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Emanuel Rubinstein (born 23 March 1897, date of death unknown) was a Polish chess master.

In the 1920s, Emanuel Rubinstein from Cracow was a collaborator of the Wiener Schachzeitung. He took 4th at Cracow 1926 (Mieczysław Chwojnik won).[1] He played for Cracow (+3 =1 –1) in the 1st Polish Team Chess Championship at Królewska Huta 1929, and in matches Cracow (Kraków) vs. Silesia (Śląsk) in 1932, 1937, and 1939. He tied for 2nd-4th in the Cracow City championship in 1938 (Henryk Scheier won), tied for 14-15th at Cracow 1938 (POL-ch, semi-final, Izaak Schächter won).[2]

In 1939, when World War II broke out, he left Cracow for Lvov. In January/February 1941, he shared 4th with Schächter, behind Edward Gerstenfeld, Izaak Appel, and Henryk Friedman, in the Lvov City championship.[3]

After the war, he took 10th in the Kraków City championship in 1947 (Aleksander Ameisen won).


  1. ^ Chess Notes by Edward Winter :: Emanuel Rubinstein
  2. ^ Vistula ::Emanuel Rubinstein
  3. ^ Tadeusz Wolsza, Arcymistrzowie, mistrzowie, amatorzy... Słownik biograficzny szachistów polskich, tom 5. Wydawnictwo DiG, Warszawa 2007, p. 41. ISBN 83-7181-495-X