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Maurice Edward Goldstein
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1923 to 1952
Overall record: +21 -16 =13 (55.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C11 French (3 games)
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D67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line (2 games)

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(born Apr-06-1901, died Oct-12-1966, 65 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality Australia)

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He was New Zealand champion in 1932/33.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Steiner vs M E Goldstein  1-0471923British Championship Reserves FinalC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. M E Goldstein vs Maroczy  0-1271923Simul, 27bC14 French, Classical
3. M E Goldstein vs G Reid  1-0441926Scarborough-AD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
4. M E Goldstein vs C Y C Dawbarn  1-0511926Scarborough-AD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Colle vs M E Goldstein 0-1401926Weston-super-MareD05 Queen's Pawn Game
6. P D Bolland vs M E Goldstein  1-0411926Weston-super-MareA38 English, Symmetrical
7. M E Goldstein vs H E Price  0-1401926Weston-super-MareE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. M E Goldstein vs J A J Drewitt  ½-½221926Weston-super-MareD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
9. Euwe vs M E Goldstein  1-0351926Weston-super-MareA15 English
10. M E Goldstein vs J H Blake  1-0481926Weston-super-MareE15 Queen's Indian
11. M E Goldstein vs G A Thomas  ½-½141926Weston-super-MareC48 Four Knights
12. M E Goldstein vs Alekhine 0-1381926Scarborough Premier (A)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. E Sapira vs M E Goldstein  ½-½341926Antwerp-HampsteadA04 Reti Opening
14. M E Goldstein vs J H Blake  ½-½501926British ChampionshipE16 Queen's Indian
15. Yates vs M E Goldstein  0-1571926British ChampionshipC11 French
16. M E Goldstein vs A R Thomas  ½-½531926British ChampionshipD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
17. G Wheatcroft vs M E Goldstein  0-1401926British ChampionshipD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
18. M E Goldstein vs R P Michell  0-1621926British ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
19. H Saunders vs M E Goldstein  0-1641926British ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
20. M E Goldstein vs W Gooding  ½-½521926British ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. C B Heath vs M E Goldstein  1-0281926British ChampionshipC11 French
22. M E Goldstein vs Nimzowitsch 0-1571927LondonD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. M E Goldstein vs M A Schapiro  1-0261927New York vs London cable matchE60 King's Indian Defense
24. G R Lamparter vs M E Goldstein  0-1381930New South Wales-ch playoff1B32 Sicilian
25. M E Goldstein vs C Purdy 1-0231931NSW-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
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  whiteshark: Maurice E. Goldstein (1901-1966) was born in England and settled in Australia in 1929; he was an Australian Master.

NZ-champion in 1932.
NSW State Champion in 1930 (jointly with Gregory Simon Koshnitsky) and 1931.

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  GrahamClayton: As well as playing chess, Goldstein also wrote about the game as well. Here is part of an article that appeared in the West Australian, dated 24 July, 1937:

"LIVING CHESS DISPLAY. Goldfields Clubs Active. (By M. E. Goldstein.) Passing through the Eastern Gold fields on my way back to Perth, I was agreeably surprised to see that the enthusiasm for the royal game of chess is still at white heat. On Sunday night (July 18) there was staged at Slav Hall, Moran-street, Boulder, the first display of living chess within memory, if in deed the fields have ever before witnessed it. The large hall was chalked out into 64 big squares, of which half were whitened all over, to distinguish them from the unwhitened or "black" squares. The roles of the 32 pieces and pawns were taken by adults, the two queens by handsome young brunettes and the remaining 30 by young men. The white men wore caps cut into the designs of the various pieces, the rooks being represented by a castle, the bishops by a mitre, the knights by a horse's head, the kings by a plain crown and the pawns by a plain white cap. The black pieces were identical with the white pieces, but were all cut out in red. The white forces were conducted by Mr. F. C. Coleman, of the Croatian Slavonic Society, and the red forces by Mr. F. L. Legeny, of the Yugoslav String Band, and after an exciting battle last ing three-quarters of an hour, witnessed in complete silence by a crowd of over 100 spectators, Mr. Legeny won. Both players acted as their own kings, directing the moves of the various men; and they occasionally overlooked the presence of an enemy piece, through their sight being obscured by the presence of a stalwart six-foot "pawn" right in front of them. This interesting event is a tribute to the organising ability of the goldfields players and will do much to stimulate interest in the game. I would recommend that in future the European practice be adopted of the two directors of play being separated from the 32 "living men,", by being placed on a raised dais, whence they can overlook all details of the play. It is a good plan, also, to dress 16 young children in pages' uniforms to represent the 16 pawns. Kalgoorlie-Boulder, with a combined population of some 25,000, already boasts of three chess clubs, and the small mining district of Ora Banda has a strong club. Should not Perth, with a population nearly 10 times as great, feel rather ashamed at having only one chess club? There are ample opportunities for forming small suburban clubs in such centres as Claremont, Mt. Lawley and Subiaco, and inter-club matches would greatly stimulate the interest of the weaker players, without whose consistent support the tournaments arranged for the stronger players could not be held. I think that the top-notch players not only here but throughout the Commonwealth, are prone to lose sight of the duty they owe to their weaker brethren, to support the formation of suburban clubs, to take part them selves in inter-club matches instead of withdrawing into lordly isolation, and to improve the standard of play of the less experienced players by lectures on the finer points of the game."

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  GrahamClayton: As well as winning the NSW Championship in 1930 and 1931, Goldstein also won the Victorian Championship in 1934 and the Western Australian Championship in 1937.

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