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Julius Kozma
  
Number of games in database: 567
Years covered: 1950 to 1989

Overall record: +169 -133 =265 (53.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (55) 
    E60 E62 E61 E63 E97
 Nimzo Indian (45) 
    E59 E55 E54 E45 E56
 English (23) 
    A10 A13 A14 A16 A15
 Modern Benoni (16) 
    A56 A61 A78 A70 A74
 Semi-Slav (13) 
    D46 D45 D47
 Queen's Indian (13) 
    E19 E14 E16 E15 E12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (59) 
    B47 B90 B94 B88 B44
 Ruy Lopez (37) 
    C77 C85 C97 C69 C86
 Nimzo Indian (37) 
    E46 E51 E56 E40 E54
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (25) 
    C85 C97 C86 C96 C95
 Grunfeld (22) 
    D87 D94 D90 D82 D86
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B13 B17 B10 B11 B14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967 1-0
   J Kozma vs L Alster, 1953 1-0
   S Petrik vs J Kozma, 1975 0-1
   Smejkal vs J Kozma, 1967 0-1
   Tal vs J Kozma, 1957 0-1


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JULIUS KOZMA
(born Jun-01-1929, died Nov-26-2009, 80 years old) Slovakia

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Julius Kozma was awarded the IM title in 1957. He won the Czechoslovak Championship in 1967.

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 567  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Krylov vs J Kozma 1-0291950MatchD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
2. J Kozma vs V Brat  ½-½401953CSR-chB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
3. J Sefc vs J Kozma  ½-½231953CSR-chC77 Ruy Lopez
4. J Podgorny vs J Kozma  1-0381953CSR-chE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
5. J Kozma vs L Alster 1-0271953CSR-chB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. J Kozma vs V Stulik  1-0521953CSR-chB01 Scandinavian
7. V Hofman vs J Kozma  1-0361953CSR-chE46 Nimzo-Indian
8. J Jezek vs J Kozma 0-1411953CSR-chB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. Sajtar vs J Kozma  1-0381953CSR-chA17 English
10. J Kozma vs J Fichtl  1-0381953CSR-chC11 French
11. F Zita vs J Kozma  1-0431953CSR-chE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
12. J Kozma vs J Vesely  ½-½411953CSR-chA06 Reti Opening
13. Pachman vs J Kozma  1-0311953CSR-chC44 King's Pawn Game
14. Opocensky vs J Kozma  ½-½761953CSR-chE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
15. J Kozma vs Filip  ½-½341953CSR-chC07 French, Tarrasch
16. J Kozma vs Ujtelky  ½-½231953CSR-chE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
17. J Podgorny vs J Kozma  ½-½631954CSR-chE12 Queen's Indian
18. J Kozma vs K Urbanec  ½-½271954CSR-chE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
19. F Zita vs J Kozma  ½-½281954CSR-chE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
20. J Kozma vs V Brat  1-0241954CSR-chE16 Queen's Indian
21. K Borloy vs J Kozma  ½-½601954Budapest ttE10 Queen's Pawn Game
22. F Pithart vs J Kozma  ½-½361954CSR-chA15 English
23. Filip vs J Kozma  ½-½331954CSR-chD05 Queen's Pawn Game
24. Sajtar vs J Kozma  ½-½401954CSR-chA17 English
25. J Kozma vs J Fichtl  1-0601954CSR-chC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 567  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-19-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Kozma was a quite strong master, at his prime he ranked just outside of the top 100 players (chessmetrics have him as high as 113 in 1958). Kozma played for Czechoslovakia in several Olympiads. He had a natural lively tactical playing style; some of his games are just plain fun to over. It certainly is a pitty that his collection here is small. Here is a show-case of his games:

Tal vs J Kozma, 1957
J Kozma vs E Stoeckl, 1958
Smejkal vs J Kozma, 1967
J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967
J Kozma vs Jansa, 1977

Dec-31-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: I like also this one: J Kozma vs L Alster, 1953
Apr-10-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  OlimpBase: was he of Czech or Slovak origin?
Jun-01-06  lopium: He died young.
Mar-25-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: <OlimpBase: was he of Czech or Slovak origin?> Slovak.
Jun-01-09  kramputz: Kozma is a Hungarian name
Jun-01-09  kramputz: If he died in 1975 ,how come there are several games posted upto 1989 ?
Jun-01-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: It seems that rumors of his death were greatly exaggerated. A member submitted a correction slip <There is an error in the player profile Julius Kozma. He did not die in 1979 and he is still living in Bratislava (Slovakia)>. We are going to take this person's word on the subject and update his player record accordingly.
Jun-01-09  WhiteRook48: Kozmack barriers
Dec-03-09  igst: He died on November, 26th, 2009.
Aug-31-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <he won the Czech Championship in 1967> No, it was a Czechoslovak Championship then.
May-18-12  LoveThatJoker: Julius Kozma, today you are remembered!

LTJ

May-18-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Here's a small but nice gallery of Kozma pictures: http://www.sportency.sk/encyclopedy...
May-18-12  theodor: <<kramputz>: Kozma is a Hungarian name> in bulgaria we have a writer from the Xthe century - prezviter Kozma
Apr-20-16  BIDMONFA: Julius Kozma

KOZMA, Julius
http://www.bidmonfa.com/kozma_juliu...
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