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Menachem Oren (Chwojnik)
Number of games in database: 42
Years covered: 1926 to 1956
Overall record: +20 -12 =10 (59.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1901, died Dec-1962, 61 years old) Poland (federation/nationality Israel)

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Mieczyslaw Chwojnik was born in Poland in 1901. During World War II, he moved to Palestine, where he changed his name to Menachem Oren.

In 1926, he tied for 8-9th at the 1st Polish Championship in Warsaw. Chwojnik (Oren) played at four Chess Olympiads: for Poland in 1928, and for Israel in 1952, 1954, and 1956. He was Israeli Champion in 1951, and passed away in Tel Aviv in 1962.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Oren vs Friedmann  1-0341926PolandD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Rubinstein vs M Oren 1-02119272nd Polish ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. M Oren vs M Lowcki  0-1411927POL-chA04 Reti Opening
4. M Oren vs D Daniuszewski  1-0391927POL-chD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
5. A Ribera Arnal vs M Oren  0-1281928The Hague OlympiadB83 Sicilian
6. M Oren vs A Vajda  0-1361928The Hague OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. J Rejfir vs M Oren  0-1391928The Hague OlympiadD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
8. Weenink vs M Oren  1-0311928The Hague OlympiadB83 Sicilian
9. M Oren vs Boruch Israel Dyner 1-0241952Tel AvivE60 King's Indian Defense
10. M Oren vs Smyslov  ½-½521952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. M Oren vs Larry Evans  0-1621952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. P Mueller-Breil vs M Oren  0-1511952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3C07 French, Tarrasch
13. M Oren vs Sliwa  0-1411952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3E16 Queen's Indian
14. Prins vs M Oren 1-0231952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3C00 French Defense
15. M Oren vs K S Ojanen  1-0411952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
16. K Tsiknopoulos vs M Oren  0-1761952Helsinki Olympiad qual-3B20 Sicilian
17. A Pytlakowski vs M Oren  0-1401952Helsinki Olympiad Final-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
18. M Oren vs W Pietzsch 1-0421952Helsinki Olympiad Final-BE17 Queen's Indian
19. F Scafarelli vs M Oren  0-1391952Helsinki Olympiad Final-BD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. M Oren vs C Poulsen  ½-½271952Helsinki Olympiad Final-BD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. M Oren vs Dr. Juan Gonzalez  ½-½601952Helsinki Olympiad Final-BD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. J H Donner vs M Oren  1-0541952Helsinki Olympiad Final-BC10 French
23. M Oren vs B Rabar  ½-½161954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-3D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
24. M Oren vs T Store  1-0281954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-3D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. P M Nielsen vs M Oren 0-1281954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-3D50 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-23-06  Mibelz: Menachem Oren was born (as Mieczyslaw Chwojnik) in Poland in 1901 (not in 1913).

He played for Poland in the 2nd Chess Olympiad at The Hague 1928, and for Israel in the Olympiads at Helsinki 1952, Amsterdam 1954, and Moscow 1956.

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  Benzol: "Akiba Rubinstein: The Later Years" has Moishe Chwojnik being born in 1901.
Jul-26-12  Karpova: He won the 1926 'Nowy Dziennik' tournament in Kraków:

1. Chwojnik 7.0
2-3. Em. Rubinstein 5.5
2-3. B. Schenker 5.5
4. Blaszcsak 4.5
5. Perlberg 4.0
6. Landau 3.5
7-8. Fraenkel 2.5
7.8. Mannheimer 2.5
9. M. Schenker 1.0

Source: Page 168 of the '(Neue) Wiener Schachzeitung', 1926

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