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Wilhelm Cohn
W Cohn 
Number of games in database: 133
Years covered: 1880 to 1913

Overall record: +44 -65 =24 (42.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C77 C65 C61 C68 C67
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    D02 D00
 Giuoco Piano (7) 
    C50 C54
 Four Knights (5) 
    C49 C48
 French Defense (5) 
    C13 C11 C05
 French (4) 
    C11 C13
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C80 C83 C82 C67 C61
 Ruy Lopez, Open (8) 
    C80 C83 C82
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    D02 D00 D05 A40
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B18 B15 B12
 Albin Countergambit (4) 
    D08 D09
 French (4) 
    C00 C11 C10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   W Cohn vs Von Popiel, 1900 1/2-1/2
   W Cohn vs G Marco, 1907 1-0
   Przepiorka vs W Cohn, 1907 0-1
   F G Jacob vs W Cohn, 1900 0-1
   W Cohn vs L Forgacs, 1905 1-0
   Showalter vs W Cohn, 1900 0-1
   Blackburne vs W Cohn, 1899 0-1
   W Cohn vs J Mason, 1899 1-0
   W Schwan vs W Cohn, 1905 0-1
   W Cohn vs Przepiorka, 1905 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Barmen Meisterturnier B (1905)
   Munich (1900)
   11th DSB Kongress, Cologne (1898)
   London (1899)
   Berlin (1897)
   13th DSB Kongress (Hanover) (1902)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Munich 1900 by Phony Benoni

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(born Feb-06-1859, died Aug-17-1913, 54 years old) Germany

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Wilhelm Cohn was born in Berlin. His best results were at Cologne 1898 (2nd= with Rudolf Rezso Charousek and Mikhail Chigorin after Amos Burn) and 3rd at Barmen 1905. In matches he was defeated by Karl August Walbrodt in 1894 and Alfred Ehrhardt Post in 1910.

Wikipedia article: Wilhelm Cohn

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 133  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tarrasch vs W Cohn 1-0271880MatchC11 French
2. Tarrasch vs W Cohn 1-0291880MatchB44 Sicilian
3. Tarrasch vs W Cohn 1-0231882BerlinC44 King's Pawn Game
4. F Gutmayer vs W Cohn  0-1471897Berlin SV CentrumB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
5. G Marco vs W Cohn 1-0411897BerlinC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
6. Blackburne vs W Cohn 1-0301897BerlinC10 French
7. W Cohn vs Schiffers  1-0531897BerlinC50 Giuoco Piano
8. W Cohn vs Metger 0-1271897BerlinC11 French
9. W Cohn vs Albin  1-0421897BerlinC55 Two Knights Defense
10. W Cohn vs Winawer  0-1311897BerlinC50 Giuoco Piano
11. H Suechting vs W Cohn 1-0481897BerlinC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. W Cohn vs A Zinkl ½-½421897BerlinD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. Alapin vs W Cohn 1-0531897BerlinC20 King's Pawn Game
14. W Cohn vs Englisch 1-0451897BerlinD02 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Burn vs W Cohn  1-0321897BerlinD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Charousek vs W Cohn 1-0291897BerlinC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
17. H Caro vs W Cohn ½-½381897BerlinC25 Vienna
18. W Cohn vs K A Walbrodt  0-1651897BerlinC05 French, Tarrasch
19. Chigorin vs W Cohn  0-1551897BerlinA07 King's Indian Attack
20. W Cohn vs Teichmann  1-0261897BerlinC77 Ruy Lopez
21. Janowski vs W Cohn  0-1651897BerlinA84 Dutch
22. W Cohn vs Schlechter ½-½741897BerlinC55 Two Knights Defense
23. Chigorin vs W Cohn 0-150189811th DSB Kongress, CologneC00 French Defense
24. Burn vs W Cohn 1-030189811th DSB Kongress, CologneA40 Queen's Pawn Game
25. Janowski vs W Cohn  0-169189811th DSB Kongress, CologneD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
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  keypusher: I have been looking at the London 1899 tournament book. Cohn's heroic mustache is belied by his quiet, unassuming playing style. But here is a pretty finish from W Cohn vs J Mason, 1899 after 58....Ng3:

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59. Bxh6 Nf5 60. Bxg7 Nxg7 61. Kxa5 Ke7 62. Kb6 Ne6 63. c7 1-0

Feb-06-10  talisman: happy birthday citizen cohn.
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  Domdaniel: I have this strong urge to photoshop Cohn's *moustaches* onto some of today's players. That great bat-winged double catenary would look great on, say, Grischuk. Or perhaps Nigel Short?
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  Stonehenge: Kosteniuk maybe?
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  Domdaniel: <Stonehenge> Heh. Funnily enough, I had the same idea. Once the fad for depilation fades, maybe the lady-tache will be all the rage ...
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  Annie K.: Eh. Jackson Showalter beat that moustache easily. :p

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  whiteshark: <Dom> I think we will all need pictures of your tests. (Can't wait but have to...)
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  amadeus: Hear, hear :)
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  Domdaniel: <Annie> I'd give Showalter the top score for *volume* (voluminosity?) but Cohn is still ahead for defying the law of gravity.

Wax? Superglue? Will-power?

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  whiteshark: <Stonehenge> Oh no! Clean-shaven:
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  Stonehenge: Oh no! If only Photoshop Man were here!
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  Domdaniel: It goes very well with black nail polish.
Feb-06-12  brankat: R.I.P. master Cohn.
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  Penguincw: R.I.P Cohn.
Feb-06-12  Petrosianic: Yes, he is dead, but you both forgot to mention that his first name was Wilhelm.
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  Penguincw: < Petrosianic: Yes, he is dead, but you both forgot to mention that his first name was Wilhelm. >

It doesn't have to. Some people just like to say their last name, which I find common.

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  OhioChessFan: At least the 4 of us increased our kibitzing total.
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  WannaBe: That's a mustache!
Feb-08-12  brankat: <OhioChessFan> <At least the 4 of us increased our kibitzing total.>


Now <Petrosianic> knows the rationale for :-)

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  Penguincw: < OhioChessFan: At least the 4 of us increased our kibitzing total. >

Sure. :)

Jul-18-12  Karpova: According to the '(Neue) Wiener Schachzeitung' 1913, page 226, Wilhelm Cohn died due to a heart disease.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Wilhelm <I Am the Walrus> Cohn.

That man is stash-sporting.

Dec-01-16  The Kings Domain: Dalí had nothing on this guy.
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  pazzed paun: Looks like a longhorn cattle
He could gore an opponent to death
Feb-06-20  Nosnibor: Was he the brother of Eric Cohn as apparently stated by Schorries? This seems unlikely because of the 25 year gap in there ages.
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