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Baldur Hoenlinger
Number of games in database: 91
Years covered: 1926 to 1955
Overall record: +25 -33 =33 (45.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jul-07-1905, died Mar-12-1990, 84 years old) Austria (federation/nationality Germany)

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Baldur Hönlinger was born on the 7th of July 1905. His best tournament results include 1st at Vienna 1928, 1st= with Gedeon Barcza at Szolnok 1930 and 1st at Vienna 1936. He played 1st board for Austria at The Hague Olympiad in 1928 scoring 67%. Shortly after the war he emigrated to Germany. At Velbert in 1948 he established a World Similtaneous Record on 213 boards (+187, =13, -13), but this was later surpassed by Georges Koltanowski. He passed away in Wuppertal.

Wikipedia article: Baldur Hönlinger

Last updated: 2018-07-07 09:35:57

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Hoenlinger vs J Schulz Sr  ½-½231926Trencianske TepliceD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. B Hoenlinger vs Hromadka  ½-½271926Trencianske TepliceD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. B Hoenlinger vs A Duenmann 0-1291926DSV KongressE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
4. Gilg vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½311926DSV KongressD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. W Von Holzhausen vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½461926DSV KongressB02 Alekhine's Defense
6. B Hoenlinger vs Leonhardt  ½-½301926DSV KongressD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. M Bluemich vs B Hoenlinger  1-0421926DSV KongressA04 Reti Opening
8. B Hoenlinger vs Lokvenc  ½-½311926DSV KongressD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
9. B Hoenlinger vs Hilse  ½-½461926DSV KongressD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. B Moritz vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½341926AUT-GERE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
11. Gruenfeld vs B Hoenlinger  1-0231926ViennaD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
12. A Duenmann vs B Hoenlinger  1-0451927Trebitsch mem 11thB10 Caro-Kann
13. B Hoenlinger vs Kashdan  0-1551928OlympiadD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. E Jacobson vs B Hoenlinger  0-1271928OlympiadD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. B Hoenlinger vs Weenink 1-0301928OlympiadE81 King's Indian, Samisch
16. M Brody vs B Hoenlinger  1-0361928OlympiadB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
17. Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger  1-0481929Vienna mB10 Caro-Kann
18. B Hoenlinger vs Spielmann 1-0251929Vienna mE10 Queen's Pawn Game
19. B Hoenlinger vs Przepiorka  ½-½191929Rogaska SlatinaD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. B Hoenlinger vs Spielmann  ½-½301929Vienna mE10 Queen's Pawn Game
21. B Hoenlinger vs Spielmann  0-1381929Vienna mD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger 1-0251929Vienna mB15 Caro-Kann
23. Saemisch vs B Hoenlinger  1-0361929Rogaska SlatinaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. A Brinckmann vs B Hoenlinger 1-0231929Rogaska SlatinaB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
25. B Hoenlinger vs H Steiner  1-0461930GyorE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-11-06  Castle In The Sky: The biography is incorrect Mr. Hoenlinger died on March 12, 1990.
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  Benzol: <Castle In The Sky> You meant it was incomplete, right?


Jul-07-06  makaveli52: 1928 to 1955 looks way off, just look at the bio .... born 1905
Jul-07-06  dzanone: That puts his first important game that was recorded at the age of 23. Seems reasonable.
Jul-07-06  makaveli52: err my bad disregard my previous post, confused myself
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  keypusher: Unfortunately this is his only game that I know.

Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929

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  brankat: R.I.P. old Warrior.
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  whiteshark: Bios:


Photograph of Hönlinger during his 1948 World Similtaneous Record:

Full <Edward Winter> article on "Large Simultaneous Displays":

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  brankat: <whiteshark> Thanks. As always :-)
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  whiteshark: My pleasure, <brankat>!

The way is the goal.

Jul-07-10  BIDMONFA: Baldur Hoenlinger


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  Marmot PFL: < Castle In The Sky> The strain of 213 games at once was too much for him.
Dec-25-15  Abdel Irada: A pity. Baldur had such a promising career before Loki came along.

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