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Walter Niephaus
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1947 to 1961
Overall record: +16 -19 =15 (47.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B45 B73 B72 B64 B33
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C83 C97 C96 C60
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B91 B55 B88 B92 B67
 French Defense (6) 
    C15 C16 C05 C14 C02
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E48 E56 E42 E25
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   Niephaus vs P 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 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F Bohatirchuk vs Niephaus  1-030 1947 StuttgartC15 French, Winawer
2. Rellstab vs Niephaus  0-152 1948 Essen West German chC15 French, Winawer
3. L Schmid vs Niephaus  1-045 1948 Essen West German chA55 Old Indian, Main line
4. Niephaus vs T Schuster  1-055 1948 Essen West German chC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
5. Unzicker vs Niephaus  1-036 1948 Essen West German chC16 French, Winawer
6. Niephaus vs Czaya  1-040 1948 Essen West German chB12 Caro-Kann Defense
7. Teschner vs Niephaus  0-142 1948 Essen West German chD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Niephaus vs Rautenberg  1-033 1948 BRD-chC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
9. Niephaus vs W Ernst  1-067 1948 Essen West German chB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
10. P Troeger vs Niephaus  1-079 1948 Essen West German chA53 Old Indian
11. Niephaus vs G Machate  0-173 1948 Essen West German chC60 Ruy Lopez
12. W Sahlmann vs Niephaus  0-151 1948 Essen West German chB55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
13. Niephaus vs G Stein  1-030 1948 Essen West German chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
14. Rautenberg vs Niephaus  1-048 1948 Bad NauheimD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
15. Kieninger vs Niephaus 1-019 1948 Essen West German chB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
16. Niephaus vs H Greis  0-140 1948 Essen West German chB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
17. Niephaus vs F Nuernberg  1-035 1948 Essen West German chC41 Philidor Defense
18. Niephaus vs P Troeger 0-157 1949 Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDA21 English
19. Niephaus vs F Nuesken  1-036 1949 Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
20. L Schmid vs Niephaus  1-054 1949 HeidelbergC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
21. Niephaus vs G Pfeiffer  0-145 1949 Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Rautenberg vs Niephaus  0-128 1949 Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDC14 French, Classical
23. Niephaus vs P Siegel  ½-½44 1949 Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
24. G Maicherczyk vs Niephaus  ½-½37 1949 Bad Pyrmont ch-BRDD89 Grunfeld
25. Niephaus vs P Schmidt  1-026 1950 SaarbruckenB72 Sicilian, Dragon
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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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