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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Oldenburg Tournament

Elmars Zemgalis12/17(+7 -0 =10)[games]
Efim Bogoljubov12/17(+10 -3 =4)[games]
Herbert Heinicke11.5/17(+10 -4 =3)[games]
Nicolas Rossolimo11.5/17(+8 -2 =7)[games]
Ortvin Sarapu11/17(+8 -3 =6)[games]
Georg Kieninger10/17(+6 -3 =8)[games]
Wolfgang Unzicker10/17(+6 -3 =8)[games]
Alberic O'Kelly de Galway9/17(+6 -5 =6)[games]
Ludwig Rellstab9/17(+5 -4 =8)[games]
Robert Graham Wade8.5/17(+6 -6 =5)[games]
Paul Tautvaisas8/17(+7 -8 =2)[games]
Jens Enevoldsen7.5/17(+4 -6 =7)[games]
Wilhelm Rautenberg6.5/17(+5 -9 =3)[games]
Hermann Heemsoth6.5/17(+5 -9 =3)[games]
Edgar Walther5.5/17(+4 -10 =3)[games]
Wilhelm Kuppe5.5/17(+4 -10 =3)[games]
Friedrich Saemisch5.5/17(+3 -9 =5)[games]
Baruch Harold Wood3.5/17(+2 -12 =3)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Oldenburg (1949)

The tournament was played at the Astoria-Haus "Renaissance" from June 19 to July 2. Participants were Rossolimo - French champion 1948, Wood - British correspondence chess champion 1945, Walther - Swiss youth champion, Wade - champion of New Zealand 1944, 1945 and 1948, Tautvaisas - champion of Lithuania, Zemgalis - champion of Latvia, Sarapu - champion of Estonia, Enevoldsen - champion of Denmark, Kieninger - German champion 1937, 1940 and 1947, Rellstab - German champion 1942, Unzicker - the German champion 1948, Rautenberg - German master, Heinicke - German master, Kuppe - Weser/Ems champion 1948, Heemsoth - Weser/Ems champion 1949 and Bremen champion 1949, O'Kelly - champion of Belgia 1937, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946 and 1947, Bogoljubov - German champion 1931, 1933 and 1949, and the German master Sämisch.

The tournament program also gives Ludwig Roedl of Germany and the Swede Harry Ahman. They were replaced at a later stage with O'Kelly and Sämisch. Zemgalis of Latvia made the tournament of his life, and shared 1st prize with Bogoljubov.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts =1 Zemgalis * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 12 =1 Bogoljubov ½ * 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 12 =3 Heinicke ½ 1 * 1 1 0 ½ 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 11½ =3 Rossolimo ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 0 ½ 1 11½ 5 Sarapu ½ 1 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 11 =6 Kieninger ½ 0 1 ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 1 0 0 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 10 =6 Unzicker ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 10 =8 O'Kelly ½ ½ 1 0 0 0 1 * ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 0 9 =8 Rellstab 0 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 9 10 Wade 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 8½ 11 Tautvaisas 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 1 0 0 * 1 1 1 0 1 ½ 1 8 12 Enevoldsen ½ 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 1 ½ 1 0 1 ½ 7½ =13 Rautenberg ½ 0 0 0 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 * 0 1 0 0 1 6½ =13 Heemsoth 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 * 0 1 1 1 6½ =15 Walther ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 1 0 0 1 * 1 0 0 5½ =15 Kuppe 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 * 1 ½ 5½ =15 Sämisch 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 0 1 0 * 1 5½ 18 Wood 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 1 ½ 0 * 3½

Tournament book: Oldenburg 1949 by Anthony J. Gillam (The Chess Player, Nottingham 2001. 73 pp.). There is also a booklet with the tournament program: Internationales Großturnier by H. W. Kopf (Oldenburg 1949. 24 pp.), and a summary by Ludwig Rellstab in Deutsche Schachblätter vol. 34 (1949) pp. 113-115 (August issue).

Mainly based on Game Collection: 99_Oldenburg 1949 by User: whiteshark. Round dates are from the tournament program.

 page 6 of 7; games 126-150 of 153  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
126. Bogoljubov vs E Zemgalis ½-½701949OldenburgB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
127. E Zemgalis vs Unzicker  ½-½291949OldenburgD75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
128. B H Wood vs G Kieninger  ½-½471949OldenburgA95 Dutch, Stonewall
129. E Walther vs Rautenberg  0-1461949OldenburgC05 French, Tarrasch
130. O Sarapu vs W Kuppe 1-0221949OldenburgE15 Queen's Indian
131. Saemisch vs R G Wade 0-1261949OldenburgD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
132. O'Kelly vs Bogoljubov  ½-½721949OldenburgC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
133. H Heinicke vs P Tautvaisas  1-0351949OldenburgA12 English with b3
134. H Heemsoth vs Rossolimo  0-1321949OldenburgA95 Dutch, Stonewall
135. J Enevoldsen vs Rellstab  ½-½281949OldenburgC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
136. Bogoljubov vs Unzicker  ½-½751949OldenburgD75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
137. R G Wade vs E Zemgalis  0-1771949OldenburgB10 Caro-Kann
138. P Tautvaisas vs B H Wood 1-0391949OldenburgB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
139. Rossolimo vs J Enevoldsen ½-½861949OldenburgC56 Two Knights
140. Rellstab vs H Heinicke  1-0441949OldenburgD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
141. Rautenberg vs O Sarapu  0-1391949OldenburgC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
142. O'Kelly vs H Heemsoth  1-0751949OldenburgB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
143. W Kuppe vs Saemisch  1-0351949OldenburgE17 Queen's Indian
144. G Kieninger vs E Walther  1-0341949OldenburgE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
145. E Zemgalis vs W Kuppe 1-0461949OldenburgC77 Ruy Lopez
146. H Heemsoth vs Bogoljubov 0-11251949OldenburgE10 Queen's Pawn Game
147. B H Wood vs Rellstab 0-1511949OldenburgE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
148. E Walther vs P Tautvaisas  1-0391949OldenburgC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
149. Unzicker vs R G Wade ½-½451949OldenburgC18 French, Winawer
150. O Sarapu vs G Kieninger  ½-½211949OldenburgB20 Sicilian
 page 6 of 7; games 126-150 of 153  PGN Download
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