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  1. Las Mil y Una Partidas (1001 Chess Games)
    Chess Heritage 1900-1999.

    These are all the 20th Century games found in the second half of the massive 'Las Mil y Una Partidas' (1001 Chess Games) Boris de Greiff, 2006.

    Game Collection: Mil y Una Partidas 1914-1931

    101 games, 1900-1914

  2. Mexico City 1932
    October, 1932. The first International Tournament celebrated in Mexico.

    With the Great Depression at its height, it was a year of few major competitions. This is one of the least remembered tournaments of the 20th century and a "forgettable" event for the Mexicans, who failed to win a game against the two foreign stars. Organized by Cap. Araiza Munoz, a military man and 3rd place finisher, he would have loved to include the participation of Mexico's premier player, Carlos Torre, but that man had been retired due to a mental illness. However, the event left a deep imprint in the enthusiasts of that time and did much for the interest of the game in that country. This led to the organization of a second tournament held in 1934/35 won by Reuben Fine. It is a pity that only a handful of games from that event have survived.

    Round-robin, 9 rounds. Won by World Champion A. Alekhine (8.5/9) and I. Kashdan (8.5/9), their individual encounter in round 6 was drawn*

    Final Standings
    I. Kashdan (USA) 8.5
    A. Alekhine (USSR) 8.5
    Capt. Araiza Munoz (MEX) 6.0
    Dr. J. Asiain 5.5
    Capt. J. Vazquez 4.5
    E. Gonzalez Rojo 3.5
    J. Medina 3.5
    M. G. Acevedo 2.0
    E. Brunner 1.5
    M. Soto Larrea 1.5

    *Games between the rest of the participants are omitted in this collection.

    17 games, 1932

  3. Mil y Una Partidas 1914-1931
    Game Collection: Mil y Una Partidas 1932-1949
    101 games, 1914-1931

  4. Mil y Una Partidas 1932-1949
    games missing
    Stahlberg,G. - Bolbochan,J. Mar del Plata 1941 1-0 Kotov - Dus Chotimirsky, Ivanovo 1944 1-0

    Game Collection: Mil y Una Partidas 1950-1959

    100 games, 1932-1949

  5. Mil y Una Partidas 1950-1959
    Game Collection: Mil y Una Partidas 1960-1974
    95 games, 1950-1959

  6. Mil y Una Partidas 1960-1974
    games missing
    Medina,A. - Cuellar,M. Caracas 1961 0-1
    Korchnoi,V. - Petersons,A. Kiev 1964 1-0
    Panno,O. - Garcia,G. La Habana 1969 0-1

    Game Collection: Mil y Una Partidas 1975-1999

    100 games, 1960-1974

  7. Mil y Una Partidas 1975-1999
    Last part of this megacollection. Hope you enjoyed these treasures as much as I did.

    Game Collection: Las Mil y Una Partidas (1001 Chess Games)

    76 games, 1975-1999

  8. The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames
    A 2012 publication by FM Giddins, presents 50 of the most brilliant endgame examples in the history of the sport.

    ...and to live up to its title, I've included Rubinstein's two classic rook endgames against Lasker and Alekhine which the author voluntarily omitted in the book.

    52 games, 1883-2007

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