Blumenfeld, Beniamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1904  92  2376 (52) 17
1905  93  2375 (50) 0
1906  98  2375 (40) 25
1907  65  2411 (44) 5
1908  41  2447 (42) 31
1909  61  2424 (56) 0
1910  75  2401 (64) 0
1911  107  2378 (69) 1
1912  113  2368 (73) 1
1913  111  2365 (77) 0
1914  106  2362 (78) 0
1915  95  2360 (79) 0
1916  98  2357 (77) 0
1917  99  2354 (74) 0
1918  100  2351 (68) 0
1919  107  2348 (59) 0
1920  119  2345 (46) 29
1921  102  2359 (56) 0
1922  91  2372 (60) 0
1923  86  2386 (60) 0
1924  82  2400 (55) 0
1925  66  2413 (45) 24
1926  74  2407 (53) 2
1927  100  2386 (57) 2
1928  117  2375 (59) 0
1929  147  2364 (57) 0
1930  161  2353 (49) 7
1931  190  2338 (42) 21
1932  192  2328 (43) 17
1933  169  2340 (48) 0
1934  148  2351 (42) 28
1935  135  2349 (52) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blumenfeld, Beniamin Markovich  
Born: 5 June 1884
Died: 5 Mar. 1947
 
Notes:
Gaige, in Chess Tournament Crosstables has both 'B.M. Blumenfeld' and 'V.M. Blumenfeld'. I presume these are the same player.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 301
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 319
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 376
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 43
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 34
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 39
   Hooper and Brandreth, Unknown Capablanca, page 19
   Soltis, Soviet Chess, page 68
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 32
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 52
Periodicals
   [WSZ], vol. 14, no. 21, Nov. 1911, page 344
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Alekhine, A.A. - Blumenfeld, B.M. 1908         (f)     4.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Berlin 1904 (1)     Berlin Championship     11.5  /  17
Saint Petersburg 1906 (1)     4th All Russian Tournament     10  /  14
Saint Petersburg 1906 (2)     Saint Petersburg Tournament     1  /  11
Moscow 1907 (2)     Moscow Tournament     2.5  /  5
Moscow 1908 (1)     Moscow Club Autumn Tournament     13.5  /  14
Moscow 1908 (2)     Moscow City Championship     6.5  /  12
Saint Petersburg 1911 (1)     Saint Petersburg - Moscow Match    
  Blumenfeld, B.M. - Freiman, S.N.     0 - 1    
Moscow 1912     Moscow - Saint Petersburg Team Match    
  Blumenfeld, B.M. - Levenfish, G.Y.     0.5 - 0.5    
Vienna 1920 (1)     Vienna Tournament     0  /  6
Moscow 1920 (2)     All Russian Chess Olympiad - Championship Tournament     8  /  15
Vienna 1920 (3)     9th Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     4.5  /  8
Moscow 1925 (2)     Moscow Tournament     3.5  /  8
Moscow 1925 (4)     6th Moscow Championship     11  /  16
Moscow 1926 (1)     4th Moscow - Leningrad Team Match    
  Blumenfeld, B.M. - Rabinovich, I.L.     1.5 - 0.5    
Leningrad 1927 (1)     5th Moscow - Leningrad Team Match    
  Blumenfeld, B.M. - Gothilf, S.B.     1 - 1    
Moscow 1930 (1)     Moscow Tournament     3.5  /  7
Moscow 1931 (4)     7th USSR Championship Semi-Finals - Group 4     4  /  9
Moscow 1931 (12)     12th Moscow Championship     6  /  12
Moscow 1932 (3)     13th Moscow Championship Semi-Finals - Group 2     5  /  8
Moscow 1932 (6)     13th Moscow Championship     4  /  9
Moscow or Leningrad (?) 1934     Moscow - Leningrad Trade Union Match    
  Blumenfeld, B.M. - Alatortsev, V.A.     0.5 - 1.5    
Moscow 1934 (2)     14th Moscow Championship     10  /  19
Moscow 1934 (3)     Moscow Master Tournament     3.5  /  7
Moscow 1935 (3)     Moscow Championship Semi-Final - Group 1     8.5  /  12


Player information updated: 23 Feb. 2022