Blumenfeld, Beniamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1904  90  2370 (52) 17
1905  89  2369 (50) 0
1906  95  2368 (40) 25
1907  64  2404 (44) 5
1908  42  2441 (41) 31
1909  63  2418 (56) 0
1910  76  2395 (64) 0
1911  105  2372 (69) 1
1912  113  2363 (73) 1
1913  112  2360 (77) 0
1914  108  2357 (78) 0
1915  95  2355 (79) 0
1916  96  2352 (77) 0
1917  99  2349 (73) 0
1918  98  2346 (68) 0
1919  107  2344 (59) 0
1920  113  2341 (46) 29
1921  103  2355 (56) 0
1922  91  2369 (60) 0
1923  84  2383 (60) 0
1924  80  2397 (55) 0
1925  62  2411 (45) 24
1926  68  2405 (53) 2
1927  90  2385 (57) 2
1928  113  2375 (59) 0
1929  135  2365 (57) 0
1930  149  2355 (49) 7
1931  181  2341 (42) 21
1932  186  2333 (43) 17
1933  168  2343 (47) 0
1934  149  2353 (41) 28
1935  142  2352 (51) 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 (13)     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