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Sylvain Zinser
Number of games in database: 37
Years covered: 1966 to 1969
Highest rating achieved in database: 2295
Overall record: +4 -24 =9 (23.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-24-1936, died Feb-10-2013, 76 years old) France

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Zinser was a well-known chess writer for the French chess magazine, Europe Echecs.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 37  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Larsen vs S Zinser  1-0331966Le HavreD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. S Zinser vs M Bobotsov  0-1331966Le HavreB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
3. S Zinser vs Polugaevsky  0-1281966Le HavreB42 Sicilian, Kan
4. M Bobotsov vs S Zinser  1-0431967Reggio Emilia 1966/67E82 King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation
5. S Zinser vs J Kozma  0-1501967Reggio Emilia 1966/67B42 Sicilian, Kan
6. E Paoli vs S Zinser  ½-½331967Reggio Emilia 1966/67B44 Sicilian
7. Robatsch vs S Zinser  1-0311967Venice itC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
8. S Zinser vs Janosevic  0-1431967Venice itB30 Sicilian
9. S Zinser vs E Canal  0-1361967Venice itA91 Dutch Defense
10. R Calapso vs S Zinser  ½-½751967Venice itB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. J Kupper vs S Zinser  0-1461967Venice itB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
12. S Zinser vs Pachman  ½-½171967Venice itB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
13. S Zinser vs S Tatai  ½-½251967Venice itB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
14. S Zinser vs L Lengyel  ½-½371967Venice itB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. E Paoli vs S Zinser  0-1341967Venice itB89 Sicilian
16. S Zinser vs J H Donner  0-1421967Venice itE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
17. Petrosian vs S Zinser 1-0401967Venice itD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. S Zinser vs Larry Evans  0-1261967Venice itA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
19. A Magrin vs S Zinser  ½-½371967Venice itA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
20. Bagirov vs S Zinser 1-0401968MoscowE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
21. S Zinser vs J C Letzelter ½-½361968Monte CarloA14 English
22. M Damjanovic vs S Zinser  1-0421968Monte CarloB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
23. S Zinser vs Smyslov  0-1341968Monte CarloE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
24. Robert E Byrne vs S Zinser  1-0431968Monte CarloA07 King's Indian Attack
25. S Zinser vs N Padevsky  ½-½421968Monte CarloE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
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  Tabanus: Sylvain Zinser, France, born 24 November 1936. Current rating 2295 (inactive)

Editor of Europe Echecs 1964-2001
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  OhioChessFan: We cannot pretend that reality is different from what it is.
Feb-12-13  nelech: RIP Mr Zinser
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Feb-12-19  Nina Myers: Nécrologie
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