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Paul Mross
Number of games in database: 40
Years covered: 1932 to 1955
Overall record: +10 -20 =9 (37.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C79 C82 C87 C90 C77
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E47 E32 E35
 Sicilian (5) 
    B45 B65 B91 B32 B54
 King's Indian (4) 
    E73 E70 E63
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Mross vs Alekhine, 1941 1/2-1/2
   Mross vs I V Rohacek, 1941 1-0
   P Rethy vs Mross, 1941 1/2-1/2
   Mross vs Opocensky, 1941 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Munich (1941)

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(born Jan-23-1910, died Jan-17-1991, 80 years old) Poland (citizen of Germany)

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He was born Pavel Mroz and came from Silesia. He later changed his name to Paul Mross and moved to Berlin. He played in several events in Germany and the occupied Poland during the second World War. His last important tournament was the Berlin Championship in 1957 and the Club Championship Eckbauer. He moved to Erlangen in the nineteen-sixties and lived there even in the nineteen-seventies.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Rubinstein vs Mross 1-043 1932 Cracow v Silesia matchA15 English
2. Bauriedel vs Mross  0-122 1934 BerlinE73 King's Indian
3. Mross vs K Plater  ½-½36 1938 KrakowC40 King's Knight Opening
4. Mross vs N Borowski  1-048 1938 KrakowC87 Ruy Lopez
5. K Poschauko vs Mross  0-141 1938 KrakowC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
6. Mross vs W Kunerth  1-032 1938 KrakowC55 Two Knights Defense
7. I Grynfeld vs Mross  ½-½41 1938 KrakowB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
8. Oettinger vs Mross  1-033 1938 KrakowB32 Sicilian
9. Mross vs T Kapfer 0-145 1938 KrakowC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
10. M Bluemich vs Mross  ½-½38 1938 KrakowE70 King's Indian
11. Mross vs K Wojtyla  ½-½37 1938 Krakow (composition)C77 Ruy Lopez
12. Mross vs J Gadalinski  ½-½61 1938 KrakowD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Biedermann vs Mross  1-042 1938 KrakowE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
14. Mross vs H Ropstorff  1-033 1938 KrakowA00 Uncommon Opening
15. Mross vs A Dahke  0-135 1938 KrakowC34 King's Gambit Accepted
16. A Pytlakowski vs Mross  ½-½26 1938 KrakowB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
17. Bogoljubov vs Mross  1-046 1941 MunichE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. Mross vs Stoltz  0-165 1941 MunichD02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. Mross vs Bogoljubov 0-117 1941 Cracow/Warsaw POLC13 French
20. Foltys vs Mross  1-038 1941 MunichE12 Queen's Indian
21. Mross vs Opocensky  ½-½53 1941 MunichB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
22. Mross vs Alekhine ½-½104 1941 MunichC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
23. B Rabar vs Mross 0-163 1941 MunichE35 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, ed
24. Lokvenc vs Mross  1-033 1941 Cracow/Warsaw POLE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
25. Mross vs I V Rohacek  1-030 1941 MunichC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
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  Karpova: It's said that Paul Mross gave a Simul in his old club "Eckbauer" in 1966. Two chessplayers wanted to poke fun at him - Chessplayer Bruch had the black pieces while Chessplayer Buerke had the white ones. So Bruch reproduced Mross' moves from his game against Buerke (where Mross had black) and Buerke reproduced Mross' moves from his game against Bruch (where Mross had white). After the simul was over, Mross was impressed by their strong play. When they told him whta they had done, he didn't believe them...
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  whiteshark: Paul Mross (or Pawel Mrůz) Pavel Mroz

Background and bio in German:

Sep-05-08  myschkin: . . .

in English:

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  Karpova: According to the Arbeiter-Schachklub Spandau - see - Paul Mross was born 1910.06.11. I don't know which date is correct.
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  GrahamClayton: Mross was Silesian champion in 1929, and was a regular competitor in the Berlin city championship in the 1930's.
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