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Jan Sefc
Number of games in database: 185
Years covered: 1948 to 1958

Overall record: +63 -51 =71 (53.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (35) 
    B53 B56 B60 B88 B62
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C86 C77 C70 C74 C71
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B10 B16 B17 B13 B11
 French Defense (8) 
    C05 C07 C15 C04 C03
 Two Knights (7) 
    C56 C55
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C05 C07 C03 C04
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C80 C72 C82 C75 C64
 Semi-Slav (13) 
    D48 D45 D44
 English (12) 
    A13 A17 A15 A12
 Alekhine's Defense (11) 
    B05 B03 B02 B04
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D35 D30 D37 D39
 Orthodox Defense (8) 
    D55 D58 D50 D59
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Sefc vs W Golz, 1956 1-0
   J Sefc vs Averbakh, 1956 1/2-1/2
   M Farre vs J Sefc, 1958 1/2-1/2
   J Sefc vs H van den Broeck, 1958 1-0

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(born Dec-10-1924, died May-17-2014, 89 years old) Slovakia

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Jan Sefc was Czechoslovak Champion in 1955.

Last updated: 2018-12-10 06:28:12

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 185  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Olexa vs J Sefc 0-1311948CSR-chD85 Grunfeld
2. E Richter vs J Sefc 1-0211948CSR-chD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
3. J Sefc vs Foltys  ½-½461948CSR-chB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
4. L Potucek vs J Sefc  1-0371948CSR-chC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. J Sefc vs J Louma  0-1581948CSR-chC39 King's Gambit Accepted
6. J Sefc vs F Zita 0-1221948CSR-chB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
7. Peter Petrov vs J Sefc 0-1381949BUL-CSRD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. J Sefc vs H Polzer  0-1401949CSR-AUTB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
9. J Sefc vs Peter Petrov  ½-½421949BUL-CSRC41 Philidor Defense
10. H Polzer vs J Sefc  0-1591949CSR-AUTA15 English
11. J Sefc vs O'Kelly  ½-½691949Reti MemorialB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
12. Stahlberg vs J Sefc 1-0261949Reti MemorialD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
13. E Paoli vs J Sefc 1-0251949Reti MemorialC58 Two Knights
14. Pachman vs J Sefc  1-0511949Reti MemorialD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. J Sefc vs J Platt  ½-½551949Reti MemorialB58 Sicilian
16. J Sefc vs Prins  0-1411949Reti MemorialC47 Four Knights
17. Szily vs J Sefc  ½-½231949Reti MemorialC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
18. J Sefc vs Ujtelky  ½-½361949Reti MemorialB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. S Erdelyi vs J Sefc  0-1341949Reti MemorialD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. I V Rohacek vs J Sefc 0-1301949Reti MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
21. J Sefc vs Julio Bolbochan  ½-½591949Reti MemorialC71 Ruy Lopez
22. J Sefc vs Foltys  ½-½331949Reti MemorialD05 Queen's Pawn Game
23. C Kottnauer vs J Sefc  1-0801949Reti MemorialA20 English
24. J Sefc vs Rossolimo  ½-½401949Reti MemorialB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
25. Wade vs J Sefc  0-1661949Reti MemorialC49 Four Knights
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 185  PGN Download
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  Calli: Hmm, pronounced Sefts?
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  Gypsy: Shefts.
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  brankat: Happy Birthday Mr.Sefc!
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  whiteshark: Here is an old photo with Jan Sefc as trainer:
standing -->: Vladimír Cambell, Svetozár Krno, Janík, Štefan Granec, <Ján Šefc>, sitting -->: Ľubomír Ftáčnik, Stanislav Breja, Miroslav Semotam

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  whiteshark: and a short bio:
Dec-10-10  Eastfrisian: This first link shows only an error.
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  whiteshark: <Eastfrisian> They have moved the picture/page to

(We apologize for any inconveniance caused by this - Deutsche Bahn) :D

Dec-10-10  Eastfrisian: An allem ist die auch nicht schuld. ;-)
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  Breunor: Thanks for the photo link Whiteshark! Any idea what year it was taken?
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  whiteshark: <Breunor> The photo can be seen on a 16-page chess training material of Sefc (Methodological Youth Training Sheets), which was compiled somehow in 1976. So in 1976 or earlier.
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  Breunor: Thanks!
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