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Ivan Nemet
Number of games in database: 166
Years covered: 1962 to 2005
Last FIDE rating: 2348
Highest rating achieved in database: 2470
Overall record: +67 -69 =30 (49.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E15 E18
 King's Indian (9) 
    E97 E99 E96 E94 E67
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    D00 A46 A41 D02
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C88 C75 C91 C84 C63
 Sicilian (6) 
    B42 B32 B96 B98 B97
 Slav (5) 
    D15 D11 D16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (32) 
    B90 B93 B22 B98 B92
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B93 B98 B92 B99
 King's Indian (18) 
    E62 E92 E98 E76 E96
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A57 A59 A56 A64 A58
 Benko Gambit (9) 
    A57 A59 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Rakic vs I Nemet, 1966 0-1
   I Nemet vs Judit Polgar, 1987 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Swiss Championship (2004)

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(born Apr-14-1943, died Dec-16-2007, 64 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Switzerland)

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Ivan Nemet was born in Sombor, Yugoslavia. Awarded the IM title in 1976 and the GM title in 1978, he was Yugoslav champion in 1979. He was 2nd= at Malmo in 1979. He had come to Switzerland in the early 80's and was playing for the Swiss National Team for many years. In 1990 he won the Swiss Championship. Later in his career he was very active promoting chess to young players. Ivan Nemet died of a heart attack in 2007.

Wikipedia article: Ivan Nemet

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 166  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. I Nemet vs S Bojkovic  1-033 1962 YUG-chC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
2. Velimirovic vs I Nemet  ½-½33 1962 YUG-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
3. R Krzisnik vs I Nemet  0-143 1962 YUG-chE92 King's Indian
4. B Milic vs I Nemet  ½-½51 1962 YUG-chA48 King's Indian
5. Minic vs I Nemet  0-147 1962 Vrnjacka BanjaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
6. Bukic vs I Nemet  ½-½47 1962 YUG-chA10 English
7. I Nemet vs V Tukmakov  0-137 1962 URS-JUG2B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
8. A Zakharov vs I Nemet  0-148 1962 URS-YUG2B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. I Nemet vs M Damjanovic  0-181 1962 YUG-chB42 Sicilian, Kan
10. I Nemet vs V Sokolov  1-036 1962 YUG-chB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. I Nemet vs A Zakharov  1-040 1962 URS-YUG2C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. I Nemet vs A Matanovic  ½-½47 1962 YUG-chC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. N Karaklajic vs I Nemet  ½-½59 1962 YUG-chE79 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
14. V Tukmakov vs I Nemet  1-037 1962 URS-JUG2A45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. I Nemet vs A Zakharov  0-138 1962 URS-YUG2B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. I Nemet vs M Cetkovic  ½-½32 1962 YUG-chC10 French
17. I Nemet vs Pirc  ½-½31 1962 YUG-chB32 Sicilian
18. I Nemet vs Gligoric  0-136 1962 YUG-chC47 Four Knights
19. V Tukmakov vs I Nemet  1-066 1962 URS-JUG2B98 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. I Nemet vs Tseshkovsky  0-186 1963 YUG-URSC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
21. Tseshkovsky vs I Nemet  0-135 1963 YUG-URSB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
22. I Nemet vs J Sloth  ½-½32 1964 WchT U26 11th qual-BB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
23. Antoshin vs I Nemet 1-067 1964 WchT U26 11th fin-AB06 Robatsch
24. A Fuderer vs I Nemet  ½-½79 1964 ZagrebE61 King's Indian
25. E Paoli vs I Nemet  0-162 1964 ZagrebB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 166  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Knight13: See this terrible game played by Ivan Nemet: I Nemet vs M Knezevic, 1972.
Premium Chessgames Member
  syracrophy: <Knight13> Well, but now see this one! T Rakic vs I Nemet, 1966
Jun-17-07  Prugno: For over a decade now he has been living in Switzerland and plays under their flag.
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: Switzerland's Ivan Nemet died two days ago. Rest in Peace, Ivan.
Dec-19-07  Eastfrisian: He died after a second heart attack in Basle. He was born in Sombor (now Serbia).
Mar-26-08  brankat: I knew Ivan Nemet way back in the late 1960's and early '70. A very fine person. Polite, patient, always willing to help. Witty, with a good sense of humour.

And, of course, a very talented chess player.

It was only yesterday I found he passed away last December. R.I.P. Ivan.

Apr-14-08  brankat: Ivan would have been 65 today (=
Apr-14-08  BIDMONFA: Ivan Nemet


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  wordfunph: Famous Chess Players Who Died of Heart Attacks: Alekhine, Bagirov, Blackburne, Breyer, Bogoljubow, Edmondson, Euwe, Keres, Koltanowski, Lasker, Leonhardt, Vyzmanavin, Marshall, Miles, Minic, Najdorf, Purdy, Reshevsky, Simagin, Staunton, Stein, Steiner, Suetin, Unzicker....and GM IVAN NEMET.

Happy Birthday GM Ivan Nemet!!!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Didn't Korchnoi call the heart attack "the chess players' occupational disease".
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday Ivan Nemet.
Apr-14-11  theodor: such a big heart, can only die attacking! ziveli.
Apr-14-11  YoungEd: His name is an anagram of "native men!" Not too many chessmasters can say that honestly!
Apr-14-11  WhiteRook48: happy birthday
Apr-14-11  Birthday Boy: <wordfunph> nice list...
Apr-14-11  Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday! Ivan Nemet!
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