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The review 5 numbers of the newspaper "64" for OCTOBER, 1936

by Boris Schipkov

The international tournament took place in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) October 1936.
1-2. Fine, Euwe - 5; 3. Alekhine - 4.5; 4-6. Van den Bosch, Gruenfeld, Landau - 3.5; 7. Kmoch - 3; 8. Van Scheltinga - 0.

Abroad.
The Chess Olympiad 1936 took place in Munich (Germany): 1. Hungary - 110.5; 2. Poland - 108; 3. Germany - 106.5; 4. Yugoslavia - 104.5; 5. Czechoslovakia - 104. 21 teams.
Amsterdam. S.Landau was the winner of the Dutch Championship 1936 - 7.5 from 9, 2. G.Van Doesburgh - 6, 3-4. L.Prins and W.Van Schelfhout - 5.5.
Boras. E.Larsson became the champion of Sweden.
Antwerp. Match Antwerp-Riga 6.5-13.5.
London. Crockett won the Middlesex Championship.
New York. Match Reshevsky-Vidmar 2.5-3.5.

Moscow Championship 1936 took place in October.
Standings after round 11:
1. Kan - 10; 2. Yudovich - 9; 3. Alatortsev - 8.5 (and 2 postponed game); etc.

Grandmaster Lilientahl gave sessions of simultaneous play in Leningrad. Results: +27-7=3 factory "Krasnaya zaria", +32-1=4 "Elektropribor", +21-12=6 Individualny institute, +24=1 "Russky dizel", +28-3=3 "Svetlana", +27=3 Kirov's factory, +24-1=2 Kazitsky's factory, +28-2=4 Electrophysical institute etc.

Alekhine, Alexander - Alexander, Conel Hughes [E16]
Nottingham 1936

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2
The alternative is 4. Bd2.
4...b6 5. g3 Bb7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Bxd2?! 8. Qxd2 d6 9. b3 Nbd7 10. Bb2 Rb8 11. Rad1 Ne4 12. Qe3 f5?!
Better is 12...Nef6.









   
13. d5! exd5 14. cxd5 Ndf6 15. Nh4!
White has a clear edge thanks to his pair of bishops.
15...Qd7
Bad is 15... Nxd5? 16. Rxd5 Bxd5 17. Qd4 or 15... Bxd5? 16. Bxf6 Nxf6 17. Bxd5+ and White wins.
16. Bh3 g6 17. f3 Nc5 18. Qg5 Qg7 19. b4 Ncd7 20. e4 Nxe4!? 21. Qc1! Nef6








   
22. Bxf5!
A powerful blow.
22...Kh8
If 22... gxf5 then 23. Nxf5 Qh8 24. Nh6+ Kg7 25. Qg5 mate.
23. Be6 Ba6 24. Rfe1 Ne5 25. f4! Nd3 26. Rxd3! Bxd3 27. g4
Black resigned. 1-0

Keres, Paul - Van Doesburgh, GRD. [A14]
Zandvoort 1936

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 c5 7. Bb2 Nc6 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 Nf6?!
Correct is 9... cxd4.
10. dxc5! Nd7?
After 10... Qxd1 11. Rxd1 Bxc5 12. Nbd2 White has a development advantage. Better is 10... Bxc5 11. Qc2 Qe7 with a small edge to White.









   
11. b4!
White grabbed a pawn.
11...Bf6
If 11... Nxb4? then 12.Qd4 winning.
12. Qd2 a5 13. b5 Na7 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Na3 Nxc5 16. Qxa5 Bd7 17. Qb4 b6 18. Nc4 Bxb5 19. Nxb6 Na6 20. Qd2 Rad8 21. Qe3 Rd6 22. Ne5! Bxe2? 23. Qxe2 Rxb6 24. Nd7+- Qb2 25. Qe3 Rfb8 26. Be4 R8b7 27. Nxb6
Black resigned. 1-0

Ivanov - Veresov, G. [E24]
Belorussia ch 1936

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. f3 d5 7. e3?!
Better is 7. cxd5.
7...O-O 8. Bd3?! dxc4
Also possible is 8... Qc7.
9. Bxc4 Qc7 10. Qd3 Nc6 11. Ne2 Rd8 12. Ba2 e5!
Black seized the initiative.









   
13. Bb2?!
Better is 13. O-O.
13...e4! 14. Qc2?!
More precise is 14. fxe4 Ne5 15. Qb1! Neg4 16. Bc1 (16. e5 Nxe3! 17. exf6 Re8 with good compensation) 16... Nxh2 17. e5 Nfg4 18. Qe4 Qe7.
14...Re8 15. Qd2?!
Better is 15. O-O.
15...Ne7 16. f4 c4!
A strong positional continuation.
17. Ng3 h5 18. Nf1?! Ned5 19. h3 b5 20. Bb1 a5 21. Bc2 Bd7 22. Bd1 b4! 23. Nh2








   
23..Nxe3!!
The decisive sacrifice.
24. Qxe3 Nd5 25. Qf2
Also hopeless is 25. Qc1 e3 26. Bf3 Nxf4 or 25. Qg3 Nxf4 26. Kf1 e3! 27. Be2 Ra6.
25...e3 26. Qf3 e2 27. Bxe2
Or 27. Bc2 Ne3 28. Be4 Rxe4 29. Qxe4 Re8.
27...Nxf4 28. O-O Nxe2+ 29. Kh1 Ng3+ 30. Kg1 Nxf1 31. Rxf1
White resigned. 0-1

Belavenets, S. - Yudovich, M. [D81]
Moscow ch 1936

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Qb3 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Be6 6. Qd3
The alternative is 6. Qb5+.
6...c5!? 7. dxc5 Nc6 8. Nf3 Bg7 9. e4 O-O 10. Qb5!? Qc7 11. Be2 Rfd8 12. O-O








   
12...a6?!
Better is 12...Ng4 13. g3 Nge5 14. Bf4 (14. Nxe5? Nd4) 14...Nxf3+ 15. Bxf3 Qc8 16. Be3 with equality.
13. Qa4 Rac8 14. h3 Qa5?! 15. Be3
Interesting is 15. Qxa5 Nxa5 16. Be3.
15...Nd7
Deserving attention is 15...Qxa4 16. Nxa4 Nxe4 17. Nb6 Rb8 18. Bf4 Bxb2 19. Bxb8 Rxb8 20. Rad1 Bxa2.
16. Qxa5 Nxa5 17. Rac1 Nc4 18. Bxc4 Bxc4 19. Rfd1 Ne5 20. Nxe5
Interesting is 20. Ne1.
20...Bxe5 21. b3 Bxc3 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. c6?!
More precise is 23. bxc4 Ba5 or 23. Rxc3 Rd1+ 24. Kh2 Bd3 25. c6 bxc6 26. Rxc6.
23...Be5! 24. f4 Bb5 25. c7 Bxc7 26. Rxc7 Rd7
Draw. 1/2-1/2

Zamikhovsky, A. - Kan, I. [D53]
Moscow ch 1936

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 b6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. e4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Bc4
Simpler is 11. Bd3.
11...Bb7 12. Qc2 c5 13. O-O cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15. Qe2 Nd7 16. Nd2 Qb4?!
Better is 16... Rc7 or 16... Qd6.
17. Rab1 Qd6 18. Rb3
Interesting is 18. Qe3.
18...Rc7 19. Rd3 Rac8 20. e5 Qe7 21. Rg3 Nf8








   
22. f4?
A mistake. Better is 22. Bd3!? or 22. Qg4 f5 23. exf6 Qxf6.
22...Qd7! 23. d5
Or 23. Qd3 Rxc4! 24. Nxc4 Ba6 25. Nxb6 Bxd3 26. Nxd7 Bxf1 27. Nxf8 Rc1.
23...Bxd5 24. Bd3 Qa4 25. Ba6 Qd4+ 26. Kh1 Rd8 27. Rd3 Qa4 28. Rg3 Rc2 29. Bd3 Rxa2 30. Qg4 g6 31. Qh4 Bxg2+ 32. Rxg2 Rxd3 33. Qe1 Qc6 34. Kg1 Qc5+ 35. Kh1 Qd5 36. Ne4 Nd7 37. Rxa2 Qxa2 38. Qh4 Qd5
White resigned. 0-1

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