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San Remo 1930 chess tournament

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San Remo 1930 was the first international chess tournament held in the famous San Remo casino. Sixteen chess masters from Europe and the Americas, including the World Champion, played a round robin tournament from 16 January to 4 February 1930. The games were played in the casino during the day, and in the evening the playing hall was used for dancing.

Alexander Alekhine dominated the field with a score of 14/15, 3½ points ahead of second place Aron Nimzowitsch, and winning the grand prize of 10,000 lire.

The final standings and crosstable:

Literature

  • Enrico Cecchelli (2006). Sanremo 1930: il torneo dei giganti. Edizioni Ediscere. 
  • References

    San Remo 1930 chess tournament Wikipedia


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