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Fritz Gygli
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1928 to 1949
Overall record: +10 -28 =12 (32.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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D55 Queen's Gambit Declined (3 games)
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D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran (2 games)
D51 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (2 games)
B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation (2 games)
E37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical (2 games)
B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack (2 games)

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FRITZ GYGLI
(born Nov-12-1896, died Apr-27-1980) Switzerland

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

Wikipedia article: Fritz Gygli


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F Gygli vs A Bernabe  1-039 1928 OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Hilse vs F Gygli 1-057 1928 OlympiadA36 English
3. F Gygli vs L Matibet 1-028 1928 OlympiadA16 English
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. W Henneberger vs F Gygli  1-036 1932 BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. F Gygli vs O Bernstein  ½-½63 1932 BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. F Gygli vs Alekhine 0-139 1932 Bern (02)E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
9. Grob vs F Gygli  1-043 1932 BerneB83 Sicilian
10. F Gygli vs W Rivier  ½-½43 1932 BerneD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. F Gygli vs O Naegeli  0-143 1932 BerneD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. F Gygli vs Alekhine ½-½74 1932 BerneD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. F Gygli vs A Staehelin  ½-½25 1932 BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. Bogoljubov vs F Gygli  1-0109 1932 BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. F Gygli vs B Colin  0-131 1932 BerneD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. F Gygli vs H Johner  1-043 1932 BerneE60 King's Indian Defense
17. Sultan Khan vs F Gygli  1-065 1932 BerneD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. P F Johner vs F Gygli  1-048 1932 BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. Flohr vs F Gygli  1-038 1932 BerneD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Euwe vs F Gygli  1-043 1932 BerneA12 English with b3
21. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  ½-½26 1932 BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. F Gygli vs Alekhine 0-140 1934 ZurichA44 Old Benoni Defense
23. Lasker vs F Gygli 1-052 1934 ZurichA14 English
24. F Gygli vs H Joss 1-022 1934 ZurichD05 Queen's Pawn Game
25. Grob vs F Gygli 1-044 1934 ZurichB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-02-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Fritz Gygli
Born 1896 in Villnachen
Died 27th April 1980 in Zurich
Swiss Champion in 1941-42.
May-09-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Birthdate: 12-Nov-1896

Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritz_...

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

Photo of Zürich 1934 participants: http://www.sgzurich2009.ch/images/c...

Oct-15-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.

Oct-08-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Wasn't there a movie about this guy? Oh wait, that was "Gigli." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigli
Sep-03-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: This guy could never keep a straight face.
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