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Sylvain Zinser
Number of games in database: 103
Years covered: 1964 to 1973
Highest rating achieved in database: 2295
Overall record: +16 -56 =31 (30.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line (3 games)
B42 Sicilian, Kan (3 games)
A56 Benoni Defense (2 games)
A34 English, Symmetrical (2 games)
B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack (2 games)
B06 Robatsch (2 games)
B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack (2 games)
C82 Ruy Lopez, Open (2 games)
B45 Sicilian, Taimanov (2 games)
D35 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)

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(born Nov-24-1936, died Feb-10-2013, 76 years old) France

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Zinser was a well-known chess writer for the French chess magazine, Europe Echecs.

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 103  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Flesch vs S Zinser  1-0451964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-3A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
2. Francis Thill vs S Zinser  0-1211964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-3A56 Benoni Defense
3. S Zinser vs Y Stepak  ½-½541964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-3B06 Robatsch
4. R Baxter vs S Zinser  ½-½451964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-3C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
5. M Solmundarson vs S Zinser  0-1511964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CA07 King's Indian Attack
6. S Zinser vs Florencio Flores  1-0461964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. R Castagna vs S Zinser  1-0401964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. S Zinser vs Ruben Cintron  ½-½411964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CC07 French, Tarrasch
9. Kamla Kant Shukla vs S Zinser  1-0491964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CA10 English
10. M Rantanen vs S Zinser  ½-½421964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
11. S Zinser vs Hossein Zafaranian  1-0391964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CB07 Pirc
12. A Kostjoerin vs S Zinser  0-1641964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. S Zinser vs H Tejada  0-1401964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. S Bilyap vs S Zinser  1-0561964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
15. S Zinser vs N Ornithopoulos  0-1561964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
16. R Cassidy vs S Zinser  0-1121964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CA45 Queen's Pawn Game
17. S Zinser vs R Toran Albero  ½-½321966Malaga 06thC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
18. S Zinser vs Krogius  0-1391966Le HavreB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
19. Larsen vs S Zinser  1-0331966Le HavreD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. S Zinser vs Polugaevsky  0-1281966Le HavreB42 Sicilian, Kan
21. S Zinser vs Bobotsov  0-1331966Le HavreB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
22. J Enevoldsen vs S Zinser  ½-½1051966Havana Olympiad qual-4B40 Sicilian
23. S Zinser vs R Sanguineti  ½-½201966Havana Olympiad qual-4E45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
24. B Carrasco Araya vs S Zinser  0-1421966Havana Olympiad qual-4D95 Grunfeld
25. N Littlewood vs S Zinser  ½-½471966Havana Olympiad qual-4D97 Grunfeld, Russian
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  Tabanus: Sylvain Zinser, France, born 24 November 1936. Current rating 2295 (inactive)

Editor of Europe Echecs 1964-2001
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  OhioChessFan: We cannot pretend that reality is different from what it is.
Feb-12-13  nelech: RIP Mr Zinser
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Feb-12-19  Nina Myers: Nécrologie

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