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Josef Kupper
J Kupper 

Number of games in database: 179
Years covered: 1950 to 1988
Last FIDE rating: 2374
Overall record: +54 -61 =63 (48.0%)*
   * 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:
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C85 C73 C78 C77 C64
 Sicilian (33) 
    B93 B43 B45 B96 B64
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (12) 
    C85 C86
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (11) 
    C85 C69
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B93 B96
 French Defense (10) 
    C05 C18 C14 C03 C16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (33) 
    B48 B43 B40 B63 B39
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E19 E14 E17 E12 E15
 English, 1 c4 c5 (12) 
    A37 A30 A35 A34
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E45 E54 E59 E22 E29
 French Defense (8) 
    C16 C17 C18 C05 C09
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
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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
   Barcza vs J Kupper, 1959 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Zuerich (1954)
   Clare Benedict Cup (1956)
   Amsterdam Olympiad Final-B (1954)
   Enschede Zonal (1963)
   Zuerich (1961)
   Zuerich (1959)
   Venice (1967)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-1 (1964)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-C (1964)
   Clare Benedict (1970)
   Munich Olympiad qual-4 (1958)
   Opatija (1953)
   Lugano Olympiad Final-B (1968)
   Munich Olympiad Final-A (1958)

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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 8; games 1-25 of 179  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Euwe vs J Kupper  1-0441950LucerneE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
2. A Beni vs J Kupper  1-0421953OpatijaB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
3. J H Donner vs J Kupper  1-0351953OpatijaE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
4. J Kupper vs M Udovcic  1-0541953OpatijaB07 Pirc
5. Golombek vs J Kupper  ½-½351953OpatijaE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
6. J Kupper vs J Nikolac  ½-½441953OpatijaC77 Ruy Lopez
7. J Kupper vs B Rabar  ½-½401953OpatijaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
8. B Milic vs J Kupper  1-0361953OpatijaB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. G Porreca vs J Kupper  0-1761953OpatijaE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
10. J Kupper vs A Fuderer  0-1501953OpatijaB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
11. A Matanovic vs J Kupper  1-0761953OpatijaC07 French, Tarrasch
12. J Kupper vs R G Wade  ½-½191953OpatijaC05 French, Tarrasch
13. Pirc vs J Kupper  1-0311953OpatijaA03 Bird's Opening
14. J Kupper vs M Vidmar Jr  ½-½201953OpatijaB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
15. Ivkov vs J Kupper  1-0811953OpatijaB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
16. J Kupper vs M Bertok  ½-½361953OpatijaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. Unzicker vs J Kupper  1-0521953OpatijaE14 Queen's Indian
18. J Kupper vs Vidmar  1-0411953OpatijaC66 Ruy Lopez
19. B Milic vs J Kupper  1-0401953Mitropa CupC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
20. Euwe vs J Kupper  ½-½571954ZuerichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. J Kupper vs E Bhend  ½-½291954ZuerichB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
22. P Trifunovic vs J Kupper 0-1541954ZuerichA46 Queen's Pawn Game
23. J Kupper vs A Beni  1-0311954ZuerichC70 Ruy Lopez
24. E Canal vs J Kupper  ½-½351954ZuerichB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. J Kupper vs E Nievergelt  1-0371954ZuerichB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-08  DoctorD: A talented composer as well:

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  Stonehenge: RIP IM Kupper
Jul-22-17  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 Z├╝rich:

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