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Josef Kupper
Number of games in database: 101
Years covered: 1950 to 1988
Last FIDE rating: 2374

Overall record: +27 -37 =36 (45.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B93 B43 B64 B40 B89
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C73 C85 C64 C78 C69
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B93 B96
 French Defense (8) 
    C05 C18 C14 C16 C10
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (4) 
    C85 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C85 C86
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B48 B32 B39 B40 B41
 English, 1 c4 c5 (8) 
    A37 A30 A35 A34
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E17 E19 E13 E12 E14
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E45 E59 E54 E22 E29
 Reti System (4) 
 French Defense (4) 
    C16 C17 C05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Kupper vs F Olafsson, 1959 1-0
   Kasparov vs J Kupper, 1988 1/2-1/2
   A Dueckstein vs J Kupper, 1958 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Zurich (1959)

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(born Mar-10-1932, died Jun-05-2017, 85 years old) Switzerland

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(Dr) Josef Kupper was born on the 10th of March 1932 in Luzern, Switzerland. Awarded the IM title in 1955 he was Swiss Champion in 1954, 1957 and 1962. Kupper was also a chess composer (1).


Last updated: 2017-06-09 15:49:27

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 101  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Euwe vs J Kupper  1-0441950LucerneE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
2. J Kupper vs B Rabar  ½-½401953OpatijaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
3. J H Donner vs J Kupper  1-0351953OpatijaE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
4. J Kupper vs M Bertok  ½-½361953OpatijaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
5. J Kupper vs L Schmid  0-1401954ZuerichC18 French, Winawer
6. J Kupper vs E Bhend  ½-½291954ZuerichB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
7. Euwe vs J Kupper  ½-½571954ZuerichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. J Kupper vs C H Alexander  0-1401954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DB07 Pirc
9. Szabo vs J Kupper  ½-½481954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DE29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
10. J Kupper vs M Cuellar Gacharna  1-0411954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
11. A Dunkelblum vs J Kupper  ½-½341954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DE17 Queen's Indian
12. O Benkner vs J Kupper  1-0461954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BA35 English, Symmetrical
13. J Kupper vs E Paoli  1-0601954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
14. J Kupper vs T Kelly  ½-½361954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
15. O'Kelly vs J Kupper  ½-½151954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BA34 English, Symmetrical
16. J Kupper vs T Salo  1-0801954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. Robatsch vs J Kupper  0-1531954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BA07 King's Indian Attack
18. J Kupper vs A Vestol  1-0351954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
19. Yanofsky vs J Kupper  0-1621954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. J Kupper vs C Doerner  1-0531954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
21. J Kupper vs O Bernstein 1-0331954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
22. J Kupper vs E Paoli  ½-½481958ITA-SUIB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
23. E Paoli vs J Kupper  ½-½571958ITA-SUIB41 Sicilian, Kan
24. J Kupper vs E Paoli  1-0411958Clare Benedict Cup 05thB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
25. Euwe vs J Kupper  0-1411958Clare Benedict Cup 05thA17 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-08  DoctorD: A talented composer as well:

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  Stonehenge: RIP IM Kupper
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  diagonal: RIP Prof. Dr. Josef Kupper.

Kupper, always an amteur player, was awarded the IM title by FIDE in 1955, as one of only six players worldwide that year.

Death notice by his family, Rentenanstalt / Swiss Life, and the ETH Zürich:

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