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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 92 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-08-20 Schroder vs J H Blake, 1912 (replies)
WilhelmThe2nd: This game was played in the tournament for the championship of the Brooklyn Chess Club between (White) Alfred Schroeder and (Black) Roy Turnbull Black . Source: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Thursday, February 22nd, 1912.
   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): . 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:
   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 Andria Dadiani Palace in Kiev
   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: I am pretty sure the unidentified man to the left of Leonhardt in this photo is Dus: He writes in his book of games (page 88, Fyodor ...
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