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Jozef Gromek
Number of games in database: 99
Years covered: 1954 to 1980
Overall record: +31 -51 =17 (39.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-20-1931, died Apr-19-1985, 53 years old) Poland

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FIDE Master Jozef Gromek was born in Czestocice. He was Polish Champion in 1955.

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Last updated: 2021-03-28 06:56:28

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 99  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Sliwa vs J Gromek  1-0531954POL-chE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
2. J Gromek vs Z Doda  1-0241955WroclawB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. Sliwa vs J Gromek  1-0261955POL-chE81 King's Indian, Samisch
4. Pachman vs J Gromek  1-0471956POL-CSRE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
5. A Tarnowski vs J Gromek  0-1481956KrynicaB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
6. J Gromek vs Z Boleslawski 1-0251956KrynicaD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
7. E Sojka vs J Gromek  ½-½541956KrynicaB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
8. S Dittmann vs J Gromek  1-0361956KrynicaE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
9. D Keller vs J Gromek  1-0321956Moscow Olympiad qual-1B58 Sicilian
10. J Gromek vs M Joffe  1-0351956Moscow Olympiad qual-1E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
11. J Gromek vs Pedro J Borras  1-0301956Moscow Olympiad qual-1E46 Nimzo-Indian
12. Taimanov vs J Gromek 1-0311956Moscow Olympiad qual-1D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. J Gromek vs W Folz  1-0321956Moscow Olympiad qual-1A34 English, Symmetrical
14. J Gromek vs P Lindblom  1-0351956Moscow Olympiad qual-1E86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
15. J Gromek vs Z Milev  0-1661956Moscow Olympiad qual-1D95 Grunfeld
16. J Gromek vs S Burstein  1-0451956Moscow Olympiad Final-BA10 English
17. A Kinzel vs J Gromek  1-0371956Moscow Olympiad Final-BB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
18. J Gromek vs G Restrepo  1-0221956Moscow Olympiad Final-BE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
19. J Gromek vs F Thorbergsson  0-1541956Moscow Olympiad Final-BE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
20. J Gromek vs W Ader Hausman  1-0481956Moscow Olympiad Final-BE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
21. H Bouwmeester vs J Gromek  1-0301956Moscow Olympiad Final-BA05 Reti Opening
22. J Gromek vs E Rojahn  1-0341956Moscow Olympiad Final-BA20 English
23. J Gromek vs C Orbaan 0-1801957Przepiorka MemorialD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
24. F Winiwarter vs J Gromek  1-0391957Przepiorka MemorialB30 Sicilian
25. J Gromek vs E Nahlik  1-0391957Przepiorka MemorialA13 English
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  Benzol: Jozef Gromek
Born 20th April 1931 in Czestocice
He was Polish champion in 1955.
Apr-20-09  bravado1: He died in 1985. Apparently over the board, or during a tournament.
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  whiteshark: Player of the Day

Deceased: 19-4-1985


Apr-20-09  WhiteRook48: happy birthday. He died the day before his birthday?!?!
Apr-20-09  waustad: The automatic translation is, as usual rather strange stuff. I have to like somebody with a passion for blitz chess though.
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  whiteshark: <WhiteRook48> Your post surprised me positively. :D
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  wordfunph: <WhiteRook48: happy birthday. He died the day before his birthday?!?!>

bitter when he died on his birthday..

Apr-20-12  DarthStapler: This guy smokes weed because he was born on 4/20 get it
Oct-16-16  Christoforus Polacco: I remember ending game from Polish Championship - Jozef Gromek versus Kazimierz Makarczyk (Makarczyk with Polish team was golden medalist Chess Olympiad at Hamburg 1930 ). Gromek played ending with huge material advantage but it was only draw. He had ''bad'' bishop. Funny, because Gromek could avoid such ending :) A some more experienced Makarczyk very gladly strove to such comfortable for him endgame....
Oct-16-16  Christoforus Polacco: K Makarczyk vs J Gromek, 1962

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