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Adolf Staehelin
Number of games in database: 32
Years covered: 1932 to 1962
Overall record: +3 -25 =4 (15.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-05-1901, died May-30-1965, 64 years old) Switzerland

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Adolf Staehelin was born in Basel. He was Swiss champion in 1927 and passed away in Zürich in 1965.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 32  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. W Henneberger vs A Staehelin  1-042 1932 BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
2. A Staehelin vs Alekhine 0-121 1932 BerneE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
3. P F Johner vs A Staehelin  1-042 1932 BerneE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
4. A Staehelin vs B Colin  0-136 1932 BerneD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Sultan Khan vs A Staehelin  1-035 1932 BerneA47 Queen's Indian
6. O Naegeli vs A Staehelin  1-036 1932 BerneE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
7. A Staehelin vs Grob  0-142 1932 BerneD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
8. E Voellmy vs A Staehelin  0-133 1932 BerneD05 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Staehelin vs Euwe 0-117 1932 BerneD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. O Bernstein vs A Staehelin  1-062 1932 BerneE16 Queen's Indian
11. A Staehelin vs Flohr  0-124 1932 BerneA52 Budapest Gambit
12. F Gygli vs A Staehelin  ½-½25 1932 BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
13. A Staehelin vs H Johner  ½-½41 1932 BerneE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. Bogoljubov vs A Staehelin  1-025 1932 BerneA12 English with b3
15. A Staehelin vs W Rivier  0-158 1932 BerneD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. E Eliskases vs A Staehelin  1-043 1935 OlympiadE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
17. A Staehelin vs E Eliskases 0-128 1935 ZurichE90 King's Indian
18. I Pleci vs A Staehelin  1-032 1935 Warsaw ol (Men)D56 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. A Staehelin vs J Rejfir 0-115 1935 Warsaw ol (Men)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Dake vs A Staehelin  1-059 1935 OlympiadD54 Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation
21. E R Lundin vs A Staehelin  1-034 1935 OlympiadD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. M Napolitano vs A Staehelin  ½-½48 1935 OlympiadD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
23. A Staehelin vs V Kahn  0-146 1935 OlympiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. J O'Hanlon vs A Staehelin  0-142 1935 OlympiadC01 French, Exchange
25. B Kostic vs A Staehelin  1-034 1936 Munich OlympiadC13 French
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-05-06  EmperorAtahualpa: First name Adolf, and the family name sounds like "Stalin". Could this guy be any more unfortunate? :)
Apr-05-06  EmperorAtahualpa: By the way, after viewing his games, I must say that this guy must be the most mediocre national champion ever!
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  whiteshark: <EA> I always thought about <Der Stechlin> which is the last novel of Theodor Fontane, who was the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer.
Sep-22-08  sneaky pete: Hello, is this the Adolf Stahlhelm page?
Apr-05-09  WhiteRook48: No, it is the Adolf Staehelin page.
Happy birthday to this player!
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  wordfunph: 1/14 in CG games database...7.1% winning record.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Joseph Hitler.
Apr-05-16  Eastfrisian: <TheFocus> What do you mean with this comment ?
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  TheFocus: <Eastfrisian> That should be easy to figure out. I bet you can if you try.
Apr-05-16  Eastfrisian: <The Focus> I could, and therefore was the question. To bring Adolf Staehelin in the near of Adolf Hitler should be not a gould style, isn't it ?
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  TheFocus: I'll spell it out for you.

Joseph + Stalin

Adolf + Hitler.


Adolf Staehelin (Stalin)

Joseph Hitler.


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  whiteshark: Moin, <Eastfrisian>!

Kiekut / waar di in Acht vör den Unnöösel. Hei mokt bannig dumm Tüüch / Gedoens ). ;)

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  whiteshark: "<Dr. Adolf Staehelin>, the Swiss champion in 1927 and twice vice president of the Schachgesellschaft [Zürich] managed to beat the former challenger for the World championship [Efim Bogoljubow ] in a protracted struggle."

Source, game and some historical photos

Apr-06-16  Eastfrisian: <whiteshark> Moin torüch. Hest recht, jeden Dag tippt he wat to de Gebortsdaag, egal of de dood sünd oder noch leven doot.
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