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Gyula Kluger
G Kluger 

Number of games in database: 816
Years covered: 1935 to 1987
Overall record: +228 -228 =360 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (65) 
    E75 E67 E60 E97 E91
 Nimzo Indian (45) 
    E21 E20 E54 E43 E59
 Grunfeld (29) 
    D83 D91 D92 D82 D80
 Queen's Gambit Declined (25) 
    D31 D38 D30 D37 D35
 Modern Benoni (24) 
    A56 A57 A76 A60 A61
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (18) 
    D25 D20 D27 D22 D24
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (84) 
    C96 C91 C77 C85 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (58) 
    C96 C91 C85 C86 C90
 King's Indian (35) 
    E60 E62 E64 E69 E87
 Nimzo Indian (28) 
    E43 E39 E20 E21 E25
 English (22) 
    A14 A15 A13 A18 A17
 Modern Benoni (22) 
    A62 A61 A57 A67 A70
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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 Kluger vs Grob, 1955 1-0
   K Honfi vs G Kluger, 1958 0-1
   G Szilagyi vs G Kluger, 1967 0-1
   L Binet Tapaszto vs G Kluger, 1954 0-1
   G Kluger vs Tal, 1964 1-0
   A Ozsvath vs G Kluger, 1962 0-1
   R Nezhmetdinov vs G Kluger, 1954 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Budapest Championship (1968)
   Budapest Championship (1967)
   Hungarian Championship (1970)
   Hungarian Championship (1952)
   Hungarian Championship (1962)
   Bucharest (1954)
   Hungarian Championship (1954)
   Tatatovaros (1935)
   Budapest (1955)
   Budapest (1936)
   Hungarian Championship (1963)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1963)
   Hungarian Championship (1950)
   Prague / Marianske Lazne Zonal (1954)
   Hungarian Championship 1968/69 (1968)

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

Last updated: 2020-08-02 18:13:00

 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 816  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Kluger vs E Gereben  ½-½181935TatatovarosB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. E Steiner vs G Kluger  1-0601935TatatovarosC42 Petrov Defense
3. G Kluger vs K Sterk  ½-½161935TatatovarosD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. G Lovas vs G Kluger  0-1261935TatatovarosD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. G Kluger vs L Merenyi  1-0261935TatatovarosD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. K Havasi vs G Kluger  ½-½151935TatatovarosD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. G Kluger vs Z von Balla 1-0171935TatatovarosD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
8. G Kluger vs L Steiner  1-0521935TatatovarosA50 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Sacconi vs G Kluger  ½-½191935TatatovarosA43 Old Benoni
10. G Kluger vs Znosko-Borovsky  ½-½201935TatatovarosE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
11. S Boros vs G Kluger  ½-½201935TatatovarosB83 Sicilian
12. G Kluger vs M Szigeti  ½-½201935TatatovarosC88 Ruy Lopez
13. A Becker vs G Kluger  ½-½541935TatatovarosB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
14. G Kluger vs Szabo 0-1541935TatatovarosC13 French
15. H Mueller vs G Kluger  1-0381935TatatovarosD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. G Kluger vs Keresztely  1-0371935TatatovarosB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
17. J Balogh vs G Kluger 1-0401935TatatovarosA07 King's Indian Attack
18. E Glass vs G Kluger  1-0381936BudapestD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
19. G Kluger vs P Rethy 1-0721936BudapestB83 Sicilian
20. A Sacconi vs G Kluger  ½-½441936Budapest+D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. G Kluger vs D May  ½-½511936BudapestB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
22. Barcza vs G Kluger  1-0511936BudapestD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. G Kluger vs Szabo  ½-½571936BudapestA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
24. G Lovas vs G Kluger  0-1511936BudapestD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. M Szigeti vs G Kluger  ½-½481936BudapestE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 816  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-15-06  BIDMONFA: Gyula Kluger


Jan-15-08  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.


Premium Chessgames Member
  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.

Premium Chessgames Member
  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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