Winawer, Szymon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  2591 (53) 25
1868  2572 (56) 6
1869  10  2564 (56) 0
1870  11  2556 (51) 16
1871  2558 (60) 0
1872  2560 (65) 0
1873  2562 (66) 0
1874  2565 (65) 0
1875  2567 (60) 7
1876  2581 (57) 0
1877  2596 (48) 11
1878  2615 (41) 26
1879  2590 (46) 0
1880  2566 (41) 19
1881  2592 (39) 17
1882  2622 (34) 34
1883  2595 (32) 57
1884  2590 (51) 0
1885  2584 (61) 0
1886  2579 (67) 0
1887  2574 (71) 0
1888  10  2569 (71) 0
1889  2564 (70) 0
1890  2558 (65) 0
1891  2553 (58) 0
1892  2548 (45) 24
1893  11  2532 (53) 0
1894  18  2517 (54) 0
1895  27  2501 (49) 0
1896  28  2485 (35) 42
1897  38  2457 (40) 18
1898  41  2440 (52) 0
1899  51  2423 (56) 0
1900  62  2405 (56) 0
1901  74  2388 (49) 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
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 245
Periodicals
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 5, Aug. 1868, page 178, 188
   [ILN], vol. 53, no. 1495, 1 Aug. 1868, page 115
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 7, 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]
   Lissowski, Tomasz.  [The Brave Doc]
   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
Warsaw 1868     Warsaw National Tournament     39  /  44
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)     Berliner Schachgesellschaft 70th Anniversary Congress - Meisterturnier     7.5  /  18
Monte Carlo 1901     Monte Carlo Tournament     6  /  17


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2021