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Walter Niephaus
Number of games in database: 51
Years covered: 1942 to 1961

Overall record: +16 -19 =15 (47.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B45 B73 B64 B72
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C83 C97 C96 C60
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B70 B91 B88 B55 B90
 French Defense (6) 
    C15 C02 C05 C14 C16
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E42 E56 E48 E25
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   G Maicherczyk vs Niephaus, 1949 1/2-1/2
   Niephaus vs Paul Schmidt, 1950 1-0

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(born Mar-30-1923, died Nov-02-1992, 69 years old) Germany

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Born in Mörs am Niederrhein (now Moers, Germany), he won Frankfurt City Championship in March 1942, won ahead of Fritz Sämisch and Ludwig Rellstab at Bad Elster in May 1942. He took 11th at Bad Oeynhausen 1942 (the 9th German Chess Championship, Rellstab won), and won ahead of Klaus Junge at Leipzig 1942.

In 1951, he played four matches: lost to Efim Bogoljubov (1-5) and Herbert Heinicke (2.5-3.5), and won against Wilhelm Schifferdecker (9-1) and Alberic O'Kelly de Galway (3.5-1.5).

Niephaus represented West Germany in 12th Chess Olympiad at Moscow 1956, scoring +5 –2 =3 at first reserve board.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 51  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs Niephaus  0-1271942SimulC26 Vienna
2. F Bohatirchuk vs Niephaus  1-0301947StuttgartC15 French, Winawer
3. Rautenberg vs Niephaus  1-0481948Bad NauheimD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
4. Niephaus vs Rautenberg  1-0331948BRD-chC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
5. Niephaus vs F Nuernberg  1-0351948Essen West German chC41 Philidor Defense
6. Rellstab vs Niephaus  0-1521948Essen West German chC15 French, Winawer
7. L Schmid vs Niephaus  1-0451948Essen West German chA55 Old Indian, Main line
8. Niephaus vs T Schuster  1-0551948Essen West German chC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
9. Unzicker vs Niephaus  1-0361948Essen West German chC16 French, Winawer
10. Niephaus vs Czaya  1-0401948Essen West German chB12 Caro-Kann Defense
11. Teschner vs Niephaus  0-1421948Essen West German chD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Niephaus vs W Ernst  1-0671948Essen West German chB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
13. P Troeger vs Niephaus  1-0791948Essen West German chA53 Old Indian
14. Niephaus vs G Machate  0-1731948Essen West German chC60 Ruy Lopez
15. W Sahlmann vs Niephaus  0-1511948Essen West German chB55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
16. Niephaus vs G Stein  1-0301948Essen West German chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
17. Kieninger vs Niephaus 1-0191948Essen West German chB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
18. Niephaus vs H Greis  0-1401948Essen West German chB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
19. L Schmid vs Niephaus  1-0541949HeidelbergC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
20. G Maicherczyk vs Niephaus ½-½371949Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDD85 Grunfeld
21. Niephaus vs P Troeger 0-1571949Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDA21 English
22. Niephaus vs F Nuesken  1-0361949Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
23. Niephaus vs G Pfeiffer  0-1451949Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Rautenberg vs Niephaus  0-1281949Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDC14 French, Classical
25. Niephaus vs P Siegel  ½-½441949Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
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  whiteshark: (* 30.03.1923 in Moers - † 02.11.1992 in Andernach) one of the strongest German chessplayers during 1940' and 1950'.

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