. He played against 25 of the best players in Munich and had a very tough session. In five hours, he scored 12 wins, nine draws and four losses.>

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  whiteshark: <Feb-26-15 Stonehenge:> New link:

<[Afterword: on 27 February 2015 our translation was removed from]>

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  whiteshark: A visit to Munich 1941: (non-chess) (~ 5m:23s)
Oct-03-19  hemy: Becker Alberto - Torneo Internacional de Munich 1941

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  Retireborn: <hemy> Thanks!

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