chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

🏆
TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Venice Tournament

Miguel Najdorf11.5/13(+10 -0 =3)[games]
Gedeon Barcza9.5/13(+8 -2 =3)[games]
Esteban Canal9.5/13(+8 -2 =3)[games]
Max Euwe8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Vincenzo Castaldi7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Savielly Tartakower7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Josef Lokvenc7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Henri Grob6/13(+5 -6 =2)[games]
Mario Monticelli4.5/13(+3 -7 =3)[games]
Eugenio Szabados4.5/13(+2 -6 =5)[games]
Karel Opocensky4.5/13(+1 -5 =7)[games]
Gino Fletzer4/13(+1 -6 =6)[games]
Giuseppe Primavera4/13(+3 -8 =2)[games]
Alberto Mario Giustolisi3.5/13(+1 -7 =5)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Venice (1948)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 Najdorf, Miguel ARG * = 1 = 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11.5 2 Barcza, Gedeon HUN = * 1 = 1 0 1 1 1 1 = 0 1 1 9.5 3 Canal, Esteban ITA 0 0 * 1 = = 1 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 9.5 4 Euwe, Max NED = = 0 * 0 1 = 1 1 = 1 = 1 = 8.0 5 Castaldi, Vincenzo ITA 0 0 = 1 * = 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 = 7.5 6 Tartakower, Savielly FRA 0 1 = 0 = * 1 0 = = 1 = 1 = 7.0 7 Lokvenc, Josef AUT = 0 0 = 1 0 * = = 1 = 1 1 = 7.0 8 Grob, Henri SUI 0 0 0 0 1 1 = * 0 = 1 1 0 1 6.0 9 Szabados, Eugenio ITA 0 0 = 0 0 = = 1 * = 0 = 1 0 4.5 10 Opocensky, Karel CSR 0 0 0 = 0 = 0 = = * = = = 1 4.5 11 Monticelli, Mario ITA 0 = 0 0 0 0 = 0 1 = * 1 0 1 4.5 12 Fletzer, Gino ITA 0 1 0 = 0 = 0 0 = = 0 * = = 4.0 13 Primavera, Giuseppe ITA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 = 1 = * 1 4.0 14 Giustolisi, Alberto ITA 0 0 0 = = = = 0 1 0 0 = 0 * 3.5

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tartakower vs Euwe 0-1421948VeniceC53 Giuoco Piano
2. Lokvenc vs G Barcza  0-1551948VeniceD81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
3. V Castaldi vs Szabados 1-0491948VeniceB53 Sicilian
4. Tartakower vs Lokvenc  1-0411948VeniceB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
5. A M Giustolisi vs G Primavera  0-1351948VeniceA22 English
6. E Canal vs G Fletzer  1-0211948VeniceC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
7. G Barcza vs V Castaldi  1-0411948VeniceA04 Reti Opening
8. G Primavera vs Grob  1-0261948VeniceD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. Opocensky vs E Canal  0-1421948VeniceD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Lokvenc vs A M Giustolisi  ½-½201948VeniceA15 English
11. G Fletzer vs Szabados  ½-½301948VeniceA34 English, Symmetrical
12. V Castaldi vs Tartakower  ½-½331948VeniceB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
13. Opocensky vs Grob  ½-½511948VeniceD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Opocensky vs G Fletzer  ½-½221948VeniceE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
15. Grob vs Lokvenc  ½-½611948VeniceB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
16. A M Giustolisi vs V Castaldi  ½-½351948VeniceD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. G Barcza vs Szabados  1-0501948VeniceA04 Reti Opening
18. Szabados vs Tartakower  ½-½701948VeniceA81 Dutch
19. G Primavera vs E Canal  0-1351948VeniceD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. G Fletzer vs G Barcza 1-0361948VeniceB83 Sicilian
21. V Castaldi vs Grob  0-1741948VeniceD95 Grunfeld
22. Tartakower vs G Barcza 1-0871948VeniceB30 Sicilian
23. Opocensky vs G Primavera  ½-½331948VeniceA48 King's Indian
24. V Castaldi vs Lokvenc  0-1231948VeniceC59 Two Knights
25. Tartakower vs Grob 0-1721948VeniceB56 Sicilian
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-04-21  Z legend of CG: Who made the xtab for this?
Apr-04-21  Z legend of CG: van Reek has a survey of play in Venezia, including a photograph of the playing hall for 1948:

http://doccdn.simplesite.com/d/46/c...

.

Apr-04-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: Tremendous performance by Najdorf, and a good showing by Canal, who would have been in his early 50s. Thanks to the nice link <Z> posted, I see that Canal won in 1953.
Apr-04-21  Z legend of CG: There's a tournament book:

https://www.abebooks.com/first-edit...

http://www.chesslund.com/detail.asp...

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific tournament only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC