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Soren Anton Sorensen
S Sorensen 
From the book Lettisk Gambit af Borge Andersen.  
Number of games in database: 8
Years covered: 1862 to 1879
Overall record: +6 -2 =0 (75.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C40 King's Knight Opening (6 games)

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(born Jan-31-1840, died Feb-11-1896, 56 years old) Denmark

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Søren Anton Sørensen was born in Ajstrup. He became a well known chess problemist of the era. He passed away in København (Copenhagen), in 1896.

 page 1 of 1; 8 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Mathiassen vs S Sorensen 0-1281862CopenhagenC40 King's Knight Opening
2. S Sorensen vs M S From 0-1321862CopenhagenC27 Vienna Game
3. A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen 0-1221872AalborgC40 King's Knight Opening
4. A Winding vs S Sorensen 0-1261874corrC40 King's Knight Opening
5. S Sorensen vs V Nielsen 0-1321874Copenhagen casualC40 King's Knight Opening
6. S Sorensen vs J Leffler 1-0301876corrC21 Center Game
7. H Ruben vs S Sorensen 0-1341876CopenhagenC40 King's Knight Opening
8. H Ruben vs S Sorensen 0-1231879Copenhagen CasualC40 King's Knight Opening
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Sep-16-07  Calli: Soren A Sorensen was editor of the Danish magazine, Nordisk Skaktidende, in the 1870s and 1880s. He published many of his own games including these, I think. They are not fakes, its just that we only have those which are best known from opening analysis or included "Best Short Games" books.
Apr-28-08  martin moller: Soren Anton Sorensen was Lieutenant colonel in the danish army.
May-19-08  perrypawnpusher: Sorensen,S.A. - NN
Denmark, 17.06.1888
[Deutsches Wochenschach 48/49 12/1889]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.Bxf7+ Kxf7 5.Nxe5+ Nxe5 6.d4 Qh4 7.0-0 Ng4 8.h3 Bd6 9.e5 Bxe5 10.dxe5 Nxe5 11.Qd5+ Kf6 12.f4 Ng6 13.Nc3 d6 14.Be3 Ke7 15.Rae1 Kd8 16.Nb5 Nf6 17.Qc4 Ne8 18.Bf2 Qf6 19.Bd4 Qh4 20.Rxe8+ Kxe8 21.Nxc7+ Kf8 22.f5 Ne5 23.f6 gxf6 24.Qd5 Kg7 25.Qxd6 Rg8 26.Rxf6 Qxf6 27.Bxe5 and won 1-0

May-19-08  martin moller: <perrypawnpusher>Very interesting game and typically Soren Anton Sorensen. I do not have the game, because "Nordisk skaktidende" stopped 1881, do you have other games from that period played by danes? i am very interested. You can post them here or in my forum. Looking forward to hear from you.
Kind regards
Jun-23-08  martin moller: Soren Anton Sorensen won the 1874 London chessproblem tournament with the following # in 4 problem, which was so difficult that the judges had to ask for the solution, before Soren Anton Sorensen could be awarded winner !!

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Oct-06-08  ahmadov: <martin moller> Thanks for suggesting me to solve this problem... At least, this proves you have more confidence in my puzzle solving capacity than the judges of the 1874 London chessproblem tournament... ;-)

In a more serious note, I will look at it and try to solve it... If not, please, post the solution yourself...

Oct-06-08  ahmadov: Just without looking at the puzzle on a chess board, and giving it a good consideration I would suggest: 1.Re3 any move, then 2.Nc6+ Nxc6 3.Qd5+ Kf6 4.Qe6 mate

There is definitely something I miss, because this should not be so easy...

Oct-06-08  ahmadov: I have just seen that 1...Nxg2 can be a spoiler move for my solution above...
Nov-03-09  martin moller: The ten games from The Politiken cup 2009, are played by another Dane named Svend Erik Førby Sørensen rated 1800 ! Nothing to do with Søren Anton Sørensen.
Nov-03-09  martin moller: Actually Svend Erik Førby Sørensen are chairman of "Aalsgaarde chess club" sitet on the island Zealand in Denmark.

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