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Dov Zifroni
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1990 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2442 (2495 rapid, 2408 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2548

Overall record: +12 -11 =16 (51.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C09 C12 C00
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C07 C09
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   Sutovsky vs D Zifroni, 2000 1/2-1/2
   E Kahn vs D Zifroni, 1996 0-1

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   European Club Cup (2007)

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(born Feb-17-1976, 43 years old) Israel

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Zifroni vs Judit Polgar  0-1401990Wch U14A37 English, Symmetrical
2. D Zifroni vs Z Gyimesi  1-0121992European Youth Chess ChA04 Reti Opening
3. Smirin vs D Zifroni  ½-½321992ISR-chC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
4. Beim vs D Zifroni  1-0321992ISR-chA10 English
5. N Davies vs D Zifroni  1-0661993Budapest FS07 GMA10 English
6. Kasparov vs D Zifroni 1-0451994Clock simul, 15bC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
7. D Zifroni vs V Malakhov  ½-½771996Budapest FS07 GMB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. E Kahn vs D Zifroni  0-191996First Saturday Jul(GM)D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. D Zifroni vs A Kaspi  ½-½651998Czerniak MemorialA30 English, Symmetrical
10. Smirin vs D Zifroni  1-0371999ISR-chTE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
11. D Zifroni vs Z Gofshtein  1-0251999Israeli LeagueA05 Reti Opening
12. M Uritzky vs D Zifroni  ½-½351999Israeli LeagueC00 French Defense
13. Sutovsky vs D Zifroni ½-½272000ISR-chTC12 French, McCutcheon
14. A Kaminik vs D Zifroni  0-1402001Israel Open ChE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
15. D Zifroni vs I Bitensky  1-0392001Israel Open ChE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
16. G Mittelman vs D Zifroni  ½-½212001Israel Open ChE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
17. D Zifroni vs E Postny  1-0592001Israel Open ChA30 English, Symmetrical
18. D Zoler vs D Zifroni  ½-½212001Israel Open ChA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
19. D Zifroni vs Movsziszian  1-0772001Israel Open ChA04 Reti Opening
20. B Avrukh vs D Zifroni  ½-½412001Israel Open ChD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
21. D Zifroni vs M D Tseitlin  ½-½132001Israel Open ChA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
22. B Kantsler vs D Zifroni  ½-½62001Israel Open ChD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
23. Dreev vs D Zifroni  1-0282001ECCD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. Oral vs D Zifroni  ½-½282001ECCC07 French, Tarrasch
25. D Zifroni vs S Berndt  ½-½232001ECCA15 English
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  Tabanus: GM Dov Zifroni, Israel, born 17 February 1976. Current rating 2472,

Winner of Moshe Czerniak Memorial 1997, 1998 (2nd GM norm), and 1999 (3rd GM norm). GM in 1999. Rating peak 2552 in 2003

Biography: (in German) (in Polish)

Game from U14 WCh 1990:

[Event "Wch U14 "]
[Site "Fond du Lac"]
[Date "1990.07.??"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Zifroni, Dov"]
[Black "Polgar, Judit"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2295"]
[BlackElo "2550"]

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 e5 6. O-O Nge7 7. d3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Rb1 a5 10. Bg5 f6 11. Bd2 Be6 12. Ne1 Rb8 13. Nc2 d5 14. cxd5 Nxd5 15. Ne3 Nxe3 16. Bxe3 Nd4 17. b4 cxb4 18. axb4 b5 19. bxa5 b4 20. Ne4 Qxa5 21. Nd2 Rfc8 22. Nc4 Bxc4 23. dxc4 Rxc4 24. Bxd4 Rxd4 25. Qb3+ Kh8 26. Rfd1 Qa3 27. Rxd4 Qxb3 28. Rxb3 exd4 29. Bd5 Bf8 30. Rd3 Bc5 31. Kg2 Kg7 32. Rd2 f5 33. Rc2 Rb5 34. Bc4 Ra5 35. Ra2 Ra3 36. Rxa3 bxa3 37. Kf1 Bb4 38. Kg2 Kf6 39. f4 Ke7 40. Kf3 Bd2 0-1

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