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Emil Zinner
Number of games in database: 60
Years covered: 1933 to 1937
Overall record: +26 -21 =13 (54.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-23-1909, died Jul-08-1942, 32 years old) Czech Republic

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He was born in Brno. Jewish, he died in Wikipedia article: Majdanek concentration camp.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 60  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gilg vs E Zinner  1-0381933Brno-OstravaA46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. Pirc vs E Zinner  0-1471933Moravska OstravaD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
3. E Zinner vs L Steiner  0-1451933Moravska OstravaD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. R Pitschak vs E Zinner  0-1491933Moravska OstravaE10 Queen's Pawn Game
5. E Zinner vs Foltys  ½-½391933Moravska OstravaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Vladimir Petrov vs E Zinner  1-0521933Moravska OstravaB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
7. Gilg vs E Zinner  0-1421933Moravska OstravaA43 Old Benoni
8. E Zinner vs E Canal 1-0131933Moravska OstravaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. J Rejfir vs E Zinner  ½-½311933Moravska OstravaD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
10. E Zinner vs E Eliskases  ½-½571933Moravska OstravaE81 King's Indian, Samisch
11. Gruenfeld vs E Zinner  ½-½311933Moravska OstravaD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
12. E Zinner vs F Herzog  1-0401933Moravska OstravaD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. E Zinner vs Gilg  1-0551934Bad LiebenwerdaE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. E Zinner vs Gilg  1-0311934Brno-OstravaD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
15. S Boros vs E Zinner  0-1501934DSV in der CSR-ch13B12 Caro-Kann Defense
16. E Zinner vs A Becker  0-1191934DSV in der CSR-ch13D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
17. E Zinner vs Foltys  ½-½401935LuhacoviceD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
18. J Rejfir vs E Zinner  1-0341935LuhacoviceD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
19. Pelikan vs E Zinner  1-0321935LuhacoviceD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. E Zinner vs Gilg  ½-½321935DSV in der CSR-ch14D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
21. E Zinner vs Pirc  0-1421936PodebradyD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Opocensky vs E Zinner ½-½561936PodebradyA09 Reti Opening
23. E Zinner vs Alekhine 0-1451936PodebradyD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Stahlberg vs E Zinner  1-0431936PodebradyD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
25. E Zinner vs Menchik 1-0491936PodebradyC11 French
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  whiteshark: Emil Zinner (1909-1942)

Source: footnote VI

Jun-09-09  myschkin: . . .


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  GrahamClayton: Here is a quick victory by Zinner from the 1933 Moravska Ostrava tournament:

[Event "?"]
[Site "Moravska Ostrava"]
[Date "1933.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Zinner, Emil"]
[Black "Canal, Esteban"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. d4 d5 2. ♘f3 ♘f6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 ♘bd7 5. ♗d3 a6 6. ♘bd2 e5 7. cxd5 cxd5 8.dxe5 ♘g4 9. ♕a4 h5 10. h3 ♘h6

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11. e6 fxe6 12. ♗g6+ ♔e7 13. ♕b4+ 1-0

Source: Bill Wall, “500 Queen’s Gambit Miniatures”, Chess Enterprises Inc, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1985

Sep-08-12  Karpova: When Ored Karlin visited Brno in 1934, a small tournament was organized and Zinner scored 100%:

1. Zinner 3.0
2. Pitschak 1.5
3. Karlin 1.0
4. Haida 0.5

From page 173 of the 1934 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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