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Raphael Persitz
  
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1953 to 1969
Highest rating achieved in database: 2336

Overall record: +10 -16 =13 (42.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (6) 
    B95 B88 B42 B96 B92
With the Black pieces:
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Persitz vs R Blumenfeld, 1958 1-0
   R Persitz vs D Hooper, 1954 1-0
   R Hartoch vs R Persitz, 1968 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1955/56 (1955)
   Hastings 1968/69 (1968)


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RAPHAEL PERSITZ
(born Jul-26-1934, died Feb-04-2009, 74 years old) Israel

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He was Israeli Junior champion in 1951.

Wikipedia article: Raaphi Persitz


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Roessel vs R Persitz  1-0311953Wch U20 final-BE10 Queen's Pawn Game
2. R Siemms vs R Persitz  1-0311953Wch U20 final-BC60 Ruy Lopez
3. R Persitz vs D Hooper 1-02519545th Whitsun CongressC29 Vienna Gambit
4. R Persitz vs E Paoli  1-0361955LjubljanaB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
5. J Fuller vs R Persitz  ½-½191955Hastings 1955/56B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. Korchnoi vs R Persitz  ½-½351955Hastings 1955/56E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
7. R Persitz vs Ivkov 0-1241955Hastings 1955/56B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
8. Taimanov vs R Persitz 1-0281955Hastings 1955/56D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. R Persitz vs K Darga  0-1511956Hastings 1955/56B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
10. J Diez del Corral vs R Persitz 0-1801956Hastings 1955/56E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
11. R Persitz vs J Penrose 1-0331956Hastings 1955/56C41 Philidor Defense
12. F Olafsson vs R Persitz  1-0291956Hastings 1955/56C42 Petrov Defense
13. R Persitz vs Golombek  ½-½121956Hastings 1955/56B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
14. R Persitz vs J Penrose 0-1371957CongressC56 Two Knights
15. Tal vs R Persitz 1-0541957ReykjavikE79 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
16. R Persitz vs Filip  ½-½301957WchT U26 04thC46 Three Knights
17. R Persitz vs Lombardy  0-1411957WchT U26 04thB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. R Persitz vs Larsen  ½-½311957WchT U26 04thD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. R Persitz vs M Czerniak  1-0411958Haifa/Tel AvivD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. R Persitz vs R Blumenfeld 1-0451958Haifa/Tel AvivC17 French, Winawer, Advance
21. R Persitz vs C B van den Berg  1-0521958Haifa/Tel AvivB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
22. Wade vs R Persitz  ½-½171958Haifa/Tel AvivB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. R Persitz vs M Veizaj 1-0581960Leipzig ol (Men) qual-AB42 Sicilian, Kan
24. Vukcevich vs R Persitz  1-0401960Leipzig ol (Men) qual-AC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. Matulovic vs R Persitz  1-0321961NetanyaC42 Petrov Defense
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Feb-06-09  Karpova: Raaphy Persitz died: http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...

< Persitz studied at Balliol College, Oxford, and represented Oxford University in the annual match against Cambridge University on three occasions (1954, 1955 and 1956). In 1954 he won his individual game in the Oxford-Cambridge match in the morning, playing very quickly in order to be able to travel by train to Swindon (some 75 miles away) in time to play top board for his county (Oxfordshire) against Gloucestershire in the afternoon. He was paired against a former British champion, Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, and managed to win this game as well (British Chess Magazine, May 1954, p.150].

Persitz moved from UK to Israel, and then to Switzerland. He played for Israel at fourth board in 14th Chess Olympiad at Leipzig 1960 (+6 4 =2). In 1955/56, he tied for 6-7th in Hastings (Viktor Korchnoi and Fridrik Olafsson won). In 1958, he played in Haifa/Tel Aviv (Samuel Reshevsky won) and in 1961 tied for 7-8th in Netanya (Moshe Czerniak, Milan Matulovic and Petar Trifunovic won). In 1968/69, he tied for 8-10th in Hastings (Vasily Smyslov and Svetozar Gligoric won).>

Rest in Peace.

Jul-21-10
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  GrahamClayton: Here is some analysis of the Persitz v Julio Salas Romo game from the 1960 Chess Olympiad:

http://jewishchesshistory.blogspot....

Jul-26-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Raphael Persitz.
Jul-26-18  Nosnibor: Winner of the Ilford Whitsun Congress 1954 with 4/5 only losing to the runner up Peter Clarke. Also prolific writer for one of Britain`s chess magazines.R.I.P. Master Persitz.
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