Mark Moiseevich Stolberg
Number of games in database: 40
Years covered: 1937 to 1940
Overall record: +18 -13 =9 (56.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
M Stolberg vs Chekhover, 1940 1-0
E Gerstenfeld vs M Stolberg, 1940 1/2-1/2
V Mikenas vs M Stolberg, 1940 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
USSR Championship (1940)
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|MARK MOISEEVICH STOLBERG
(born 1922, died 1942, 20 years old) Russia
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Stolberg was awarded the Soviet Master of Sport title in 1939. In 1940, he took 13th-16th place in the 12th USSR Championship, and was the youngest participant. Stolberg was killed in a battle against the Germans during World War II (went missing May 16, 1942).
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| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40
|1. M Stolberg vs A Konstantinov
|| ||1-0||32||1937||ch SK Spartak||A57 Benko Gambit|
|2. M Stolberg vs Nogovitsyn
|| ||1-0||34||1938||Spartakiade||E20 Nimzo-Indian|
|3. N Golovko vs M Stolberg
|| ||1-0||31||1939||Rostov on Don||D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|4. M Stolberg vs F Fogelevich
||1-0||29||1939||USSR-jr||C16 French, Winawer|
|5. M Stolberg vs N Golovko
||1-0||22||1939||USSR||C21 Center Game|
|6. L Kaiev vs M Stolberg
|| ||½-½||36||1940||URS-sf||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|7. M Stolberg vs P Dubinin
|| ||1-0||48||1940||URS-sf||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|8. M Stolberg vs S Zhukhovitsky
|| ||1-0||55||1940||URS-sf||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|9. D Grechkin vs M Stolberg
|| ||0-1||41||1940||URS-sf (1/2 final)||A14 English|
|10. Konstantinopolsky vs M Stolberg
|| ||½-½||30||1940||URS-sf||A15 English|
|11. M Stolberg vs Bondarevsky
|| ||1-0||55||1940||URS-sf||A57 Benko Gambit|
|12. M Stolberg vs I Rudakovsky
|| ||0-1||41||1940||URS-sf||B40 Sicilian|
|13. E Gerstenfeld vs M Stolberg
||½-½||68||1940||URS-sf||C12 French, McCutcheon|
|14. I Pogrebissky vs M Stolberg
|| ||0-1||50||1940||URS-sf||E01 Catalan, Closed|
|15. M Stolberg vs Rauzer
|| ||0-1||57||1940||URS-sf||D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|16. Alatortsev vs M Stolberg
|| ||0-1||68||1940||URS-sf||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|17. M Stolberg vs Chekhover
|| ||1-0||45||1940||URS-sf||B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation|
|18. A Khavin vs M Stolberg
||0-1||39||1940||URS-sf||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|19. M Stolberg vs G Goldberg
|| ||1-0||62||1940||URS-sf||A25 English|
|20. Kasparian vs M Stolberg
|| ||1-0||39||1940||URS-sf||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|21. M Stolberg vs D Fridman Sr
|| ||0-1||38||1940||URS-sf||A18 English, Mikenas-Carls|
|22. M Stolberg vs Keres
||0-1||31||1940||USSR Championship||A28 English|
|23. Kotov vs M Stolberg
|| ||0-1||35||1940||USSR Championship||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|24. M Stolberg vs Konstantinopolsky
|| ||1-0||59||1940||USSR Championship||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|25. V Mikenas vs M Stolberg
||0-1||55||1940||USSR Championship||C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40
|Dec-06-06|| ||OJC: "Maybe he was the most talented boy of my generation. Bronstein said that we had our own Tal. He was killed in 1943."
|Dec-06-06|| ||Karpova: <The USSR also had the similar experience of a promising young player dying in WW2 as well. The player concerned was Mark Stolberg (1922-1943). Stolberg was from Rostov, and obtained the master title in 1939. Stolberg competed in the 12th USSR Championship at Moscow in 1940, finishing 13th=16th with a score of 8/19. Stolberg was competing in one of the four semi-final groups of the 13th USSR championship in 1941 when the tournaments were cancelled due to the German invasion of the USSR on the 22nd of June. Stolberg joined his combat unit, and died on the Eastern Front near Novorossiysk in 1943. David Bronstein was quoted as saying of Stolberg: "Our generation has its own Tal.">|
|Dec-06-06|| ||Karpova: And a new game (see the page for annotations)(http://www.jeremysilman.com/chess_o...):|
Stolberg - Nogovitsin
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.f3 d5 5.Qa4+ Nc6 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 Bd7 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Qc2 0-0 10.e3 Qe7 11.Bd3 Nd8 12.Ne2 c5 13.0-0 c4 14.Bf5 Bc6 15.Qb1 b5 16.Ng3 Re8 17.Bc2 a5 18.e4 g6 19.e5 Nd7 20.f4 f5 21.Ne2 Rf8 22.g4 fxg4 23.Ng3 Ne6 24.Bxg6 hxg6 25.Qxg6+ Kh8 26.Qh6+ Kg8 27.f5 Nd8 28.Rf4 Qg7 29.Qh5 Qh7 30.Rxg4+ Kh8 31.Bh6 Rg8 32.Rxg8+ Qxg8 33.f6 Qe6 34.Bg5+ 1-0
|Dec-31-06|| ||Karpova: <chessgames.com> something wrong with this game? I submitted it the day i made the post containing the game but it's still not in the database.|
|Dec-24-07|| ||whiteshark: Theres a book (in Russian) <Meteory> (The Meteors) by Averbakh and Verkhovsky|
It's about 4 very strong players who died early: Mark Stolberg (1922-1943), Klaus Junge (1924-1945), <Alexandr Evenson> (1892-1919), Rudolf Charousek (1873-1900).
|Mar-10-12|| ||brankat: A very talented young master. and yet another life full of promise cut short. In 3 years of brief career he notched wins against Ragozin, Chekhover, Bondarevsky, Konstantinopolsky, Mikenas,
Kotov, Alatortsev. Drew games with Lilienthal, Levenfish, Makogonov.|
R.I.P. master Stolberg.
|Dec-13-12|| ||GrahamClayton: Here is a smothered mate by Stolberg against Vladimir Zak in 1939:|
click for larger view
1. ♖d7! ♗xd7 2. ♕xf7+ ♔h8 3. ♗c4! ♘g6 4. ♕g8+ ♖xg8 5. ♘f7# *
|Jul-27-15|| ||zanzibar: <Grandmaster Evgeniy Solozhenkin looks into the fates of Soviet masters killed during the Great Patriotic War.>|
Has a nice photo of him playing Keres (I believe).
Can we use this photo on <CG>?
|Jul-27-15|| ||MissScarlett: If the Russians can get away with killing Litvinenko, why not?|
|Jul-28-15|| ||zanzibar: There more photos (or rather, variants) of him, plus some additional info, here:|
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