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Dumitru Ghizdavu
Number of games in database: 84
Years covered: 1966 to 1977
Last FIDE rating: 2415
Overall record: +28 -24 =32 (52.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-21-1949, 69 years old) Romania (federation/nationality United States of America)

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International Master (1972).

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 84  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Dueno vs Ghizdavu  0-1411966Orebro Stud olm prelim6C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. Ghizdavu vs I Roebuck  1-0291966Orebro Stud olm prelim6C11 French
3. Kolbak vs Ghizdavu  ½-½181966Orebro Stud olm fAE16 Queen's Indian
4. Ghizdavu vs N Ivanov  1-0391966Orebro Stud olm fAB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. E Nowak vs Ghizdavu  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. M Schoeneberg vs Ghizdavu  ½-½141966Orebro Stud olm fAC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
7. Ghizdavu vs A Z Kapengut  0-1321966Orebro Stud olm fAC01 French, Exchange
8. Y Stepak vs Ghizdavu  ½-½171966Orebro Stud olm fAE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. Ghizdavu vs Z Mestrovic  0-1321966Orebro Stud olm fAB89 Sicilian
10. Ghizdavu vs P Atanasov  1-0561967International Junior TournamentB56 Sicilian
11. Ghizdavu vs M Sirkia  1-0291967International Junior TournamentC77 Ruy Lopez
12. Kupreichik vs Ghizdavu  0-1461967International Junior TournamentB32 Sicilian
13. Ghizdavu vs Balashov  ½-½461967International Junior TournamentB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
14. Ghizdavu vs L Espig  1-0481967International Junior TournamentB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. Huebner vs Ghizdavu 0-1271967Wch U20C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
16. Ghizdavu vs Timman  ½-½631967Jerusalem YWCHC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
17. Ghizdavu vs L Day  ½-½1919675, Jerusalem Wch jrB06 Robatsch
18. Keene vs Ghizdavu  1-0351967World Junior ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
19. Ghizdavu vs V Tukmakov  ½-½261968WchT U26 15th qual-AB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
20. Smejkal vs Ghizdavu  1-0401968WchT U26 15th fin-AA34 English, Symmetrical
21. Ghizdavu vs V Tukmakov  ½-½201968WchT U26 15th fin-AB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
22. Ghizdavu vs Szabo  ½-½311968BucharestB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
23. Ghizdavu vs O Troianescu  0-1401968BucharestB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
24. Ribli vs Ghizdavu  1-0411969GroningenB56 Sicilian
25. Vaganian vs Ghizdavu  1-0431969EU-ch U20 prelE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
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  Marmot PFL: Anybody know what happened to him? Strong player who just seemed to disappear.
Feb-26-10  siggemannen: He seems to be living in USA,

search for his name here:

Jan-12-17  Howard: 'bout the only thing I know about him was that he was invited to play in the U.S. chess championship in 1977 on less than 48 hours' notice, after the late Kim Commons had to cancel his invitation due to business reasons.
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