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Ignatz von Popiel
Number of games in database: 86
Years covered: 1889 to 1915
Overall record: +21 -48 =17 (34.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jul-27-1863, died May-02-1941, 77 years old) Austria

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Wikipedia article: Ignatz von Popiel

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 86  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lasker vs Von Popiel 0-1211889Berlin gameC26 Vienna
2. Von Popiel vs A Seidl  1-0301889Breslau Hauptturnier Gp2C22 Center Game
3. Albin vs Von Popiel  1-0211890Kolisch MemorialC27 Vienna Game
4. Von Popiel vs Csank  0-1441890Kolisch MemorialC13 French
5. B Fleissig vs Von Popiel  1-0461890Kolisch MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
6. Von Popiel vs G Marco  0-1301890Kolisch MemorialD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
7. J Bendiner vs Von Popiel  0-1391890ViennaC13 French
8. Chigorin vs Von Popiel 1-0511896BudapestC51 Evans Gambit
9. Von Popiel vs K A Walbrodt 0-1661896BudapestB30 Sicilian
10. Charousek vs Von Popiel 1-0251896BudapestC45 Scotch Game
11. Von Popiel vs Pillsbury 0-1621896BudapestC23 Bishop's Opening
12. Winawer vs Von Popiel 1-0551896BudapestC00 French Defense
13. Von Popiel vs Tarrasch 0-1421896BudapestC33 King's Gambit Accepted
14. Albin vs Von Popiel 1-0241896BudapestC01 French, Exchange
15. Von Popiel vs Schlechter 1-0471896BudapestC23 Bishop's Opening
16. Maroczy vs Von Popiel 1-0541896BudapestC46 Three Knights
17. Von Popiel vs J Noa 0-1331896BudapestB06 Robatsch
18. G Marco vs Von Popiel 0-1641896BudapestC42 Petrov Defense
19. Von Popiel vs Janowski 0-1331896BudapestC20 King's Pawn Game
20. Von Popiel vs J N Berger ½-½411898DSB-11.KongressC44 King's Pawn Game
21. A Fritz vs Von Popiel 0-1521898DSB-11.KongressC66 Ruy Lopez
22. Steinitz vs Von Popiel 1-048189811th DSB Kongress, CologneB15 Caro-Kann
23. Von Popiel vs Burn ½-½33189811th DSB Kongress, CologneC44 King's Pawn Game
24. Charousek vs Von Popiel 1-055189811th DSB Kongress, CologneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
25. Von Popiel vs Janowski 1-046189811th DSB Kongress, CologneB40 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-26-08  Knight13: In Von Popiel vs G Marco, 1902 Popiel got way too lucky.
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  brankat: Here is a nice win Von Popiel had against Dr.Lasker in Berlin, 1889:

Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889

Dec-24-10  tentsewang: Popiel's a masterpiece!!
Apr-16-11  Tigranny: Knight13, you bet.
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  FSR: Didn't he invent the Pocket Fisherman?
Aug-19-12  Karpova: In 1905 Von Popiel drew a match against Piotrowski in Lemberg by the score of +3 =3 -3.

Source: Page 178 of the 1905 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

Jul-27-13  BIDMONFA: Ignatz Von Popiel


Jul-27-13  waustad: There must be a good Krazy Kat pun in here somewhere. Then again the voters are probably too young to get it.
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  Penguincw: R.I.P. Ignatz von Popiel, one of the few people that had a positive record against Lasker (even though they only played one game).
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  TheFocus: What a horrible bio. Could you at least tell us his home country?
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  zanzibar: NiC has a photo:

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Ignatz von Popiel.
Dec-05-16  Christoforus Polacco: If von Popiel is from Austria so ... Akiba Rubinstein should be from Russia :)))
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