Winawer, Szymon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  2591 (54) 25
1868  2579 (58) 0
1869  2567 (58) 0
1870  10  2555 (52) 16
1871  10  2556 (61) 0
1872  2557 (66) 0
1873  2557 (67) 0
1874  2558 (66) 0
1875  2559 (61) 7
1876  2577 (57) 0
1877  2594 (48) 11
1878  2616 (41) 26
1879  2591 (47) 0
1880  2566 (41) 19
1881  2591 (39) 17
1882  2621 (34) 34
1883  2595 (32) 57
1884  2591 (51) 0
1885  2587 (61) 0
1886  2584 (67) 0
1887  2580 (71) 0
1888  10  2576 (71) 0
1889  10  2572 (70) 0
1890  2568 (66) 0
1891  2565 (58) 0
1892  2561 (45) 24
1893  13  2546 (53) 0
1894  21  2530 (54) 0
1895  28  2515 (49) 0
1896  29  2500 (35) 42
1897  37  2471 (40) 18
1898  41  2455 (52) 0
1899  46  2438 (57) 0
1900  60  2421 (56) 0
1901  67  2405 (50) 23

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Winawer, Szymon Abramowicz  
   Also known as: Simon Winawer
Born: 5 Mar. 1838
Died: 29 Nov. 1919
 
Notes:
Wade says died 1919; Gaige and Harding have death date 12-01-1920; in Kingston's review of Lissowski's book on Winawer, the date of death is corrected to 29-11-1919. Harding has birth date 6-03-1838. Gaige has birth date 5-03-1838.
 
References
Books
   Adams, Mikhail Chigorin, page 48, 363
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page lxii
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 296
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 99, 122
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 571, 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 466
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 343
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 178, 202, 356, 582
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 378
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 448
   Wade, Soviet Chess, page 18
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 72
Periodicals
   [CW], vol. 4, Aug. 1868, page 178, 188
   [ILN], vol. 53, 1 Aug. 1868, page 115
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 July 1867, page 148
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Who Was Winawer?]
   Kingston, Taylor.  [Don't Bet the Farm or Scholar's Concern Tempers Stat-Freak's Delight], page 4
   Kingston, Taylor.  [A Famous Unknown]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Neumann, G.R.L. - Winawer, S.A. 1867         (f)     3   -   0
Winawer, S.A. - Shumov, I.S. 1875         (f)     5   -   2
Schwarz, A. - Winawer, S.A. 1880         (f)     3   -   1
Winawer, S.A. - Caro, H. 1892         (f)     4   -   3
Janowsky, D.M. - Winawer, S.A. 1896         (f)     5   -   2
Bernstein, O.S. - Winawer, S.A. 1901         (f)     3.5   -   2.5

Tournament data

Paris 1867 (1)     International Chess Congress - Grand Tournament     17.5  /  22
Baden-Baden 1870     Baden-Baden Tournament     6.5  /  16
Leipzig 1877     Leipzig Tournament     7.5  /  11
Paris 1878     Paris International Chess Congress     16.5  /  22
  Winawer, S.A. - Zukertort, J.H.     1 - 3    
Wiesbaden 1880 (1)     Wiesbaden Meisterturnier     9  /  15
Berlin 1881 (1)     2nd German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     11.5  /  17
Vienna 1882 (2)     Vienna International Tournament     22  /  32
  Winawer, S.A. - Steinitz, W.     1 - 1    
London, England 1883 (5)     London Tournament     19.5  /  40
Nuremberg 1883 (5)     3rd German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     13  /  17
Dresden 1892 (1)     7th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     10.5  /  17
Nuremberg 1896     Nuremberg Tournament     6.5  /  18
Budapest 1896     Budapest Tournament     6.5  /  12
Vienna 1896 (3)     Vienna Tournament     2.5  /  5
Berlin 1897 (7)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7.5  /  18
Monte Carlo 1901     Monte Carlo Tournament     6  /  17


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020