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.
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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| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39
|1. F Roessel vs R Persitz
|| ||1-0||31||1953||Wch U20 final-B||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|2. R Siemms vs R Persitz
|| ||1-0||31||1953||Wch U20 final-B||C60 Ruy Lopez|
|3. R Persitz vs D Hooper
||1-0||25||1954||5th Whitsun Congress||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|4. R Persitz vs E Paoli
|| ||1-0||36||1955||Ljubljana||B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6|
|5. J Fuller vs R Persitz
|| ||½-½||19||1955||Hastings 1955/56||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|6. Korchnoi vs R Persitz
|| ||½-½||35||1955||Hastings 1955/56||E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line|
|7. R Persitz vs Ivkov
||0-1||24||1955||Hastings 1955/56||B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7|
|8. Taimanov vs R Persitz
||1-0||28||1955||Hastings 1955/56||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|9. R Persitz vs K Darga
|| ||0-1||51||1956||Hastings 1955/56||B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack|
|10. J Diez del Corral vs R Persitz
||0-1||80||1956||Hastings 1955/56||E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|11. R Persitz vs J Penrose
||1-0||33||1956||Hastings 1955/56||C41 Philidor Defense|
|12. F Olafsson vs R Persitz
|| ||1-0||29||1956||Hastings 1955/56||C42 Petrov Defense|
|13. R Persitz vs Golombek
|| ||½-½||12||1956||Hastings 1955/56||B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4|
|14. R Persitz vs J Penrose
||0-1||37||1957||Congress||C56 Two Knights|
|15. Tal vs R Persitz
||1-0||54||1957||Reykjavik||E79 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line|
|16. R Persitz vs Filip
|| ||½-½||30||1957||WchT U26 04th||C46 Three Knights|
|17. R Persitz vs Lombardy
|| ||0-1||41||1957||WchT U26 04th||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|18. R Persitz vs Larsen
|| ||½-½||31||1957||WchT U26 04th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|19. R Persitz vs M Czerniak
|| ||1-0||41||1958||Haifa/Tel Aviv||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. R Persitz vs R Blumenfeld
||1-0||45||1958||Haifa/Tel Aviv||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
|21. R Persitz vs C B van den Berg
|| ||1-0||52||1958||Haifa/Tel Aviv||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|22. Wade vs R Persitz
|| ||½-½||17||1958||Haifa/Tel Aviv||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|23. R Persitz vs M Veizaj
||1-0||58||1960||Leipzig ol (Men) qual-A||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|24. Vukcevich vs R Persitz
|| ||1-0||40||1960||Leipzig ol (Men) qual-A||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|25. Matulovic vs R Persitz
|| ||1-0||32||1961||Netanya||C42 Petrov Defense|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39
|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|| ||GrahamClayton: Here is some analysis of the Persitz v Julio Salas Romo game from the 1960 Chess Olympiad:|
|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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