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🏆 Vienna (1908)

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Held from March 23-April 17, 1908, this and the ... [more]

Player: Savielly Tartakower

 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Teichmann vs Tartakower  ½-½231908ViennaD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Tartakower vs Schlechter 0-1281908ViennaC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
3. Duras vs Tartakower  ½-½371908ViennaB01 Scandinavian
4. Tartakower vs J Mieses  ½-½471908ViennaA30 English, Symmetrical
5. H Suechting vs Tartakower  ½-½331908ViennaB58 Sicilian
6. Von Bardeleben vs Tartakower ½-½271908ViennaD00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Tartakower vs Leonhardt ½-½331908ViennaC37 King's Gambit Accepted
8. Swiderski vs Tartakower  0-1331908ViennaA43 Old Benoni
9. Tartakower vs Spielmann  ½-½291908ViennaB40 Sicilian
10. Salwe vs Tartakower 1-0581908ViennaA84 Dutch
11. Tartakower vs Reti 1-0341908ViennaA30 English, Symmetrical
12. J Perlis vs Tartakower  0-1311908ViennaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. Tartakower vs Rubinstein 0-1271908ViennaB40 Sicilian
14. P F Johner vs Tartakower 0-1401908ViennaA43 Old Benoni
15. Tartakower vs Alapin ½-½611908ViennaA13 English
16. E Cohn vs Tartakower  0-1541908ViennaC13 French
17. Tartakower vs Marshall 1-0401908ViennaC28 Vienna Game
18. Maroczy vs Tartakower 1-0361908ViennaC02 French, Advance
19. Tartakower vs J N Berger 1-0291908ViennaC30 King's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Réti was a 19-year-old but he was annihilated like a non-talented 12-year-old.

Sixteen crushing rapid counterplayless losses and three dishonorable draws....

It makes you want to puke.

Apr-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <offramp: Réti was a 19-year-old but he was annihilated like a non-talented 12-year-old.

Sixteen crushing rapid counterplayless losses and three dishonorable draws....

It makes you want to puke.>

If only the gormless twit had given up chess on the spot.

Apr-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Sixteen losses would have been hard to bear. It's great that he didn't loose heart and just give up playing. Chess history would have been very different if he had.
Jul-20-14  Karpova: Brilliancy Prizes:

Jury: Hugo Fähndrich and Victor Tietz

1st Brilliancy Prize (300 Kronen): Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908

2nd Brilliancy Prize (200 Kronen): Salwe vs Marshall, 1908

Source: 'Wiener Schachzeitung', July-August 1908, p. 199

Jul-20-14  waustad: Does anybody know if they used some sort of tiebreaks or if they considered it a 3-way tie for first?
Jul-21-14  Karpova: <waustad>

In the final report, no tie-break system is mentioned. The prize money for the first three places was summated, then divided by three and shared among the winners.

The prize money was:

1st-3rd: Duras, Maroczy and Schlechter received (4,000 + 3,500 + 3,000)/3 Kronen, i. e 3,500 Kronen each (there is a mistake as it says 400 Kronen, but this can't be correct).

4th: Rubinstein received 2,000 Kronen

5th: Teichmann received 1,200 Kronen

6th: Spielmann received 800 Kronen

7th and 8th: Perlis and Tartakower shared (600 + 400)/2 Kronen

9th and 10th: Leonhardt, Marshall and Mieses shared 600 Kronen.

The rest got a consolation prize of 100 Kronen each.

Source: 'Wiener Schachzeitung', March-April 1908, p. 66

Feb-06-16  TheFocus: Two brilliancy prizes were donated by Baron Albert de Rothschild. The first prize of 300 crowns was awarded to Rubinstein for his victory over Duras; and the second prize of 200 crowns was awarded to Marshall for his victoty over Mieses.

Source: <American Chess Bulletin> August 1908>, pg. 169.

Feb-25-18  sudoplatov: Teichmann came in fifth as expected.
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