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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Oldenburg Tournament

Elmars Zemgalis12/17(+7 -0 =10)[view games]
Efim Bogoljubov12/17(+10 -3 =4)[view games]
Herbert Heinicke11.5/17(+10 -4 =3)[view games]
Nicolas Rossolimo11.5/17(+8 -2 =7)[view games]
Ortvin Sarapu11/17(+8 -3 =6)[view games]
Georg Kieninger10/17(+6 -3 =8)[view games]
Wolfgang Unzicker10/17(+6 -3 =8)[view games]
Alberic O'Kelly de Galway9/17(+6 -5 =6)[view games]
Ludwig Rellstab9/17(+5 -4 =8)[view games]
Robert Wade8.5/17(+6 -6 =5)[view games]
Paul Tautvaisas8/17(+7 -8 =2)[view games]
Jens Enevoldsen7.5/17(+4 -6 =7)[view games]
Wilhelm Rautenberg6.5/17(+5 -9 =3)[view games]
Hermann Heemsoth6.5/17(+5 -9 =3)[view games]
Edgar Walther5.5/17(+4 -10 =3)[view games]
Wilhelm Kuppe5.5/17(+4 -10 =3)[view games]
Friedrich Saemisch5.5/17(+3 -9 =5)[view games]
Baruch Harold Wood3.5/17(+2 -12 =3)[view games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Oldenburg (1949)
The tournament was played at the Astoria-Haus "Renaissance" from June 19 to July 2.

Participants were Rossolimo - French champion 1948, Wood - British correspondence chess champion 1945, Walther - Swiss youth champion, Wade - champion of New Zealand 1944, 1945 and 1948, Tautvaisas - champion of Lithuania, Zemgalis - champion of Latvia, Sarapu - champion of Estonia, Enevoldsen - champion of Denmark, Kieninger - German champion 1937, 1940 and 1947, Rellstab - German champion 1942, Unzicker - German champion 1948, Rautenberg - German master, Heinicke - German master, Kuppe - Weser/Ems champion 1948, Heemsoth - Weser/Ems champion 1949 and Bremen champion 1949, O'Kelly - champion of Belgia 1937, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946 and 1947, Bogoljubov - German champion 1931, 1933 and 1949, and the German master Sämisch.

The tournament program also gives Ludwig Roedl of Germany and the Swede Harry Ahman. They were replaced at a later stage with O'Kelly and Sämisch. Zemgalis of Latvia made the tournament of his life, and shared 1st prize with Bogoljubov.

Final standings and crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts =1 Zemgalis * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 12 =1 Bogoljubov ½ * 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 12 =3 Heinicke ½ 1 * 1 1 0 ½ 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 11½ =3 Rossolimo ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 0 ½ 1 11½ 5 Sarapu ½ 1 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 11 =6 Kieninger ½ 0 1 ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 1 0 0 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 10 =6 Unzicker ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 10 =8 O'Kelly ½ ½ 1 0 0 0 1 * ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 0 9 =8 Rellstab 0 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 9 10 Wade 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 8½ 11 Tautvaisas 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 1 0 0 * 1 1 1 0 1 ½ 1 8 12 Enevoldsen ½ 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 1 ½ 1 0 1 ½ 7½ =13 Rautenberg ½ 0 0 0 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 * 0 1 0 0 1 6½ =13 Heemsoth 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 * 0 1 1 1 6½ =15 Walther ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 1 0 0 1 * 1 0 0 5½ =15 Kuppe 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 * 1 ½ 5½ =15 Sämisch 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 0 1 0 * 1 5½ 18 Wood 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 1 ½ 0 * 3½

Tournament book: Oldenburg 1949 by Anthony J. Gillam (The Chess Player, Nottingham 2001. 73 pp.). There is also a booklet with the tournament program: Internationales Großturnier by H. W. Kopf (Oldenburg 1949. 24 pp.), and a summary by Rellstab in Deutsche Schachblätter vol. 34 (1949) pp. 113-115 (August issue).

Mainly based on Game Collection: 99_Oldenburg 1949 by User: whiteshark. Round dates are from the tournament program.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 153  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. B H Wood vs O'Kelly 1-060 1949 OldenburgE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. Bogoljubov vs J Enevoldsen  1-036 1949 OldenburgC53 Giuoco Piano
3. H Heinicke vs H Heemsoth  0-137 1949 OldenburgE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
4. Saemisch vs P Tautvaisas  ½-½37 1949 OldenburgD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. O Sarapu vs Rellstab  ½-½26 1949 OldenburgC77 Ruy Lopez
6. Unzicker vs Rautenberg  0-131 1949 OldenburgD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Wade vs W Kuppe  1-066 1949 OldenburgC28 Vienna Game
8. E Walther vs Rossolimo 0-125 1949 OldenburgB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
9. E Zemgalis vs Kieninger  ½-½39 1949 OldenburgC05 French, Tarrasch
10. Wade vs Bogoljubov  0-154 1949 OldenburgC25 Vienna
11. P Tautvaisas vs O Sarapu 1-064 1949 OldenburgC48 Four Knights
12. Rossolimo vs B H Wood  1-033 1949 OldenburgB57 Sicilian
13. H Heemsoth vs J Enevoldsen  ½-½37 1949 OldenburgA34 English, Symmetrical
14. Kieninger vs Saemisch  ½-½25 1949 OldenburgE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
15. W Kuppe vs Unzicker 0-129 1949 OldenburgA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
16. O'Kelly vs H Heinicke  1-049 1949 OldenburgD99 Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov
17. Rautenberg vs E Zemgalis  ½-½64 1949 OldenburgB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
18. Rellstab vs E Walther  0-127 1949 OldenburgB24 Sicilian, Closed
19. Rossolimo vs O Sarapu  ½-½31 1949 OldenburgC56 Two Knights
20. Rellstab vs Saemisch  ½-½27 1949 OldenburgE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
21. P Tautvaisas vs E Zemgalis  0-151 1949 OldenburgB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
22. Rautenberg vs Wade  ½-½34 1949 OldenburgB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
23. O'Kelly vs E Walther  1-026 1949 OldenburgB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
24. W Kuppe vs Bogoljubov  0-143 1949 OldenburgD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Kieninger vs Unzicker  ½-½47 1949 OldenburgE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 153  PGN Download
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