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Jean-Luc Costa

Number of games in database: 133
Years covered: 1985 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 2417
Highest rating achieved in database: 2437
Overall record: +34 -55 =44 (42.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A45 A46 D02 E00 A41
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A57 A70 A61 A56
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E20 E25
 Slav (5) 
    D10 D11 D12
 Semi-Slav (5) 
    D43 D47 D45
 Dutch Defense (4) 
    A90 A81 A88
With the Black pieces:
 Philidor's Defense (8) 
 Sicilian (5) 
    B28 B21 B40 B82
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    D05 A46 E00 A41
 Slav (4) 
    D15 D12 D17
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D28 D22 D27 D23
 English (4) 
    A13 A15 A12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Anand vs J Costa, 1988 1/2-1/2
   L Day vs J Costa, 1992 0-1
   J Gallagher vs J Costa, 1990 0-1
   S Zoister vs J Costa, 1992 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Elekes Memorial (1990)
   Mitropa Cup (1990)
   Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86 (1985)
   Mitropa Cup (1991)
   Bern (1987)
   Manila Olympiad (1992)

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(born Jan-25-1965, 58 years old) Switzerland

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He is an IM.

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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 133  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Costa vs G Falchetta  1-0491985Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. B Belotti vs J Costa  1-0251985Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
3. J Costa vs O Popovych  1-0461985Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86A57 Benko Gambit
4. J Costa vs A Martorelli  0-1461985Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
5. A Antunes vs J Costa  1-0451985Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
6. Csom vs J Costa  ½-½471986Biel-JMTA04 Reti Opening
7. de Firmian vs J Costa  ½-½221986Biel-JMTD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
8. J Costa vs S Sartori  1-0441986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. C D Meyer vs J Costa  ½-½241986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86C03 French, Tarrasch
10. J Costa vs G de Boer  0-1311986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86E20 Nimzo-Indian
11. C Maier vs J Costa  ½-½511986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86B40 Sicilian
12. J Costa vs R Mantovani  0-1751986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86E12 Queen's Indian
13. R Messa vs J Costa  0-1281986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
14. J Costa vs A Grinza  ½-½561986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86A30 English, Symmetrical
15. V Bukal Sr vs J Costa  1-0761986Reggio Emilia-B 1985/86A34 English, Symmetrical
16. J Costa vs P Cramling  0-1331987Biel schevA61 Benoni
17. M Muresan vs J Costa  0-1451987Biel schevA30 English, Symmetrical
18. J Costa vs Polgar 0-1221987Biel schevA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
19. Nunn vs J Costa  1-0371987Lugano OpenC41 Philidor Defense
20. P Cramling vs J Costa  ½-½501987Biel schevD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
21. Polgar vs J Costa 1-0321987Biel schevC33 King's Gambit Accepted
22. J Costa vs M Muresan  ½-½721987Biel schevD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Szabo vs J Costa  1-0341987BernD97 Grunfeld, Russian
24. J Costa vs Geller  0-1341987BernC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
25. D H Campora vs J Costa  1-0171987BernC41 Philidor Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-25-06  BIDMONFA: Jean-Luc Costa

COSTA, Jean Luc

Apr-28-12  stanleys: This Swiss IM is a very creative player and a dangerous tactician

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