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WilhelmThe2nd
Member since Apr-25-05
I am researching Capablanca's speed chess results. I keep a record of what I have found at this blog: http://capablancaspeedchessrecord.p...

   WilhelmThe2nd has kibitzed 91 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-23-19 J G Soruco vs Fischer, 1966
 
WilhelmThe2nd: In choosing the plan of 14. ...Kh8, 15. ...Rg8 & 16. ...g5 in this game, Fischer was likely influenced by this earlier game of Gheorghiu's.: [Event "Hastings 1964-65"] [Site "Hastings, England"] [Round "2"] [Date "1964.12.29"] [White "Rocha, Antonio"] [Black ...
 
   Jun-01-19 Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: In the first group photo including Alekhine here (ChessNote #11339): http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/... . the man standing in the center appears to be C.H.O'D. Alexander. You can compare him with the photo of Alexander at Nottingham 1936: ...
 
   Feb-12-18 Jose Raul Capablanca (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: <MissS> No, I am not sure about score of the second simul. The only three Montreal newspapers that I could locate online that covered Capablanca's visits during 1909 ('The Gazette', 'La Presse', & 'La Patrie') did not, from what I can see, give reports on the second ...
 
   Jan-06-18 Mir Sultan Khan (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: <Miss S> I had no luck submitting games in the (distant) past. So I have not attempted to submit this one. <Z> Regrettably, no. The old site can still be viewed on the Internet Archive, minus the images that appeared in it.
 
   Sep-27-17 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: Louis Jacob Wolff 20 Sep 1886 - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 24 Jul 1985 - Brooklyn, New York, USA Sources: Louis Jacob Wolff U.S. WWII Draft Registration Card, 1942; Death Notice - New York Times, 26 July, 1985, pg. A11; U.S. Social Security Death Index. Charles Otto Wolff
 
   Dec-05-15 Wilhelm Steinitz (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: A photo of Flora Steinitz, Wilhelm Steinitz's daughter, appeared on the cover of the Thursday, March 1st, 1888 issue of the Havana magazine 'El Sport' which can be viewed here: http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cd...
 
   Nov-14-09 Prince Andrey Dadian of Mingrelia (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: There are some more great photos of Prince Dadian and his home in Kiev at these links: Andria Dadiani Gallery http://burusi.wordpress.com/2009/08... Andria Dadiani Palace in Kiev http://burusi.wordpress.com/2009/10...
 
   Jun-01-08 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: <Calli> Are you sure that's Kholmov? I thought the guy in the photo looked like Boleslavsky. Check my post at Dus-Chotimirsky's page for another possible solution to a photo mystery. Fyodor Ivanovich Dus Chotimirsky
 
   Jun-01-08 Fyodor Ivanovich Dus Chotimirsky (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: In the discussion of the San Sebastián, 1911 photo here: http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp... I am pretty sure the unidentified man to the left of Leonhardt in this photo is Dus: http://chessbase.com/news/2008/wint... He writes in his book of games (page 88, Fyodor ...
 
   Oct-17-07 Calli chessforum (replies)
 
WilhelmThe2nd: <Calli> Sergei Voronkov has done an article that solves the loose ends about the St. Petersburg 1909 Masters Tournament photo for us at chesspro.ru: http://chesspro.ru/_events/2007/vor... Here is a link to the group photo only: http://chesspro.ru/_images/material...
 
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