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Fritz Gygli
Number of games in database: 51
Years covered: 1928 to 1949
Overall record: +10 -29 =12 (31.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-12-1896, died Apr-27-1980, 83 years old) Switzerland

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Fritz Gygli was born in Villachern. He was Swiss champion in 1941 and passed away in Zürich in 1980.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 51  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Hilse vs F Gygli 1-0571928OlympiadA36 English
2. F Gygli vs L Matibet 1-0281928OlympiadA16 English
3. F Gygli vs J Aguilera Bernabe  1-0391928OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  0-1431930SUI-ch 34thD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
5. E Voellmy vs F Gygli  1-0351931SUI-ch 35thD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. F Gygli vs Alekhine 0-1391932BernE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
7. F Gygli vs O Bernstein  ½-½631932BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Flohr vs F Gygli  1-0381932BerneD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. F Gygli vs O Naegeli  0-1431932BerneD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. F Gygli vs H Johner  1-0431932BerneE60 King's Indian Defense
11. Bogoljubov vs F Gygli  1-01091932BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. F Gygli vs W Rivier  ½-½431932BerneD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. W Henneberger vs F Gygli  1-0361932BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
14. F Gygli vs Alekhine ½-½741932BerneD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. P F Johner vs F Gygli  1-0481932BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
16. F Gygli vs B Colin  0-1311932BerneD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Sultan Khan vs F Gygli  1-0651932BerneD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. F Gygli vs A Staehelin  ½-½251932BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Grob vs F Gygli  1-0431932BerneB83 Sicilian
20. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  ½-½261932BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. Euwe vs F Gygli  1-0431932BerneA12 English with b3
22. F Gygli vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½571934ZurichD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Nimzowitsch vs F Gygli 1-0691934ZurichB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. F Gygli vs H Johner  0-1241934ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
25. Lasker vs F Gygli 1-0521934ZurichA14 English
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  Benzol: Fritz Gygli
Born 1896 in Villnachen
Died 27th April 1980 in Zurich
Swiss Champion in 1941-42.
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  whiteshark: Birthdate: 12-Nov-1896


For Zürich 1934 crosstable --> Game Collection: Zurich 1934

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  GrahamClayton: Editor of the "Schweizerische Schachzeitung" from 1930 to 1952.

Interesting fact about the 1941 Swiss Championship won by Gygli. The tournament was conducted in Aarau, Basel, Bern and finally in Zurich.

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  FSR: Wasn't there a movie about this guy? Oh wait, that was "Gigli."
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  TheFocus: This guy could never keep a straight face.
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