Oscar Tenner


Oscar Tenner (sometimes Oskar ) ( Hebrew : אוסקר טנר ; 5 April 1880, Lemberg [1] – 24 December 1948) was a German-American chess master. [2]

At the beginning of his career, he played in several tournaments in Germany. He won and won 4th at Hamburg 1910 ( DSB Congress , C tournament), took 7th at Berlin 1911 ( Carl Ahues won), tied for 9-10th at Breslau 1912 (DSB-Congress, Hauptturnier A , Bernhard Gregory won ), [3] shared 3rd at Jungbunzlau (Mlada Boleslav) 1913 ( Karel Hromádka won), and tied for 2nd-third with Ilya Rabinovich , behind B. Hallegua , at Mannheim 1914 (interrupted DSB-Congress, Hauptturnier A ). [4]

After World War I , he tied for 6-7th at Berlin 1922 ( Fritz Sämisch won), and then emigrated to the United States. He played many times in the Manhattan Chess Club Championship [5] and other tournaments in New York. He tied for 4-5th in 1922 ( Morris Schapiro won), Took 5th in 1923 ( Oscar Chajes won), Took 2nd, behind José Raúl Capablanca , and shared 5th ( Abraham Kupchik won) in 1924, tied for 6-8th in 1925 (Kupchik won), took 10th in 1926 ( Géza Maróczy won), and tied for 8-9th in 1928 ( Alexander Kevitz won). [6] He also tied for 7-8th at Lake Hopatcong 1923 (the 9th American Chess Congress ,

After World War II , he took 41st at Baltimore 1948 ( US Open Chess Championship , Weaver W. Adams won) at the age of 68. [8]

References

  1. Jump up^ http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=36380
  2. Jump up^ Berliner Schachverband :: Die bekanntesten Persönlichkeiten der Berliner Schachgeschichte
  3. Jump up^ Deutschen Schachkongresse
  4. Jump up^ Schach Nachrichten
  5. Jump up^ Manhattan Chess Clubat theWayback Machine(archived October 28, 2009)
  6. Jump up^ http://www.anders.thulin.name/SUBJECTS/CHESS/CTCIndex.pdfName Index to Jeremy Gaige’sChess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01
  7. Jump up^ “Chess Champs” . Time Magazine . 1923-09-03 . Retrieved 2008-08-14 .
  8. Jump up^ 1948

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