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🏆 Margate (1935)

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The chess club at Margate, a seaside resort in England, held the first of five consecutive international tournaments in the spring of 1935. Former world champion Jose Capablanca was invited to participate and he was amicable considering his success at numerous British tournaments such as Hastings. Samuel Reshevsky participated on behalf of the United States. Hungary's Andre Lilienthal was invited, but illness meant his replacement by Ernst Klein, who traveled from Austria. The remaining seven seats in the t ... [more]

Player: Ernst Ludwig Klein

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Klein vs Menchik 1-0491935MargateA48 King's Indian
2. J Mieses vs E Klein  ½-½301935MargateC01 French, Exchange
3. E Klein vs Reshevsky  ½-½991935MargateD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. B P Reilly vs E Klein 1-0491935MargateD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. E Klein vs E G Sergeant  ½-½341935MargateD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. Milner-Barry vs E Klein 1-0421935MargateB15 Caro-Kann
7. E Klein vs G A Thomas  ½-½351935MargateD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. E Klein vs Capablanca ½-½341935MargateD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. W Fairhurst vs E Klein  0-1421935MargateA84 Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-09-14  ughaibu: What was "the surprising behavior of Klein"?
Jan-09-14  sneaky pete: Maybe it's related to the curious behaviour of the dog in the night time. It's certainly surprising that all Klein games from this tournament remain unkibitzed. The trained observer can draw his conclusions.
Jan-09-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <sneaky pete....It's certainly surprising that all Klein games from this tournament remain unkibitzed. The trained observer can draw his conclusions.>

Who?

Jan-09-14  john barleycorn: <sneaky pete: ... It's certainly surprising that all Klein games from this tournament remain unkibitzed. ...>

Is kibitzing disabled ??

Jan-09-14  RedShield: Eine Kleine Nichtkibitzen.
Jan-10-14  RedShield: <The tournament was also marred by the surprising behavior of Klein, who the other players grouped against and later published their complaints about following the tournament's conclusion.>

I expect there's a simple mix-up between this event and the 1937 congress, where Klein didn't participate in the main tournament (Margate (1937)) but was presumably in attendance as player, journalist, spectator, or some combination thereof.

Ernst Ludwig Klein gives chapter and verse of his contentious, not to say disputatious nature.

Jan-11-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Down to Margate, dont forget your buckets and spades and cossies and all. Well have a pile of jellied eels at the cockle stall. Well go on the pier and well have a beer beside the sea. You can keep the Costa Brava and todos las palabras, we are going no farther, me Id rather have a day down Margate with all my family!
Oct-26-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <The tournament was also marred by the surprising behavior of Klein, who the other players grouped against and later published their complaints about following the tournament's conclusion.>

I'll remove the offending item.

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