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Leon Stolzenberg
Number of games in database: 13
Years covered: 1921 to 1953
Overall record: +5 -8 =0 (38.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-18-1895, died Oct-25-1974, 79 years old) Austria (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Leon Stolzenberg immigrated to the United States after World War I and settled in Detroit, Michigan. He won the US Open in 1926 and 1928, also winning the championship of Michigan a record 13 times. Stolzenberg won the US Open Postal Chess Championship (Golden Knights) three times (1947-48, 1950, 1960-61). He won the championship of the Correspondence Chess League of America twice. At the time of Stolzenberg's death, he had a perfect final score in the 1970 Golden Knights Postal Chess Championship (won by Juris Jurevics).

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Stolzenberg vs Ed. Lasker 0-135192122nd Western ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
2. L Stolzenberg vs Hugo Hoffman  1-031192122nd Western ChampionshipC54 Giuoco Piano
3. L Stolzenberg vs E E Stearns  1-039192122nd Western ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
4. Carlos Torre vs L Stolzenberg  1-0591924Western op, USAA80 Dutch
5. H Steiner vs L Stolzenberg  0-128192627th Western Championship. ChampionshipA84 Dutch
6. N Whitaker vs L Stolzenberg 1-0281928Consultation radio matchC48 Four Knights
7. Dake vs L Stolzenberg  1-0241933Western ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
8. L Stolzenberg vs E Michelsen  1-024193334th Western ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. L Stolzenberg vs Fine  0-1391933Western ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
10. L Stolzenberg vs W Adams  1-036195051st US OpenD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
11. L Stolzenberg vs W Shipman  0-133195051st US OpenC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
12. L Stolzenberg vs J Sherwin  0-137195354th US OpenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
13. L Stolzenberg vs H Daly 0-151195354th US OpenA95 Dutch, Stonewall
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  GrahamClayton: Brief bio:

Stolzenberg was also the Michigan Chess Association State chmapion in 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1953 and 1962.

3 Stolzenberg games against Isaac Kashdan can be seen here:

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  Phony Benoni: A more extensive bio, with pictures (beginning on p.3):

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