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🏆 Leipzig (1877) Chess Event Description
The German chess federations (Schachbunde) held congresses beginning in 1861. The Westdeutscher Schachbund held 13 events from 1861 to 1880. The Norddeutscher Schachbund held three, from 1868 to 1872. The Mitteldeutscher Schachbund also held three, all in Leipzig, 1871, 1876, 1877. At Leipzig in 1877, leaders of the regional chess federations decided to form a national federation, the Deutscher Schachbund (DSB). A repeat of national DSB tournaments began in ... [more]

Player: Emil Schallopp

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Schallopp vs K Leffmann  0-1351877LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. E Schallopp vs E Flechsig  1-0591877LeipzigC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
3. E Schallopp vs Winawer  0-1431877LeipzigC70 Ruy Lopez
4. Anderssen vs E Schallopp 1-0331877LeipzigC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
5. E Schallopp vs W Paulsen  1-0361877LeipzigC78 Ruy Lopez
6. E Schallopp vs Metger 1-0621877LeipzigC11 French
7. A W Franke vs E Schallopp 1-0351877LeipzigC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
8. C T Goering vs E Schallopp 0-1191877LeipzigC41 Philidor Defense
9. E Schallopp vs Paulsen 0-1411877LeipzigC11 French
10. Zukertort vs E Schallopp 1-0341877LeipzigC45 Scotch Game
11. Englisch vs E Schallopp  0-1301877LeipzigC25 Vienna
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  whiteshark: Here's another source for the <group photo>:
Jun-03-15  thomastonk: There are some German language errors in the introduction.

The plural of 'Bund' is 'Bunde' or 'Bünde'. So, the chess federations in the very first sentence are Schachbunde or Schachbünde.

The Westdeutsche<r> Schachbund ...

The Norddeutsche<r> Schachbund ...

The Mitteldeutsche<r> Schachbund ...

I don't understand <The Leipzig 1877 Mitt<le>deutschen Schachbund>. If it is meant as a name for the tournament, then it is wrong.

In July 1876(!), the Mitteldeutscher Schachbund held his second congress. There the idea was born to celebrate Anderssen's 50th chess anniversary. All German chess clubs were invited to support the event, and many did so.

The German name of the event was: die Anderssen-Feier (the Anderssen festivity).

Dec-30-15  ndg2: They did not draw very much back then, did they?
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  zanzibar: <Bestimmungen für die einzelnen Turniere.

I. Meisterturnier.

Jeder Teilnehmer hat mit jedem anderen eine Partie zu spielen. — Bei Beteiligung von acht oder mehr Herren werden drei Preise ausgesetzt :

I. Preis: Mark 400,
II. „ „ 200,
III. „ „ 100;

der Einsatz beträgt in diesem Falle 10 Mark. Sind weniger als acht Teilnehmer vorhanden, so werden nur zwei Preise,

I. Preis: Mark 400,
II. „ „ 200,

gegeben, und beträgt der Einsatz alsdann 6 Mark.>

TB p26-27/40-41

Aug-01-16  posoo: LOOK at how FEW DRAUGHS there are in dis tornament!! Concloosuve proof dat players were BETTER back in da olden days before da cumpoters took over!
Aug-29-18  bobmeadley: The 1877 Leipzig photo in Gottschall is a beauty but has some mistakes. For example where is Schottlander? He is not there but is named in the photo. There are 38 faces and 39 names. Another mistake is R.Wuttig. This is R.Wuttke a very strong chess player. Looking at the names take a vertical line to the faces from the centre of the name and that gets the face. Note also Hermann Zwanzig who is in the back row in front and left of the right statue (The balding man).He was a giant of German chess and the secretary of the German Chess Association.This photo is on a website for anyone to look at.How nice to see Curt von Bardeleben at age 15 and R.v Bardeleben who may be his father. One of the very best tourney photos and whoever took it did a great job.I have dug a lot out of Jeremy Gaige on dates of birth and death to determine ages. Gaige's book is really good.
Aug-29-18  bobmeadley: On Schottlander, whilst he isn't in the 1877 Leipzig photo he was a very talkative man and gets a mention in Chess Monthly August 1892 for his 'exuberant spirit'. I can't read German but this doggerel was above the door of the Dresden Chess Club.Can someone translate it? Erste Regel Ist Beim Schach,
Merke Dir Die Mahnung,
Duss Du Habest Von Der Schach,
Irgend Welche Ahnung.
Leo Hoffer said it was good advice for young chessplayers.My apologies if I have any word wrong.
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