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Jack O'Keefe
J O'Keefe 
Number of games in database: 57
Years covered: 1950 to 1992
Overall record: +18 -23 =16 (45.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Mar-25-1930, died Jul-31-2008, 78 years old) United States of America

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He earned a rating of Senior Master, and was Michigan Open Chess Champion in 1967. He was well-known for his translation of Russian chess books into the English language.

Last updated: 2023-03-31 01:28:47

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 57  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J O'Keefe vs J Soudakoff  1-036195051st US OpenC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
2. C Brasket vs J O'Keefe  ½-½35195354th US OpenD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. J O'Keefe vs M Pavey  0-135195354th US OpenC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
4. G Krauss vs J O'Keefe 0-123195354th US OpenC00 French Defense
5. Evans vs J O'Keefe  1-042195354th US OpenD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. J Cross vs J O'Keefe  1-044195354th US OpenE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
7. J O'Keefe vs A Sandrin  1-038195354th US OpenB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
8. D Vives vs J O'Keefe 1-021195455th US OpenC01 French, Exchange
9. J O'Keefe vs E M Faust  1-044195455th US OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
10. W F Gladney vs J O'Keefe  1-041195455th US OpenD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
11. V Berzzarins vs J O'Keefe  1-037195455th US OpenD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. J O'Keefe vs J L Alexander  1-047195455th US OpenB27 Sicilian
13. L H Weaks vs J O'Keefe  ½-½30195455th US OpenD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
14. J O'Keefe vs C Heising  1-027195455th US OpenC41 Philidor Defense
15. E Godbold vs J O'Keefe 0-131195455th US OpenD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. E Mednis vs J O'Keefe  ½-½27195657th US OpenB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
17. J O'Keefe vs A Di Camillo  ½-½51195657th US OpenC29 Vienna Gambit
18. J O'Keefe vs J Araiza Munoz  1-058195657th US OpenC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
19. G Fuster vs J O'Keefe  0-162195657th US OpenA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
20. J O'Keefe vs A Bisguier  0-138195657th US OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
21. J O'Keefe vs J F Shaw  1-020195657th US OpenB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
22. I Theodorovich vs J O'Keefe  1-028195657th US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
23. J Medina Zavalia vs J O'Keefe  0-142195657th US OpenE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
24. J O'Keefe vs A Saidy  0-129195657th US OpenB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
25. C C Crittenden vs J O'Keefe  ½-½51195657th US OpenA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
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  GrahamClayton: Jack O'Keeffe (1930-2008) was from Ann Arbor, Michigan and was 1967 Michigan State champion. Here is an interesting article O'Keeffe wrote about proposals to eliminate stalemate as a form of drawing:

Mar-25-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Jack O'Keefe.

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