Blass, Abram




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1925  108  2375 (52) 10
1926  89  2393 (41) 29
1927  87  2393 (39) 25
1928  86  2407 (40) 21
1929  99  2394 (48) 10
1930  121  2383 (58) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blass, Abram  
   Also known as: Moshe Aba Blass
Born: 1896
Died: 7 Mar. 1971
 
Notes:
Gaige gives 'Blass, Abram' and 'Blass, Moshe' as distinct players, but Pilpel shows that they were the same person: Moshe Aba Blass.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 319
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 41
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 343
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 31
Web
   Lissowski, Tomasz.  [Czempionat Stolicy Wiele Lat Temu (Warszawa 1926-27)]
   Pilpel, Avital.  [Graves of Chessmasters -- Moshe Blass]
   Pilpel, Avital.  [Why Did Abram Blass Change his Name to Moshe Blass]

Tournament data

Warsaw 1925     Warsaw Tournament     6  /  10
Warsaw 1926 (1)     Polish Championship Qualification Tournament     9.5  /  13
Warsaw 1926 (2)     1st Polish Championship     11  /  17
Lodz 1927     2nd Polish Championship     7.5  /  14
Warsaw 1927 (1)     Warsaw City Championship     6.5  /  11
The Hague 1928 (2)     2nd Olympiad     6.5  /  12
Warsaw 1928     Warsaw City Championship     7.5  /  9
Warsaw 1929     Warsaw City Championship     6  /  10
Warsaw 1930 (1)     Warsaw City Championship     4.5  /  7


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022