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Ernst Rojahn
  
Number of games in database: 33
Years covered: 1939 to 1958
Overall record: +11 -11 =11 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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ERNST ROJAHN
(born Aug-13-1909, died Jul-24-1977, 67 years old) Norway

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Ernst Andreas Rojahn was born 13 August 1909 in Tønsberg, Norway. He was Norwegian Champion in 1945 and 1958, and played in the olympiads 1939, 1952, 1956 and 1958.

OlimpBase: http://www.olimpbase.org/1939/1939n...

Last updated: 2018-08-13 09:29:17

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 33  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stahlberg vs E Rojahn 1-0241939Buenos Aires ol (Men) prel-DA15 English
2. E Rojahn vs M Czerniak ½-½331939Buenos Aires ol (Men) prel-DB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
3. Keres vs E Rojahn 1-0391939Buenos Aires ol (Men) prel-DB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
4. E Rojahn vs Capablanca ½-½401939Buenos Aires ol (Men) prel-DC51 Evans Gambit
5. E Rojahn vs E Rotunno  1-0291939Buenos Aires ol (Men) fin-BB72 Sicilian, Dragon
6. Neptali Ponce Miranda vs E Rojahn  0-1501939Buenos Aires ol (Men) fin-BD00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. E Rojahn vs A Niemela  0-1291948Saltsjobaden ttE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
8. Pirc vs E Rojahn  ½-½371952Helsinki ol (Men) prel-BD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
9. K Skold vs E Rojahn 1-0191952Helsinki ol (Men) prel-BB01 Scandinavian
10. E Rojahn vs H Platz  ½-½251952Helsinki ol (Men) prel-BE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. J Mangini vs E Rojahn  1-0381952Helsinki ol (Men) prel-BB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
12. E Rojahn vs Franz Auer  1-0441952Helsinki ol (Men) prel-BE07 Catalan, Closed
13. E Rojahn vs J Pogats  0-1731952Helsinki ol (Men) prel-BA13 English
14. F De Carvalho vs E Rojahn  ½-½481952Helsinki ol (Men) fin-CA07 King's Indian Attack
15. H Lambert vs E Rojahn  0-1371952Helsinki ol (Men) fin-CB32 Sicilian
16. E Rojahn vs G Sigurdsson  ½-½931952Helsinki ol (Men) fin-CB07 Pirc
17. E Rojahn vs T Sakellaropoulos  1-0301952Helsinki ol (Men) fin-CC03 French, Tarrasch
18. E Rojahn vs E Weichselbaumer 1-0451952Helsinki ol (Men) fin-CE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
19. Bronstein vs E Rojahn 1-0381956Moscow ol (Men) qual-AC58 Two Knights
20. E Rojahn vs I Johannsson 0-138195813th olm qual. group 2E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
21. E Rojahn vs H Mashian  0-142195813th olm qual. group 2A17 English
22. K S Ojanen vs E Rojahn  1-038195813th olm qual. group 2A28 English
23. W Heidenfeld vs E Rojahn  0-140195813th olm qual. group 2B22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. E Rojahn vs Unzicker  0-136195813th olm qual. group 2B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
25. J M Ribeiro vs E Rojahn 0-148195813th olm final CA45 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-13-06  lopium: He will soon be 100 years old of age! Good luck.
Aug-13-06  Knight13: And I soon learned that he died when he was 99 years, 364 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds old.
Aug-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Probably his two best known games are Bronstein vs E Rojahn, 1956 and E Rojahn vs M Czerniak, 1939. The loss to Bronstein is a world-famous game of some theoretical importance, while the draw with Czerniak is ... well, look at it yourself.
Aug-13-09  Eastfrisian: .. and still living?!. Happy birthday Mr. Rojahn.
Aug-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: 100 years!

Happy Birthday <ERNST ROJAHN>!

Aug-13-09  MaxxLange: incredible. A century! Happy Birthday, Mr Rojahn, from American woodpusher!
Aug-13-09  Ragh: Must have been a scintillating century!
Aug-13-09  WhiteRook48: <Knight13: And I soon learned that he died when he was 99 years, 364 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds old.> and 999,999,999,999 picoseconds
Sep-16-10  technical draw: Ok what's this 100 years old thing? According to the bio above he died in 1977.
Sep-17-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <historical draw> I smell a biographers conspiracy here.
Mar-05-11  Nilsson: This is a little bit mysterious. I remember I saw comment about this game in TFS. ( Tidskrift för Schack ) After the olympiad in Moscow.(1956) If you check position after the logical move 9.Qd4 ECO C58 1. comment nr.1 page 309, they respond to the game Agrinskij - Kuznecov, SSSR 1961, and no comments to this Bronstein-Rojahn game. Euwe recommends 9..Nd6 instead of 9..Nb6 Stockfish (today) agree.( Black is better)I guess that is the explanation why we don´t see this variation anymore. /JN
Jul-22-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: < technical draw: Ok what's this 100 years old thing? According to the bio above he died in 1977. >

According to Norwegian sources he died in 1964.

Apr-09-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Here is a picture from the olympiad in Buenos Aires 1939: http://www.ara.org.ar/chs/ajedrez/p.... Rojahn is standing to the right, and I believe Senorita Ruth Bloch Nakkerud is smiling at him?

From http://www.nackerud.org/nakkerud_fa... I get the impression that the two later married.

Apr-09-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: <According to Norwegian sources he died in 1964.> Are you sure? I cannot find him.

... OK http://sjakkselskapet.no/hist/TJN/T... has 1964.

Jan-09-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: A very balanced player: 11 wins, 11 draws, 11 losses.
Apr-16-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  Count Wedgemore: The second best chess player in History to have been born in Tønsberg, which is the oldest city in Norway.
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