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Vincenz Hruby
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1882 to 1883
Overall record: +16 -20 =14 (46.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (6) 
    A10 A13
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C65 C70 C80
 Tarrasch Defense (4) 
    D32
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C77 C65 C70
 Sicilian (4) 
    B40 B23
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Hruby vs J Mason, 1882 1-0
   Meitner vs V Hruby, 1882 0-1
   V Hruby vs Steinitz, 1882 1-0
   V Hruby vs Blackburne, 1882 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Vienna (1882)
   Nuremberg (1883)

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VINCENZ HRUBY
(born Sep-09-1856, died Jul-16-1917, 60 years old) Czech Republic

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Vincenz Hruby was born in Krivsoudov, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic), and died in Trieste, Italy. In the International Chess Tournament at Vienna 1882 (won by Wilhelm Steinitz and Simon Winawer), he finished 11th but defeated prizewinners Steinitz, James Mason and Joseph Henry Blackburne. He won the Vienna Chess Club tournament in 1882, and matches from Berthold Englisch (3.5-1.5) in 1882 and Adolf Albin (5.5-3.5) in 1891.

Wikipedia article: Vincenz Hruby


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. V Hruby vs Chigorin 1-059 1882 ViennaA10 English
2. V Hruby vs Paulsen 0-153 1882 ViennaB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
3. Blackburne vs V Hruby 1-072 1882 ViennaC45 Scotch Game
4. V Hruby vs Meitner 1-042 1882 ViennaD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Winawer vs V Hruby  1-034 1882 ViennaB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. Chigorin vs V Hruby 1-019 1882 ViennaC30 King's Gambit Declined
7. Bird vs V Hruby 1-055 1882 ViennaC53 Giuoco Piano
8. B Fleissig vs V Hruby  0-131 1882 ViennaC53 Giuoco Piano
9. P Ware vs V Hruby  1-045 1882 ViennaD00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. V Hruby vs Max Weiss  1-037 1882 ViennaC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
11. V Hruby vs J Mason 1-037 1882 ViennaA10 English
12. V Hruby vs Blackburne  1-047 1882 ViennaC11 French
13. Meitner vs V Hruby 0-134 1882 ViennaC40 King's Knight Opening
14. Wittek vs V Hruby  0-130 1882 ViennaC51 Evans Gambit
15. V Hruby vs J Noa  0-133 1882 ViennaD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. V Hruby vs Bird 1-023 1882 ViennaA10 English
17. Zukertort vs V Hruby  1-048 1882 ViennaA13 English
18. V Hruby vs Englisch  ½-½42 1882 ViennaC45 Scotch Game
19. Max Weiss vs V Hruby  ½-½39 1882 ViennaC77 Ruy Lopez
20. J Mason vs V Hruby  1-029 1882 ViennaB40 Sicilian
21. V Hruby vs Steinitz 1-058 1882 ViennaC70 Ruy Lopez
22. Mackenzie vs V Hruby 1-073 1882 ViennaC77 Ruy Lopez
23. V Hruby vs Wittek  0-129 1882 ViennaC45 Scotch Game
24. Paulsen vs V Hruby  ½-½31 1882 ViennaC49 Four Knights
25. V Hruby vs Zukertort 0-154 1882 ViennaC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-10-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: Hruby's historical Elo was 2480.
Jul-09-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincen...

Jul-09-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Trieste> flourished as part of Austria, from 1382 (the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1867) until 1918.

Thus he has been <Austrian <!>>

Feb-19-11  markwell: What nonsense for his bio to state that he was born in the Czech Republic. One is entitled to one's opinion, not one's own facts.
Feb-21-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: I thought it said he was born in a part of Bohemia that is now in the Czech Republic?

Although this bio wasn't written by me I feel a great deal of sympathy for the writer. With all the shifting of boundaries, wars and political realignments in Europe over the last few centuries it can sometimes be very difficult assigning a nationality to a player.

Sep-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: Hruby won a tournament at Trieste in 1887 ahead of A. Velcich, C. Vendlenner and Dr. J. Martinolich. Overall, 17 players participated.

From page 17 of the July issue of the 1887 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

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