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Karl Ruben
K Ruben 
Chess Pie 1927  
Number of games in database: 27
Years covered: 1927 to 1931
Overall record: +13 -9 =5 (57.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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KARL RUBEN
(born Aug-04-1903, died Oct-28-1938, 35 years old) Denmark

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Wikipedia article: Karl Ruben


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Ruben vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½441927Copenhagen Masters PolitikenE20 Nimzo-Indian
2. K Ruben vs Stoltz ½-½421927London OlympiadD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. H Wagner vs K Ruben ½-½651927London OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. K Ruben vs Grob  ½-½421927London OlympiadE60 King's Indian Defense
5. J Terho vs K Ruben 0-1271927London OlympiadC01 French, Exchange
6. K Ruben vs J W te Kolste  0-1361927London OlympiadE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. K Ruben vs Kmoch  1-0301927London OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
8. K Ruben vs L Palau  1-0311927London OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. A Pokorny vs K Ruben  0-1361927London OlympiadC12 French, McCutcheon
10. Koltanowski vs K Ruben  1-0491927London OlympiadD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
11. K Ruben vs J Rejfir  0-1401928The Hague OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
12. C H Maderna vs K Ruben  0-1391928The Hague OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
13. K Ruben vs D Marotti  1-0391928The Hague OlympiadD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
14. K Ruben vs A Taube 1-0301928The Hague OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
15. Alekhine vs K Ruben 0-1321930Clock simul, 10bC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
16. K Ruben vs H Weenink  1-0261930Hamburg OlympiadD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
17. Lokvenc vs K Ruben  1-0591930Hamburg OlympiadA13 English
18. K Ruben vs Sultan Khan 1-0741930Hamburg OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
19. J Rejfir vs K Ruben  0-1411930Hamburg OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. K Ruben vs C Lafora  ½-½531930Hamburg OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
21. J A Anderson vs K Ruben  0-1471930Hamburg OlympiadE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
22. K Ruben vs K Richter  0-1271930Hamburg OlympiadA52 Budapest Gambit
23. K Ruben vs G A Thomas  0-1201931Prague OlympiadE77 King's Indian
24. K Richter vs K Ruben  1-0391931Prague OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. K Ruben vs L Steiner  0-1181931Prague OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
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May-17-05  Poulsen: A fine player - member of the danish silver team in the Ol 1927.

Here he dismantles one of the greatest players of all time:

Alekhine vs C Ruben, 1930

Aug-04-11  brankat: R.I.P. master Ruben.
Sep-23-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Ruben was obviously a good player - but he seemed to retire before he turned 30. He also died very young. Does anyone know what caused his death?
Sep-23-12
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  HeMateMe: The game mentioned above was from a simul, but still a very sharp display of attack. AAA got his AAA handed to him.
Dec-05-16
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  Tabanus: The Danish "Aarsskrift for Dansk Skakproblen Klub", 1938, page 1 (http://problemskak.dk/pdf/Aarsskrif...) says Karl Ruben was born 4 Aug. 1903. In the Denmark Census of 1916 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903...) we find him as the son of Harry (b. 4 Sept 1876) and Klara Ruben. They are members of the Jewish community (Det mosaiske Troessamfund) in Copenhagen.
Dec-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://www.politietsregisterblade.d... shows Harry Ruben in 1900. He is a stamp dealer. Address: Halmtorvet 40, and Istedgade 30 in 1904.
Mar-29-18  mifralu: <GrahamClayton: > He also died very young. Does anyone know what caused his death?

He died as a result of brain surgery.

Source: http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/a...

Mar-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: "He won a match against Johannes Pedersen (1.5–0.5) at Aalborg 1927,

tied for 2nd-3rd in Danish Championship at Vordingborg 1927 (Erik Andersen won),

shared 2nd at Copenhagen 1927 (Politiken, Géza Maróczy won),

tied for 5-6th at Copenhagen 1928 (Aron Nimzowitsch won),

tied for 7-9th at Svendborg 1930 (DEN-ch, Andersen won),

and won a simultan game against Alexander Alekhine at Copenhagen 1930.

Ruben played four times for Denmark in Chess Olympiads in 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, and won team silver medal at London 1927."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_...

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He also won the City championship of Copenhagen <Københavnsmestrene> in 1929 http://www.ksu.dk/kmliste.asp

He also wrote a book <Skak>

Mar-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: re: Københavnsmesterskabet 1929 <1. klasse A> Crosstable: http://danbase.skak.dk/turneringer....

Thereafter Ruben won the playoff-match vs Gemzoe with 2:1 (+1 =2) http://danbase.skak.dk/turneringer....

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