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Wolfgang Weil
Number of games in database: 36
Years covered: 1936 to 1938
Overall record: +9 -16 =11 (40.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-23-1912, died Feb-11-1945, 32 years old) Austria

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Dr Wolfgang Weil was a member of the Austrian Olympiad team in 1936. He died 11 February 1945 in Italy.1

1Neues Wiener Tagblatt, 17 March 1945, p2.

Wikipedia article: Wolfgang Weil

Last updated: 2020-07-15 22:09:04

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 36  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Weil vs P Tautvaisas  1-0271936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadA12 English with b3
2. C Poulsen vs W Weil 0-1171936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
3. J Francez vs W Weil  0-1441936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Pokorny vs W Weil 1-0221936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadA51 Budapest Gambit
5. W Weil vs H Pogoriely  1-0381936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadA12 English with b3
6. L Roedl vs W Weil  1-0601936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
7. W Weil vs Keres ½-½161937Thematic tE10 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Keres vs W Weil 1-0471937Thematic tA46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. L Steiner vs W Weil  1-0411937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38C11 French
10. W Weil vs R Bacher  1-0411937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A06 Reti Opening
11. H Adam vs W Weil  0-1251937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
12. W Weil vs A Becker  ½-½411937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A04 Reti Opening
13. H Mueller vs W Weil  ½-½411937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E01 Catalan, Closed
14. W Weil vs D Podhorzer 0-1401937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A12 English with b3
15. K Weinstock vs W Weil  ½-½401937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E10 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Gilg vs W Weil  1-0511938Bad ElsterD95 Grunfeld
17. W Weil vs E Glass  0-1501938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A04 Reti Opening
18. S Rubinstein vs W Weil  0-1571938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E07 Catalan, Closed
19. W Weil vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½551938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A06 Reti Opening
20. A Donegan vs W Weil  0-1401938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A47 Queen's Indian
21. Bogoljubov vs W Weil  ½-½541938Bad ElsterD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. G Kieninger vs W Weil  1-0281938German ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
23. W Weil vs A Becker  ½-½331938German ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. Eliskases vs W Weil  1-0351938German ChampionshipA13 English
25. H Kranki vs W Weil  1-0481938German ChampionshipA12 English with b3
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  whiteshark: Dr. Wolfgang Weil

Played Bad Elster 1938, (2/9 points) and
Bad Oeynhausen (5th German Championship)1938, (3.5/15)

Club Champion 'Schachklub-Hetzing' 1939 (Vienna, Austria)

identical with: W Weil

Mar-25-14  RedShield: A lesser known casualty of WW2.
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  MissScarlett: According to Wikipedia, he took part in the <3rd General Government Tournament> in Poland in 1942, alongside Alekhine, Bogo and Junge, but Skinner and Verhoeven's Alekhine book gives the player as <H Weil>. Can anyone confirm his participation? Alekhine won a nice game against him, and I'd like to submit it.
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  Stonehenge: Dutch newspapers of the time have Dr. Weil.
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  MissScarlett: According to http://www.rogerpaige.webspace.virg..., it was <Herbert Weil>. So Wikipedia is likely incorrect. I'll submit the Alekhine game under that name.
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  Stonehenge: Tournament in Warsaw, which began October 11, 1942:

Dr. Weil, Vienna

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  MissScarlett: Hmmm, maybe they are the same, after all.
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  Stonehenge: So this is really Wolfgang?

H Weil vs Alekhine, 1942

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  MissScarlett: Probably. Could there be two master-level Dr. Weils of Vienna?
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  Stonehenge: I'm sure it's W, I have submitted a correction slip.
Jul-11-20  Alan McGowan: There were two brothers, both Drs.
The July 1939 Deutsche Schachzeitung (pp194-5), reporting on a Vienna tournament, listed Dr Herbert Weil as a participant. In the report it said he should not be confused with his better-known brother, and hoped that he would soon be heard of more often:-

Dr. H. Weil, nicht zu verwechseln mit dem bekannteren Bruder Dr Wolfgang Weil (Oeynhausen 1938), ist zweifellos einer der besten Spieler Wiens; man wird von ihm noch öfter hören.

The November 1942 Deutsche Schachblätter (p163) listed the players in the 3rd tournament of the General Government in Poland. It included 'Dr Weil (Herbert)'.

Jul-15-20  Alan McGowan: A death notice was published in the Neues Wiener Tagblatt, 17 March 1945, p2. It stated that Dr Wolfgang Weil died 11 February 1945 in Italy.

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