Number of games in database: 33
Years covered: 1923 to 1937
Overall record: +6 -15 =12 (36.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
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M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 1/2-1/2
M Walter vs Spielmann, 1932 1-0
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|Feb-11-07|| ||sambo: He's only got three wins here! Three wins do not a Czech champion make.|
|Mar-03-08|| ||Jason Frost: 3 wins including one over Spielmann, plus draws against Marshall, Reti, Rubenstein, and Tartakover do a Czech Champion in 1923 make.|
|Feb-11-09|| ||whiteshark: On this photograph from the <Maehrisch-Ostrau 1923> tournament you can see Walter standing behind Lasker: http://www.rogerpaige.me.uk/histori...|
|Feb-11-10|| ||BIDMONFA: Max Walter|
|Feb-11-10|| ||waustad: His wiki page claims 1945 as his death year. Perhaps someone with knowledge of the language might look into the sources cited there.|
|Dec-26-11|| ||GrahamClayton: <waustad>His wiki page claims 1945 as his death year. Perhaps someone with knowledge of the language might look into the sources cited there.|
According to "Bratislava Pressburg Pozsony" by A. Robert Neurath, Walter died in 1940.
|Dec-09-12|| ||GrahamClayton: Here is a nice finish by Walter, as Black against German in 1926:|
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The deflection sacrifice 1...c2! forces one of the white pieces to stop defending e1, thus allowing a back-rank mate. 2.f4 fails to 2...xc1, again removing a defender of the e1 square.
|Feb-11-13|| ||thomastonk: <Player of Today>
The English Wikipedia has: "Max Walter (born 1899 – died 1945) was a Slovak chess master." So, not only the year of death is different. The Slovak Wikipedia has "Max Walter (* 1896 – † 1940)" and the following remark: "Max Walter apparently died in a concentration camp in 1940, although there is a record of his alleged participation in a tournament in Madrid 1945."
|Feb-11-13|| ||waustad: Name confusion is not uncommon here and elsewhere.|
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