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Israel Yosef Kniazer
Number of games in database: 13
Years covered: 1938 to 1954
Overall record: +2 -3 =8 (46.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-01-1894, died May-04-1958, 64 years old) Poland (federation/nationality Israel)

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Kniazer vs M Czerniak  1-0371938Tel AvivA09 Reti Opening
2. I Rabinovich-Barav vs I Kniazer  1-0361944Lasker chess club Jubilee TournamentA47 Queen's Indian
3. I Rabinovich-Barav vs I Kniazer  1-0331945Palestine/Israel championshipE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
4. M Czerniak vs I Kniazer 0-1351951Tel AvivC02 French, Advance
5. I Kniazer vs E Weichselbaumer  ½-½341954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-CC18 French, Winawer
6. R Goode vs I Kniazer  ½-½301954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-CE60 King's Indian Defense
7. I Kniazer vs S Burstein  ½-½301954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-CE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
8. I Kniazer vs A Tsvetkov  ½-½411954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
9. A Matanovic vs I Kniazer  ½-½271954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AC10 French
10. I Kniazer vs E Joppen ½-½661954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE97 King's Indian
11. I Kniazer vs P Clarke  ½-½361954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
12. I Kniazer vs Guimard  0-1741954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AA04 Reti Opening
13. E Gereben vs I Kniazer  ½-½261954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE10 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-30-17  hemy: Israel Yosef Kniazer played in Olympiad 1954 in Amsterdam

His name is Israel Yosef, not "Igor"
http://jewishchesshistory.blogspot.... Kniazer had been born on April 1st, 1894 in Poland, and died on May 4th, 1958. In 1925 he moved to Palestine (Eretz-Israel).

Link to the page of "Hevra Kadisha" in Hebrew.

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  Tabanus: Reposted:

Apr-30-18 hemy: <In the different publications the spelling of his name in Hebrew was "קניאזר" and "קניאז׳ר;" (Kniazer and Kniajer).

Sometimes it was spelled as "קניאגר" and translated as "Kniager" (Article "Palestine championship" in "Palestine Post", April 18, 1945, p.2, the article "Notes and News" in "Palestine Post", April 11, 1945, p.2 and "Chess Results" 1951-1955, p.80) In the webpage of Israeli chess historian Avital Pilpel related to Kniazer (http://jewishchesshistory.blogspot....) in the list of "Israel's chess masters" taken from "64 Mishbatzot", Feb. 1956, p.17 the spelling is "Kniager".

According to the cemetery record, the spelling of his name on gravestone was "קניאזר", so the "Kniazer" should be correct name, as it was in most of publications.>

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