Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1930 to 1966
Overall record: +7 -13 =10 (40.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|A02|| ||Bird's Opening (3 games)||C00|| ||French Defense (2 games)||A03|| ||Bird's Opening (2 games)||B03|| ||Alekhine's Defense (2 games)||A49|| ||King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4 (2 games)||A95|| ||Dutch, Stonewall (2 games)||B02|| ||Alekhine's Defense (2 games)|
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(born Jul-31-1909, died Sep-29-1981, 72 years old) Germany (federation/nationality South Africa)
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|Kurt Dreyer was born in Bielefeld, Germany. He was South African champion in 1937 (after a play-off) and 1947 (=Wolfgang Heidenfeld).
He passed away in Johannesburg in 1981.
Wikipedia article: Kurt Dreyer
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30
|1. K Dreyer vs G Rogmann
|| ||1-0||52||1930||Bad Pyrmont GER||D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|2. Taylor vs K Dreyer
||1-0||9||1934||Antwerpen||C42 Petrov Defense|
|3. I Dyner vs K Dreyer
||1-0||8||1934||Antwerpen||E22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation|
|4. Eriksen vs K Dreyer
||0-1||23||1956||Johannesburg, South Africa||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|5. A M Giustolisi vs K Dreyer
|| ||0-1||74||1957||Dublin Zonal||E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno|
|6. L Schmid vs K Dreyer
||½-½||57||1957||Dublin Zonal||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|7. K Dreyer vs Gligoric
|| ||0-1||37||1957||Dublin Zonal||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|8. K Dreyer vs E E Book
|| ||½-½||27||1958||Munich ol (Men) qual-B||A02 Bird's Opening|
|9. L Schmid vs K Dreyer
|| ||1-0||39||1958||Munich ol (Men) prel||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|10. K Dreyer vs M Czerniak
|| ||½-½||40||1958||13th olm qual. group 2||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|11. R Toran Albero vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||23||1958||13th olm qual. group 2||A95 Dutch, Stonewall|
|12. G Palmason vs K Dreyer
|| ||1-0||39||1958||13th olm qual. group 2||A95 Dutch, Stonewall|
|13. A Vestol vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||46||1958||13th olm qual. group 2||A04 Reti Opening|
|14. E Romani vs K Dreyer
|| ||1-0||36||1958||13th olm final C||E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line|
|15. J Durao vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||54||1958||13th olm final C||B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|16. F Benitez vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||58||1958||13th olm final C||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|17. K Dreyer vs F Campomanes
|| ||0-1||70||1958||13th olm final C||C00 French Defense|
|18. T Sakellaropoulos vs K Dreyer
||0-1||55||1958||13th olm final C||A02 Bird's Opening|
|19. K Dreyer vs D De Loughrey
|| ||1-0||41||1958||13th olm final C||D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)|
|20. B Kchouk vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||56||1958||13th olm final C||E72 King's Indian|
|21. A Vestol vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||32||1958||13th olm final C||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|22. K Dreyer vs M Gabriel
|| ||1-0||72||1958||13th olm final C||A03 Bird's Opening|
|23. K Dreyer vs G Pena
|| ||1-0||20||1964||Tel Aviv ol (Men)||A02 Bird's Opening|
|24. Petrosian vs K Dreyer
|| ||1-0||33||1964||Tel Aviv||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|25. L Binet Tapaszto vs K Dreyer
|| ||1-0||57||1964||16th olm qual. group 1||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30
|Dec-28-04|| ||Benzol: Kurt Dreyer
Born 31st July 1909 in Bielefeld
Died 29th September 1981 in Johannesburg
South African Champion in 1937 (after playoff) and 1945-46 (joint).
|Jul-31-09|| ||whiteshark: <Player of the Day>
"He was South African Champion in 1937 (after a play-off) and <1947 (jointly with Wolfgang Heidenfeld)>. He took 15th at Dublin 1957 (zonal, Ludek Pachman won).
Dreyer represented South Africa in Chess Olympiads at Munich 1958, Tel Aviv 1964, Havana 1966, and Siegen 1970..."
<Benzol> could you please re-check the year of his 2nd South African Championship. :D
|Jul-31-09|| ||arctic tern: From the Wikipedia entry:
<Dreyer represented South Africa in Chess Olympiads at Munich 1958, Tel Aviv 1964, Havana 1966, and Siegen 1970 despite being deceased.>
Mighty impressive for a deceased player to score 5/10 at the 1970 Olympiad.
|Jul-31-09|| ||acolyte: <arctic tern> That's why he's Player of the Day. How many others can claim such a feat?|
|Jul-31-09|| ||WhiteRook48: but he didn't die before 1970|
|Jul-31-09|| ||TheaN: No, he didn't... 1981 > 1970... or am I really getting too sleepy over here? :D|
|Jul-31-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Kurt Dreyer, today you are remembered!
|Jul-31-12|| ||TheTamale: Today's PotD lived long enough to see me graduate from high school, by a few months, at least, although I'm not sure that was his goal.|
|Sep-12-14|| ||MissScarlett: Out of the frying pan, into the fire.|
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