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Frantisek Schubert
Number of games in database: 55
Years covered: 1911 to 1939
Overall record: +23 -23 =9 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-27-1894, died Apr-19-1942, 47 years old)

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František Schubert was born in Mladá Boleslav*. He was Czechoslovak champion in 1919 and won at Prague 1925 (the 2nd Kautský Memorial). Schubert was murdered by the Nazis in Lodz**.

* Wikipedia article: Mladá Boleslav
** Wikipedia article: František Schubert

Last updated: 2018-01-17 19:22:28

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 55  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Schubert vs K Milka  ½-½221911UJCS-4.KongressD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. F Schubert vs R Bilek  1-0531911UJCS-4.KongressD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Adamec vs F Schubert  0-1571911UJCS-4.KongressD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. J Podhajsky vs F Schubert  ½-½261911UJCS-4.KongressD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. F Schubert vs S Trcala  1-0361911UJCS-4.KongressD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. J Kulisan vs F Schubert 0-1261911UJCS-4.KongressC55 Two Knights Defense
7. J Kuzelka vs F Schubert  0-1361911UJCS-4.KongressC77 Ruy Lopez
8. F Schubert vs A Pokorny  0-1481911UJCS-4.KongressD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
9. F Schubert vs M Ruzicka  ½-½201911UJCS-4.KongressD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. F Krticka vs F Schubert  0-1561911UJCS-4.KongressC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. F Schubert vs F Zarecky  ½-½641911UJCS-4.KongressD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. F Treybal vs F Schubert  ½-½301913Mlada BoleslavD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. Opocensky vs F Schubert  1-0311913Ceska TrebovaC22 Center Game
14. F Schubert vs Hromadka  0-1361913Mlada BoleslavD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. M Gargulak vs F Schubert  0-1351913Ceska TrebovaD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. F Schubert vs O Tenner  ½-½331913Mlada BoleslavD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
17. Prokes vs F Schubert 1-0501913Mlada BoleslavC54 Giuoco Piano
18. F Schubert vs J Dobias  ½-½471913Mlada BoleslavD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. F Schubert vs K Weber 1-0221913Ceska TrebovaD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. F Schubert vs G Marco  0-13919157th Trebitsch MemorialD02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. F Schubert vs A Kaufmann 1-02719157th Trebitsch MemorialC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
22. Schlechter vs F Schubert 1-05319157th Trebitsch MemorialC28 Vienna Game
23. F Schubert vs A Kaufmann  0-14119157th Trebitsch MemorialA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. Reti vs F Schubert 0-12819157th Trebitsch MemorialD00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. F Schubert vs Schlechter 0-12419157th Trebitsch MemorialD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-27-08  ruelas007: my god 114 years? well happy birthday then!
Apr-27-08  Pianoplayer: Holy Cow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! he is old. Happy Birthday
Apr-27-08  NakoSonorense: No kidding!! Is he really 114 y.o.????!
Apr-27-08  Sem: According to US Geocities he should be still alive!
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  DarthStapler: I wonder if he still plays
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  Phony Benoni: One would hope that his life is an unfinished symphony. However, Jeremy Gaige in his <Chess Personalia>, gives "c1940" as a death date, in Prague. Any uncertain death date in Central Europe at that time raises fears about possible Nazi involvement.

At any rate, I think we can assume the 1980 game features a different F. Schubert, who may or may not be related to Orange Schubert.

Apr-27-11  lost again: According to Milciades Lachaga, an Argentinian chess enthusiast who published booklets on historical tournaments, Frantisek Schubert was indeed a victim of the nazis. He adds that he died in 1943 in a concentration camp in Poland (source: 20 Trebitsch Gedenkturniere und Internationales Schachmeisterturnier Wien 1935, Argentina 1968)
Apr-27-11  Nietzowitsch: Here is a photo of young Schubert from the Czech Championship 1913, standing on the left: http://www.rogerpaige.webspace.virg...
Apr-27-11  WhiteRook48: happy birthday
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  TheFocus: <lost again> I have that rare book also.

I cited it on the <Schlechter> page.

Oct-03-13  Karpova: 2nd Kautsky Memorial, Prague, December 1925, final standing:

1. Dr. Schubert 8.5
2-3. Dr. Skalicka 8.0
2-3. Hromadka 8.0
4. Chodera 6.0
5. Dr. Vecsey 5.5
6. Formanek 4.5
7. Grugic 4.0
8-9. Dobias* 3.5
8-9. Dr. Tereba 3.5
10. Prokop 3.0
11. Dr. Mandler** 0.5

* forfeited (<wurde kontumaziert>) 4 games

** forfeited (<wurde kontumaziert>) 5 games

From page 12 of the January 1926 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

Sep-02-19  sneaky pete: Czechoslovakian Championship, Prague, August 1919:

1. Subrt 6.5
2. Opocensky 6
3. Hasek 5.5
4. Prokes 5
5. Gargulák 4.5
6. Arnold 2.5

From page 127 of Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten, volume 1921 number 2.

The curious spelling of the name Schubert is courtesy of Ladislav Prokes. I'm glad he at least kept his u.

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