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Jozsef Szily
Number of games in database: 169
Years covered: 1936 to 1971

Overall record: +31 -53 =85 (43.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C91 C73 C93 C68 C85
 Sicilian (20) 
    B71 B53 B59 B67 B60
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (11) 
    C91 C99 C86 C84 C97
 French Defense (5) 
    C03 C15 C10 C13 C05
 Pirc (4) 
    B08 B07
 Sicilian Dragon (4) 
    B71 B73
With the Black pieces:
 Semi-Slav (23) 
    D46 D45 D43 D47 D49
 Sicilian (15) 
    B62 B30 B32 B85 B88
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C78 C79 C96 C66 C87
 Reti System (5) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B62 B63 B60
 English (5) 
    A13 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Szily vs Wloch, 1943 1-0
   Szily vs Botvinnik, 1952 1-0
   Szily vs Smyslov, 1949 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Budapest (1952)

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(born Oct-02-1913, died Apr-26-1976, 62 years old) Hungary
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(Dr) József Szily was awarded the IM title in 1950 and played for Hungary in the 1952 Olympiad.

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 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 169  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Gereben vs Szily  ½-½241936Budapest-BE16 Queen's Indian
2. K Richter vs Szily  1-0351939StuttgartB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
3. O'Kelly vs Szily  1-0361939StuttgartB83 Sicilian
4. Szily vs C Staldi  ½-½271939StuttgartB08 Pirc, Classical
5. L Engels vs Szily  1-0361939StuttgartE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
6. Szily vs T Hess  0-1291939StuttgartC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
7. Szily vs Kieninger  ½-½321939StuttgartC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
8. Grob vs Szily  ½-½531939Stuttgart, GermanyB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
9. E Eliskases vs Szily  1-0311939StuttgartD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Szily vs Bogoljubov  0-1371939StuttgartB53 Sicilian
11. Szily vs Foltys  ½-½461939StuttgartC13 French
12. Vidmar vs Szily  ½-½261939StuttgartE16 Queen's Indian
13. Szily vs B Rabar  1-0401941Trencianske TepliceC10 French
14. Szily vs Wloch 1-091943BudapestC15 French, Winawer
15. G Barcza vs Szily  1-0611947HUN-chA06 Reti Opening
16. Szily vs Szabo  ½-½271947HUNC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
17. Szily vs Benko ½-½361947HUN-chB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
18. Szily vs E Gereben  ½-½311948BudapestC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. Szily vs Gligoric 0-1211948BudapestC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. G Barcza vs Szily  ½-½321948BudapestD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. Szily vs Szabo  ½-½401948BudapestC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
22. Benko vs Szily  ½-½681948BudapestD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. E Bakonyi vs Szily  1-0261948BudapestC20 King's Pawn Game
24. Bronstein vs Szily 1-0241949Budapest-MoscowD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Szily vs Smyslov  ½-½431949Budapest-MoscowD97 Grunfeld, Russian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-23-08  myschkin: . . .

Hungarian chess master Dr. József Szily (1913–1976)

Author of the book:

<Maróczy Géza élete és pályafutása>

(~ The life and career of Géza Maróczy)

(Sport Lap- és Könyvkiadó, 1957)

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Player of the Day>

He wrote a book about Maróczy in 1957: „The life and career of Géza Maróczy"

On the Maróczy Memorial Tournament in Budapest 1952 he defeated the real world champion Botvinnik in the 7th round: Szily vs Botvinnik, 1952

Oct-02-09  WhiteRook48: when he had an elegant mate in two at the end
Apr-22-12  wordfunph: IM Jozsef Szily served as Hungary's 12-man team captain against Yugoslavia in 1966.

Yugoslavia drubbed Hungary 15-9.

rest in peace, Dr. Jozsef Szily..

Oct-02-12  Eastfrisian: And again no photo. !?
Nov-27-12  Morphischer: A pic
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Joysef Szily.
Oct-02-16  Hodor: What's the use of it?
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, <Hodor>!!
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