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Arne Zwaig
Number of games in database: 72
Years covered: 1962 to 1977
Last FIDE rating: 2439

Overall record: +20 -29 =23 (43.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Uncommon Opening (10) 
 King's Indian Attack (7) 
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C70 C68 C95
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A81 A88 A87
 English (4) 
    A10 A14
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   Layne vs A Zwaig, 1975 0-1
   A Zwaig vs J Dueball, 1969 1/2-1/2
   O'Kelly vs A Zwaig, 1975 0-1

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(born Feb-06-1947, 72 years old) Norway

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Arne Zwaig was born in Oslo. He won the Norwegian Championship in 1964 and 1969 and was awarded the IM title in 1975.

Wikipedia article: Arne Zwaig

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 72  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Zwaig vs J Boey  ½-½341962Varna ol (Men) qual-AC44 King's Pawn Game
2. A Zwaig vs Keres ½-½681962Varna ol (Men) qual-AA07 King's Indian Attack
3. A Zwaig vs A Dueckstein  0-1371964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-BC45 Scotch Game
4. A Zwaig vs Ujtumen 0-1391964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-BC45 Scotch Game
5. N Littlewood vs A Zwaig 0-1401964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-BC33 King's Gambit Accepted
6. A Zwaig vs M Fallone  0-1421964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-BD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. A Zwaig vs V Tukmakov  1-0291965Wch U20 f-AB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
8. Huebner vs A Zwaig  0-1331965Wch U20C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
9. A Zwaig vs Gligoric  0-1401966Havana ol (Men) fin-AA07 King's Indian Attack
10. A Zwaig vs Szabo  0-1271966Havana ol (Men) fin-AB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
11. A Zwaig vs Panno  0-1491966Havana ol (Men) fin-AB83 Sicilian
12. E Havansi vs A Zwaig  ½-½361967Halle ZonalA48 King's Indian
13. Matulovic vs A Zwaig  ½-½441967Halle ZonalC70 Ruy Lopez
14. A Zwaig vs F Kuijpers  1-0421967Halle ZonalE52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
15. A Zwaig vs L Zinn  0-1411967Halle ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
16. Portisch vs A Zwaig  1-0401967Halle ZonalA56 Benoni Defense
17. A Zwaig vs N Minev  1-0641967Halle ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
18. Hort vs A Zwaig  1-0281967Halle ZonalA14 English
19. Uhlmann vs A Zwaig  1-0441967Halle ZonalA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
20. A Zwaig vs V Ciocaltea  1-0431967Halle ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
21. H MacGrillen vs A Zwaig  ½-½441968WchT U26 15th fin-BA56 Benoni Defense
22. A Zwaig vs Keene ½-½331968WchT U26 15th fin-BC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
23. G McCurdy vs A Zwaig  0-1211968Chess Olympiad Final-CC70 Ruy Lopez
24. A Zwaig vs L Espig  0-1581969TournamentA02 Bird's Opening
25. A Zwaig vs J Boudy Bueno  1-0321969WchT U26 qual-DA03 Bird's Opening
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  vonKrolock: Zweig & Chess: (memory from E. Feder on his chess games with Zweig in Brazil - quote <"Ich bin ein schwacher Spieler, aber seine Kenntnis der Kunst war so gering, daß es mich Mühe kostete, ihn gelegentlich eine Partie gewinnen zu lassen"> or:'I am a weak player, but his knowledge of the art was so limited, that I it was very hard for me, to let him occasionally win a game'

Nevertheless, Zweig created one of the classics of the Chess tales : <"Schachnovelle"> , writen between 1938 and 1941 in Brazil (Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro) published for the first time in Portuguese, together with two other stories, one of the 'three affections', "As Três Paixões" - (translator ?! - ) , September 1942, and soon after in German, in Buenos Aires in the same year, more preciselly in December 7th, in a limited edition of 300 copies. Earlier in that Year, Zweig (together with wife Lotte) comitted suicide in his home in Petrópolis (February 23th, a few days after the conclusion of the manuscript of his 'chessical story')

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Arne Zwaig.
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  ChessHigherCat: <vonKrolock: Nevertheless, Zweig created one of the classics of the Chess tales : <"Schachnovelle"> , writen between 1938 and 1941 in Brazil>

Is this an article from "Pravda" or what?

<Arne Zwaig (born 6 February 1947[1]) is a Norwegian chess player who holds the title of International Master. He won the Norwegian chess championship in 1964 and 1969.>

Schachnovelle was written by the Austrian Stefan Zweig, who died in Brazil. He was unrelated to the German Arnold Zweig, another gifted writer whose name is a bit closer to Arne Zwaig's, but he never went to Brazil and had nothing to do with Schachnovelle or Arne Zwaig.

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