Number of games in database: 51
Years covered: 1898 to 1900
Overall record: +10 -23 =18 (37.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
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Halprin vs Pillsbury, 1900 1/2-1/2
Halprin vs Janowski, 1898 1-0
H W Trenchard vs Halprin, 1898 1/2-1/2
Halprin vs Maroczy, 1898 1-0
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(born Mar-21-1868, died May-20-1921, 53 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Austria)
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|Alexander Halprin was born in St Petersburg. He played in two international masters' tournaments, Vienna (1898) where he scored 14 out of 36 (double round), and Munich (1900) where he scored 5 out of 15. He succumbed to a heart attack in Vienna, Austria, his adopted home country.|
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|Nov-25-05|| ||AlexanderMorphy: his game against pillsbury is a real classic if you ask me....some will argue that all quick draws are boring, well maybe those people should take a look at this 24 move draw to change their opinions. However good the game might have been, i have heard stories that the big masters actually told halprin what to play against the berlin defense, a couple of novelties. Halprin then dully executed his homework against pillsbury. Anyway it's worth a look.|
|Sep-18-06|| ||percyblakeney: Halprin's chess career was very short, but he did have some good results. He for example won all the games he played against Janowski (when the latter was a much better player than when he played for the World Championship):|
Halprin vs Janowski, 1898
Janowski vs Halprin, 1898
Janowski vs Halprin, 1900
|Nov-27-12|| ||Morphischer: A pic http://www.newinchess.com/Common/Im...|
|Jul-30-13|| ||Marcelo Bruno: And his sacrifices when he played against Pillsbury in Munich 1900 are completely sound.|
|Aug-11-13|| ||Karpova: 1888: He joins the <Stenographenbüro> (stenographer's office) of the <Österreichisches Parlament> (Austrian Parliament)|
1891.04.09: Contractually employed as <Kammerstenograph> (stenographer of the Chamber)
1902.01.27: <Systematisierung als Staatsbeamter> (Civil Servant)
1908: Title <Kaiserlicher Rat> (Imperial Counsel) and editor in charge of <Reichsratskorrespondenz>
1919: Title <Regierungsrat> (Senior Civil Servant) awarded by the <Bundespräsident>
He was buried at the Wiener Zentralfriedhof, <Gruppe 10, Reihe 8, Grab 75> two days after his death.
Source: Euology of Dr. Ernst Weizmann on pages 101-104 of the 1938 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Oct-25-14|| ||Karpova: Halprin lately [i. e. late 1888 or early 1889] lost a 5-games match against <Nikolaus Ornstein> (not to be confused with Josef Ornstein), the librarian of the New Vienna Chess Club. The score was +2 -1 =2 in favour of Ornstein (results from his point of view: 1 = 1 = 0)|
Source: Deutsches Wochenschach, 10 February 1889, issue 6, p. 51
|Mar-21-15|| ||BIDMONFA: http://www.365chess.com/players/Ale...
|Mar-21-15|| ||eternaloptimist: I don't remember ever hearing of this guy before but he beat Janowski 3 times (twice w/ black)! That's very impressive!|
|Mar-21-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Alexander Halprin.|
|Oct-27-16|| ||Christoforus Polacco: Strong player.|
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