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Jiri Fichtl
Number of games in database: 234
Years covered: 1943 to 1998
Overall record: +58 -79 =97 (45.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-16-1921, died Nov-12-2003, 82 years old) Czech Republic

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Jiri Fichtl was awarded the IM title in 1959 and was Czechoslovak champion in 1950 (jointly) and 1960 (after a play-off).

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 234  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Fichtl vs V Stulik  ½-½391943ZlinC44 King's Pawn Game
2. J Fichtl vs J Holas  1-0421943ZlinC50 Giuoco Piano
3. X Vasicek vs J Fichtl  0-1631943ZlinC07 French, Tarrasch
4. F Zita vs J Fichtl  1-0851943ZlinC01 French, Exchange
5. J Fichtl vs Foltys  ½-½351943ZlinB20 Sicilian
6. J Fichtl vs K Prucha  0-1541943ZlinA07 King's Indian Attack
7. Hromadka vs J Fichtl 1-0811943ZlinC00 French Defense
8. J Fichtl vs A Pokorny  1-0311943ZlinC55 Two Knights Defense
9. Pachman vs J Fichtl  1-0291943ZlinC11 French
10. J Fichtl vs K Petrik  ½-½331943ZlinC51 Evans Gambit
11. Sajtar vs J Fichtl 1-0631943ZlinD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
12. M Foltys vs J Fichtl  0-1681943ZlinC01 French, Exchange
13. J Fichtl vs C Kottnauer  ½-½391943ZlinB72 Sicilian, Dragon
14. J Fichtl vs Sajtar  0-1341943PragueB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. Keres vs J Fichtl 1-0381943PragueD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
16. J Fichtl vs Saemisch  0-1461943PragueC56 Two Knights
17. J Fichtl vs J Florian 1-0281943PragueC55 Two Knights Defense
18. J Fichtl vs M Katetov 0-1141943PragueC55 Two Knights Defense
19. J Fichtl vs M Dietze 1-0241943PragueC51 Evans Gambit
20. Lokvenc vs J Fichtl  ½-½551943PragueE09 Catalan, Closed
21. Alekhine vs J Fichtl ½-½431943PragueE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
22. L Potucek vs J Fichtl  1-0321945ZlinC05 French, Tarrasch
23. Opocensky vs J Fichtl  1-0391945ZlinD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. J Fichtl vs K Petrik  0-1191945ZlinB12 Caro-Kann Defense
25. J Lendl vs J Fichtl 1-0221945ZlinC01 French, Exchange
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  Benzol: Jiri Fichtl
Born 16th February 1921
Awarded the IM title in 1959
He was Czech champion in 1950 (joint) and 1960 (after playoff).
Feb-16-07  BIDMONFA: Jiri Fichtl


Feb-16-07  AAAAron: I think Fichtl could take Kramnik any day of the week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  brankat: 87 today!

Happy birthday!

Dec-10-10  Eastfrisian: According to this site: Jiri Fichtl died already on November 12, 2003.
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  Gypsy: Sporting highlights from the Obituary above:

Many years considered the #3 player in Czechoslovakia, behind Pachman and Filip

2x Czechoslovak Champion:

1950, jointly with Filip, after they tied their playoff.

1960, after winning 2.5:0.5 playoff against Maxmilian Ujtelky.

4x played in Chess Olympiads; his best performance in Munich, 1958, placing 2nd behind Keres on the 3rd boards.

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