Aleksander Sznapik
Number of games in database: 261
Years covered: 1969 to 1993
Last FIDE rating: 2390
Highest rating achieved in database: 2480
Overall record: +57 -105 =99 (40.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (68) 
    B84 B46 B81 B33 B92
 Sicilian Scheveningen (21) 
    B84 B81 B83 B80 B85
 French Defense (16) 
    C05 C18 C11 C06 C07
 Sicilian Taimanov (14) 
    B46 B47 B49 B45
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C72 C92 C97 C67 C93
 French Tarrasch (11) 
    C05 C06 C07 C09 C03
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (59) 
    E97 E98 E63 E84 E71
 Robatsch (18) 
 Sicilian (10) 
    B78 B36 B44 B50 B81
 English (9) 
    A10 A16 A15
 Pirc (8) 
    B08 B09
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A57 A56 A65 A58 A75
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Sznapik vs D Komljenovic, 1987 1-0
   Sznapik vs O Foisor, 1982 1-0
   Sznapik vs M van Gils, 1986 1-0
   Korchnoi vs Sznapik, 1982 0-1

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(born Feb-10-1951) Poland

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Aleksander Sznapik was born in Warsaw. Awarded the IM title in 1977, he was Polish champion in 1976, 1980, 1984 and 1991. Winner of Warsaw 1979.

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 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 261  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Karpov vs Sznapik 1-028 1969 06, Stockholm Wch-jr preB50 Sicilian
2. Sznapik vs W Schmidt  ½-½27 1970 POL-ch 27thB44 Sicilian
3. Sznapik vs W Schmidt  ½-½19 1971 POL-ch 28thB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
4. Sznapik vs W Schmidt  1-052 1972 POL-ch 29thB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. Sznapik vs Vasiukov  ½-½29 1972 Rubinstein memB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. Matulovic vs Sznapik  1-036 1972 Skopje ol (Men) fin-AC94 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense
7. Myagmarsuren vs Sznapik  1-061 1972 Polanica Zdroj itB02 Alekhine's Defense
8. Sliwa vs Sznapik 0-120 1972 POL-ch 29thA20 English
9. Sznapik vs Karpov  0-135 1972 06, Skopje ol finalB40 Sicilian
10. Sznapik vs Razuvaev  0-138 1972 Rubinstein memB06 Robatsch
11. Sznapik vs Ribli  ½-½28 1972 Skopje (ol)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. Sznapik vs Lutikov  0-161 1972 Rubinstein memB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
13. Smejkal vs Sznapik  1-040 1972 Rubinstein memB06 Robatsch
14. Balashov vs Sznapik  ½-½28 1973 BathB06 Robatsch
15. Sznapik vs Plachetka  1-053 1973 LublinC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
16. Sznapik vs W Schmidt  0-142 1973 POL-ch 30thB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. H Westerinen vs Sznapik  1-040 1974 SochiB06 Robatsch
18. Sznapik vs Keene 1-039 1974 Memorial V.GoglidzeE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
19. Tseshkovsky vs Sznapik  1-036 1974 SochiB06 Robatsch
20. Antoshin vs Sznapik  ½-½31 1974 SochiE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
21. Sznapik vs Sveshnikov  0-138 1974 SochiB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. Sznapik vs Jansa  0-160 1974 SochiB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. W Schmidt vs Sznapik  ½-½26 1974 POL-ch 31thB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
24. Suetin vs Sznapik  ½-½29 1974 SochiB06 Robatsch
25. N Gaprindashvili vs Sznapik  ½-½53 1974 Memorial V.GoglidzeB06 Robatsch
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Feb-10-07  BIDMONFA: Aleksander Sznapik

SZNAPIK, Aleksander

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  whiteshark: <Player of the Day> Aleksander Sznapik
Why haven't I ever heard of him?

OlimpBase: Fide-Card:

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  Tabanus: Chessmetrics on IM Sznapik: <Best World Rank: #149 (on the March 1978 rating list)>

And 1500 GM's today. Life can be unfair.

Feb-10-13  YoungEd: When he played slowly, his opponents called him "Sznapik Turtle."
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