Number of games in database: 102
Years covered: 1837 to 1868
Overall record: +19 -76 =7 (22.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
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Franz vs Mayet, 1858 0-1
Mayet vs Hanstein, 1837 1-0
Anderssen vs Mayet, 1855 0-1
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(born Aug-11-1810, died May-18-1868) Germany
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|Carl Mayet was born on August 11, 1810, lived in Berlin, and was the most original of the "Berlin Pleiades". He had a penchant for giving up his Queen for an assortment of material in his games. Mayet was a barrister, and later a judge.|
In 1839, he defeated Jozsef Szen in a match scoring (+3-2=1). In 1845, he drew a match with Augustus Mongredien with (+3-3). In 1847, he defeated A. von der Goltz in a match (+14-9=1), but then lost a match with Wilhelm Hanstein (+5-12=1). In 1848, he lost a match to Daniel Harrwitz (+2-5=2). In the London (1851) tournament, he was knocked out in round 1 when he lost to Hugh Alexander Kennedy with two losses. In 1851, he lost a match to Adolf Anderssen in Berlin with 4 losses. In 1852, he lost a match to Frederic Deacon (2-5). In 1853, he took 3rd place in the first Berlin championship, behind Jean Dufresne and Max Lange. In 1853, he lost a match to Jean Dufresne (+5-7). In 1855, he lost to Adolf Anderssen (+6-14=1). In 1856, he lost to T. Wiegelmann (2-4) in the 1856 Berlin Knockout Tournament. In 1859, he lost a match to Adolf Anderssen (+1-7). In 1865, he lost a match to Adolf Anderssen (+2-5=1). In 1866, he lost a match to Gustav Richard Neumann (-6=1).
His cousin, Wilhelm Hanstein, also had a distinguished career in chess.
Wikipedia article: Carl Mayet
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|Jul-05-06|| ||Whitehat1963: I wonder if Mayet ever played Eichborn, another of Anderssen's frequent opponents.|
|Aug-11-08|| ||Eastfrisian: He died in Stettin, now Szczecin.|
|Aug-11-08|| ||ravel5184: <Wolfmaster> Huh?|
|Aug-11-08|| ||wolfmaster: I am the first user whose avatar depicts french fries to post on this page. Therefore, first!|
|Aug-11-08|| ||ravel5184: Well, I am the first person to have the handle "ravel5184" to post on this SITE! How's that?|
|Apr-26-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
Wilhelm Hanstein was his cousin.
|Aug-11-09|| ||BIDMONFA: Karl Mayet|
|Aug-11-09|| ||whiteshark: <Player of the Day>|
(Wiki asked if I've meant K Mayer) :D
|Aug-11-09|| ||Phony Benoni: Just out of curiosity (since I hardly expect to use it in conversation), how is his last name pronounced? It looks more French than German.|
|Aug-11-09|| ||whiteshark: <PB> It looks French and I you spell it French.
Todays distribution of Mayet in Germany: http://www.verwandt.de/karten/absol...|
Historically he could be a descendant of
- fled French huguenots or
- French soldier who served during the Napoleonic occcupation
- other migration
|Aug-11-09|| ||Knight13: Whoever wrote the biography needs to dim it down with all those "lost a match to" stuff, seriously.|
|Aug-11-09|| ||returnoftheking: what should they say..
he didn't win ? :)
|Aug-11-09|| ||WhiteRook48: he keeps losing matches|
|Aug-11-09|| ||Knight13: <returnoftheking: what should they say..
he didn't win ? :)> Just not mention them.|
|Aug-16-09|| ||returnoftheking: Te laat, te laat! zei Winnetou,
Het zaad is al naar binnen toe!
|Aug-11-11|| ||YoungEd: Mayet, please the court!|
|Aug-11-12|| ||brankat: R.I.P. master Mayet.|
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