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Antti Pyhala
  
Number of games in database: 43
Years covered: 1977 to 1996
Overall record: +23 -11 =9 (64.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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ANTTI PYHALA
(born Sep-24-1954, died Sep-15-1997, 42 years old) Finland

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Antti Pyhälä was Finnish champion in 1984 and 1989. He suffered from rheumatoid arthritis since his childhood, and died at only 42 years of age.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Pyhala vs J Salonen 1-0391977HelsinkiB42 Sicilian, Kan
2. J Aijala vs A Pyhala  1-0371980FIN-chB44 Sicilian
3. A Pyhala vs G P Gruen  1-0401985PohjaC51 Evans Gambit
4. A Pyhala vs L Christiansen  1-0571986ReykjavikB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. Alburt vs A Pyhala 1-027198604, ReykjavikD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. M Kivisto vs A Pyhala  0-1411986Ch FinlandC25 Vienna
7. A Pyhala vs Z Rahman  ½-½511986Chess OlympiadC02 French, Advance
8. A Eriksson vs A Pyhala  0-1321987Rilton CupA10 English
9. J Kekki vs A Pyhala  0-1611987EspooA81 Dutch
10. P Lukacs vs A Pyhala  0-1421987EspooA81 Dutch
11. J Paavilainen vs A Pyhala  0-1371988FIN-chA04 Reti Opening
12. A Nokso-Koivisto vs A Pyhala 0-1371988FIN-chC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. R Nevanlinna vs A Pyhala  0-1281988FIN-chA80 Dutch
14. K Pulkkinen vs A Pyhala  ½-½481989FIN-chTC77 Ruy Lopez
15. S Smagin vs A Pyhala  0-1301989Kotov memC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
16. E Hintikka vs A Pyhala  0-1501989FIN-chTC77 Ruy Lopez
17. A Pyhala vs Savon  0-1471989Kotov memB50 Sicilian
18. K Tikkanen vs A Pyhala  1-0361989ch FinlandA80 Dutch
19. M Krasenkow vs A Pyhala  1-0341989OdessaD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. A Pyhala vs I Nei  0-1521989HelsinkiC02 French, Advance
21. A Pyhala vs L Hazai  ½-½311989Helsinki (Finland)C50 Giuoco Piano
22. A Pyhala vs M Rytshagov  1-0371989Estonia vs. FinlandB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. M Rytshagov vs A Pyhala  0-1361989Estonia vs. FinlandC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
24. M Schinis vs A Pyhala 1-0421989EUR-chT (Men) 9thA80 Dutch
25. Zsuzsa Polgar vs A Pyhala  1-0491989EUR-chT (Men) 9thB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-17-08  paavoh: One of the furious attackers in the Finnish chess scene in the 80s. GM Minev comments on one of his games in the latest Chesscafe column of Dec 17, 2008. Please see: http://www.chesscafe.com/skittles/s...
Dec-16-11  wordfunph: according to IM Tibor Karolyi, this guy is a very dangerous tactical player with GM scalps collection.
Dec-16-11  waustad: Here is a drawing: http://www.shakki.net/antti/
Feb-21-12  paavoh: He passed away in 1997 after a severe illness. They say his appearance and calm demeanor fooled many an opponent to play too casually.
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