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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 Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Hilse vs F Gygli 1-057 1928 OlympiadA36 English
2. F Gygli vs L Matibet 1-028 1928 OlympiadA16 English
3. F Gygli vs J Aguilera Bernabe  1-039 1928 OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  0-143 1930 SUI-ch 34thD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
5. E Voellmy vs F Gygli  1-035 1931 SUI ch 35rdD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. F Gygli vs Alekhine 0-139 1932 Bern (02)E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
7. F Gygli vs O Bernstein  ½-½63 1932 BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Flohr vs F Gygli  1-038 1932 BerneD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. F Gygli vs O Naegeli  0-143 1932 BerneD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. F Gygli vs H Johner  1-043 1932 BerneE60 King's Indian Defense
11. Bogoljubov vs F Gygli  1-0109 1932 BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. F Gygli vs W Rivier  ½-½43 1932 BerneD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. W Henneberger vs F Gygli  1-036 1932 BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
14. F Gygli vs Alekhine ½-½74 1932 BerneD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. P F Johner vs F Gygli  1-048 1932 BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
16. F Gygli vs B Colin  0-131 1932 BerneD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Sultan Khan vs F Gygli  1-065 1932 BerneD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. F Gygli vs A Staehelin  ½-½25 1932 BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Grob vs F Gygli  1-043 1932 BerneB83 Sicilian
20. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  ½-½26 1932 BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. Euwe vs F Gygli  1-043 1932 BerneA12 English with b3
22. F Gygli vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½57 1934 ZurichD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Nimzowitsch vs F Gygli 1-069 1934 ZurichB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
24. F Gygli vs H Johner  0-124 1934 ZurichE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
25. Lasker vs F Gygli 1-052 1934 ZurichA14 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

Photo of Zürich 1934 participants:

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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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