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August Wilhelm Franke
Number of games in database: 14
Years covered: 1877 to 1880
Overall record: +2 -11 =1 (17.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-30-1832, died Feb-22-1891, 59 years old) Germany

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Zukertort vs A W Franke 1-0241877LeipzigC25 Vienna
2. C T Goering vs A W Franke 1-0361877LeipzigC11 French
3. A W Franke vs W Paulsen ½-½401877LeipzigC33 King's Gambit Accepted
4. Englisch vs A W Franke 0-1471877LeipzigC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
5. A W Franke vs E Flechsig 0-1521877LeipzigC33 King's Gambit Accepted
6. A W Franke vs E Schallopp 1-0351877LeipzigC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
7. Anderssen vs A W Franke  1-0371877LeipzigC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
8. A W Franke vs Paulsen 0-1321877LeipzigC33 King's Gambit Accepted
9. Winawer vs A W Franke 1-0471877LeipzigC51 Evans Gambit
10. A W Franke vs Metger 0-1221877LeipzigC33 King's Gambit Accepted
11. A W Franke vs C Leffmann  0-1201877LeipzigC02 French, Advance
12. E Schallopp vs A W Franke 1-0201880WSB-13.KongressC11 French
13. Paulsen vs A W Franke  1-0411880WSB-13.KongressC02 French, Advance
14. F Riemann vs A W Franke  1-0281880WSB-13.KongressC77 Ruy Lopez
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  Telemus: Professor Franke was the principal of the Realgymnasium (a kind of secondary school) in Celle. His participations in Leipzig 1877 and Braunschweig 1880 made him known outside of Celle. In Celle he founded the local chess club (possibly stil existing as "Celler Schachclub von 1878") and the "Celler Schachkr√§nzchen".

From his obituary in DSZ 1891, where his date of death is given as 24 February (instead of 22 February above which probably is taken from Gaige, who gives as additional sources "Braunschweig Magistrat's Office" and DWS, and his name as Dr August Wilhelm Eduard Franke).

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