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Yousof Safvat
Number of games in database: 28
Years covered: 1956 to 1970
Overall record: +6 -17 =5 (30.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1931, died 2003, 72 years old) Iran

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He was Iranian champion in 1956, 1957, 1959 and 1965.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Y Safvat vs T Siaperas  1-0471956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
2. Uhlmann vs Y Safvat  1-0261956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
3. Y Safvat vs Filip  0-1471956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. Y Safvat vs M Cuellar Gacharna  0-1641956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
5. Y Safvat vs Szabo  0-1331956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
6. O'Kelly vs Y Safvat  1-0311956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DA21 English
7. Y Safvat vs A Pomar Salamanca  ½-½57195813th olm qual. group 2C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
8. I Johannsson vs Y Safvat  1-038195813th olm qual. group 2E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
9. Y Safvat vs Lombardy  0-175195813th olm qual. group 2B98 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. Y Safvat vs K S Ojanen  0-129195813th olm qual. group 2B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
11. Y Porat vs Y Safvat  0-126195813th olm qual. group 2E22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
12. Y Safvat vs W Heidenfeld  0-144195813th olm qual. group 2C13 French
13. P Troeger vs Y Safvat  1-034195813th olm qual. group 2D02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. R Cintron vs Y Safvat  0-124195813th olm final CE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
15. Y Safvat vs Rodolfo Cardoso  0-143195813th olm final CB06 Robatsch
16. A Aggos vs Y Safvat 0-121195813th olm final CE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
17. Y Safvat vs J Walsh  ½-½45195813th olm final CC13 French
18. K Lagha vs Y Safvat  0-136195813th olm final CE10 Queen's Pawn Game
19. G Primavera vs Y Safvat  1-041195813th olm final CA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Y Safvat vs A Vestol  0-125195813th olm final CB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
21. Y Safvat vs W Heidenfeld  ½-½36195813th olm final CC13 French
22. Aitken vs Y Safvat  1-061195813th olm final CC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
23. Y Safvat vs J Durao  ½-½33195813th olm final CC47 Four Knights
24. L Barden vs Y Safvat  0-1331962Varna ol (Men) qual-DC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. Y Safvat vs W G Addison  0-1351964Tel Aviv ol (Men) qual-DB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
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  Chessical: Yousof Safvat (1931 - 2003) was a national master of Iran and four times Iranian champion (1956, 1957, 1959, 1965). He played for Iran in the Chess Olympiads at Moscow 1956, Munich 1958, Varna 1962, Tel Aviv 1964, and Siegen 1970.
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