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Fritz Gygli
Number of games in database: 54
Years covered: 1928 to 1949
Overall record: +10 -32 =12 (29.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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D50 Queen's Gambit Declined (3 games)
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B18 Caro-Kann, Classical (2 games)
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D56 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
E37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical (2 games)
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D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran (2 games)
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(born Nov-12-1896, died Apr-27-1980, 83 years old) Switzerland

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Fritz Gygli was born in Villachern. He was Swiss champion in 1941 and passed away in Zürich in 1980.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 54  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Hilse vs F Gygli 1-0571928The Hague OlympiadA36 English
2. F Gygli vs L Matibet 1-0281928The Hague OlympiadA16 English
3. F Gygli vs J Aguilera Bernabe  1-0391928The Hague OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  0-1431930SUI-ch 34thD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
5. E Voellmy vs F Gygli  1-0351931SUI-ch 35thD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Nimzowitsch vs F Gygli  1-0291931Training Match vs GygliE17 Queen's Indian
7. F Gygli vs Nimzowitsch  0-1721931Training Match vs GygliD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. F Gygli vs Nimzowitsch  0-1431931Swiss ChampionshipE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
9. F Gygli vs Alekhine 0-1391932BernE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
10. F Gygli vs O Bernstein  ½-½631932BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Flohr vs F Gygli  1-0381932BerneD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. F Gygli vs O Naegeli  0-1431932BerneD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. F Gygli vs H Johner  1-0431932BerneE60 King's Indian Defense
14. Bogoljubov vs F Gygli  1-01091932BerneD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. F Gygli vs W Rivier  ½-½431932BerneD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. W Henneberger vs F Gygli  1-0361932BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. F Gygli vs Alekhine ½-½741932BerneD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. P F Johner vs F Gygli  1-0481932BerneB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. F Gygli vs B Colin  0-1311932BerneD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Sultan Khan vs F Gygli  1-0651932BerneD02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. F Gygli vs A Staehelin  ½-½251932BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. Grob vs F Gygli  1-0431932BerneB83 Sicilian
23. F Gygli vs E Voellmy  ½-½261932BerneE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. Euwe vs F Gygli  1-0431932BerneA12 English with b3
25. F Gygli vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½571934ZurichD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
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  Benzol: Fritz Gygli
Born 1896 in Villnachen
Died 27th April 1980 in Zurich
Swiss Champion in 1941-42.
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  whiteshark: Birthdate: 12-Nov-1896


For Zürich 1934 crosstable --> Game Collection: Zurich 1934

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Oct-15-10  GrahamClayton: Editor of the "Schweizerische Schachzeitung" from 1930 to 1952.

Interesting fact about the 1941 Swiss Championship won by Gygli. The tournament was conducted in Aarau, Basel, Bern and finally in Zurich.

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  FSR: Wasn't there a movie about this guy? Oh wait, that was "Gigli."
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  TheFocus: This guy could never keep a straight face.

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