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

by Boris Schipkov

Kemeri 1937 took place in Latvia.
1-3. Petrov, Reshevsky, Flohr - 12 from 17; 4-5. Alekhine, Keres - 11.5.

Matches: Saransk-Kazan 3.5-3.5, Saransk-Uliyanovsk 3.5-4.5, Minsk-Gomel 13.5-10.5.

Kiev. F.Bohatirchuk became the champion of UkrSSR, 12.5 from 17.
I.Rudakovsky became the champion of Voronezh Region 1937 - 10 from 12 scores.
Red Army Man A.Ufimtsev became the champion of Sverdlovsk Region - 10 from 13 scores. Also A.Ufimtsev was the winner of Siberia and Ural Championship in Omsk - 10.5 from 14 scores.
Sergienko was the winner of Khabarovsk Championship 1937, 10 from 13.

Alekhine, Alexander - Fine, Reuben [D23]
Kemeri 1937

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qa4+








   
4...Qd7
Apparently Black did not read my CD "Queen's Gambit Accepted" (ChessBase).
5. Qxc4 Qc6 6. Na3 Qxc4 7. Nxc4 e6 8. a3 c5 9. Bf4 Nc6 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. b4 Be7 12. b5 Nb8 13. Nd6+ Bxd6 14. Bxd6 Ne4 15. Bc7 Nd7 16. Nd4 Nb6 17. f3! Nd5 18. Ba5 Nef6 19. Nc2 Bd7 20. e4 Rc8








   
21. Kd2
White has two bishops advantage and preponderance in space.
21...Nb6 22. Ne3 O-O 23. a4 Rfd8 24. Bd3 e5 25. Rhc1 Be6 26. Rxc8 Rxc8 27. Bb4 Ne8 28. a5 Nd7 29. Nd5 Bxd5 30. exd5 Nc5 31. Bf5! Rd8








   
32. Kc3
Winning.
32...b6
Here bad is 32...Rxd5 33. Kc4. Also hopeless is 32...Nd6 33. Bxc5! Nxf5 34. Bxa7 Rxd5 35. Kc4.
33. axb6 axb6 34. Bxc5! bxc5 35. b6 Nd6 36. Bd7! Rxd7 37. Ra8+
Black resigned. 1-0

Landau, Salo - Reshevsky, Samuel Herman [D28]
Kemeri 1937

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 a6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bxc4 e6 6. O-O c5 7. Qe2 b5 8. Bd3 cxd4 9. exd4 Bb7 10. a4 b4 11. Nbd2 Be7 12. Nc4 a5 13. Bf4 O-O 14. Rfd1 Nc6 15. Be5 Nd5 16. Qe4 g6 17. Qg4 Nf6 18. Qf4 Nh5 19. Qe3 Rc8 20. Rac1 Nxe5 21. dxe5 Bc5 22. Qh6 Qe7 23. Ng5? f6! 24. exf6?
Double fault.








   
24...Bxf2+!!
An unexpected stroke.
25. Kxf2
After 25. Kh1 Rxf6 26. Nxa5? (26. Be4 Ba6) 26...Rxc1 27. Rxc1 Be3 Black has a huge advantage.
25...Qxf6+ 26. Nf3
Or 26. Kg1 Qf2+ 27. Kh1 Qxg2 mate.
26...Bxf3 27. gxf3 Qxf3+ 28. Kg1 Rf4
Black wins.
29. Qxf4 Nxf4 30. Bf1 Rc5 31. Rd8+ Kg7 32. Rd7+ Kh6
White resigned. 0-1

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