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Shimon Kagan
Number of games in database: 193
Years covered: 1955 to 1999
Last FIDE rating: 2301 (2301 rapid, 2295 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2390
Overall record: +41 -100 =52 (34.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (43) 
    B56 B91 B80 B47 B43
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C69 C68 C63 C67
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (12) 
    C69 C68
 Sicilian Najdorf (8) 
    B91 B90 B95
 English (5) 
    A17 A10 A16
 Sicilian Scheveningen (5) 
    B80 B81
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (26) 
    E80 E83 E92 E90 E82
 Sicilian (24) 
    B32 B31 B39 B36 B30
 Modern Defense (8) 
    A42
 Sicilian Dragon (8) 
    B39 B36 B74 B38 B35
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B19 B11 B16 B13 B18
 Robatsch (8) 
    B06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Torre vs S Kagan, 1979 1/2-1/2
   S Kagan vs Smejkal, 1979 1/2-1/2
   S Kagan vs G Garcia Gonzales, 1979 1/2-1/2
   J Sunye Neto vs S Kagan, 1979 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Netanya (1968)
   Hastings 1977/78 (1977)
   Petropolis Interzonal (1973)
   Rio de Janeiro Interzonal (1979)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Netanya-A 1968 by suenteus po 147

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SHIMON KAGAN
(born Apr-06-1942, 72 years old) Israel

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Shimon Kagan was born in Tel Aviv. Awarded the IM title in 1969, he was Israeli champion in 1967 and 1970.

Wikipedia article: Shimon Kagan


 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 193  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Spassky vs S Kagan 1-021 1955 Lyons (France)B33 Sicilian
2. S Kagan vs Kavalek  0-132 1964 WchT U26 11th fin-AA16 English
3. S Kagan vs Savon  0-130 1964 WchT U26 11th fin-AA26 English
4. W Schmidt vs S Kagan  ½-½59 1964 WchT U26 11th fin-AB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
5. S Kagan vs G N Anoshin  1-043 1965 WchT U26 12th fin-AB20 Sicilian
6. S Kagan vs M Czerniak  0-153 1965 ISR ChA17 English
7. P Hohler vs S Kagan  ½-½82 1966 Orebro Stud olm prelim4B06 Robatsch
8. I Aloni vs S Kagan  1-057 1966 Tel-Aviv itE83 King's Indian, Samisch
9. S Kagan vs G Szilagyi  ½-½60 1966 Tel-Aviv itD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
10. C Zuidema vs S Kagan  0-160 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAB06 Robatsch
11. Golombek vs S Kagan  ½-½40 1966 Tel-Aviv itE90 King's Indian
12. S Kagan vs P N Lee  0-142 1966 Orebro Stud olm prelim4B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
13. S Kagan vs Hort  ½-½47 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. Jacobo Bolbochan vs S Kagan  0-139 1966 Tel-Aviv itE92 King's Indian
15. Yanofsky vs S Kagan ½-½22 1966 Tel-Aviv itA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. S Kagan vs Savon  0-131 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAD94 Grunfeld
17. S Kagan vs A Matanovic  ½-½47 1966 Tel-Aviv itE15 Queen's Indian
18. H MacGrillen vs S Kagan  ½-½40 1966 Orebro Stud olm prelim4E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
19. Gheorghiu vs S Kagan  ½-½21 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAE82 King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation
20. S Kagan vs Gligoric  0-161 1966 Tel-Aviv itA36 English
21. S Kagan vs Gheorghiu  0-140 1966 Tel-Aviv itA25 English
22. A Hennings vs S Kagan  0-140 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAB06 Robatsch
23. Y Stepak vs S Kagan  0-152 1966 Tel-Aviv itB19 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. S Kagan vs Kraidman  ½-½14 1966 Tel-Aviv itC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
25. B Brinck-Claussen vs S Kagan  1-041 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 193  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-11-05  Daodejing: S Kagan learned to play chess very early in his life ;-)
Apr-20-06  AlexandraThess: Shimon Kagan is a great backgammon player! One of the best in the world. Last year he took part in World Backgammon Championship but lost at 1/4 finals. However he is much better at backgammon than at chess!
Apr-06-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <AlexandraThess> thanks to your Kagan's backgammon trivia.
Jun-09-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Cemoblanca: NOTABLE GAME: S Kagan vs Bronstein, 1973
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