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I am researching Capablanca's speed chess results. I keep a record of what I have found at this blog:

Chigorin At The Kiev Tournament of 1903
By M. S. Evenson
Mikhail Chigorin (kibitz #149)

Encounters with Alekhine
By P. Romanovsky

Steinitz Interview
Wilhelm Steinitz (kibitz #374)

von der Lasa Letter about Howard Staunton
Howard Staunton (kibitz #210)

Emanuel Lasker 'The Game of the Future'
Emanuel Lasker (kibitz #339)

Akiba Rubinstein at Kiev 1903
Akiba Rubinstein (kibitz #552)

Steinitz on Morphy
By C. W. Phillips
Paul Morphy (kibitz #5421)

John Cochrane

Prince Dadian of Mingrelia

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   WilhelmThe2nd has kibitzed 114 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-29-22 Alexander Alekhine (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: <Miss S>
   Aug-28-22 Vladimir Ostrogsky
WilhelmThe2nd: This game was published in the chess column of the St. Petersburg newspaper 'Zemshchina', Monday, May 9th, 1911 (Old Style). [Event "Moscow-St. Petersburg match"] [Site "St. Petersburg, RUS"] [Date "1911.05.06"] [EventDate "?"] [Round "?"] [Result "1-0"] ...
   Dec-18-20 Prince Andrey Dadian of Mingrelia
WilhelmThe2nd: Juan Corzo profiled the Prince Dadian of Mingrelia in his chess column in the Havana newspaper 'Diario de la Marina' of September 28th, 1906. After giving a couple of positions from the Prince's games and the game-scores of his wins over Kolisch, Bitcham, and Pushkin that ...
   Dec-18-20 Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1925
WilhelmThe2nd: The Moscow newspaper 'Izvestia' (Nov. 17th, 1925, page 2) reported that after Rubinstein resigned this game, <"the whole enormous hall, overcrowded with spectators, responded with thunderous applause for this first truly great win in the tournament. Even Rubinstein himself ...
   Dec-06-20 USSR Championship (1920) (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: In the November, 2020 issue (#11) of the Russian chess magazine '64-Shakhmatnoe Obozrenie' there is an article (pages 78-83) by S. Voronkov about his new book on Alekhine. The article includes a photo of a page from a hand-written manuscript of Alekhine's of games from the ...
   Oct-24-20 Moisei Elyashiv (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: A couple of wins from later in the same tournament: [Event "All-Russian Chess Congress (Main Tournament)"] [Site "St Petersburg RUE"] [Date "1911.10.25"] [EventDate "1911.10.18"] [Round "6"] [White "Moisei Elyashiv"] [Black "Boris Evgenievich Maliutin"] ...
   Oct-01-20 L V Genika
WilhelmThe2nd: This is <Leonid Vladimirovich Genika>.
   Oct-01-20 V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874
WilhelmThe2nd: This game appears in M. M. Yudovich's book 'Rasskazy o Shakhmatakh' (Moscow, 1959) and I.Z. Romanov's 'Tvorcheskoe Nasledie M. I. Chigorina' (Moscow, 1960). Chigorin had published the game in his chess column in the magazine 'Niva' in 1900. In his prefatory comment, Chigorin ...
   Aug-26-20 L Grigoriev
WilhelmThe2nd: This is <Leonid Georgievich Grigoriev>.
   Aug-16-20 V Ostrogsky vs Voitenko, 1911 (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: This game was played in a 12-player blindfold simul given by V. F. Ostrogsky in St. Petersburg on May 7th, 1911 (April 24th, 1911 in the Old Style date). Boris Maliutin reporting on the St. Petersburg-Moscow chess match (played the day before) in his chess column in the St. ...
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