The review 2 numbers of the newspaper "64" for JULY, 1936
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The review 2 numbers of the newspaper "64" for JULY, 1936

by Boris Schipkov

The Podebrady 1936 tournament took place in Czechoslovakia 4-26 July.
1. Flohr, Salo - 13 from 17 scores; 2. Alekhine, Alexander - 12.5; 3. Foltys, Jan - 11; 4-5. Pirc, Vasja; Stahlberg, Gideon - 10.5; 6-7. Frydman, Paulino; Eliskases, Erich - 9.5; 8-9. Pelikan, Jorge; Richter, Kurt - 9; etc.

The Zandvoort 1936 tournament took place in The Netherlands. 12 players.
Standings after round 8
1. Fine, Reuben - 6.5; 2. Keres, Paul - 5.5; 3. Euwe, Max - 5; 4-6. Bogoljubow, Efim; Maroczy, Geza; Tartakower, Saviely - 4.5; etc.

GM Lilienthal gave a session of simultaneous play on 40 boards for children in Rostov-on-Don 23rd July. Result: + 29, - 6, = 5.

Steiner, Lajos - Alekhine, Alexander [C41]
Podebrady 1936

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. dxe5 Nxe4 5. Qd5 Nc5 6. Ng5
Interesting is 6. Bg5.
6...Be6 7. Nxe6 fxe6 8. Qf3 Nbd7 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. Nc3








   
10...Qh4?!
Better is 10... Rf8 11. Qh5+ g6 with equality.
11. g3 Ne5 12. Qe2 Qf6 13. f4! Nc6 14. Be3 O-O-O 15. O-O-O
White has an edge.
15...e5!? 16. fxe5?
A mistake. Deserving attention is 16. Qc4 or 16. Bh3+.
16...Bxe5!
A neat answer.
17. Nd5?
After 17. Bxc5 Bxc3 18. Ba3 (18. bxc3? Qxc3) 18... Rxd1+ 19. Qxd1 Rd8 20. Qg4+ Kb8 21. Bg2 Be5 Black has some initiative. Correct is 17. Bh3+! Kb8 18. Rhf1 Rxd1+ 19. Qxd1 Qg6.
17...Bxb2+ 18. Kb1 Qe5?!
Better is 18... Rxd5! 19. Rxd5 Ba3 with an attack. In this case Black has a good compensation for the exchange.
19. Qg4+ Nd7 20. Bf4 Qe4 21. Bb5?
Stronger is 21. Kxb2! Qxh1 22. Bh3 and here White attacks.









   
21...Nd4
More precise is 21... h5.
22. Kxb2 Qxd5 23. Bd3?
Weaker than 23. Ba4.
23...g6 24. c3 Nf5 25. Bc2 Qb5 26. Bb3 Nc5 27. c4 Qb4
Winning.
28. Be5 Rhe8 29. Rxd8+ Rxd8 30. Qf3 Nd3+
White resigned. 0-1

Glass, Eduard - Havasi, Kornel [D94]
Hungary-ch, Budapest 1936

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. h3
Possible is 6. Be2.
6...O-O 7. Qb3
More precise is 7. Be2.
7...b6!? 8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Bd2
Better is 9. Bd3 with equal game.
9...Bb7 10. Ne5?!
A risky move. Necessary is 10. Bd3.
10...Nbd7!
Black gets the development advantage.
11. Nxd7








   
11...Nxd7!
A very strong continuation. Black plans e7-e5!
12. Nxd5?
The only move is 12. Bb5.
12...e5!
Black sacrificed a pawn with great effect. Now the second player has a powerful attack.
13. Bc4 exd4 14. Bb4
If 14. O-O then 14...Nc5.
14...Re8 15. Nf4
Or 15. O-O-O Rc8 16. Kb1 Ne5 and Black wins.
15...Ne5 16. Bb5 dxe3! 17. O-O
If 17. Bxe8 then 17...exf2+ 18. Kxf2 Qd4+ 19. Kg3 g5 winning.









   
17...Nf3+!
A nice blow.
18. Kh1 Nd4 19. Qd3 Be4
White resigned. 0-1

Troitsky, P. - Druzhinin [D94]
Khabarovsk-Vladivostok m 1936

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Be2 c6?!
Better is 7...c5.
8. O-O Nd7 9. e4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 c5 11. Re1 Qc7 12. Rb1 b6 13. Bg5 Bb7 14. Bd3








   
14...Nf6?!
Interesting is 14... cxd4 15. cxd4 e5.
15. Qd2 Rfe8 16. Bh6 Rad8 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. e5 Nd5 19. Bb5
Or 19. c4 Nb4 20. d5 b5.
19...cxd4?
The decisive error. Correct is 19...Rf8 20. Re4 with a small edge to White.
20. cxd4 Rf8 21. Rbc1 Qb8 22. Qg5 Qa8 23. Nh4 f5 24. exf6+ Rxf6








   
25. Rc7!
A good strike.
25...Rdf8 26. Bc4! Nxc7 27. Rxe7+ R8f7 28. Bxf7 Rxf7 29. Nf5+
Black resigned. 1-0

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