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Endre Steiner
Number of games in database: 184
Years covered: 1921 to 1939

Overall record: +81 -69 =34 (53.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C83 C74 C86 C87 C78
 French Defense (14) 
    C14 C15 C00 C13 C02
 Sicilian (12) 
    B45 B23 B58 B70 B85
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C86 C87 C96 C84 C98
 Alekhine's Defense (8) 
    B02 B03
 Classical French (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (22) 
    B29 B83 B20 B80 B84
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E38 E39 E46 E20 E22
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A46 E00 A45 D02 D01
 Bogo Indian (13) 
 Sicilian Scheveningen (7) 
    B83 B80 B84
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 1-0
   E Steiner vs Colle, 1926 1-0
   E Steiner vs F Apsenieks, 1928 1-0
   E Steiner vs Przepiorka, 1924 1-0
   E Steiner vs F Apsenieks, 1937 1-0
   E Steiner vs H N Hansen, 1936 1-0
   E Steiner vs A Brinckmann, 1929 1-0
   Tartakower vs E Steiner, 1937 0-1
   Vladimir Petrov vs E Steiner, 1937 1/2-1/2
   E Steiner vs E E Book, 1937 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Budapest (1928)
   Budapest (1929)
   Kemeri (1937)
   Budapest (1921)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Budapest 1929 by Tabanus
   Budapest 1928 by Tabanus
   Hastings 1924/25 by suenteus po 147

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(born Jun-27-1901, died Dec-29-1944, 43 years old) Hungary

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Endre Steiner was born on June 27, 1901 in Hungary.
He played on 6 Hungarian Olympiad teams from 1924 - 1937, was 3rd= at Portsmouth 1923, 2nd at Trencianske Teplice 1928 and 1st at Kecskemet 1933. He was the older brother of Lajos Steiner. He died in a Nazi concentration camp near Budapest on December 29, 1944.

Wikipedia article: Endre Steiner

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 184  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tartakower vs E Steiner 1-0261921BudapestC56 Two Knights
2. E Steiner vs Euwe 1-0311921BudapestA47 Queen's Indian
3. J Schweiger vs E Steiner  0-1631921BudapestC77 Ruy Lopez
4. A Vajda vs E Steiner  ½-½241921BudapestA46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. E Steiner vs Z von Balla  0-1571921BudapestA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Gruenfeld vs E Steiner 1-0411921BudapestE17 Queen's Indian
7. E Steiner vs Bogoljubov 0-1291921BudapestC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. B Kostic vs E Steiner 1-0181921BudapestA47 Queen's Indian
9. E Steiner vs Alekhine 0-1621921BudapestB03 Alekhine's Defense
10. K Sterk vs E Steiner  1-0261921BudapestD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
11. E Steiner vs Saemisch ½-½461921BudapestB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. E Steiner vs Alekhine 0-1391923BCF Major OpenC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
13. E Steiner vs Tartakower  ½-½351924Hastings-B 2425A07 King's Indian Attack
14. E G Sergeant vs E Steiner  ½-½591924Hastings-B 2425B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. E Steiner vs H Saunders 0-1191924Hastings-B 2425C30 King's Gambit Declined
16. A J Mackenzie vs E Steiner  0-1771924Hastings-B 2425A53 Old Indian
17. E Steiner vs Przepiorka 1-0151924Hastings-B 2425C14 French, Classical
18. Colle vs E Steiner 0-1521924Hastings-B 2425A20 English
19. E Steiner vs G Norman  1-0281924Hastings-B 2425A07 King's Indian Attack
20. Duchamp vs E Steiner 0-1291924Paris f-BA15 English
21. E Steiner vs Hromadka  0-1301924Paris olC30 King's Gambit Declined
22. E Steiner vs R Grau  ½-½321924Paris ol (Men) f-BC02 French, Advance
23. F Lazard vs E Steiner  0-1401924Paris f-BB20 Sicilian
24. E Steiner vs H Johner  1-0521924Paris f-BB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
25. K Behting vs E Steiner  0-1521924Paris prel-4B20 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-24-05  aw1988: I used to always mistake this guy for Leonid Stein. At least now I know the difference. :)
May-01-06  Caissanist: Was Steiner a holocaust victim?
May-01-06  Resignation Trap: <Caissanist> By sheer coincidence, I was looking through old issues of <<Chess Review>> in search of the games between Reshevsky and Botvinnik in the USA vs. USSR match of 1946. I found them, as well as an article by Lajos Steiner titled "MY BROTHER ENDRE" in the November 1946 issue.

<<In the concentration camp death of my brother, Endre, I lost someone who was near and dear to me, and the world lost a very fine chessplayer. Endre did not live long enough to achieve the very best of which he was capable. His outstanding successes were at Hastings (1925); Trentchin-Teplitz (1928) and Kemeri (1937).

The game which follows is typical of Endre's personality and his style. He would go into a position deeply, evolve his plans and pursue them to their logical conclusion, no matter how complicated the sequel might be.>>

He then gives the annotated game Endre Steiner - Erno Gereben , Budapest 1937

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6
5.0-0 Be7 6.Qe2 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.a4 Rb8
9.axb5 axb5 10.Nc3 Bg4 11.Nxb5 0-0 12.Ra4 Qd7
13.d4 Bxf3 14.gxf3 Qh3 15.d5 Rxb5 16.dxc6 Rb6
17.Rc4 Nh5 18.Kh1 Kh8 19.Rc3 Qh4 20.Rg1 f5
21.exf5 Rxf5 22.Rg4 Qf6 23.Ra4 Rb8 24.Ra7 e4
25.Qxe4 Re5 26.Qg4 Re1+ 27.Kg2 Rxc1 28.Qxh5 g6
29.Qh6 Rd1 30.Rxc7 Rd4 31.Rb7 Rc8 32.Re3 Rh4
33.Rbxe7 Rxh6 34.Re8+ Qf8 35.Rxf8+ Rxf8 36.Be6 g5
37.c7 1-0

May-03-06  Caissanist: <Resignation Trap> Thanks for that. "One death is a tragedy, millions of deaths are statistics."
Sep-04-06  BIDMONFA: Endre Steiner


Sep-04-06  mandy64: He died in 1944, and played with Paoli in 1951?
Jun-27-16  NyP: <Caissanist> Strictly speaking he was not a holocaust victim, as he died during labour service. He was recruited to the regular Hungarian army, but "unreliable" people were not given arms (political left, jews, etc). Their fate depended on their officers. For some this service was a nightmare (e.g, cleaning minefields), for others chance for survival avoiding the concentration camps. Endre Steiner died from a grenade. Lajos emigrated to Australia in 1939 and became 4-time Australian champion.
Jun-27-16  Gottschalk: If the WW2 was over before the 1944 winter, could exist only the Russian-German holocaust, the largest of all (about 30 million dead) among people affected by war The truth is that most of the victims of concentration camps in Eastern Europe died of hunger or disease or cold. As seen in period films, the survivors of 45 were squalid and his death was near come In meetings between Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt had been agreed that the German surrender should be unconditional. Faced with the refusal to negotiate peace, it is doubtful that a government formed by conspirators of July 20 could peace to reduce the number of dead. Patton's offensive in addition to shorten the war, allowed the victims (in both sides) can received Western assistance.
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