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Tibor Florian
  
Number of games in database: 111
Years covered: 1945 to 1988

Overall record: +35 -40 =36 (47.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (7) 
    E76 E95 E60 E62 E64
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D94 D97 D78 D79
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C82 C80 C71 C99
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D28 D25 D20 D29
 Orthodox Defense (4) 
    D51 D68 D55 D67
 Sicilian (4) 
    B22 B40
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (8) 
    C04 C02 C17 C03 C15
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E53 E55 E46 E20 E59
 King's Indian (4) 
    E63 E60 E64 E94
 French Tarrasch (4) 
    C04 C07 C03
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Florian vs Bronstein, 1949 1-0
   T Florian vs G Kluger, 1951 1-0
   T Florian vs Smyslov, 1949 1/2-1/2
   T Florian vs G Borisenko, 1965 1/2-1/2


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TIBOR FLORIAN
(born Mar-02-1919, died Jan-28-1990, 70 years old) Hungary

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(Dr) Tibor Florian (ne Feldmann) was born in Budapest. He was Hungarian champion in 1945 and he won 1st prize in Belgrade 1948. Florian was awarded the IM title in 1950. Around 1960 he became very active in chess organisation both in Hungary and in the FIDE (the World Chess Federation).

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 111  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Florian vs Pachman  0-1391945ZlinC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
2. T Florian vs A Vajda  ½-½351946GyorE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
3. T Florian vs Szabo  0-1331946HUN-chD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
4. T Florian vs Szabo  0-1481946KAOSZ TournamentC55 Two Knights Defense
5. G Kluger vs T Florian  1-0631946HUN-chC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
6. T Florian vs F Macelle  1-0281946HUN-chC05 French, Tarrasch
7. T Florian vs G Wood 0-1421947ENG-CSRC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
8. G Wood vs T Florian  0-1241947ENG-CSRD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. A Lenton vs T Florian  1-0601947Match MCCU-CZEC50 Giuoco Piano
10. T Florian vs A Lenton  ½-½591947Match MCCU-CZEC71 Ruy Lopez
11. T Florian vs Smyslov ½-½371949Budapest-MoscowE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
12. Flohr vs T Florian  1-0761949Budapest-MoscowE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
13. Simagin vs T Florian  ½-½421949Budapest-MoscowB30 Sicilian
14. T Florian vs Ragozin  ½-½311949Budapest-MoscowA27 English, Three Knights System
15. Bronstein vs T Florian 1-0361949Budapest-MoscowC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
16. Kotov vs T Florian  1-0361949Moscow-BudapestE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
17. T Florian vs Simagin  0-1411949Moscow-BudapestE17 Queen's Indian
18. T Florian vs Flohr  0-1381949Moscow-BudapestD94 Grunfeld
19. Ragozin vs T Florian  0-1411949Moscow-BudapestC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. T Florian vs Lilienthal  0-1611949Moscow-BudapestC29 Vienna Gambit
21. T Florian vs Bronstein 1-01101949Moscow-BudapestD97 Grunfeld, Russian
22. Smyslov vs T Florian 1-0251949Moscow-BudapestD97 Grunfeld, Russian
23. O Troianescu vs T Florian  0-1221949BucharestB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
24. T Florian vs Stefan Szabo  1-0521949BucharestD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
25. T Popa vs T Florian  ½-½451949BucharestD02 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 111  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-29-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Tibor Florian (ne Feldmann)
Born 2nd March 1919 in Budapest
Awarded the IM title in 1950 he was Hungarian champion in 1945.
Mar-02-06  BIDMONFA: Tibor Florian

FLORIAN, Tibor
http://www.bidmonfa.com/florian_tib...
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Mar-02-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Player of the Day

Tibor Flórián (* 1919 - † 1990 in Budapest)

Bio: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibor_...

Mar-02-09  WhiteRook48: win against Bronstein?! You don't see that everyday.
Mar-02-10  laskereshevsky: He wrote a little but beautyfull chess book about how to defend and counter-attack...
Nov-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: In 1944 Florian Laszo Lindner were sent to a concentration camp in Bor in Yugoslavia where they kept their sanity by playing chess together. Near the end of the war the Germans arranged ostensibly organized train transport back to Hungary for the prisoners, but in fact the train was stopped at one point and the occupants were forced to march back towards the Third Reich with few surviving. Fortunately Lindner and Florian did because they forgot to board the train, being distracted by a game they were playing!

"Genius in the Background", Tibor Karolyi & Nick Aplin, Quality Chess (2009)

Mar-02-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Infohunter: Florian authored a famous monograph on the Schliemann Defense to the Ruy Lopez.
Mar-02-12
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday POTD!
Mar-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: I'm not familiar w/ IM Florian at all, but I can see that he had some nice wins in his resume from skimming through his games.
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