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Wilhelm Ernst
W Ernst 
Caissa 1952, p282  
Number of games in database: 74
Years covered: 1935 to 1948
Overall record: +18 -31 =25 (41.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-25-1905, died Jul-23-1952, 46 years old) Germany

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 74  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Schoenmann vs W Ernst  0-1391935GER-chB30 Sicilian
2. Saemisch vs W Ernst  1-0151935BerlinA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
3. W Gerhardt vs W Ernst  ½-½451935BerlinD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. B Koch vs W Ernst  1-0281936SwinemuendeC30 King's Gambit Declined
5. K Richter vs W Ernst  0-1441936SwinemuendeC44 King's Pawn Game
6. J Francez vs W Ernst  0-1641936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
7. W Ernst vs L Sepp  1-0381936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. J Balogh vs W Ernst  1-0471936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadC78 Ruy Lopez
9. E Baikovicius vs W Ernst  0-1211936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
10. W Ernst vs Bogoljubov  1-0391937Bad SaarowE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
11. K Richter vs W Ernst  ½-½421937Bad SaarowB50 Sicilian
12. W Ernst vs R Czaya  ½-½321937Bad SaarowD69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical,
13. W Ernst vs R Duehrssen  0-1401937Bad SaarowE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
14. P Michel vs W Ernst  1-0441937Bad SaarowB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. W Ernst vs L Engels  0-1401937Bad SaarowB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
16. W Kuppe vs W Ernst  1-0321937Bad SaarowA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. W Ernst vs K Makarczyk  ½-½721937Bad SaarowC66 Ruy Lopez
18. P Weichert vs W Ernst  ½-½361937Bad SaarowD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. H Mueller vs W Ernst  1-0411939German ChampionshipE16 Queen's Indian
20. W Ernst vs Gilg  0-1611939German ChampionshipB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
21. Lokvenc vs W Ernst  1-0821939German ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
22. W Ernst vs G Kieninger  ½-½731939German ChampionshipC28 Vienna Game
23. W Lange vs W Ernst  1-0361939German ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
24. W Ernst vs P Michel  ½-½561939German ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
25. M Eisinger vs W Ernst  1-0281939German ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
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  whiteshark: Wilhelm Ernst was born Aug 25, 1905 in Gelsenkirchen. He was one of Germany's most hopeful players during 30'/40'. He died July 23,1952 at the age of 48.
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  GrahamClayton: Here is a nice tactic played by Ernst against Walter Loose at Hamburg in 1946:

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Loose played 1...♖b2, and after 2.♕b2 ♗c3+, thought he had won the White Queen. But Ernst turned the tables with 3.♗d2, as 3...♗b2 4.♗a5 leaves Black a rook down. Black resigned.

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