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Charles Partos
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1965 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2324
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425

Overall record: +7 -29 =14 (28.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E20 E25 E42
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (12) 
    B50 B39 B69 B60 B22
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   Li Zunian vs C Partos, 1985 1/2-1/2
   C Partos vs A Martin Gonzalez, 1985 1-0
   C Partos vs Petursson, 1985 1/2-1/2
   Short vs C Partos, 1985 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-10-1936, died 2015, 78 years old) Romania (federation/nationality Switzerland)

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Carol (Charles) Partos won the Romanian championship in 1972. He was awarded the International Master title in 1975.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Partos vs C Botez  ½-½331965ROM-chD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. C Partos vs Korchnoi  0-1291966BucharestA43 Old Benoni
3. C Partos vs Matulovic 0-1451966BucharestA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
4. Vasiukov vs C Partos  1-0431967BucharestB69 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 11.Bxf6
5. V Osnos vs C Partos  1-0461971Zinnowitz 8thE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
6. B Malich vs C Partos  1-0401971Zinnowitz 8thE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. G Kluger vs C Partos  ½-½581971Zinnowitz 8thA30 English, Symmetrical
8. C Partos vs Velimirovic  0-16519724th Balkaniad (men)A56 Benoni Defense
9. Aydin vs C Partos  0-14119724th Balkaniad (men)B27 Sicilian
10. C Partos vs G Tsouros  1-02819724th Balkaniad (men)E20 Nimzo-Indian
11. P Peev vs C Partos  1-04319724th Balkaniad (men)E17 Queen's Indian
12. C Partos vs H Kestler  ½-½211972Chess Olympiad Final-AE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
13. C Partos vs Taimanov  ½-½331973BucharestE20 Nimzo-Indian
14. C Partos vs Tseshkovsky  0-1591974BucharestD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
15. J Dueball vs C Partos  0-1601974Olympiad Final-AB32 Sicilian
16. C Partos vs Tarjan  0-1851974Olympiad Final-AD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
17. Tal vs C Partos  1-0301974Olympiad Final-AB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
18. C Partos vs A Planinc  ½-½321974Olympiad Final-AE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
19. C Partos vs A Planinc ½-½5719746th Balkaniad (men)A36 English
20. M V Ghinda vs C Partos 1-0271975RumaniaB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
21. Lutikov vs C Partos  1-0261975BucharestB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. R Knaak vs C Partos  ½-½431975BucharestE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
23. Korchnoi vs C Partos ½-½561977MontreuxA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
24. C Partos vs Miles  0-1581977BielD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. C Partos vs Korchnoi  0-1331979BielA56 Benoni Defense
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  GrahamClayton: Partos emigrated to Sitzerland in the mid 1970's, and won the Masters Open tournament at the 1978 Biel Chess Festival. Co-author of "Etude systématique des échecs: avec 300 diagrammes" in 1978.
May-14-15  Eastfrisian: According to this: he died in 2015.


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  diagonal: He was a participant at the Interzonal, played in Biel 1985, representing the host nation (winning a qualifying Extra-Zonal of six players from Switzerland to decide who gets this wildcard Interzonal spot in a round robin all-play-all as clear first ahead of Huss, Hug, Trepp, Schauwecker, and Wirthensohn), and played in the 1980s for Switzerland at the Chess Olympiad.

Charles Partos won the <Master Open at Biel in 1978>, that year (contrary to 1977 and since 1979), there was no closed Invitation tournament: Maybe his biggest and most memorable success. The Master Tournament Open (MTO) at Biel is running annually since the very first Festival in 1968, the inauguration year of the International Biel Chess Festival.

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