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Heinrich Wolf
Number of games in database: 310
Years covered: 1894 to 1935

Overall record: +100 -97 =113 (50.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (69) 
    C78 C86 C63 C67 C79
 Sicilian (17) 
    B22 B40 B73 B45 B30
 French Defense (16) 
    C10 C11 C12 C14 C00
 French (14) 
    C10 C11 C12 C00
 Four Knights (14) 
    C49 C48
 Ruy Lopez, Open (10) 
    C83 C80 C82
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (37) 
    C77 C66 C79 C67 C60
 Queen's Pawn Game (19) 
    D02 D00 A46 D05 E10
 Orthodox Defense (18) 
    D60 D52 D63 D55 D64
 King's Gambit Declined (15) 
    C30 C32
 Queen's Gambit Declined (12) 
    D37 D35 D31
 Vienna Opening (9) 
    C29 C28 C25 C27
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Reti vs H Wolf, 1922 0-1
   Schlechter vs H Wolf, 1906 1/2-1/2
   H Wolf vs Duras, 1907 1-0
   H Wolf vs Rubinstein, 1907 1/2-1/2
   H Wolf vs Spielmann, 1923 1-0
   Showalter vs H Wolf, 1900 0-1
   H Wolf vs Przepiorka, 1922 1-0
   Prokes vs H Wolf, 1922 0-1
   Janowski vs H Wolf, 1905 1/2-1/2
   H Wolf vs Gunsberg, 1902 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Vienna (1922)
   Vienna (1904/05) (1904)
   13th DSB Kongress (Hanover) (1902)
   Munich (1900)
   Monte Carlo (1903)
   15th DSB Kongress (Nuremberg) (1906)
   Bad Pistyan (1922)
   Monte Carlo (1902)
   Coburg (Meisterturnier) (1904)
   Teplitz-Schönau (1922)
   1st Trebitsch Memorial (1907)
   Karlsbad (1907)
   Ostend (1905)
   Maehrisch-Ostrau (1923)
   Karlsbad (1923)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Monte Carlo 1903 by suenteus po 147
   Munich 1900 by Phony Benoni
   Vienna 1922 by Archives
   Chigorin's bête noire by Chessical

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(born Oct-20-1875, died Dec-1943, 68 years old) Austria

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Heinrich Wolf was 1st= at Vienna 1902, 2nd at Vienna 1905 and 3rd at Vienna 1922. He also drew a match with Ossip Bernstein (+1, =6, -1) in 1902. He retired from active play in 1923. Wolf was married to Paula Kalmar-Wolf. He died in 1943, a victim of the Nazis.

Wikipedia article: Heinrich Wolf

Last updated: 2017-12-27 04:15:50

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 310  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S R Wolf vs H Wolf 1-0181894GrazC29 Vienna Gambit
2. H Wolf vs A Zinkl  ½-½361899Kolisch Memorial 9900C11 French
3. Maroczy vs H Wolf 1-0401899BerlinC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. H Wolf vs A Schwarz 1-0241899Kolisch mem 9900C10 French
5. Schlechter vs H Wolf 1-0351899ViennaD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. H Wolf vs Von Popiel  1-0381899Kolisch mem 9900C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
7. J Kotrc vs H Wolf  1-0481899Kolisch mem 9900C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
8. Halprin vs H Wolf  ½-½721900MunichD05 Queen's Pawn Game
9. H Wolf vs F G Jacob 1-0341900MunichC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
10. J N Berger vs H Wolf  1-0491900MunichD05 Queen's Pawn Game
11. H Wolf vs M Billecard  1-0311900MunichC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
12. G Marco vs H Wolf  1-0381900MunichC41 Philidor Defense
13. H Wolf vs Schlechter  0-1511900MunichC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. Von Gottschall vs H Wolf  0-1381900MunichC25 Vienna
15. H Wolf vs Von Bardeleben 1-0211900MunichC42 Petrov Defense
16. Maroczy vs H Wolf 1-0441900MunichC28 Vienna Game
17. H Wolf vs Burn  ½-½831900MunichC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
18. Showalter vs H Wolf 0-1331900MunichD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
19. H Wolf vs Pillsbury  0-1401900MunichC67 Ruy Lopez
20. W Cohn vs H Wolf ½-½161900MunichD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
21. H Wolf vs Janowski 0-1641900MunichC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
22. Von Popiel vs H Wolf  0-1671900MunichC50 Giuoco Piano
23. H Wolf vs Reggio  1-0341902Monte CarloC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
24. H Wolf vs Pillsbury ½-½511902Monte CarloC67 Ruy Lopez
25. Pillsbury vs H Wolf 1-0361902Monte CarloE00 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 310  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Honza Cervenka: Heinrich Wolf (1875-1943) had an unusual international chess career. His 17 tournaments were spread over two separate periods: 1900-08 and 1922-23.
Sep-23-04  Giancarlo: You can always count on Honza for the information no one knows about. Very informative guy.
Apr-19-06  The17thPawn: Hey <Honza> - Have you seen how thoroughly Wolf owned Chigorin. Blanked him 6-0. Not even Lasker managed that against Chigorin.
Oct-20-06  BIDMONFA: Heinrich Wolf

WOLF, Heinrich

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  brankat: H.Wolf was a talented player, but never really a professional, hence the unusual sequence of his tournaments.

He had Wins and/or Draws with such outstanding masters as: Showalter, A.Burn, J.Mason, I.Gunsberg, M.Chigorin, F.Marshall, J.Mieses, Tiechmann, H.N.Pillsbury, K.Schlehter etc.

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  Gypsy: At one of his columns, Reti alludes to H. Wolf as being a sort of a Viennese chess 'hustler' -- making a fair (second?) income from playing for small stakes in the local chess club(s).
Oct-20-07  Manic: <The17thPawn> brings up a very interesting point. 6-0 against chigorin, a world championship challenger. And furthermore, thats 6 out of 6, with no draws. Amazing.
Oct-20-07  King mega: Happy BDY!
Nov-23-07  Karpova: Kmoch/Reinfeld in Chess Review 1950:

<True, Heinrich Wolf was a player of better than average strength. His score after the twentieth round was a respectable 10-9. It was not too implausible to hope he might beat Rubinstein. Yet this hope was silly in view of Wolf's style and temperament: excelling in steadiness, Wolf, despite his ferocious name, almost loathed imagination and courage.>

They were talking about the last round in Carlsbad 1907.

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  whiteshark: <Gypsy: <At one of his columns, Reti alludes to H. Wolf as being a sort of a Viennese chess 'hustler' -- making a fair (second?) income from playing for small stakes in the local chess club(s).>>

Josef Emil Krejcik
described him as <...Typische Kaffeehausratte!>

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  whiteshark: Im Wien jener Tage gab es drei Schachspieler mit Namen <Wolf>.

Der eine, <Siegfried August> mit Vornamen, war seiner Qualifikation nach der Schwächste des Trios, fiel aber stets durch sein anziehendes Äußeres auf.

Der zweite, <Siegfried Reginald> war von Beruf Geschäftsreisender.

Der Dritte im Bunde, <Heinrich>, besaß Meisterstärke und schlug sich oft und mit Erfolg in der Turnierarena.

Um Verwechslungen vorzubeugen, gaben ihnen die Vereinskameraden im Neuen Wiener Schachklub folgende Beinamen:

Der <reizende> Wolf, der <reisende> Wolf und der <reißende> Wolf.

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  brankat: R.I.P. Master Wolf.
Dec-23-08  WhiteRook48: Wolf vs Duras was 168 moves!!! what a prodigy. I'm an expert at typing in the dark, too bad Wolf died at Hitler's hands.
Oct-20-09  Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday!!!Heinrich Wolf!!!
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  keypusher: <Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday!!!Heinrich Wolf!!!>

Jesus, you're irritating.

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  HeMateMe: Eddie Van halen and Valerie Bertineilli named their only child "Wolfgang,", or Wolf, or Wolfie, for short. Van Halen was actually a serious piano student growing up, and he was a pianist before he took up the axe. Mozart is his favorite composer, thus "Wolfgang."
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  Chessical: Wolf won every game he played against Chigorin who seemed unable to build up a promising position against the Viennese master, or even take advantage of his errors:

Game Collection: Chigorin's bête noire

Jan-06-12  gezafan: How did Wolf die? What were the circumstances of his death?
Jul-30-12  Karpova: His wife, Paula Kalmar-Wolf, was the strongest female Austrian chessplayer around 1930 and demonstrated that by coming in 2nd at the Women's World Championships in Hamburg 1930 and Prague 1931. She was a student of Reti and her husband Wolf. She suffered most likely from Diabetes ("Zuckerkrankheit") and died on September 29, 1931.

Source: Pages 311 to 312 of the 1931 '(Neue) Wiener Schachzeitung'

Jun-05-15  Howard: Wolf, quite sadly, died in a Nazi concentration camp----just like Treybal did.
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  FSR: <Howard> I don't think that Karel Treybal died in a concentration camp. As his bio says, the Nazis executed him in 1940 for illegal possession of a firearm.
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