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Akiba Kiwelowicz Rubinstein (1 December 1880 – 14 March 1961) was a Polish chess grandmaster who is considered to have been one of the strongest players never to have become World Chess Champion.
Alexander Alekhine (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin;; March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Carl Schlechter Memorial Tournament (Carl-Schlechter-Gedenkturnier) is an irregularly scheduled chess competition initiated to honor the memory of leading Austrian chess master Carl Schlechter (1874–1918), who died as a result of privations suffered in the immediate aftermath of World War I. As of 2008, seven Memorial Tournaments have taken place mostly in Schlechter's native city of Vienna (the edition of 1971 was played in Gloggnitz, Austria), with the first and certainly strongest one, held from 15 November to 28 November 1923, organized and attended by twelve of Schlechter's colleagues.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
A chess club is a club formed for the purpose of playing the board game of chess.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.
A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.
The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame.
Chessmetrics is a system for rating chess players devised by Jeff Sonas.
Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long-distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public internet chess forum, email, or the postal system.
In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.
The Deutscher Schachbund (DSB) was founded in Leipzig on 18 July, 1877.
Friedrich Sämisch (September 20, 1896, Charlottenburg – August 16, 1975, Berlin) was a German chess Grandmaster (1950).
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
The Grünfeld Defence (ECO codes D70–D99) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black offers White the possibility of cxd5, when after Nxd5 White further gets the opportunity to kick the Black Knight around with e4, leading to an imposing central pawn duo for White.
Johann "Hans" Joseph Kmoch (July 25, 1894 in Vienna – February 13, 1973 in New York City) was an Austrian-Dutch-American chess International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1951), and a chess journalist and author, for which he is best known.
Hans Müller (1 December 1896, Vienna – 28 February 1971, Vienna) was an Austrian chess player, theoretician and author of books.
Johannes Hendrikus (Hein) Donner (July 6, 1927 – November 27, 1988) was a Dutch chess grandmaster (GM) and writer.
Josefstadt is the eighth district of Vienna (German: 8. Bezirk, Josefstadt).
Leopold Trebitsch Memorial Tournament was a chess competition organized by the family of Austrian silk manufacturer Leopold Trebitsch.
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England.
Mario Monticelli (16 March 1902, Venice – 30 June 1995, Milan) was an Italian chess player.
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy.
Moshe Czerniak (משה צ'רניאק; 3 February 1910 – 31 August 1984) was a Polish-Israeli International Chess Master.
Ostrava (Ostrawa, Ostrau or Mährisch Ostrau) is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region.
Ottakring is the 16th District in the city of Vienna, Austria (16.). It is located west of the central districts, north of Penzing and south of Hernals.
Paul Keres (January 7, 1916June 5, 1975) was an Estonian chess grandmaster and chess writer.
Piešťany (Pistyan, Pöstyén, Pieszczany, Píšťany) is a town in Slovakia.
The Queen's Pawn Game is any chess opening starting with the move: It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4.
The Ruy Lopez, also called the Spanish Opening or Spanish Game, is a chess opening characterised by the moves: The Ruy Lopez is named after 16th-century Spanish bishop Ruy López de Segura.
Ksawery Tartakower (also known as Saviely or Savielly Tartakower in English, less often Xavier Tartacover or Xavier Tartakover; 1887–1956) was a leading Polish and French chess grandmaster.
Sándor Takács (10 February 1893 – 22 April 1932) was a Hungarian chess master, born Károly Sydlauer in Miskolc, Hungary.
Teplice; Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Teplitz-Schönau) is a statutory city in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic, the capital of Teplice District.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Wiener Schachzeitung (or Wiener Schach-Zeitung, "Viennese Chess Bulletin") was the name of several Austrian chess periodicals published in Vienna between 1855 and 1949.