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Ladislaus von Dory
Number of games in database: 15
Years covered: 1920 to 1936
Overall record: +0 -5 =10 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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LADISLAUS VON DORY
(born 1897) Austria

[what is this?]
Son of Nikolaus Doery von Jobahaza. He wrote articles about the Döry Defence (1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 Ne4).

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Reshevsky vs L Von Dory 1-016 1920 Berlin simulC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
2. L Von Dory vs B Lichtenstein  ½-½40 1928 ViennaD66 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
3. L Von Dory vs E Glass  ½-½52 1928 ViennaD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. L Von Dory vs Reti 0-160 1928 ViennaE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. L Von Dory vs Spielmann  ½-½30 1928 ViennaD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. H Mueller vs L Von Dory  ½-½43 1928 ViennaD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. S Wolf vs L Von Dory  ½-½37 1928 ViennaB02 Alekhine's Defense
8. S Beutum vs L Von Dory  ½-½38 1928 ViennaB03 Alekhine's Defense
9. L Von Dory vs Kmoch  ½-½18 1928 ViennaE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. L Von Dory vs Tartakower  ½-½15 1928 It Vienna (Austria)A52 Budapest Gambit
11. L Von Dory vs F Igel  ½-½35 1928 ViennaD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. S Takacs vs L Von Dory  ½-½43 1928 ViennaA14 English
13. Gruenfeld vs L Von Dory  1-046 1928 ViennaD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. A Becker vs L Von Dory  1-031 1928 ViennaB15 Caro-Kann
15. Alekhine vs L Von Dory 1-021 1936 ViennaC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
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Aug-18-07  vonKrolock: Ladislau Döry von Jobbahaza (born in Austria, 1897)- Author of the "Döry Defense" (or "Doery Defense", of course) <1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 Ne4> Was he the same who played Reshevsky vs Doery, 1920<?!>
Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark: There is an article

<KURZE ERINNERUNG AN DIE SCHACHFAMILIE DÖRY> by Michael Ehn and Ernst Strouhal

in <Karl - <Die Kulturelle Schachzeitung>> issue 2004/04

Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark: <vonKrolock> I've found some links referring to a Baron <Ludwig Döry>. A culture-historican? Maybe identical?
Aug-18-07  vonKrolock: <whiteshark> Ladislau Baron Döry was also known as <Konzertpianist und Komponist>. The article in "Karl" presents some facts on his destiny after 1938?! - It seems that some doubts are persisting (maybe it could roud a search like we started on Pitschak in User: Gypsy
Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark: Let's have a look.
But I don't have this a.m. 'Karl' article.
Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark: Here is another game from the
<Vienna 1928 tournament> (Is there a tournament book?)

[Event "It Vienna (Austria)"]
[Date "1928.??.??"]
[Round "10"]
[White "Von Doery Ladislaus"]
[Black "Tartakower Savielly (FRA)"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A52"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. e3 Nxe5 5. Nf3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Nbxd2 Nbc6 8. Nxe5 Nxe5 9. Nf3 Qf6 10. Nxe5 Qxe5 11. Qd4 Qxd4 12. exd4 d6 13. Bd3 Bg4 14. f3 Bh5 15. Kf2 Bg6 1/2-1/2

Final position


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Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark:
<M.A. Lachaga:<Internationales Schachmeisterturnier Wien 1928>>, booklet with 52 pages
Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark: 1928 WIEN.
Internationales Schachmeisterturnier Wien 1928 des Schachklubs Hakoah.

Partiensammlung mit Anm. v. A. Becker, Blümich, Kmoch, H. Müller, Spielmann u. Tartakower. (1. Réti, 2.-5. Becker, Lichtenstein, Spielmann, Tartakower.)

M.A. Lachaga, Argentinien ca. 1967. EA. 52 S. Heft

Aug-18-07
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  whiteshark: Vienna 1928 games of <von Döry> posted: +0 =10 -3
Aug-18-07
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  Karpova: He appeared in Edward Winter's chess notes today:
http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

He was sentenced to death by the Nazis but it's not clear if he survived the war or not. A picture can be found on this page:
http://de.doew.braintrust.at/m18sm8...

Aug-19-07
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  Gejewe: <Karpova>
The link you give has some text in German : hingerichtet means executed. Which sadly answers your question if he survived the war.
Aug-19-07
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  Karpova: <Gejewe>
That's the problem. The link with the picture is the source Winter cites when speaking about Döry's death during WWII but The Oxford Companion to Chess claims he was rescued from prison by the Allies in 1945 and Jeremy Gaige indicates that he was still alive in 1947.
Aug-19-07
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  Calli: In fact, there were two major tournaments in Vienna in 1928:

12th Trebitsch Memorial- Grunfeld, Takacs 6.5; Hoenlinger, Kmoch, Lokvenc, Tartakower 6; A. Becker 4.5; E. Steiner ,Ladislaus von Döry 4; Hans Muller 3, Sigmund Beutum 2.5

Sportklub Hakoah- Reti 10.5; Becker, Bernhard Lichtenstein. Spielmann, Tartakower 8.5; Kmoch 8; Grunfeld 7.5; Hans Muller 6.5; Ladislaus von Döry Fritz Igel, Takacs 5; Eduard Glass 3.5; Sigmund Beutum, Sigfried Wolf 3

With many of the same players in both events, it would not surprise if game scores are not correctly assigned. On the other hand, many games are probably just labeled Vienna 1928 without a specific tournament.

Aug-20-07  Charles A Ward: Sorry to get off the subject...But I have been searching alot with no results....Is there a book on the Dory Defence,or any text on it? thank you
Aug-20-07
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  WannaBe: http://www.chessdirect.co.uk/acatal... go about 1/2 way down, SECRETS OF OPENING SURPRISES VOL. 6
Aug-20-07  Charles A Ward: thanks alot!
Aug-22-07  vonKrolock: Appearing on-line today in an article by S. Bücker <" Ahead of his Time: Ladislaus Baron Döry">. Presents a game played by him in 1949 <!> - corrects the spelling of his complete name :<Ladislaus Baron Döry von Jobaháza> http://www.chesscafe.com/kaissiber/...
Aug-22-07
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  whiteshark: Wow, <vonKrolock> unbelievable - riddle solwed within a week, the way, however, remain a miracle to me.....
Aug-24-07
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  Karpova: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

<It states that Baron Döry was sentenced to death for sedition in Berlin on 7 October 1943. His hands bound, he spent 125 days in a death cell at Plötzensee. Without abrogation of his capital sentence, he was subsequently taken to other prisons (Brandenburg and Straubing), and on 1 May 1945 he was released by American troops.>

Sep-19-11
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  whiteshark: <born 1897> And the Best of British Luck to you, Lad.
Dec-15-13
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  Karpova: Reminiscences by Georg Marco:

First the father, <k. u. k. Kämmerer, Rittmeister> Nikolaus Baron Döry v. Jobahaza was a <Grand Seigneur> in the most noble sense of the word and yet unaffectedly amicable. He was also a strong chessplayer *. He has three sons and three daughters.

His oldest son is Andor Baron Döry v. Jobahaza, who enlisted immediatly after the outbreak of the war and is currently a <k. u. k. Fähnrich in der 2. Maschinengewehr-Abteilung des Husaren-Regiments Nr. 5>. In 1912/1913, he came in 2nd in a tournament at his <Akademischen Gymnasiums> after play-off (11 rounds, organised by Nicolaus Baron Döry, in the Vienna Chess Club, December 22 to 24, 1912):

1. Kolisch 10.0
2. Baron Andor Döry 10.0
3. Elias 8.5
4. Kulka 8.0
5. Kollmann 7.0
6. Brück 5.5
7. Kurzmann 5.5

These were the prize-winners (also play-off between Brück and Kurzmann). Then followed

8. Klein 5.0
9. Blaustein 3.5
10. Bennisch 2.0
11. Röger 1.0
12. Alma 0.0

The second youngest son is Ladislaus Baron Döry v. Jobahaza, also a passionate chessplayer and chess composer.

Source: Pages 11-12 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

* a game against Marco will be submitted.

Dec-15-13
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  Karpova: Chess Compositions:

1. Ladislaus Baron Döry v. Jobahaza, Vienna ("Interessantes Blatt" 1911, Nr. 50) at the age of 13 - Mate in 3:


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2. Andor Baron Döry v. Jobahaza, Vienna ("Interessantes Blatt", July 1912, Nr. 27a) - Mate in 2:


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3. Andor Baron Döry v. Jobahaza, Vienna ("Interessantes Blatt", July 1912, Nr. 27b) - Mate in 2:


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Source: Page 13 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

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