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Ernst Varain
Number of games in database: 13
Years covered: 1881 to 1896
Overall record: +2 -11 =0 (15.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-03-1858, died Oct-16-1914, 56 years old) Germany

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Ernst Varain was born in Rhaunen, Germany and died in Trier, Germany.

Last updated: 2021-03-16 11:54:25

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Lasker vs E Varain 1-0271881BerlinC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
2. E Varain vs H Puder  0-1191884CorrC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
3. E Varain vs NN 1-0191890LeipzigC67 Ruy Lopez
4. E Schallopp vs E Varain 1-02718938th DSB KongressB07 Pirc
5. E Varain vs Von Gottschall  0-12918938th DSB KongressD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. E Varain vs J Mieses  1-03718938th DSB KongressD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
7. Metger vs E Varain  1-02318938th DSB KongressC70 Ruy Lopez
8. K Walbrodt vs E Varain  1-02518938th DSB KongressC49 Four Knights
9. E Varain vs Lipke 0-13318938th DSB KongressD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Von Bardeleben vs E Varain  1-04318938th DSB KongressB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
11. E Varain vs P K Seuffert  0-13618938th DSB KongressA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
12. N van Lennep vs E Varain 1-02218949th German Chess CongressB06 Robatsch
13. E Varain vs A D Oppenheim  0-1331896DSB-10.KongressD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Varain wins | Varain loses  

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Dec-13-08  Karpova: His pseudonym was "Einsiedler" (= hermit / recluse).
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  whiteshark: [Event "Kiel"]
[Site "DSB-08.Kongress"]
[Date "1893.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Varain, Ernst"]
[Black "Mieses, Jacques"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D26"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 c5 5. Bxc4 e6 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nc3 cxd4 8. exd4 Be7 9. Be3 Nb4 10. Rc1 O-O 11. Ne5 Nbd5 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. Qg4 Kh8 14. Bd3 Bd6 15. Bg5 Qe8 16. Qh5 g6 17. Qh4 f5 18. Rfd1 Bd7 19. Bb1 Bb5 20. a4 Bxa4 21. Rd3 Bxe5 22. dxe5 Rf7 23. Ba2 Bc6 24. Rh3 a5 25. Qg3 Rc8 26. Re1 f4 27. Qg4 h5 28. Bb1 Rh7 29. Qh4 Qf7 30. Rf3 Rf8 31. Be4 Ne7 32. Rxf4 Nf5 33. Bxf5 exf5 34. e6 Qe8 35. Rd4 Rd7 36. Rxd7 Bxd7 37. Qd4 1-0

Varain finished last in this tournament:

Dec-13-08  Karpova: Don't worry, more games from Mr. Varain will be submitted to - this one is among them.
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  whiteshark: Dks <Karpova>! :D
Jun-03-15  thomastonk: <Ernst Varain was born in Rhannen, Germany>

Hmm, where is that damned <Rhannen>? I know that the information appears in Gaige's Chess Personalia, and is taken from Berger's Schach-Jahrbuch, 1899. But could it be a typo, and Rhaunen is correct?

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