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Joseph Lyon Rauch
Number of games in database: 28
Years covered: 1938 to 1964
Overall record: +6 -17 =5 (30.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-07-1916, 102 years old) Canada

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He took 1st (11.5/12) at American Chess Federation Championship (later U.S. Open Championship), "A" Tournament, 1938 and played a few Canadian Championships: 1937 (3rd), 1938, 1940 (2nd), 1945, 1946 (4th), 1949 and 1959. Montreal City Championship in 1940, 1941, 1942, and (=1st) 1947.


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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Rauch vs W Murdock  0-156193839th ACF Congress. Prelim 1E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
2. W Adams vs J Rauch  0-140193839th ACF Congress. Prelim 1B72 Sicilian, Dragon
3. Reshevsky vs J Rauch  ½-½20193940th ACF Congress. Prelim 1B20 Sicilian
4. Yanofsky vs J Rauch  1-0381939US Open Consolation FinalC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. Fine vs J Rauch  1-0401940US Open (Prelim 2)A20 English
6. Fine vs J Rauch  1-0521941US Open (Prelim 1)B54 Sicilian
7. H Steiner vs J Rauch  1-0451941US Open. Championship FinalA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
8. J Rauch vs Fine 0-1461941US Open (Championship)A30 English, Symmetrical
9. J Rauch vs Bruno Schmidt  1-0351941US OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. E W Marchand vs J Rauch  1-0381941St LouisA04 Reti Opening
11. J Rauch vs B Altman  ½-½481943US OpenC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
12. A Otten vs J Rauch  0-1271943US OpenD94 Grunfeld
13. H Daly vs J Rauch  1-0461943US OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. J Rauch vs Santasiere  0-1371943US OpenE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
15. G Katz vs J Rauch  0-1401943US OpenD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
16. Santasiere vs J Rauch  ½-½361944Ventnor CityC34 King's Gambit Accepted
17. J Rauch vs S E Almgren  1-028194647th US OpenE46 Nimzo-Indian
18. J Rauch vs O Ulvestad  1-029194647th US OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
19. H Fajans vs J Rauch  1-030194647th US OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
20. J Rauch vs M Aleman Dovo  0-123194647th US OpenC30 King's Gambit Declined
21. Santasiere vs J Rauch  1-054194647th US OpenC26 Vienna
22. J Rauch vs M E Goldstein ½-½401947Australia vs Canada Radio MatchC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
23. O Bain vs J Rauch  1-0311948Quebec ChE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
24. J Rauch vs J N Williams  0-1321949Montreal Championship -50C77 Ruy Lopez
25. J Therien vs J Rauch  ½-½451949CAN-chE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
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Played Cdn Champ. 1937 (3rd), 1938, 1940 (2nd), 1945, 1946 (4th), 1947 (2nd, undefeated), 1949, 1959

1st place Am. Chess Fed. Champ. (later U.S. Open Championship), "A" Tournament (11.5/12) 1938

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  GrahamClayton: Montreal city champion in 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1947 (=1st).
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