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John Alexander Pietzcker
Number of games in database: 8
Years covered: 1901
Overall record: +2 -4 =2 (37.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1870, died Dec-18-1958, 88 years old) Australia

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J A Pietzcker vs F J Wallis 1-0341901New South Wales ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
2. G H Foster vs J A Pietzcker ½-½441901New South Wales ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
3. W H Jonas vs J A Pietzcker 1-0411901New South Wales ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
4. C Mackenzie vs J A Pietzcker ½-½371901New South Wales ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
5. J K Christenson vs J A Pietzcker 1-0441901New South Wales ChampionshipD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. J A Pietzcker vs W J Miles 1-0511901New South Wales ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
7. J A Pietzcker vs A Wallace 0-1331901New South Wales ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
8. J A Pietzcker vs L B Lancaster 0-1401901New South Wales ChampionshipC46 Three Knights
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  GrahamClayton: John Alexander Pietzcker later moved to Melbourne where he became president of the Melbourne Chess Club. He organised the Pietzcker tournaments, which were held in Melbourne annually between 1925 and 1940.
Aug-19-21  optimal play: <<<<<The Chess Championship of New South Wales>

Under the auspices of the N.S.W.C.A this tourney excited great enthusiasm, was reported daily in the press and was altogether an unqualified success.>

Mr Jacobsen was first,

Messrs Wallace and Jonas tied for second,

Messrs Foster, Miles, and Dr Lancaster for fourth,

Mr Christenson was seventh,

<Mr Pietzcker> eighth,

Mr Wallis ninth,

and Mr Mackenzie, who practically withdrew, was tenth.>

The first prize was 20 guineas, presented by Mr Robert Smith, the second £10 10s, the third £5 5s and the fourth £3 3s.>

- Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), Saturday 28 December 1901, page 4>

1901 New South Wales Chess Championship

Results for John Alexander Pietzcker:-

1st round 8th July won against Francis J Wallis

2nd round 11th July drew with George H Foster

3rd round 15th July lost to William Henry Jonas

4th round 18th July had a bye

5th round 22nd July drew with C Mackenzie

6th round 25th July had a bye

7th round 29th July lost to John K Christenson

8th round 1st August won against William John Miles

9th round 5th August lost to Albert Edward Wallace

10th round 8th August lost to Llewellyn Bentley Lancaster

11th round 12th August forfeited to Julius Leigh Jacobsen

Final score 3/9 (+2/=2/-5)

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