Arthur Kaufmann

Arthur Kaufmann

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v
Foreword by Mihail Marin 1
Preface 3
A Note to the Reader 5

PART I--The Life (1872-1938) and Chess Career 7
1. 1872-1900: A Student in Vienna 9
2. 1901-1910: Intermission 26
3. 1911-1914: Back to Chess 41
4. 1915-1916: Chess in a "Gigantic Hospital" 57
5. June 1917: Breakdown 65
6. 1918-1919: Out of Vienna to Mariazell and Kiev 76
7. 1919-1920: Taking On Einstein 90
8. 1920-1922: Altaussee 100
9. 1923-1938: An Inscrutable Endgame 114

PART II--The Chess Games 143

PART III--Appendices, Sources and Indexes 215
Appendix A: Kaufmann and Chess Theory 217
Appendix B: Tournament Crosstables 222
Appendix C: Kaufmann’s Tournament and Match Record 225
Appendix D: Kaufmann’s Results Against Leading Masters 226
Appendix E: Two More Kaufmann Games? 227
Appendix F: An Encounter with Alekhine? 229
Appendix G: A Kaufmann Imaginary Letter 234
Appendix H: The Unpictured Kaufmann 238
Appendix I: Brief Biographies of Notable Players 242
Sources and Bibliography 253
Index of Openings 257
Index of Opponents 258
Index of Illustrations 259
Index of Other Games 260
General Index 261