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Gyula Kluger
Number of games in database: 796
Years covered: 1935 to 1987

Overall record: +224 -224 =348 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (64) 
    E75 E67 E60 E97 E90
 Nimzo Indian (44) 
    E20 E21 E59 E40 E54
 Grunfeld (29) 
    D83 D92 D91 D82 D80
 Queen's Gambit Declined (25) 
    D31 D30 D38 D37 D35
 Modern Benoni (24) 
    A56 A57 A76 A67 A61
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (18) 
    D25 D20 D27 D22 D24
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (82) 
    C91 C96 C77 C85 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (57) 
    C91 C96 C85 C86 C90
 King's Indian (35) 
    E60 E64 E62 E61 E69
 Nimzo Indian (28) 
    E43 E39 E20 E21 E41
 Modern Benoni (21) 
    A62 A61 A57 A70 A67
 English (21) 
    A14 A15 A13 A18 A17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Bartha vs G Kluger, 1979 0-1
   G Kluger vs Nagy, 1942 1-0
   G Kluger vs B Sandor, 1954 1/2-1/2
   G Szilagyi vs G Kluger, 1967 0-1
   G Kluger vs Grob, 1955 1-0
   A Ozsvath vs G Kluger, 1962 0-1
   L Binet Tapaszto vs G Kluger, 1954 0-1
   G Kluger vs Tal, 1964 1-0
   K Honfi vs G Kluger, 1958 0-1
   Deli Laszlo vs G Kluger, 1958 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bucharest (1954)
   Hastings 1957/58 (1957)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1950 Hungarian championship by Treev
   Hastings 1957/58 by suenteus po 147

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(born Jan-15-1914, died Sep-24-1994, 80 years old) Hungary

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Gyula (Julius) Kluger was born in Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary in 1914. He was awarded the IM title in 1954 and was runner-up in the 1953 Hugarian Championship. He won the Challengers tournament at Hastings 1956-57.

He was the nephew of Stefan Fazekas.

Wikipedia article: Gyula Kluger

 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 796  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Kluger vs E Gereben  ½-½181935Tatatovaros itB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. E Steiner vs G Kluger  1-0601935Tatatovaros itC42 Petrov Defense
3. G Kluger vs K Sterk  ½-½161935Tatatovaros itD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. G Lovas vs G Kluger  0-1261935Tatatovaros itD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. G Kluger vs L Merenyi  1-0261935Tatatovaros itD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. K Havasi vs G Kluger  ½-½151935Tatatovaros itD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. G Kluger vs Z von Balla 1-0171935Tatatovaros itD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
8. G Kluger vs L Steiner  1-0521935Tatatovaros itA50 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Sacconi vs G Kluger  ½-½191935Tatatovaros itA43 Old Benoni
10. G Kluger vs Znosko-Borovsky  ½-½201935Tatatovaros itE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
11. S Boros vs G Kluger  ½-½201935Tatatovaros itB83 Sicilian
12. G Kluger vs M Szigeti  ½-½201935Tatatovaros itC88 Ruy Lopez
13. A Becker vs G Kluger  ½-½541935Tatatovaros itB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
14. G Kluger vs Szabo 0-1541935Tatatovaros itC13 French
15. H Mueller vs G Kluger  1-0381935Tatatovaros itD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. G Kluger vs Keresztely  1-0371935Tatatovaros itB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
17. J Balogh vs G Kluger 1-0401935Tatatovaros itA07 King's Indian Attack
18. G Kluger vs E Steiner  0-1481936BudapestB83 Sicilian
19. K Havasi vs G Kluger  0-1371936BudapestD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. G Kluger vs D May  ½-½511936BudapestB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
21. G Kluger vs E Gereben  0-1501936BudapestD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. S Boros vs G Kluger  0-1491936BudapestD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. G Kluger vs P Rethy 1-0721936BudapestB83 Sicilian
24. M Szigeti vs G Kluger  ½-½481936BudapestE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
25. L Steiner vs G Kluger  1-0291936BudapestC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 796  PGN Download
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Jan-15-06  BIDMONFA: Gyula Kluger


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  whiteshark: 1914 - 15th of January . Born in Sátoraljaújhely - Hungary, commercial secondary school there, 1932 - Schluckenau - Czech Republic - 1st place, Czech master title, 1935 - reaching the Hungarian master title,
1954 - reaching the International master title
1959-63 - first board player in the team of the Budapest Spartacus in the first league of Hungary and he won with the team 3 silver and one bronze medals.
1964 - he played the second board and the team reaches a bronze medal, 1964-67 - second board in the MTK team, new bronze medal,

He had good results in some Budapest championships:

1967 - 2nd-3rd place,
1968 - 2nd-3rd place,
1979 - 2nd-4th place.

He played more than 50 games in the Hungarian national team in International team matches.

1954 - member of the 6th place winner Hungarian team in the Amsterdam chess Olympiad /he played in the 2nd board/, 1960 - second reserve of the 4th place winner Hungarian team in the Leipzig chess Olympiad,

1965 - a member of the bronze medal winner team in the Hamburg European team championship,

He played in many team matches against the the Yugoslav, Soviet and Rumanian team. He played not so many International tournament. He took part in some little events when he was old already. Bukarest, 1954-ben 5th place, 1956-57 Hastings 1st place, 1960 Asztalos memorial - Balatonfüred 3rd-5th,
1967 Debrecenben 3rd-4th,1968 Zombor 5th-6th.

His best games are the wins against the active world champion Tal, Korchnoi, Stahlberg and Gligorich.

He has brought up honestly four children, they like the chess nowadays as well.

23rd of September 1994 Date of his death.

His family played an important role to organize this tournament and to keep the memory of the chessplayer died not long ago. His first son, Gyula / Julius / gave the prize found of the GM-tournament, he is living in the US and he is a leader of an American commercial firm SKYEX.


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  Honza Cervenka: <> Have you received a file of missing games of Gyula Kluger that I sent a week ago?
Feb-05-09  Karpova: <Honza Cervenka>
If you want to get an answer you better ask them directly: User:

It can take several months until such files are being uploaded.

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  Honza Cervenka: <Karpova> Thanks, it is a good idea.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: R.I.P. <POTD>: IM Gyula Kluger. If he were still alive, he would be 100 today.
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