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The review 5 numbers of the newspaper "64" for April, 1937

by Boris Schipkov

Ostende 1937 took place in Belgium.
1-3. Grob, Fine, Keres - 6; 4-5. List, Landau - 5; 6. Koltanowski - 4.5; 7. Tartakower - 4; 8. Dyner - 3.5; 9. Dunkelblum - 3; 10. Reynolds - 2.

Margate 1937 took place in England.
1. Fine, Keres - 7.5; 3. Alekhine - 6; 4. Foltys - 5.5; 5. Milner Barry - 5; 6-7. Alexander, Menchik - 4; 8. Thomas - 3; 9. Berger - 2; 10. Tylor - 0.5.

USSR Championship 1937 took place in Tbilisi.
Standings after round 12: 1. Levenfish - 8.

Cambridge University beat Oxford University 4-3.
Master Koltanowski gave sessions of blind simultaneous play in England and won 154 games from 197.
Grandmaster Riumin gave a session of simultaneous play in Sukhumi. Result: +17, -0, =0.

Landau, S. - Ritson Morry, W. [D37]
Margate-2 1937

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. a3 dxc4?!
Better is 9... Qa5.
10. Bxc4 Qe7 11. O-O h6 12. Rfd1 e5
More precise is 12... Rd8.









   
13. Bxh6!
A nice blow.
13...e4?!
After 13... gxh6 14. Qg6+ Kh8 15. Qxh6+ Nh7 16. b4 Bb6 17. Nd5 Qe6 18. Qxf8+! Nxf8 19. Nxb6 White has a clear edge.
14. Bg5!
Winning.
14...Be6
If 14...exf3 then 15.Nd5.
15. Nxe4 Bxc4 16. Bxf6
Black resigned. 1-0

Fine, R. - Tylor, T. [E68]
Margate 1937

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. Nge2 e5 8. O-O exd4 9. Nxd4 Ne5 10. b3 Bd7 11. Bb2 Nc6 12. Nc2 Qc8
Interesting is 12... Re8.
13. Re1 Bh3 14. Bh1! Ng4 15. f3 Nh6?!
Stronger is 15... Nge5.
16. Qd2 f5 17. Ne3 Qd7 18. f4 fxe4 19. Nxe4








   
19...Ng4?
Losing at once.
20. Nc5 Qc8 21. Bd5+ Kh8 22. Bxg7+ Kxg7 23. Ne6+
Black resigned. 1-0

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