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Wilhelm Ernst
Number of games in database: 71
Years covered: 1935 to 1948
Overall record: +17 -30 =24 (40.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-25-1905, died Jul-23-1952, 46 years old) Germany

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 71  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Schoenmann vs W Ernst  0-1391935GER-chB30 Sicilian
2. Saemisch vs W Ernst  1-0151935BerlinA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
3. J Francez vs W Ernst  0-1641936Munich OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
4. W Ernst vs L Sepp  1-0381936Munich OlympiadC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. J Balogh vs W Ernst  1-0471936Munich OlympiadC78 Ruy Lopez
6. Baikovicius vs W Ernst  0-1211936Munich OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. W Ernst vs L Engels  0-1401937Bad SaarowB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
8. W Ernst vs R Duehrssen  0-1401937Bad SaarowE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
9. W Ernst vs Bogoljubov  1-0391937Bad SaarowE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
10. P Weichert vs W Ernst  ½-½361937Bad SaarowD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
11. K Richter vs W Ernst  ½-½421937Bad SaarowB50 Sicilian
12. P Michel vs W Ernst  1-0441937Bad SaarowB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. W Ernst vs Czaya  ½-½321937Bad SaarowD69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical,
14. W Kuppe vs W Ernst  1-0321937Bad SaarowA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. W Ernst vs K Makarczyk  ½-½721937Bad SaarowC66 Ruy Lopez
16. H Mueller vs W Ernst  1-0411939GER-ch 6thE16 Queen's Indian
17. W Ernst vs Gilg  0-1611939GER Ch 6thB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
18. Lokvenc vs W Ernst  1-0821939GER-ch 6thA06 Reti Opening
19. W Ernst vs Kieninger  ½-½731939GER-ch 6thC28 Vienna Game
20. W Lange vs W Ernst  1-0361939GER-ch 6thA06 Reti Opening
21. W Ernst vs P Michel  ½-½561939GER-ch 6thD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
22. M Eisinger vs W Ernst  1-0281939GER-ch 6thC50 Giuoco Piano
23. W Ernst vs Rellstab  ½-½481939GER-ch 6thA34 English, Symmetrical
24. K Richter vs W Ernst  1-0741939GER-ch 6thD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. W Ernst vs A Kohler  ½-½641939GER-ch 6thE14 Queen's Indian
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  whiteshark: Wilhelm Ernst was born Aug 25, 1905 in Gelsenkirchen. He was one of Germany's most hopeful players during 30'/40'. He died July 23,1952 at the age of 48.
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  GrahamClayton: Here is a nice tactic played by Ernst against Walter Loose at Hamburg in 1946:

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Loose played 1...♖b2, and after 2.♕b2 ♗c3+, thought he had won the White Queen. But Ernst turned the tables with 3.♗d2, as 3...♗b2 4.♗a5 leaves Black a rook down. Black resigned.

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