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Triantafyllos Siaperas
Number of games in database: 21
Years covered: 1956 to 1972
Overall record: +4 -13 =4 (28.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-01-1932, died Feb-25-1994, 61 years old) Greece

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He was an IM. Greek champion in 1956 and 1972.


 page 1 of 1; 21 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Siaperas vs Uhlmann 0-1571956RUSC05 French, Tarrasch
2. Filip vs T Siaperas  1-0401956Moscow ol (Men) prelC78 Ruy Lopez
3. M Cuellar Gacharna vs T Siaperas  1-0271956Moscow ol (Men)E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
4. G Barcza vs T Siaperas  1-0441956Moscow ol (Men)A05 Reti Opening
5. T Siaperas vs W Hook  0-1231968Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 6C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
6. A M Giustolisi vs T Siaperas  ½-½181968Chess Olympiad Final-CE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
7. T Siaperas vs B P Reilly  1-0271968Chess Olympiad Final-CB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
8. T Siaperas vs M Bobotsov  0-1621968AthensB25 Sicilian, Closed
9. T Siaperas vs M Czerniak  1-0401969ZagrebB02 Alekhine's Defense
10. Matulovic vs T Siaperas ½-½581969Athens ZonalB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. Huebner vs T Siaperas  1-0181969Athens ZonalB30 Sicilian
12. Jansa vs T Siaperas  1-0281969Athens ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
13. Hort vs T Siaperas  1-0371969Athens ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
14. T Siaperas vs V Tukmakov  ½-½371971Liberation tournA07 King's Indian Attack
15. T Siaperas vs E Paoli  1-0661971Liberation tournB25 Sicilian, Closed
16. Ivkov vs T Siaperas  1-04119724th Balkaniad (men)A15 English
17. T Siaperas vs M Bobotsov  0-14219724th Balkaniad (men)B25 Sicilian, Closed
18. T Siaperas vs C Uzman 1-03019724th Balkaniad (men)C78 Ruy Lopez
19. Gheorghiu vs T Siaperas  1-03319724th Balkaniad (men)E91 King's Indian
20. T Siaperas vs Huebner  0-1261972Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4B24 Sicilian, Closed
21. F van Seters vs T Siaperas  ½-½251972Chess Olympiad Final-BD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-16-09  algol: I read this interesting anecdote by Alkinoos (on the blog chess-problems-gr):

Allow me, (fourteen years after his passing) to reveal a private conversation I had with him, in order to describe the wonderful mind of Triantafyllos Siaperas. I had organized a problem solving contest (Patras, 05/02/1984) and he called me (long distance) to learn what had happened in order to write a comment in his newspaper chess column. He said (always politely): «Will you please tell me the positions of the problems?» «Should I use algebraic or Forsythe notation?» I asked naively. «You may use whatever you prefer», he said.
«2 capital-K 4 capital-Q slash 8 slash 2 capital-S 5 slash 1 k 6…» I started to say. He interrupted.
«Ah! The two-mover of Kossolapov from Novosty 1963. Nice selection! Please tell me the next.» I was speechless. Twenty four years have passed and still I cannot believe it!

Triantafyllos Siaperas was really great.

Oct-15-13  Stonehenge: Great story :)
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