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Anton Kinzel
Number of games in database: 113
Years covered: 1951 to 1970
Overall record: +28 -36 =49 (46.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-09-1922, 99 years old) Austria

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Dr. Kinzel finished in second place (behind Alexander Prameshuber) in the 1958 Austrian Championship.

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Last updated: 2020-10-17 10:01:07

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 113  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Kinzel vs B Hoenlinger  ½-½591951Schlechter memB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
2. P Michel vs A Kinzel ½-½371951ViennaC29 Vienna Gambit
3. A Kinzel vs A Beni  0-1431951Schlechter memB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
4. Gruenfeld vs A Kinzel  ½-½201951Schlechter memD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. M Czerniak vs A Kinzel  1-0481951Schlechter MemorialC41 Philidor Defense
6. Gruenfeld vs A Kinzel  ½-½191952Vienna 5253D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. A Kinzel vs S Nedeljkovic  0-1581952Vienna 5253B20 Sicilian
8. F Norcia vs A Kinzel  ½-½601952AUT-ITAC28 Vienna Game
9. A Kinzel vs F Norcia  1-0441952AUT-ITAC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
10. E Paoli vs A Kinzel  0-1371953Vienna 5253C41 Philidor Defense
11. G Primavera vs A Kinzel  0-1311953VeniceD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. A Kinzel vs W Heidenfeld  1-0841953VeniceC10 French
13. E Bhend vs A Kinzel  1-0351953VeniceB33 Sicilian
14. R Toran Albero vs A Kinzel  1-0471953VeniceE09 Catalan, Closed
15. A Dunkelblum vs A Kinzel  ½-½261953VeniceD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. A Kinzel vs L Schmid  0-1221953VeniceB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
17. A Kinzel vs E Paoli  1-0801953VeniceB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. A Kinzel vs T D van Scheltinga  ½-½431953VeniceB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
19. V Castaldi vs A Kinzel  ½-½221953VeniceB01 Scandinavian
20. Udovcic vs A Kinzel  0-1561953VeniceD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Szabados vs A Kinzel  0-1511953VeniceA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. A Kinzel vs E Canal  0-1261953VeniceC53 Giuoco Piano
23. A Kinzel vs L Alster  ½-½381955CSR-AUTB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
24. L Alster vs A Kinzel  1-0901955CSR-AUTD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. A Kinzel vs R Willaert  ½-½231955Clare Benedict CupC54 Giuoco Piano
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  whiteshark: Kinzel, Anton from Austria.

Olympic participation (between 1956-1984):

Oct-17-20  login:

It seems he started his 'official' chess career soon after WWII were he is found competing right from the get go for 'Österreichische Turn- und Sportunion Horn' (Waldviertel in Lower Austria, founded Jan 6 1946, adding the chess section March 1 1947) - indicating that he had already finished his academical education. This is raising slight concerns how this young man was able to stay out of 'trouble' through 1939-45 all while growing two highly successful independent careers. Still, I might be completely off at this one.

In the 1950s and 1960s Anton Kinzel was one of the leading Austrian chess players.

From 1983-1986 he was 'Vizepräsident des Obersten Gerichtshofs' (Vienna); his official title 'Mag. Anton Kinzel, Vizepräsident des OGH, Wien'.


Supreme Court of Justice (Austria)

For the interested reader
'Österreichische Wehrmachtrichter im Zweiten Weltkrieg (1939–1945)' (in German)

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