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Karl Weinstock
Number of games in database: 26
Years covered: 1936 to 1938
Overall record: +6 -10 =10 (42.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-26-1910, 113 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Karl Weinstock was born 1910 in Stanislau, Poland (today Ivano-Frankivsk in western Ukraine). He took the name Karl Vine after he came to USA in 1940.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Weinstock vs P Michel  1-0541936Trebitsch MemorialD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
2. K Weinstock vs F Igel  1-0681936Trebitsch MemorialD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
3. Spielmann vs K Weinstock  0-1361936Trebitsch MemorialE90 King's Indian
4. K Weinstock vs H Keller  1-0421936Trebitsch MemorialB02 Alekhine's Defense
5. G Fuster vs K Weinstock  0-1571936Trebitsch MemorialD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
6. K Weinstock vs H Friedmann  ½-½511936Trebitsch MemorialE90 King's Indian
7. E Glass vs K Weinstock  1-0201936Trebitsch MemorialD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. K Weinstock vs J Bruckner  0-1811936Trebitsch MemorialB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
9. S Rubinstein vs K Weinstock 1-0331936Trebitsch MemorialD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. K Weinstock vs J Lokvenc  ½-½351936Trebitsch MemorialB54 Sicilian
11. Immo Fuss vs K Weinstock  1-0851936Trebitsch MemorialD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. K Weinstock vs K Opocensky  0-1451936Trebitsch MemorialE90 King's Indian
13. A Donegan vs K Weinstock  ½-½411936Trebitsch MemorialB08 Pirc, Classical
14. K Weinstock vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½811936Trebitsch MemorialD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
15. A Becker vs K Weinstock  1-0411936Trebitsch MemorialB01 Scandinavian
16. K Weinstock vs D Podhorzer  0-1421937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
17. E Glass vs K Weinstock  0-1381937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E10 Queen's Pawn Game
18. K Weinstock vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½371937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
19. L Steiner vs K Weinstock 1-0341937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38C11 French
20. K Weinstock vs H Adam  0-1551937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E07 Catalan, Closed
21. H Mueller vs K Weinstock  ½-½641937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
22. K Weinstock vs W Weil ½-½401937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E10 Queen's Pawn Game
23. K Weinstock vs S Rubinstein  ½-½371938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
24. A Donegan vs K Weinstock  ½-½321938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. K Weinstock vs R Bacher  ½-½651938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38A90 Dutch
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  Tabanus: Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 13 Nov. 1945:

<Twelve are competing in a tournament under way at the Imperial Chess and Checkers Center. The leading scores: Aaron Rothman, 4½-½; James Williams, 4-0; Karl Foster and Julius Konins, 3½-1½; <K. Vine>, 3-0.>

New York Evening Post, xx May 1946:

<<Karl Vine>, 12½-1½ won the Marshall rapid. The remaining leaders were: Paul Mann, 11; Jack W. Collins, 10½, J. Westbrock, 9½; Larry Evans, 9; Hearst and J. Hans. 8.>

New York Sun, 16 May 1946:

<Fifteen competed in the weekly speed tournament at the Marshall Chess Club yesterday, the winner being <Karl Vine>, with a score of 12½-1½. His only loss was to the runner-up, Paul Mann, and he drew also with Eliot Hearst. Mann's score was 11-3. Jack W. Collins, 10½-3½, carried off the third prize, and J. Westbrock, 9½-4½, the fourth. Other leading scores: Larry Evans, 9-5; Hearst and J. Hans, each, 8-6.>

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 28 Aug. 1947:

<Donald Byrne of Brooklyn again topped the list with a score of 14-1 in the weekly rapid transit tournameni at the Manhattan Chess Club. <K. Vine> was runner up with 12-3 and Robert Byrne third with 11½-3½. E. S. Jackson Jr. and Oscar Tenner tied at 9½-5½.>

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 22 Jan. 1953:

<Although Abe Turner, with 5½-1½, holds the lead in the championship tournament at the Manhattan Chess Club, three Brooklyn players are high up in the standing, as follows: Herbert Seidman, 4½-1½; Max Pavey, 4-1; Albert S. Pinkus, 4-2. <Karl Vine>, 3½-2½, is fifth.>

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, xx May 1953:

<Both Reshevsky and Alexander Bisno were honored guests at the farewell party at the Manhattan Chess Club, during which a knockout rapid transit tournament among 32 was held. James T. Sherwin of Columbia and George Shainswit met in the final and drew. Walter Shipman and <Karl Vine> reached the semi-finals.>

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  Tabanus: Reposted from the Bistro (post by <TheFocus>):

The power-packed teams of the Manhattan and Marshall Chess Clubs, which always face each other in the final round of the Metropolitan Chess League, clashed once more in the rooms of the defending and pereniallly successful Manhattan champions. The Marshall challengers, with a line-up that probably could have beaten any other team in the country except the Manhattans, made a close fight of it before succumbing by 6 – 7. Manhattan winners were William Lombardy, Bobby Fischer, Daniel Beninson and Walter Shipley, while full points for the Marshall Club were registered by Carl Pilnick, Saul Wachs and A. E. Santasiere. Draws (Manhattan players mentioned first) were registered as follows: Arthur Bisguier vs. Sidney Bernstein; Abe Turner vs. Herbert Seidman; I. A. Horowitz vs. James Sherwin; Dr. H. Sussman vs. John W. Collins; George Shainswit vs. T. A. Dunst; and <Karl Vine> vs. Edward Lasker.

Other teams in the League besides the "Big Two" were the Manhattan Reserves, the Marshall Raiders, who tied for third place, and the Queens Chess Club – <Chess Review, July, 1957>, pg. 196.

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  Tabanus: Bistro: <This makes me think he is the "Karl Vine" who got divorced from "Irma" in Dade (Miami) in 1946.>

It most probably is. The two had same street address in New York: 138 W 100 St. - Karl Vine on 13 Dec. 1945 and Irma Vine on 4 Feb. 1946.

Oct-26-21  Alan McGowan: I believe Karl Vine is the same person as
Karl Weinstock

Karl Weinstock (30) arrived at San Francisco on 28 August 1940, having sailed from Yokohama. The ship's manifest shows him as Hebrew, born in Poland, with Sweden as his last residence.

His 1941 Declaration of Intention document in regards to his application for citizenship in the USA shows that 'Karl Vine, formerly known as Karl Weinstock', was living in NY city.

In 1942 he married Irma Gould (<Tabanus> referred to their divorce.

Oct-26-21  Alan McGowan: Further, I have just noticed that the Lachaga book on the Trebitsch tournaments, referring to the 19th event in 1936, states re Karl Weinstock that under the name Vine he was involved in chess in NY (der spater unter dem Namen Vine in New York schachlich auftrat).
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  Tabanus: I changed the name to Karl Weinstock, seeing that he has games before 1940 under that name. "Stanislau Poland" is now = Ivano-Frankivsk in Ukraine. What happened to him?

New York Naturalization Records, declaration of intention 23 April 1941:

<Karl Vine, formerly known as Karl Weinstock ... 53 E 97 Street NY ... Unemployed ... 30 years old ... born on April 26, 1910, in Stanislau Poland ... race Hebrew .. My last place of foreign residence was Stockholm Sweden ... I emigrated to the United States from Yokahama Japan ... at San Francisco, Calif. under the name of Karl Weinstock on August 28, 1940, on the SS Rakuyo Maru.>

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  Tabanus: Seaching for "Vine" should redirect here... Or is it preferable to have two pages for the same player?
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  moronovich: Nothing to Vine about ...Sorry, <Tabanus> couldn´t resist :)
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  Tabanus: <moronovich> We are not amused ;)
Nov-02-21  N0B0DY: <N0B0DY> is

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