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Karl Ruben
  
Number of games in database: 25
Years covered: 1927 to 1931
Overall record: +13 -8 =4 (60.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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KARL RUBEN
(born Aug-04-1903, died Oct-28-1938, 35 years old) Denmark

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Wikipedia article: Karl Ruben


 page 1 of 1; games 1-25 of 25  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Ruben vs Stoltz ½-½4219271st olm finalD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. H Wagner vs K Ruben ½-½6519271st olm finalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. K Ruben vs Grob  ½-½4219271st olm finalE60 King's Indian Defense
4. J Terho vs K Ruben  0-12719271st olm finalC01 French, Exchange
5. K Ruben vs J W te Kolste  0-13619271st olm finalE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
6. K Ruben vs Kmoch  1-03019271st olm finalE12 Queen's Indian
7. A Pokorny vs K Ruben  0-13619271st olm finalC12 French, McCutcheon
8. K Ruben vs L Palau  1-03119271st olm finalD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Koltanowski vs K Ruben  1-04919271st olm finalD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
10. H Carlos vs K Ruben  0-1391928The Hague OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
11. K Ruben vs J Rejfir  0-1401928OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
12. K Ruben vs D Marotti  1-0391928The Hague OlympiadD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
13. K Ruben vs A Taube 1-0301928The Hague OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. Alekhine vs K Ruben 0-1321930Clock simul, 10bC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. K Ruben vs Weenink  1-0261930Hamburg OlympiadD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
16. Lokvenc vs K Ruben  1-0591930Hamburg OlympiadA13 English
17. K Ruben vs Sultan Khan 1-0741930Hamburg OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
18. J Rejfir vs K Ruben  0-1411930Hamburg OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. K Ruben vs C Lafora  ½-½531930Hamburg OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
20. J A Anderson vs K Ruben  0-1471930Hamburg OlympiadE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
21. K Ruben vs G A Thomas  0-1201931Prague OlympiadE77 King's Indian
22. K Richter vs K Ruben  1-0391931Prague OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
23. J Rejfir vs K Ruben  1-0511931Prague OlympiadE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
24. K Ruben vs L Steiner  0-1181931Prague OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. K Ruben vs I Vistaneckis  1-0321931Prague OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
 page 1 of 1; games 1-25 of 25  PGN Download
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May-17-05  Poulsen: A fine player - member of the danish silver team in the Ol 1927.

Here he dismantles one of the greatest players of all time:

Alekhine vs C Ruben, 1930

Aug-04-11
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  brankat: R.I.P. master Ruben.
Sep-23-12
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  GrahamClayton: Ruben was obviously a good player - but he seemed to retire before he turned 30. He also died very young. Does anyone know what caused his death?
Sep-23-12
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  HeMateMe: The game mentioned above was from a simul, but still a very sharp display of attack. AAA got his AAA handed to him.
Dec-05-16
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  Tabanus: The Danish "Aarsskrift for Dansk Skakproblen Klub", 1938, page 1 (http://problemskak.dk/pdf/Aarsskrif...) says Karl Ruben was born 4 Aug. 1903. In the Denmark Census of 1916 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903...) we find him as the son of Harry (b. 4 Sept 1876) and Klara Ruben. They are members of the Jewish community (Det mosaiske Troessamfund) in Copenhagen.
Dec-05-16
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  Tabanus: http://www.politietsregisterblade.d... shows Harry Ruben in 1900. He is a stamp dealer. Address: Halmtorvet 40, and Istedgade 30 in 1904.
Mar-29-18
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  mifralu: <GrahamClayton: > He also died very young. Does anyone know what caused his death?

He died as a result of brain surgery.

Source: http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/a...

Mar-29-18
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  whiteshark: "He won a match against Johannes Pedersen (1.5Ė0.5) at Aalborg 1927,

tied for 2nd-3rd in Danish Championship at Vordingborg 1927 (Erik Andersen won),

shared 2nd at Copenhagen 1927 (Politiken, Gťza Marůczy won),

tied for 5-6th at Copenhagen 1928 (Aron Nimzowitsch won),

tied for 7-9th at Svendborg 1930 (DEN-ch, Andersen won),

and won a simultan game against Alexander Alekhine at Copenhagen 1930.

Ruben played four times for Denmark in Chess Olympiads in 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, and won team silver medal at London 1927."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_...

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He also won the City championship of Copenhagen <KÝbenhavnsmestrene> in 1929 http://www.ksu.dk/kmliste.asp

He also wrote a book <Skak>

Mar-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: re: KÝbenhavnsmesterskabet 1929 <1. klasse A> Crosstable: http://danbase.skak.dk/turneringer....

Thereafter Ruben won the playoff-match vs Gemzoe with 2:1 (+1 =2) http://danbase.skak.dk/turneringer....

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