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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 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 47  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Heemsoth vs J Enevoldsen  ½-½371949OldenburgA34 English, Symmetrical
2. E Zemgalis vs G Kieninger  ½-½391949OldenburgC05 French, Tarrasch
3. O Sarapu vs Rellstab  ½-½261949OldenburgC77 Ruy Lopez
4. Saemisch vs P Tautvaisas  ½-½371949OldenburgD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Rautenberg vs E Zemgalis  ½-½641949OldenburgB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
6. G Kieninger vs Saemisch  ½-½251949OldenburgE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
7. G Kieninger vs Unzicker  ½-½471949OldenburgE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
8. Rautenberg vs R G Wade  ½-½341949OldenburgB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
9. Rellstab vs Saemisch  ½-½271949OldenburgE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
10. Rossolimo vs O Sarapu ½-½311949OldenburgC56 Two Knights
11. B H Wood vs J Enevoldsen  ½-½1001949OldenburgD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. Unzicker vs P Tautvaisas  ½-½371949OldenburgC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
13. Saemisch vs Rossolimo  ½-½321949OldenburgE17 Queen's Indian
14. E Zemgalis vs O'Kelly  ½-½221949OldenburgE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
15. E Walther vs H Heinicke  ½-½371949OldenburgC05 French, Tarrasch
16. R G Wade vs Rellstab  ½-½181949OldenburgC41 Philidor Defense
17. Unzicker vs Rossolimo ½-½781949OldenburgC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. Rossolimo vs E Zemgalis  ½-½361949OldenburgB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
19. G Kieninger vs W Kuppe  ½-½721949OldenburgE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
20. H Heemsoth vs O Sarapu  ½-½521949OldenburgA14 English
21. E Zemgalis vs J Enevoldsen  ½-½241949OldenburgE00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Rellstab vs G Kieninger  ½-½411949OldenburgD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
23. O'Kelly vs W Kuppe  ½-½431949OldenburgC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
24. H Heinicke vs E Zemgalis  ½-½371949OldenburgE07 Catalan, Closed
25. E Walther vs E Zemgalis  ½-½671949OldenburgB02 Alekhine's Defense
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 47  PGN Download
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