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I am researching Capablanca's speed chess results. I keep a record of what I have found at this blog: http://capablancaspeedchessrecord.p...

   WilhelmThe2nd has kibitzed 108 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-18-20 Prince Andrey Dadian of Mingrelia
WilhelmThe2nd: Juan Corzo profiled the Prince Dadian of Mingrelia in his chess column in the Havana newspaper 'Diario de la Marina' of September 28th, 1906. After giving a couple of positions from the Prince's games and the game-scores of his wins over Kolisch, Bitcham, and Pushkin that ...
   Dec-18-20 Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1925
WilhelmThe2nd: The Moscow newspaper 'Izvestia' (Nov. 17th, 1925, page 2) reported that after Rubinstein resigned this game, <"the whole enormous hall, overcrowded with spectators, responded with thunderous applause for this first truly great win in the tournament. Even Rubinstein himself ...
   Dec-06-20 USSR Championship (1920) (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: In the November, 2020 issue (#11) of the Russian chess magazine '64-Shakhmatnoe Obozrenie' there is an article (pages 78-83) by S. Voronkov about his new book on Alekhine. The article includes a photo of a page from a hand-written manuscript of Alekhine's of games from the ...
   Oct-24-20 Moisei Elyashiv (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: A couple of wins from later in the same tournament: [Event "All-Russian Chess Congress (Main Tournament)"] [Site "St Petersburg RUE"] [Date "1911.10.25"] [EventDate "1911.10.18"] [Round "6"] [White "Moisei Elyashiv"] [Black "Boris Evgenievich Maliutin"] ...
   Oct-01-20 L V Genika
WilhelmThe2nd: This is <Leonid Vladimirovich Genika>.
   Oct-01-20 Vladimir Fedorovich Ostrogsky (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: <JFQ> Thank you for putting this material up. Just a few corrections: In the 1913 consultation game, Pavlov's partner was 'K. Vasilievsky' (not 'Vasidevsky'). The blindfold games against Storozenko & Shtolts that I gave above were played in 1903 (not 1904). Ostrogsky's ...
   Oct-01-20 V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874
WilhelmThe2nd: This game appears in M. M. Yudovich's book 'Rasskazy o Shakhmatakh' (Moscow, 1959) and I.Z. Romanov's 'Tvorcheskoe Nasledie M. I. Chigorina' (Moscow, 1960). Chigorin had published the game in his chess column in the magazine 'Niva' in 1900. In his prefatory comment, Chigorin ...
   Aug-26-20 L Grigoriev
WilhelmThe2nd: This is <Leonid Georgievich Grigoriev>.
   Aug-16-20 V Ostrogsky vs Voitenko, 1911 (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: This game was played in a 12-player blindfold simul given by V. F. Ostrogsky in St. Petersburg on May 7th, 1911 (April 24th, 1911 in the Old Style date). Boris Maliutin reporting on the St. Petersburg-Moscow chess match (played the day before) in his chess column in the St. ...
   Feb-08-20 A Schroeder vs R T Black, 1912 (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: This game was played in the tournament for the championship of the Brooklyn Chess Club between (White) Alfred Schroeder and (Black) Roy Turnbull Black . Source: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Thursday, February 22nd, 1912.
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