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David Friedgood
Number of games in database: 15
Years covered: 1968 to 1998
Last FIDE rating: 2188
Highest rating achieved in database: 2231
Overall record: +3 -8 =4 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jul-11-1946, 72 years old) South Africa (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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FIDE master David Friedgood was born in Cape Town, South Africa and in 3 out of their 4 Olympiads which he played, he represented their top board (1964 (4th board, with a score of 10/12), 1968, 1970, 1974) and overall scored 26/49.

Just before the time he moved to the United Kingdom, he was their top player and South African Champion in 1967, 1971 and 1973. Along with Jonathan Levitt they co-authored (1) a book.

References: (1) Secrets of Spectacular Chess.

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Last updated: 2016-11-24 05:28:10

 page 1 of 1; 15 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Friedgood vs Gligoric  0-1521968Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3B83 Sicilian
2. D Friedgood vs H E Myers ½-½321968Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3A10 English
3. M Bobotsov vs D Friedgood  1-0381970Siegen ol (Men) qual-FA27 English, Three Knights System
4. O Sarapu vs D Friedgood  ½-½38197019th OlympiadB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
5. Keene vs D Friedgood  1-0381972Caorle ZonalA04 Reti Opening
6. D Friedgood vs H MacGrillen 1-0201974Olympiad Qualifying Group 5B83 Sicilian
7. D Friedgood vs O Sarapu  0-1401974Olympiad Final-CA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
8. D Friedgood vs Keene  ½-½191976South African OpenA10 English
9. Y Rantanen vs D Friedgood 1-04019782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. D Friedgood vs Kraidman  ½-½5219782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA17 English
11. M Pein vs D Friedgood  0-12719793rd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA56 Benoni Defense
12. Keene vs D Friedgood  1-0331979Sussex-Kent county matchA56 Benoni Defense
13. J Cox vs D Friedgood  1-0411981TournamentA02 Bird's Opening
14. D Friedgood vs J Hardinge 1-0471987v Wood Green (Board 4)A27 English, Three Knights System
15. D Friedgood vs S Williams  0-1301998BCF-chT 9899 (4NCL)A04 Reti Opening
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  Benzol: David Friedgood
Born 11th July 1946 in Cape Town
He was South African champion in 1967, 1971 and 1973.
Sep-21-13  DoctorD: The start to his ChessBase column:

Sep-21-13  DoctorD: His book with Levitt on chess aesthetics, highly recommended:

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