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Kjell Krantz
Number of games in database: 60
Years covered: 1965 to 1989
Last FIDE rating: 2305
Overall record: +28 -13 =19 (62.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack (2 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (2 games)
A15 English (2 games)
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(born Aug-03-1942, 80 years old) Sweden

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Last updated: 2021-12-19 16:18:44

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 60  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Krantz vs R Goode  ½-½561965Swedish ChampionshipA22 English
2. O Kinnmark vs K Krantz  ½-½131965Swedish ChampionshipC41 Philidor Defense
3. K Krantz vs H Akvist  1-0381965Swedish ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
4. M Johansson Sr vs K Krantz  0-1401965Swedish ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. K Krantz vs H Ek  ½-½311965Swedish ChampionshipC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
6. K Krantz vs B Eriksson  1-0261965Swedish ChampionshipA25 English
7. B Ekenberg vs K Krantz  0-1441965Swedish ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
8. K Krantz vs Z Nilsson  1-0251965Swedish ChampionshipA25 English
9. K Krantz vs B E Horberg  1-0411965Swedish ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
10. B Andersson vs K Krantz  1-0471965Swedish ChampionshipB54 Sicilian
11. L Abramsson vs K Krantz  0-1401965Swedish ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
12. B Jansson vs K Krantz  1-0561965Swedish ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
13. K Krantz vs A Werle 0-1371965Swedish ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
14. A Nilsson vs K Krantz  ½-½241965Swedish ChampionshipC58 Two Knights
15. A Fridh vs K Krantz  1-0731965Swedish ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. K Krantz vs A Werle  0-1471966Swedish ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
17. J Westman vs K Krantz ½-½1031966Swedish ChampionshipB15 Caro-Kann
18. K Krantz vs H Ek  ½-½231966Swedish ChampionshipA15 English
19. B Soderborg vs K Krantz  ½-½251966Swedish ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
20. K Krantz vs M Johansson Sr  ½-½261966Swedish ChampionshipE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
21. H Akvist vs K Krantz  ½-½261966Swedish ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. K Krantz vs A Olsson  0-1191966Swedish ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
23. K Krantz vs Z Nilsson  1-0381966Swedish ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
24. B E Horberg vs K Krantz  1-0341966Swedish ChampionshipD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
25. K Krantz vs K Skold  0-1571966Swedish ChampionshipC56 Two Knights
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  whiteshark: Here is a nice attac♔ game against the Sicilian Dragon

[Event "corr"]
[Date "1975.??.??"]
[White "Krantz, Kjell Erik (SWE)"]
[Black "Pirisi, Gabor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B77"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. h4 Qc7 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. Bh6 Nc4 13. Bxc4 Qxc4 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15. h5 Kg8 16. O-O-O Rac8 17. Qh6 Rc5 18. g4 Rfc8 19. hxg6 fxg6 20. g5 Nh5 21. Rxh5 gxh5 22. g6 1-0

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  perfidious: Krantz can play a little; he's an ICCF GM.
Sep-13-11  Nilsson: No he is not. Inactive ICCF-IM.
Very strong player though.
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  perfidious: <Nilsson> Thought he got the title in the 1990s, but he is indeed an IM.

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