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Menachem Oren (Chwojnik)
Number of games in database: 36
Years covered: 1926 to 1956
Overall record: +17 -11 =8 (58.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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MENACHEM OREN (CHWOJNIK)
(born 1901, died Dec-1962, 61 years old) Poland (citizen of Israel)

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Mieczyslaw Chwojnik was born in Poland in 1901. During World War II, he moved to Palestine, where he changed his name to Menachem Oren.

In 1926, he tied for 8-9th at the 1st Polish Championship in Warsaw. Chwojnik (Oren) played at four Chess Olympiads: for Poland in 1928, and for Israel in 1952, 1954, and 1956. He was Israeli Champion in 1951, and passed away in Tel Aviv in 1962.

Wikipedia article: Menachem Oren


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 36  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Oren vs Friedmann  1-034 1926 PolandD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. M Oren vs M Lowcki  0-141 1927 POL-chA04 Reti Opening
3. M Oren vs D Daniuszewski  1-039 1927 POL-chD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Rubinstein vs M Oren 1-021 1927 LodzE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. J Rejfir vs M Oren  0-139 1928 The Hague ol (Men)D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
6. Weenink vs M Oren  1-031 1928 OlympiadB83 Sicilian
7. M Oren vs A Vajda  0-136 1928 OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. J H Donner vs M Oren  1-054 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C10 French
9. A Pytlakowski vs M Oren  0-140 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
10. K Tsiknopoulos vs M Oren  0-176 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)B20 Sicilian
11. M Oren vs J C Gonzalez  ½-½60 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. M Oren vs K S Ojanen  1-041 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A98 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with Qc2
13. Prins vs M Oren  1-023 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C00 French Defense
14. M Oren vs C Poulsen  ½-½27 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. P Mueller vs M Oren  0-151 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C07 French, Tarrasch
16. F Scafarelli vs M Oren  0-139 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. M Oren vs Smyslov  ½-½52 1952 01, HelsinkiD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
18. M Oren vs Larry Evans  0-162 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
19. M Oren vs Sliwa  0-141 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)E16 Queen's Indian
20. M Oren vs W Pietzsch 1-042 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)E17 Queen's Indian
21. M Oren vs I Dyner 1-024 1952 Tel Aviv, IsraelE60 King's Indian Defense
22. M Oren vs B E Horberg  0-129 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
23. Keres vs M Oren 1-027 1954 Amsterdam ol finalB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. M Oren vs A Thiellement  1-045 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E16 Queen's Indian
25. Prins vs M Oren  0-158 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-23-06  Mibelz: Menachem Oren was born (as Mieczyslaw Chwojnik) in Poland in 1901 (not in 1913).

He played for Poland in the 2nd Chess Olympiad at The Hague 1928, and for Israel in the Olympiads at Helsinki 1952, Amsterdam 1954, and Moscow 1956.

http://www.olimpbase.org

Apr-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: "Akiba Rubinstein: The Later Years" has Moishe Chwojnik being born in 1901.
Jul-26-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: He won the 1926 'Nowy Dziennik' tournament in Kraków:

1. Chwojnik 7.0
2-3. Em. Rubinstein 5.5
2-3. B. Schenker 5.5
4. Blaszcsak 4.5
5. Perlberg 4.0
6. Landau 3.5
7-8. Fraenkel 2.5
7.8. Mannheimer 2.5
9. M. Schenker 1.0

Source: Page 168 of the '(Neue) Wiener Schachzeitung', 1926

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