Emil Zinner
Number of games in database: 54
Years covered: 1933 to 1937
Overall record: +24 -18 =12 (55.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights (3 games)
D51 Queen's Gambit Declined (3 games)
C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack (3 games)
A43 Old Benoni (2 games)
D52 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted (2 games)
C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed (2 games)
C48 Four Knights (2 games)
A03 Bird's Opening (2 games)
D85 Grunfeld (2 games)

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(born Aug-23-1909, died Jul-08-1942) Czech Republic

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He was born in Brno. Jewish, he died in Wikipedia article: Majdanek concentration camp.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 54  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Zinner vs E Canal  1-013 1933 Moravska OstravaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. Pirc vs E Zinner  0-147 1933 Moravska OstravaD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
3. Gilg vs E Zinner  0-142 1933 Moravska OstravaA43 Old Benoni
4. E Zinner vs Foltys  ½-½39 1933 Moravska OstravaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Gilg vs E Zinner  1-038 1933 Brno-OstravaA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Gruenfeld vs E Zinner  ½-½31 1933 Moravska OstravaD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
7. J Rejfir vs E Zinner  ½-½31 1933 Moravska OstravaD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
8. S Boros vs E Zinner  0-150 1934 DSV in der CSR-ch13B12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. E Zinner vs Gilg  1-055 1934 Bad LiebenwerdaE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. E Zinner vs Gilg  1-031 1934 Brno-OstravaD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
11. E Zinner vs A Becker  0-119 1934 DSV in der CSR-ch13D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
12. E Zinner vs Foltys  ½-½40 1935 LuhacoviceD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
13. J Rejfir vs E Zinner  1-034 1935 LuhacoviceD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
14. Pelikan vs E Zinner  1-032 1935 LuhacoviceD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. E Zinner vs Gilg  ½-½32 1935 DSV in der CSR-ch14D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
16. E Zinner vs K Richter  1-027 1936 PodebradyD85 Grunfeld
17. E Zinner vs Menchik 1-049 1936 PodebradyC11 French
18. E Steiner vs E Zinner 0-138 1936 Munich OlympiadC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
19. Fazekas vs E Zinner 1-033 1936 PodebradyA06 Reti Opening
20. E Zinner vs G A Thomas  1-072 1936 PodebradyC49 Four Knights
21. E Zinner vs K Treybal  0-134 1936 PodebradyC49 Four Knights
22. Stoltz vs E Zinner  1-036 1936 Munich OlympiadC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
23. E Zinner vs R Crepeaux  1-036 1936 Munich OlympiadD85 Grunfeld
24. V Petrov vs E Zinner  1-047 1936 PodebradyC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. E Zinner vs I Solin  1-066 1936 Munich OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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  whiteshark: Emil Zinner (1909-1942)

Source: footnote VI

Jun-09-09  myschkin: . . .


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  GrahamClayton: Here is a quick victory by Zinner from the 1933 Moravska Ostrava tournament:

[Event "?"]
[Site "Moravska Ostrava"]
[Date "1933.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Zinner, Emil"]
[Black "Canal, Esteban"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Nbd7 5. Bd3 a6 6. Nbd2 e5 7. cxd5 cxd5 8.dxe5 Ng4 9. Qa4 h5 10. h3 Nh6

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11. e6 fxe6 12. Bg6+ Ke7 13. Qb4+ 1-0

Source: Bill Wall, “500 Queen’s Gambit Miniatures”, Chess Enterprises Inc, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1985

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  Karpova: When Ored Karlin visited Brno in 1934, a small tournament was organized and Zinner scored 100%:

1. Zinner 3.0
2. Pitschak 1.5
3. Karlin 1.0
4. Haida 0.5

From page 173 of the 1934 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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