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Arne Zwaig
Number of games in database: 72
Years covered: 1962 to 1977
Last FIDE rating: 2439

Overall record: +20 -29 =23 (43.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Uncommon Opening (10) 
 Sicilian (5) 
    B92 B24 B30 B27 B83
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C70 C68 C95
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A81 A87 A88
 English (4) 
    A10 A14
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   Layne vs A Zwaig, 1975 0-1
   O'Kelly vs A Zwaig, 1975 0-1

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(born Feb-06-1947, 71 years old) Norway

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Arne Zwaig was born in Oslo. He won the Norwegian Championship in 1964 and 1969 and was awarded the IM title in 1975.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 72  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Zwaig vs J Boey  ½-½341962Varna ol (Men) qual-AC44 King's Pawn Game
2. A Zwaig vs Keres  ½-½681962Varna ol (Men) qual-AB30 Sicilian
3. A Zwaig vs M Fallone  0-1421964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-BD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. A Zwaig vs Ujtumen  0-1391964Tel-Aviv olm fBC45 Scotch Game
5. A Zwaig vs A Dueckstein  0-1371964Tel Aviv ol (Men)C45 Scotch Game
6. N Littlewood vs A Zwaig 0-1401964Tel aviv olC33 King's Gambit Accepted
7. A Zwaig vs V Tukmakov  1-0291965Wch U20 f-AB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
8. Huebner vs A Zwaig  0-1331965Wch U20C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
9. A Zwaig vs Gligoric  0-1401966Havana ol (Men) fin-AA07 King's Indian Attack
10. A Zwaig vs Szabo  0-1271966Havana ol (Men) fin-AB27 Sicilian
11. A Zwaig vs Panno  0-1491966Havana ol (Men) fin-AB83 Sicilian
12. Uhlmann vs A Zwaig  1-0441967ZtA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
13. A Zwaig vs L Zinn  0-1411967Halle ZonalC25 Vienna
14. Portisch vs A Zwaig  1-0401967Halle ZonalA56 Benoni Defense
15. A Zwaig vs F Kuijpers  1-0421967Halle ZonalE52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
16. A Zwaig vs N Minev  1-0641967Halle ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
17. E Havansi vs A Zwaig  ½-½361967Halle ZonalA48 King's Indian
18. Matulovic vs A Zwaig  ½-½441967Halle ZonalC70 Ruy Lopez
19. Hort vs A Zwaig  1-0281967Halle ZonalA14 English
20. A Zwaig vs V Ciocaltea  1-0431967Halle ZonalB24 Sicilian, Closed
21. H MacGrillen vs A Zwaig  ½-½441968WchT U26 15th fin-BA56 Benoni Defense
22. A Zwaig vs Keene ½-½331968YbbsC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
23. G McCurdy vs A Zwaig  0-1211968Chess Olympiad Final-CC70 Ruy Lopez
24. A Zwaig vs Baudy  1-0321969World U26 ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
25. A Zwaig vs L Espig  0-1581969TournamentA02 Bird's Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-07-09  vonKrolock: Zweig & Chess: (memory from E. Feder on his chess games with Zweig in Brazil - quote <"Ich bin ein schwacher Spieler, aber seine Kenntnis der Kunst war so gering, daß es mich Mühe kostete, ihn gelegentlich eine Partie gewinnen zu lassen"> or:'I am a weak player, but his knowledge of the art was so limited, that I it was very hard for me, to let him occasionally win a game'

Nevertheless, Zweig created one of the classics of the Chess tales : <"Schachnovelle"> , writen between 1938 and 1941 in Brazil (Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro) published for the first time in Portuguese, together with two other stories, one of the 'three affections', "As Três Paixões" - (translator ?! - ) , September 1942, and soon after in German, in Buenos Aires in the same year, more preciselly in December 7th, in a limited edition of 300 copies. Earlier in that Year, Zweig (together with wife Lotte) comitted suicide in his home in Petrópolis (February 23th, a few days after the conclusion of the manuscript of his 'chessical story')

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