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Dov Zifroni
  
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1990 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2452 (2472 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.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A05
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C09 C00 C12
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C07 C09
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Kahn vs D Zifroni, 1996 0-1
   Sutovsky vs D Zifroni, 2000 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2007)

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DOV ZIFRONI
(born Feb-17-1976, 41 years old) Israel

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Grandmaster

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. D Zifroni vs Judit Polgar  0-140 1990 wch u14bA37 English, Symmetrical
2. D Zifroni vs Z Gyimesi  1-012 1992 European Youth Chess ChA04 Reti Opening
3. Smirin vs D Zifroni  ½-½32 1992 ISR-chC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
4. V Beim vs D Zifroni  1-032 1992 ISR-chA10 English
5. N Davies vs D Zifroni  1-066 1993 Budapest (Hungary)A10 English
6. Kasparov vs D Zifroni 1-045 1994 Tel Aviv ISRC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
7. D Zifroni vs V Malakhov  ½-½77 1996 Budapest FS07 GMB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. E Kahn vs D Zifroni  0-19 1996 First Saturday Jul(GM)D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. D Zifroni vs A Kaspi  ½-½65 1998 Czerniak MemorialA30 English, Symmetrical
10. Smirin vs D Zifroni  1-037 1999 ISR-chTB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
11. D Zifroni vs Z Gofshtein  1-025 1999 Israeli LeagueA05 Reti Opening
12. M Uritzky vs D Zifroni  ½-½35 1999 Israeli LeagueC00 French Defense
13. Sutovsky vs D Zifroni ½-½27 2000 ISR-chTC12 French, McCutcheon
14. A Kaminik vs D Zifroni  0-140 2001 Israel Open ChE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
15. D Zifroni vs I Bitensky  1-039 2001 Israel Open ChE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
16. G Mittelman vs D Zifroni  ½-½21 2001 Israel Open ChE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
17. D Zifroni vs E Postny  1-059 2001 Israel Open ChA30 English, Symmetrical
18. D Zoler vs D Zifroni  ½-½21 2001 Israel Open ChA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
19. D Zifroni vs K Movsziszian  1-077 2001 Israel Open ChA04 Reti Opening
20. B Avrukh vs D Zifroni  ½-½41 2001 Israel Open ChD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
21. D Zifroni vs M D Tseitlin  ½-½13 2001 Israel Open ChA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
22. B Kantsler vs D Zifroni  ½-½6 2001 Israel Open ChD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
23. Dreev vs D Zifroni  1-028 2001 ECCD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. Oral vs D Zifroni  ½-½28 2001 ECCC07 French, Tarrasch
25. D Zifroni vs S Berndt  ½-½23 2001 ECCA15 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-04-09
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  Tabanus: GM Dov Zifroni, Israel, born 17 February 1976. Current rating 2472, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

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

Biography:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dov_Zi... (in German)
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dov_Zi... (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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  wordfunph: "Against a strong illogical player, I experience hard times, being frequently incapable of predicting my opponent's very next move. GM Arthur Kogan belongs to this category. He thinks in an original and creative manner; I have a dreadful score against him."

- GM Dov Zifroni

(Source: The Grandmaster's Mind by Amatzia Avni)

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