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Paulino Frydman
P Frydman 
Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe (1935)  
Number of games in database: 178
Years covered: 1925 to 1941

Overall record: +77 -42 =59 (59.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (25) 
    D52 D60 D56 D63 D55
 Slav (10) 
    D19 D15 D16 D18 D13
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E33 E39 E32 E36 E34
 King's Indian (7) 
    E60 E65 E67 E61 E64
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D30 D35 D38
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D43 D44
With the Black pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (23) 
    D55 D51 D57 D63 D61
 Sicilian (20) 
    B83 B29 B20 B40 B58
 French Defense (8) 
    C12 C18 C11 C02 C10
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E33 E32 E27 E20 E21
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A50 A46 D05 D04
 Sicilian Scheveningen (6) 
    B83 B84 B80
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   P Frydman vs Najdorf, 1938 1-0
   P Frydman vs Vidmar, 1934 1-0
   P Frydman vs E E Book, 1936 1-0
   Menchik vs P Frydman, 1938 0-1
   P Frydman vs Pelikan, 1936 1-0
   P Frydman vs K Richter, 1936 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Buenos Aires Circulo (1941)
   Ujpest (1934)
   Buenos Aires (1939)
   Mar del Plata (1941)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-A (1939)
   Lodz (1938)
   Podebrady (1936)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-1 (1939)
   non-FIDE Munich Olympiad (1936)
   Stockholm Olympiad (1937)
   Folkestone Olympiad (1933)
   The Hague Olympiad (1928)
   Hamburg Olympiad (1930)
   Prague Olympiad (1931)
   Warsaw Olympiad (1935)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Lodz 1938 by jessicafischerqueen
   Buenos Aires 1939 by Tabanus

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(born May-26-1905, died Feb-02-1982, 76 years old) Poland (federation/nationality Argentina)

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Paulin(o) Frydman was a regular on the Polish chess scene during the 1930's and represented Poland seven times in the Olympiads from 1928-1939 ( Following the Buenos Aires Olympiad at the start of World War II, he remained in Argentina where he later added an 'o' to his first name. Frydman was awarded the IM title in 1955.

Wikipedia article: Paulino Frydman

Last updated: 2016-11-05 06:47:29

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 183  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Emil Gross vs P Frydman 1-0281925Warsaw-chC02 French, Advance
2. L Kremer vs P Frydman  1-0211926WarsawD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. P Frydman vs Rubinstein 0-1561927Polish ChampionshipD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. M Oren vs P Frydman  1-0341927Polish ChampionshipD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
5. P Frydman vs E Andersen 1-0311928The Hague OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. W Michel vs P Frydman  1-0201928The Hague OlympiadA13 English
7. M L Hanauer vs P Frydman  1-0361928The Hague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
8. P Frydman vs G Kroone  1-0471928The Hague OlympiadC13 French
9. J A Anderson vs P Frydman  ½-½251930Hamburg OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
10. P Frydman vs H Taubmann  1-0421930Hamburg OlympiadD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. P Frydman vs Noteboom 0-1521930Hamburg OlympiadD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. P Frydman vs J Gemzoe  1-0451930Hamburg OlympiadD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. P Frydman vs A Pokorny 0-1221930Hamburg OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. Najdorf vs P Frydman  1-0411931WarsawD05 Queen's Pawn Game
15. P Frydman vs G van Doesburgh  1-0601931Prague OlympiadD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. J Sanz Aguado vs P Frydman  1-0411931Prague OlympiadA50 Queen's Pawn Game
17. N Lie vs P Frydman  ½-½561931Prague OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
18. Duchamp vs P Frydman 0-1381931Prague OlympiadA50 Queen's Pawn Game
19. G Page vs P Frydman  0-1281933Folkestone OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
20. G A Thomas vs P Frydman  ½-½461933Folkestone OlympiadB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
21. P Frydman vs J Gemzoe 1-0241933Folkestone OlympiadD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
22. P Frydman vs G Stoltz  0-1331933Folkestone OlympiadD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. K Treybal vs P Frydman  ½-½381933Folkestone OlympiadB58 Sicilian
24. P Frydman vs E Gilfer 1-0281933Folkestone OlympiadA15 English
25. P Frydman vs Spielmann  0-1261934WarsawA04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 183  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Is this Paulino Frydman?
Aug-21-06  Mibelz: In September 1939, when WW II was broke out, Frydman like many other participants of the 8th Chess Olympiad (Najdorf, Stahlberg, Eliskases, Michel, Engels, Becker, Reinhardt, Pelikan, Skalička, Luckis, Feigins, Raud, Czerniak, Rauch, Winz, Gromer, Sulik, Seitz, de Ronde, Kleinstein, Sonja Graf, etc.) had decided to stay permanently in Argentina.
Aug-24-06  Mibelz: <Benzol> Paulin Frydman had modified his first name to Paulino in Argentina, e.g. Mieczysław to Miguel Najdorf, Markas to Marcos Luckis, Paul to Pablo Michel, Heinrich to Enrico Reinhardt, Jiří to Jorge Pelikan, Franciszek to Frank Sulik, etc. By the way, Sulik moved from Argentina to Australia.
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  Benzol: <Mibelz> Thanks for the info. It looks as though you should get yourself put on the list of biographical administrators.
Sep-01-06  Mibelz: <Benzol> Thanks for the suggestion, <It looks as though you should get yourself put on the list of biographical administrators.> but I do not know how to do it.
By the way, several days ago, I sent to a short bio of Paulino Frydman. I have got an answer with thanks but Frydman still has no Chessgames Biography.
Jan-31-07  Caissanist: <Mibelz>: You need only send email to, telling them your interest and qualifications--mostly, you need to be able to write good English and to have reliable sources of information about some players who do not currently have biographies.
Jun-21-07  Karpova: Poor Paulino and Achilles Frydman who became victims of Soltis', Bill Wall's and Koltanowski's tall tales:
Sep-09-07  Karpova: Winter's feature article >Fun> deals with the <running arond naked>-myth also:
Sep-30-08  zooter: I saw a documentary on history channel "The Family that defied hitler" -- apparently, Frydman's brother (a jew in hungary) won a game of chess against a german officer (who had defeated the polish master earlier in cologne).

This victory by the amateur Frydman helped him escape the gas chamber by the german officer who saved him at great risk to himself. They were good friends till the end of the war and played chess regularly.

I wonder if this is true and if yes, a copy of the games would be truly remarkable

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  JointheArmy: <zooter> I'd like to see some clips of that on youtube.
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  GrahamClayton: Here is an excellent summary of Frydman's chess career and illnesses, complete with period photos and documents:

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  Phony Benoni: <Graham Clayton> The report is actually about Achilles Frydman.
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  GrahamClayton: <Phony Benoni>The report is actually about Achilles Frydman.

<Phony Benoni>,
Thanks for the correction. I have moved the link to Achilles Frydman's player page.

May-26-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Paulino Frydman.

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