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Siegfried Reginald Wolf
Number of games in database: 94
Years covered: 1893 to 1935
Overall record: +21 -38 =35 (41.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|SIEGFRIED REGINALD WOLF
(born Dec-19-1867, died Jan-05-1951, 83 years old) Austria (federation/nationality Israel)
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|Siegfried Reginald Wolf was born in Prague which was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
He was (unofficial) Austrian champion in 1925 (=Albert Becker) and passed away in Haifa, Israel in 1951.|
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|Jun-10-11|| ||GrahamClayton: Picture and biography:
|Jul-22-12|| ||Karpova: His son, Alfred Emil Wolf, died in 1923 in the swiss mountains. He was 23 years old.|
Source: Page 161 of the 1923 '(Neue) Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Jul-22-12|| ||thomastonk: Dear <Karpova>, here is a link to the page you mentioned: http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/a....|
On this page, a few chess successes of the son are described. The following pages show a picture of father and son, and a game of the son. Chessbase's Mega Database contains 10 of his games from Vienna B tournament 1921.
|Jul-22-12|| ||vonKrolock: <Alfred Emil W>: A handful of his games from 1921 can be seen in his namesake's page Alfred Wolf|
|May-31-13|| ||Karpova: Impressive triumph at the 1912/13 Vienna amateur tournament for Siegfried Reginald Wolf:|
1. S. R. Wolf 11.0
2. Ad. Albin 9.5
3. O. Strobl 8.5
4-5. E. Gruenfeld 7.5
4-5. J. Schenkein 7.5
6-7. A. Seidl 7.0
6-7. J. Weiß 7.0
8. M. Kirschen 6.0
9. Prof. H. Soyka** 4.5
10. S. Steiner 4.0
11. A. Pink 2.5
12. A. Weil 2.0
13. C. Steininger* 1.0
S. R. Wolf scored +10 =2 -0 (draws against Gruenfeld and Strobl).
<Wolfs Erfolg ist die Frucht einer überaus soliden, allem Abenteuerlichen, Phantastischen, Waghalsigen, abholden Spielmethode.>
* withdrew from the tournament
** <H. Soyka> in the crosstable, <Otto Soyka> in the text
Source: Pages 129 to 130 of the 1913 'Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Dec-19-13|| ||DoctorD: I am still trying to figure out how one plays "solide" (solid), and "Abenteurliches" (adventurous) chess!|
|Dec-23-13|| ||Karpova: <Landstrasser Schachbund (III/2, Radetzkyplatz 3, Cafe "Hungaria")> 4-player quadruple-round robin tournament 1915: |
1. S R Wolf 9.0
2. Ernst Grünfeld 8.5
3. H Sauer 5.5
4. J Willmann 1.0
The decisive game was the last round encounter between Wolf and Grünfeld. Grünfeld was leading at a draw would have been sufficient, but Wolf beat him in 106 moves.
Wolf - Grünfeld 2.5-1.5 (+2 -1 =1)
Wolf - Sauer 2.5-1.5 (+1 -0 =3)
Wolf - Willmann 4.0-0.0
Grünfeld - Sauer 3.0-1.0 (+2 -0 =2)
Grünfeld - Willmann 4.0-0.0
Sauer - Willmann 3.0-0.0 (+2 -0 =2)
This was the first tournament ever for Willmann.
Source: Pages 74-75 of the March-April 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Jan-11-14|| ||Karpova: <DoctorD: I am still trying to figure out how one plays "solide" (solid), and "Abenteurliches" (adventurous) chess!>|
The expression <abhold> means something like averse, so Wolf's play is characterized as being solid and averse to everything adventurous, phantastic and daring.
|Feb-06-14|| ||Karpova: <Landstrasser Schachbund> Winter tournament for stronger players, 10 rounds:|
1. S R Wolf 8.5
2. J E Krejcik 8.0
3. Hugo Sauer 6.0
Source: Page 177 of the May-June 1911 'Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Feb-14-14|| ||Karpova: <Landstrasser Schachbund, (Wien III/2., Radetzkyplatz 3.>|
Club tournament, group A, double-round robin:
1. S R Wolf 13.5
2. Hugo Sauer 10.0
3. Felix Strasser 9.0
4. Fr Höhne 7.5
5. S Kreiner 7.0
6. S Schlesinger 4.0
7-8. L Schwarz 2.5
7-8. B Reich 2.5
Wolf scored +13 -0 =1, conceding his sole draw to Sauer (+8 -2 =4).
Source: Page 406 of the Supplementheft 1911 'Wiener Schachzeitung'
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