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Jiri Fichtl
Number of games in database: 646
Years covered: 1943 to 1998
Overall record: +205 -176 =265 (52.2%)*
   * 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).

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Last updated: 2021-02-12 06:44:52

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 646  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Fichtl vs C Carls  1-0321943Prague+B72 Sicilian, Dragon
2. J Fichtl vs Pachman  0-1441943PragueB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
3. J Fichtl vs Foltys  ½-½351943ZlinB20 Sicilian
4. R Sucha vs J Fichtl  ½-½661943PragueC00 French Defense
5. J Fichtl vs K Prucha  0-1541943ZlinA07 King's Indian Attack
6. J Fichtl vs J Kubanek  1-0261943PragueB20 Sicilian
7. Sajtar vs J Fichtl 1-0631943ZlinD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
8. K Schwammenhoeffer vs J Fichtl  1-0401943Vienna-chD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
9. Hromadka vs J Fichtl 1-0811943ZlinC00 French Defense
10. J Fichtl vs B Thelen  0-1631943PragueC11 French
11. J Fichtl vs A Pokorny  1-0311943ZlinC55 Two Knights Defense
12. K Urbanec vs J Fichtl  ½-½271943PragueD66 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
13. Pachman vs J Fichtl  1-0291943ZlinC11 French
14. Lokvenc vs J Fichtl  0-1641943Vienna-chE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
15. J Fichtl vs K Petrik  ½-½331943ZlinC51 Evans Gambit
16. M Bartosek vs J Fichtl  0-1621943PragueD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
17. M Foltys vs J Fichtl  0-1681943ZlinC01 French, Exchange
18. J Fichtl vs Foltys  ½-½461943PragueB72 Sicilian, Dragon
19. J Fichtl vs C Kottnauer  ½-½391943ZlinB72 Sicilian, Dragon
20. H Mueller vs J Fichtl  1-0511943Vienna-chE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. J Podgorny vs J Fichtl  0-1541943PragueA15 English
22. J Fichtl vs V Stulik  ½-½391943ZlinC44 King's Pawn Game
23. O Novotny vs J Fichtl  0-1461943PragueD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. J Fichtl vs J Holas  1-0421943ZlinC50 Giuoco Piano
25. J Fichtl vs Litera  1-0351943Vienna-chC10 French
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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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb-17-08  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.

Apr-11-21  Gottschalk: A strong player.
No notable games?
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  perfidious: There are, presumably, no games of this player saved to collections here.

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