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Edwin Bhend
Number of games in database: 160
Years covered: 1952 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2188
Highest rating achieved in database: 2276
Overall record: +40 -66 =54 (41.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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A04 Reti Opening (3 games)
A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6 (3 games)
B18 Caro-Kann, Classical (3 games)
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A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky (3 games)

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EDWIN BHEND
(born Sep-09-1931, 82 years old) Switzerland

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Edwin Bhend was awarded the IM title in 1960 and was Swiss champion in 1966.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 160  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Zografakis vs E Bhend  ½-½41 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
2. T Salo vs E Bhend  1-041 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
3. R Barbier vs E Bhend 0-152 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A84 Dutch
4. I Grynfeld vs E Bhend  ½-½45 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C05 French, Tarrasch
5. E Bhend vs H Kramer  1-055 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)B58 Sicilian
6. E Bhend vs F Vasconcellos  0-158 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
7. E Bhend vs I Aloni  0-147 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C02 French, Advance
8. E Bhend vs Bisguier  0-138 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C49 Four Knights
9. F Jost vs E Bhend  0-156 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
10. Kotov vs E Bhend  ½-½34 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A84 Dutch
11. E Bhend vs E Madsen  0-128 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C25 Vienna
12. E Bhend vs S Gislason  ½-½49 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A00 Uncommon Opening
13. Schmid vs E Bhend 0-126 1953 VeniceC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
14. V Castaldi vs E Bhend  ½-½18 1953 VeniceA80 Dutch
15. Schmid vs E Bhend  ½-½35 1954 ZuerichB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
16. J Vesterinen vs E Bhend  ½-½21 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B32 Sicilian
17. E N Mulcahy vs E Bhend  ½-½18 1954 Munich ztA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
18. J Kupper vs E Bhend  ½-½29 1954 ZuerichB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
19. L Barden vs E Bhend 0-133 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
20. E Bhend vs J Walsh  1-025 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)C15 French, Winawer
21. E Bhend vs E Walther  ½-½21 1954 ZuerichB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
22. L Sanchez vs E Bhend  0-152 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
23. E Bhend vs V Nielsen  1-076 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. B De Greiff vs E Bhend  1-031 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
25. E Bhend vs O Flater  1-073 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)C15 French, Winawer
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-22-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Edwin Bhend
Born 9th September 1931
Swiss champion in 1966 he was awarded the IM title in 1960.
Sep-09-06  BIDMONFA: Edwin Bhend

BHEND, Edwin
http://www.bidmonfa.com/bhend_edwin...
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Sep-09-07  xKinGKooLx: Pun potential.

1. Around the Bhend.
2. Bhend it like Beckham.

Sep-09-07  D4n: Edwin Bhend, did pretty well. It only took him six years to become the Swiss Champion, thats pretty good.
Sep-09-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: There's a place up ahead and
I'm going just as fast as my feet can fly
Come away, come away if you're going,
Leave the sinking ship behind.

CHORUS:
Come on the rising wind,
We're going up around the bend.

Ooh!
Bring a song and a smile for the banjo,
Better get while the gettings good,
Hitch a ride to the end of the highway
Where the neons turn to wood.

CHORUS

Oooh!
You can ponder perpetual motion,
Fix your mind on a crystal day,
Always time for a good conversation,
There's an ear for what you say.

CHORUS

Yeah!

Oooh!
Catch a ride to the end of the highway
And we'll meet by the big red tree,
There's a place up ahead and I'm going,
Come along, come along with me.

CHORUS

Yeah!
Do do doo do...

Feb-12-09  Udit Narayan: Supposedly Nakamura alludes to this guy when he decides to humiliate his opponents after beating them...
Feb-12-09  Pyke: <Udit Narayan: Supposedly Nakamura alludes to this guy when he decides to humiliate his opponents after beating them... >

Humiliating opponents after beating them only shows off a lack of character.

Feb-12-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  acirce: Is he still doing that, btw? I've been under the impression that he has matured a bit.
Feb-13-09  AnalyzeThis: Well, this guy beat Tal once, so he couldn't have been that bad.
Jul-26-09  WhiteRook48: yes he Bhent him
Sep-09-10  kramputz: <Sep-09-07
OhioChessFan: There's a place up ahead and >
You are sick. Did you notice this forum is about chess? Take your medication.
Jan-01-13  Prugno: Edwin Bhend is still doing remarkably well, I see.

For someone who drew against Kotov in 1952 and beat Tal a few years later, to make a draw (in a superior ending!) against the rising star Melkumyan, rated over 2650, is not a bad achievement at all, considering he did it on the first day of 2013, at the Basel Open.

Dec-02-13  Poisonpawns: [Event "?"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "1985.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Summermatter, D."]
[Black "Bhend, E."]
[Result "1-0"]
[Annotator "Damenfang(2) 030"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "


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"] [PlyCount "3"]
[EventDate "1985.??.??"]
[EventType "team"]

1. Rd6 Qxd6 sonst verliert Schwarz die Dame und damit auch die Partie. 2. Qxf5# 1-0

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