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Louis Persinger
  
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1945 to 1957
Overall record: +2 -4 =0 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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D00 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)


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LOUIS PERSINGER
(born Feb-11-1887, died Dec-31-1966, 79 years old) United States of America

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In 1941, the first USCF open correspondence chess tournament was won by the American violinist, Louis Persinger. In 1944 he played in the US Chess Championship, but only scored ½ point out of 17 games and took last place. When he was a judge at violin contests, he would usually pull out his pocket chess set and study chess or find some other judge, such as David Oistrakh, to play chess.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Fine vs L Persinger 1-0361945New York bf simul (8-board), USAC40 King's Knight Opening
2. L Persinger vs O M Rolo 0-17119542nd Pan-American Chess CongressD00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. L Persinger vs S Geller  0-12919542nd Pan-American Chess CongressA45 Queen's Pawn Game
4. L Persinger vs G R McMahon  1-03319542nd Pan-American Chess CongressC01 French, Exchange
5. L Persinger vs H Gordon  1-05719542nd Pan-American Chess CongressD00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. L Persinger vs D Oistrakh 0-1401957PoznanA45 Queen's Pawn Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Persinger wins | Persinger loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-19-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Louis Persinger - famous violinist and piano player:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_...

http://www.maestronet.com/m_library...

Feb-22-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: <Regarding Persinger (and David Oistrakh) see page 129 of A Chess Omnibus. C.N. 3722 reproduced Persinger’s extensive inscription in one of our copies of The Golden Treasury of Chess by Francis J. Wellmuth, and here we add that on the first page of the Index of Players Persinger wrote ‘I’ve played against – ’ and then added ticks alongside these names in the index: W. Adams, Alekhine, Battell, S. Bernstein, Borochow, Capablanca, Chernev, Dake, Denker, Donovan, Fine, Fish, Fonaroff, Fulop, Grabill, Hanauer, Helms, Hidalgo, Horowitz, Kashdan, Koltanowski, Korpanty, Ed. Lasker, Em. Lasker, Marshall, Platz, Polland, Reinfeld, Reshevsky, H. Steiner, Tenner, Testa, Ulvestad and Woskoff.>

http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

Feb-11-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Louis Persinger.
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