1932 in chess

1932 in chess

Events in chess in 1932:

Tournaments

No tournaments in 1932 equal the strength of Bled 1931, but several important contests are held.

Matches

Alexander Alekhine remains World Champion as no championship matches are held.

Exhibitions

Several record-breaking exhibitions were held in 1932.

  • George Koltanowski played 160 boards simultaneously at Antwerp, with 135 wins, 18 draws, and 6 losses.
  • Koltanowski also holds the blindfold simultaneous record with 30 boards, winning 20 and drawing 10 with no losses.
  • Alexander Alekhine played 60 teams of five players each in Paris, winning 37, drawing 17, and losing 6.
  • José Raúl Capablanca played 66 teams of five players each in Havana, winning 46, drawing 16, and losing 4.

Births

Deaths

References

  • Burgess, Graham (1999). Chess Highlights of the 20th Century. Gambit Publications.

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