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Jozsef Szily
Number of games in database: 198
Years covered: 1936 to 1971

Overall record: +38 -63 =97 (43.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (27) 
    B71 B53 B95 B59 B28
 Ruy Lopez (23) 
    C91 C73 C64 C89 C60
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (11) 
    C91 C84 C85 C89 C97
 French Defense (8) 
    C15 C05 C13 C19 C10
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B67 B63 B62 B60 B66
 Pirc (4) 
    B08 B07
With the Black pieces:
 Semi-Slav (26) 
    D45 D46 D48 D47 D49
 Sicilian (16) 
    B60 B62 B30 B32 B93
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C79 C78 C90 C84 C92
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D30 D31
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 E10
 Reti System (5) 
    A06 A04 A05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Szily vs Wloch, 1943 1-0
   Szily vs Botvinnik, 1952 1-0
   Szily vs Smyslov, 1949 1/2-1/2
   Szily vs Larsen, 1969 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Budapest (1952)

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(born Oct-02-1913, died Apr-26-1976, 62 years old) Hungary
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(Dr) József Szily was awarded the IM title in 1950 and played for Hungary in the 1952 Olympiad.

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 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 198  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Gereben vs Szily  ½-½241936Budapest-BE16 Queen's Indian
2. Szily vs P Michel  0-1541939Germany-Hungary MatchC67 Ruy Lopez
3. Grob vs Szily  ½-½531939StuttgartB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
4. E Eliskases vs Szily  1-0311939StuttgartD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Szily vs Bogoljubov  0-1371939StuttgartB53 Sicilian
6. Szily vs Foltys  ½-½461939StuttgartC13 French
7. Vidmar vs Szily  ½-½261939StuttgartE16 Queen's Indian
8. K Richter vs Szily  1-0351939StuttgartB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. O'Kelly vs Szily  1-0361939StuttgartB83 Sicilian
10. Szily vs C Staldi  ½-½271939StuttgartB08 Pirc, Classical
11. L Engels vs Szily  1-0361939StuttgartE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
12. Szily vs T Hess  0-1291939StuttgartC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. Szily vs Kieninger  ½-½321939StuttgartC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. Szily vs B Rabar  1-0401941Trencianske TepliceC10 French
15. Szily vs Wloch 1-091943BudapestC15 French, Winawer
16. G Barcza vs Szily  1-0611947HUN-chA06 Reti Opening
17. Szily vs Szabo  ½-½271947HUN-chC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
18. Szily vs Benko ½-½361947HUN-chB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
19. Szily vs Szabo  ½-½401948BudapestC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
20. E Bakonyi vs Szily  1-0261948BudapestC20 King's Pawn Game
21. Szily vs E Gereben  ½-½311948BudapestC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. G Barcza vs Szily  ½-½321948BudapestD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. Szily vs Gligoric 0-1211948BudapestC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. Benko vs Szily  ½-½681948BudapestD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Simagin vs Szily  1-0471949Budapest-MoscowC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 198  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-23-08  myschkin: . . .

Hungarian chess master Dr. József Szily (1913–1976)

Author of the book:

<Maróczy Géza élete és pályafutása>

(~ The life and career of Géza Maróczy)

(Sport Lap- és Könyvkiadó, 1957)

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  whiteshark: <Player of the Day>

He wrote a book about Maróczy in 1957: „The life and career of Géza Maróczy"

On the Maróczy Memorial Tournament in Budapest 1952 he defeated the real world champion Botvinnik in the 7th round: Szily vs Botvinnik, 1952

Oct-02-09  WhiteRook48: when he had an elegant mate in two at the end
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  wordfunph: IM Jozsef Szily served as Hungary's 12-man team captain against Yugoslavia in 1966.

Yugoslavia drubbed Hungary 15-9.

rest in peace, Dr. Jozsef Szily..

Oct-02-12  Eastfrisian: And again no photo. !?
Nov-27-12  Morphischer: A pic
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Joysef Szily.
Oct-02-16  Hodor: What's the use of it?
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, <Hodor>!!

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