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Jozef Franzen
Number of games in database: 130
Years covered: 1965 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2225 (2169 rapid, 2174 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +30 -46 =54 (43.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B81 B30 B43 B47 B32
 Pirc (5) 
    B09 B08
 Reti System (5) 
 French Tarrasch (4) 
    C07 C09 C05
 French Defense (4) 
    C07 C05 C09
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C84 C92 C95 C89 C98
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (12) 
    C92 C84 C95 C97 C98
 Two Knights (6) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A45 E00 A46 E10
 King's Indian (5) 
    E97 E96 E69 E92
 Orthodox Defense (4) 
    D68 D61 D64
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 1-0
   J Franzen vs F Baumbach, 1994 1/2-1/2
   J Franzen vs L Kristol, 1994 1/2-1/2
   J Franzen vs J Cordovil, 1994 1-0
   G Sanakoev vs J Franzen, 1994 1/2-1/2

   🏆 27th Gniota Memorial
   J Franzen vs Malisauskas (Jul-19-12) 0-1
   A Pawlicz vs J Franzen (Jul-18-12) 0-1
   J Franzen vs W Smieszek (Jul-17-12) 1-0
   P Musialkiewicz vs J Franzen (Jul-16-12) 1-0
   J Franzen vs R Kula (Jul-15-12) 0-1

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(born Feb-06-1946, 74 years old) Slovakia

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He is an IM and a GMC. Franzen took 2nd in the 12th Correspondence World Championship.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Plachetka vs J Franzen  0-1271965Klasterec nad Orlici U18 6566C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
2. I Novak vs J Franzen  1-0271972CSR-chC45 Scotch Game
3. J Franzen vs Smejkal  ½-½191972CSR-chB02 Alekhine's Defense
4. J Franzen vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½291972CSR-chB15 Caro-Kann
5. J Franzen vs Jansa  0-1501972CSR-chB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. Hort vs J Franzen  ½-½591972CSR-chE92 King's Indian
7. Plachetka vs J Franzen  1-0581972CSR-chE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
8. Plachetka vs J Franzen  1-0401972Tatran Cup 20thA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. J Franzen vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½431972Tatran Cup 20thB06 Robatsch
10. E Barrababe vs J Franzen  0-1401973corr 1.EU ttB44 Sicilian
11. S Landgraf vs J Franzen  0-1641973corr 1.EU ttA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. H Buczinski vs J Franzen  1-0451973PrievidzaC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
13. J Franzen vs S Kornasiewicz  0-1401973PrievidzaC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
14. J Franzen vs G Delmar  1-0461973PrievidzaB06 Robatsch
15. V Harasta vs J Franzen  ½-½271973PrievidzaE97 King's Indian
16. S Soska vs J Franzen  0-1291973PrievidzaA07 King's Indian Attack
17. M Huba Sr vs J Franzen  1-0391973PrievidzaB08 Pirc, Classical
18. J Franzen vs Z Radojevic  ½-½411973PrievidzaB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
19. J Franzen vs P Votruba  ½-½531973PrievidzaB03 Alekhine's Defense
20. W Maroszczyk vs J Franzen  ½-½801973PrievidzaC24 Bishop's Opening
21. P Hanko vs J Franzen  0-1321973PrievidzaA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
22. J Franzen vs V Cibulka  ½-½211973PrievidzaA25 English
23. J Franzen vs I Farago  ½-½411973PrievidzaC05 French, Tarrasch
24. J Majchrak vs J Franzen  0-1271973PrievidzaA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
25. J Franzen vs Ujtelky  ½-½161974Trencianske TepliceB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
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  Gypsy: Franzen took 2-nd in The 12-th Correspondence World Championship:

Jun-25-08  Phoenix: This guy was awesome in front of the net for the Detroit Redwings hockey team in their Stanley Cup championship victory this year.
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Josef Franzen.
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