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Wilhelm Therkatz
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Years covered: 1902 to 1912

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(born 1850, died 1925, 75 years old) Germany

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Wilhelm Therkatz ran the chess column in the Krefelder Zeitung for 26 years.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Therkatz vs Hanke  1-0341902HannoverC26 Vienna
2. W Therkatz vs NN 1-0151912Krefeld, GERC11 French
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  Benzol: Anyone know if this is Wilhelm Therkatz born circa 1850 - 1925.
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  GrahamClayton: <Benzol>Anyone know if this is Wilhelm Therkatz born circa 1850 - 1925

This is Wilhelm Therkatz, who has the following sharp variation of the Italian Game named after him:

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  Benzol: <Graham> Thanks. What's the line that leads to the above position btw?
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  GrahamClayton: <Benzol>What's the line that leads to the above position btw?


1. e4 e5 2. ♘f3 ♘c6 3. ♗c4 ♗c5 4. c3 ♘f6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 ♗b4+ 7. ♘c3 ♘xe4 8. O-O ♗xc3 9. d5 ♗f6 10. ♖e1 ♘e7 11. ♖xe4 d6 12. ♗g5 ♗xg5 13. ♘xg5 O-O 14. ♘xh7

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  Benzol: Thanks <Graham> That's a line I must investigate at some future stage.



Oct-10-13  Karpova: Wilhelm Therkatz of Krefeld died of cardioplegia (<infolge eines Herzschlages>). He ran the chess column of the 'Krefelder Zeitung' for 26 years.

From page 12 of the January 1925 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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