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Eduard Issakovich Gerstenfeld
  
Number of games in database: 49
Years covered: 1935 to 1940
Overall record: +17 -20 =12 (46.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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EDUARD ISSAKOVICH GERSTENFELD
(born 1915, died 1943, 28 years old)

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Wikipedia article: Edward Gerstenfeld

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 49  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Gerstenfeld vs T Regedzinski  0-1361935POL-chB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
2. K Makarczyk vs E Gerstenfeld  1-0331935POL-chB24 Sicilian, Closed
3. E Gerstenfeld vs Foltys  0-1791937POL-chD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. E Gerstenfeld vs Stahlberg  0-1331937POL-chA13 English
5. E Gerstenfeld vs I Aloni  1-0221937POL-chA21 English
6. J Kolski vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1411938LodzE16 Queen's Indian
7. E Gerstenfeld vs Menchik  1-0301938LodzA95 Dutch, Stonewall
8. E Gerstenfeld vs Tartakower  1-0531938LodzC41 Philidor Defense
9. L Steiner vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1751938LodzB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. E Gerstenfeld vs I Appel  0-1811938LodzC01 French, Exchange
11. E Gerstenfeld vs F Sulik  ½-½551938LodzA13 English
12. J A Seitz vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1681938LodzB24 Sicilian, Closed
13. P Frydman vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1471938LodzD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. E Gerstenfeld vs Stahlberg  0-1321938LodzC13 French
15. T Regedzinski vs E Gerstenfeld  1-0341938LodzE15 Queen's Indian
16. Foltys vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1411938LodzD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. E Gerstenfeld vs Pirc  0-1461938LodzB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
18. Najdorf vs E Gerstenfeld  ½-½471938LodzD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. E Eliskases vs E Gerstenfeld  ½-½601938LodzD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. E Gerstenfeld vs V Petrov 0-1371938LodzC00 French Defense
21. Kasparian vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1551940URS-sfA22 English
22. Konstantinopolsky vs E Gerstenfeld  1-0441940Lvov corrB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. A Khavin vs E Gerstenfeld  0-1411940URS-sfB54 Sicilian
24. Konstantinopolsky vs E Gerstenfeld  ½-½321940URS-sfD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. E Gerstenfeld vs M Stolberg ½-½681940URS-sfC12 French, McCutcheon
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-12-05  Resignation Trap: Gerstenfeld (1915-1943) lived in Lvov and won the Polish Championship twice before reaching age 22. In 1939 his region of Poland became part of the USSR, which explains his participation in the 1940 USSR Championship.

The world lost another talented player in 1943 when Gerstenfeld became a victim of Nazi atrocities.

May-19-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Chessmetrics Player Profile:

Eduard Gerstenfeld (*1915 +1943)
Highest Rating: 2598 (1940), #37 in world, age 25y8m
Best Individual Performance: 2624 (Kiev-ch 1940)

Oct-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Quote of the Day

" As a general rule, there are no more self-confident mortals than prominent chess-players. "

-- F.M. Edge

Oct-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward...

more games: http://www.365chess.com/players/Edu...

Sep-24-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <whiteshark: Quote of the Day

" As a general rule, there are no more self-confident mortals than prominent chess-players. "

-- F.M. Edge>

Had Edge lived in another time, he might well have said this about poker players.

RIP.

Feb-07-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: Tragic loss: I read the wiki info on him.
Jul-05-14  ughaibu: This bit "he was shot by Nazis during the mass killing of Jewish people in Rostov-on-Don, Russia,[5] in December 1943.[6] Rostov-on-Don was liberated by the Soviet Army on February 14, 1943" doesn't make sense.
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