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

by Boris Schipkov

Chess Olympiad 1937 took place in Stockholm (Sweden). 1. United States - 54.5; 2. Hungary - 48.5; 3-4. Argentina, Poland - 47; etc.

Gauffin, Thorsten - Euwe, Max [D13]
Stockholm ol (Men) (14) 1937

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. e3 e6 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. b3 a6 10. Bb2 b5 11. Rc1 Bb7 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Ne4 14. Qg4! Qa5 15. Ne2!?
White has a slight edge after 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Bb1.
15...Qxa2 16. Bd4 Rac8 17. Rcd1
Or 17. Rb1.
17...Qxb3 18. Nf4 g6?!
Interesting is 18...Nc3!? 19. Ra1 Rc6.








   
19. h4
Better is 19. Nxe6! Nxf2 20. Rxf2 h5 21. Qe2 fxe6 with equal play.
19...Kh8 20. h5 g5 21. h6! Rc6?!
Stronger is 21...Nc3.
22. f3
Possible is 22. Rb1! Qa2 (22...Qa3 23. Ra1 Qb4 24. Nxd5) 23. Nxd5 exd5 24. Qd7 Re6 25. Qxb7 Ba3.
22...Nc3 23. Rd2 Qa3?
Better is 23...b4 with advantage to Black.








   
24. Nh5?
Better is 24. Nxd5! Rg8 (24...Nxd5 25. Qe4 or 24...exd5 25. e6+ Kg8 26. Bxh7+! Kxh7 27. Qf5+ Kxh6 28. Qh3+ Kg6 29. g4, wins, or 24...Rd8 25. Ra2! Nxa2 26. Nxe7 Qxe7 27. Qe4 f5 28. exf6 Qf7 29. Qxh7+! Qxh7 30. f7+ Rxd4 31. f8Q+ Qg8 32. Qf6+ Qg7 33. Qxg7 mate) 25. Qh5 Rf8 and White has some edge.
24...Rg8
Better is 24...b4.
25. Ng7 Bd8 26. f4 Ne4 27. Bxe4 dxe4 28. f5! exf5?
Losing at once. Interesting is 28...Rc1.








   
29. Qxf5!
Winning.
29...Rxh6
After 29...Rc1 30. Rdf2 White has a devastating attack.
30. Qxf7 Bb6 31. Nf5 Bxd4 32. Rxd4
Also possible is 32. Nxh6.
32...g4 33. Qxb7
Or 33. Rd8!
33...Rh5 34. Qxe4 g3 35. e6 Qc5 36. Rd5 Qc7 37. Qd4+
Black resigned. 1-0

Castaldi, Vincenzo - Tartakower, Saviely [C41]
Stockholm ol (Men) (2) 1937

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Be2 Be7 6. O-O h6
Interesting is 6...O-O.
7. b3 c6 8. Bb2 Qc7 9. Qd2 g5?! 10. Rfd1 Nf8?
More precise is 10...Rg8.
11. dxe5 dxe5








   
12. Nxe5! Be6
Or 12... Qxe5 13. Nd5 Qxb2 14. Nc7 mate!
13. Nb5! Qb8
White quickly wins and after 13...cxb5 14. Bxb5+ N8d7 15. Nxd7 O-O-O 16. Be5 Qxe5 17. Nxe5 Rxd2 18. Rxd2.








   
14. Qa5! Bd8
Or 14...b6 15. Nxc6 bxa5 16. Nxb8 Rxb8 17. Nc7 mate!
15. Rxd8+ Qxd8 16. Nc7+
Black resigned. 1-0

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