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Milan Vidmar

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Milan Vidmar (22 June 1885 – 9 October 1962) was a Slovene electrical engineer, chess Grandmaster, chess theorist, chess arbiter, philosopher, and writer. [1]

46 relations: Akiba Rubinstein, Alexander Alekhine, Austria-Hungary, Basel, Berlin, Bled 1931 chess tournament, Budapest, Carlsbad 1907 chess tournament, Carlsbad 1929 chess tournament, Chess theory, Doctor of Philosophy, Electric current, Electric power, Electrical engineering, FIDE titles, Grandmaster (chess), Hastings International Chess Congress, International Arbiter, José Raúl Capablanca, Josip Vidmar, Košice, Ljubljana, Mannheim 1914 chess tournament, Max Euwe, Mechanical engineering, Milan Vidmar (canoeist), Milan Vidmar Jr., New York 1927 chess tournament, Nordic Chess Championship, Prague, Prague 1908 chess tournament, San Sebastián chess tournament, Semmering, Austria, Slovenes, Slovenia, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Stockholm, Stuttgart, The Hague, Transformer, Transmission (telecommunications), University of Ljubljana, University of Vienna, Vidmar Memorial, Vienna, World Chess Championship 1948.

Akiba Rubinstein

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.

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Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin;; March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion.

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Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.

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Basel (also Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea) is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine.

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Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Bled 1931 chess tournament

Bled 1931 chess tournament was a major chess tournament proposed by Milan Vidmar and held in 1931 in Bled and Ljubljana, Slovenia, then part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

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Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.

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Carlsbad 1907 chess tournament

The Carlsbad 1907 chess tournament was one of four well-known international chess tournaments held in the spa city of Carlsbad (Bohemia, then Austria-Hungary Empire).

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Carlsbad 1929 chess tournament

The Carlsbad 1929 chess tournament was one of four well-known international chess tournaments held in the spa city of Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia).

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Chess theory

The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.

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Electric current

An electric current is a flow of electric charge.

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Electric power

Electric power is the rate, per unit time, at which electrical energy is transferred by an electric circuit.

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Electrical engineering

Electrical engineering is a professional engineering discipline that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

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FIDE titles

The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Hastings International Chess Congress

The Hastings International Chess Congress is an annual chess tournament which takes place in Hastings, England, around the turn of the year.

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International Arbiter

In chess, International Arbiter is a title awarded by FIDE to individuals deemed capable of acting as arbiter in important chess matches.

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José Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942) was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927.

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Josip Vidmar

Josip Vidmar (October 14, 1895 – April 11, 1992) was a notable Slovenian literary critic, essayist, and politician.

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Košice is the largest city in eastern Slovakia and in 2013 was the European Capital of Culture (together with Marseille, France).

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Ljubljana (locally also; also known by other, historical names) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.

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Mannheim 1914 chess tournament

The 19th DSB Congress (19. Kongreß des Deutschen Schachbundes), comprising several tournaments, began on 20 July 1914 in Mannheim.

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Max Euwe

Machgielis "Max" Euwe, PhD (May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, author, and chess administrator.

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Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.

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Milan Vidmar (canoeist)

Milan Vidmar is a retired Yugoslav slalom canoeist who competed in the 1960s.

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Milan Vidmar Jr.

Milan Vidmar Jr. (16 December 1909, Weiz – 10 November 1980, Ljubljana) was a Slovenian chess master.

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New York 1927 chess tournament

The New York 1927 chess tournament was an elite chess tournament held in New York City from February 19 to March 23, 1927.

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Nordic Chess Championship

The first Nordic Chess Championship (Nordiska Schackkongressen) took place in Stockholm in 1897.

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Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.

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Prague 1908 chess tournament

The first International Prague Chess Tournament was held in honour of the sixtieth anniversary of Franz Joseph I of Austria's elevation as monarch to the Austria-Hungary Empire.

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San Sebastián chess tournament

There were two important chess tournaments in San Sebastián, Spain, in 1911 and 1912.

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Semmering, Austria

Semmering is a town in the district of Neunkirchen in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

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The Slovenes, also called as Slovenians (Slovenci), are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Slovenia who share a common ancestry, culture, history and speak Slovenian as their first language.

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Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

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Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

The Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti (SAZU)) is the national academy of Slovenia, which encompasses science and the arts and brings together the top Slovene researchers and artists as members of the academy.

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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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The Hague

The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.

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A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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Transmission (telecommunications)

In telecommunications, transmission (abbreviations: TX, Xmit) is the process of sending and propagating an analogue or digital information signal over a physical point-to-point or point-to-multipoint transmission medium, either wired, optical fiber or wireless.

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University of Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana (Univerza v Ljubljani, acronym: UL, Universitas Labacensis) is the oldest and largest university in Slovenia.

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University of Vienna

The University of Vienna (Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria.

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Vidmar Memorial

The Milan Vidmar Memorial is a strong closed chess tournament commemorating Milan Vidmar (1885–1962), a leading Slovenian grandmaster.

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Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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World Chess Championship 1948

The 1948 World Chess Championship was a quintuple round-robin tournament played to determine the new World Chess Champion following the death of the previous champion Alexander Alekhine in 1946.

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