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Florian Jenni
F Jenni 
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Number of games in database: 364
Years covered: 1992 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2456 (2441 rapid, 2452 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550

Overall record: +118 -98 =135 (52.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 13 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (59) 
    B22 B90 B33 B47 B40
 French Defense (25) 
    C11 C19 C14 C10 C12
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C69 C85 C78 C68 C65
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (15) 
    C69 C85 C68
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
 French (12) 
    C11 C10 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (46) 
    C84 C77 C92 C78 C89
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (30) 
    C84 C92 C89 C91 C86
 King's Indian (25) 
    E97 E63 E92 E60 E82
 Queen's Indian (25) 
    E12 E15 E14 E13
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E32 E44 E48 E21 E46
 Scotch Game (11) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Trevelyan vs F Jenni, 2005 0-1
   F Jenni vs P Nabavi, 2004 1-0
   F Jenni vs T Duckstein, 2003 1-0
   V Malakhatko vs F Jenni, 2000 0-1
   F Jenni vs P Carlsson, 2005 1-0
   F Jenni vs L Cyborowski, 2004 1-0
   F Jenni vs A Volokitin, 2001 1-0
   T Roschina vs F Jenni, 2005 1/2-1/2
   F Jenni vs A Gunnarsson, 2005 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Swiss Championship (2006)
   Swiss Championship International (2005)
   European Team Championship (2005)
   Zuerich Open (2004)
   Swiss Championship (2001)
   Bad Woerishofen Open (2002)
   European Team Championship (2001)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Championship (2003)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   European Championship (2007)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   European Team Championship (2009)

   I Farago vs P Poutiainen, 1975

   🏆 European Rapid
   H Stevic vs F Jenni (Dec-09-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   L van Foreest vs F Jenni (Dec-08-18) 1-0, rapid
   M Ragger vs F Jenni (Dec-07-18) 1-0, blitz
   F Jenni vs M Ragger (Dec-07-18) 1-0, blitz
   V Gazik vs F Jenni (Oct-05-18) 0-1

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(born Mar-24-1980, 42 years old) Switzerland

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Grandmaster. Swiss champion in 2003 and 2006.

Wikipedia article: Florian Jenni

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 374  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Saxer vs F Jenni  0-1401992Suhr op 4C30 King's Gambit Declined
2. C Zoppas vs F Jenni 0-1151995JOA-1C50 Giuoco Piano
3. F Jenni vs J Gallagher  0-1371995Lenk opB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. G Bakhtadze vs F Jenni  1-0391995Wch U16C53 Giuoco Piano
5. Christoffer Persson vs F Jenni  0-1431995Wch U16C53 Giuoco Piano
6. A Gershon vs F Jenni  ½-½501995Wch U16C52 Evans Gambit
7. F Jenni vs F Doettling  0-1511996Bodensee-Cup 2ndE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
8. M Wortel vs F Jenni 1-0361996EU-ch U16C39 King's Gambit Accepted
9. Tukmakov vs F Jenni  1-0471997Weihnachts op-M 21thE97 King's Indian
10. F Jenni vs Wojtkiewicz  ½-½591997Neuchatel opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. F Jenni vs Hertneck  ½-½651997CredisB40 Sicilian
12. Hertneck vs F Jenni  1-0591997CredisE97 King's Indian
13. F Jenni vs J Gallagher  0-1351997CredisB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. J Gallagher vs F Jenni  ½-½571997CredisA45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. J Gallagher vs F Jenni  ½-½631998BielE81 King's Indian, Samisch
16. F Jenni vs Smyslov  ½-½351998Nagler MemorialC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
17. Korchnoi vs F Jenni  1-0341998Nagler MemorialE82 King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation
18. F Jenni vs Unzicker  ½-½341998Nagler MemorialC47 Four Knights
19. Gligoric vs F Jenni  1-0421998Nagler MemorialE97 King's Indian
20. F Jenni vs Larsen  ½-½501998Nagler MemorialB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. Smyslov vs F Jenni  1-0311998Nagler MemorialC77 Ruy Lopez
22. F Jenni vs Korchnoi  0-1411998Nagler MemorialB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. Unzicker vs F Jenni  1-0461998Nagler MemorialC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. F Jenni vs Gligoric  ½-½151998Nagler MemorialC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
25. Larsen vs F Jenni  ½-½441998Nagler MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 374  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-20-06  xenophon: who he?
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  cu8sfan: Switzerland's #5 GM, rated 2520 (Jan. 2006). He also plays in the Bundesliga for the Godesberger SK.
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  Chnebelgrind: The most talented player Switzerland ever had (Don't be annoyed Yannick, my assessement is not sacrosnct).
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  cu8sfan: <Chnebelgrind> <most talented player Switzerland ever had> What do you think, Severin Papa might have just as much talent if not more. Don't forget he's five years younger than Jenni and already has a ranking of 2445.
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  Chnebelgrind: <cu8sfan> you are right. Sorry Severin. As I noticed before <my assessement is not sacrosanct>
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  cu8sfan: <Chnebelgrind> Of course it's difficult to judge, it's just with Severin being five years younger... And by the way, I didn't mean to belittle Jenni's achievements!
Jan-20-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Did you ever meet this player, <cu8sfan>? In Biel perhaps?
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  cu8sfan: I never "met" him but I've seen him play at the Christmas open in Zurich. And we were playing in the same hall for a team event once. I was the last board still playing of our team and he stopped by but left after only a couple of seconds. That's when I knew I was really in trouble. (-;
Jan-20-06  EmperorAtahualpa: LOL <cu8sfan> and did you actually lose that game?
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  cu8sfan: Yes, I did. )-: I remember the game because after 25 moves there were still all pieces and pawns on the board. Btw, Jenni won his game if I remember correctly.
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  cu8sfan: Congratulations for winning the Swiss Championship!

Final standings:
1. GM Florian Jenni, 7
2. GM Viktor Korchnoi, 6.5
3. GM Yannick Pelletier, 6
4. GM Joe Gallagher, 5.5
5. IM Heinz Wirthensohn, 5
6. IM Claude Landenbergue, 4.5
7. IM Beat Züger, 4.5
8. IM Markus Klauser, 2.5
9. IM Simon Kümin, 2
10. IM Richard Forster, 1.5

I'll upload the games this weekend.

Jul-23-06  WMD: That's a nice name - for a girl.
Jul-24-06  MrSpock: Congratulations Florian :-)))
Hope to see you this year at the Winterthur Open to defend your title.
Aug-03-06  BIDMONFA: Florian Jenni

JENNI, Florian

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  OhioChessFan: 867-5309........867-5309.......
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  cu8sfan: Congratulations to Florian Jenni for winning the Zurich Christmas Open (
May-02-09  Dredge Rivers: Is he Richard's brother?
May-28-09  myschkin: . . .


Dec-04-09  Billy Vaughan: <OhioChessFan: 867-5309........867-5309.......>

Good, I'm not the only one who thought that!

Mar-24-10  Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday!! Florian Jenni!!!!
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  perfidious: <Weapon of Mass Destruction: That's a nice name - for a girl.>

Thank you for yet another gratuitous insult upon another, from the necessary anonymity behind your keyboard.

We certainly haven't missed all this these last five years.

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