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Josef Kupper
Number of games in database: 166
Years covered: 1950 to 1988
Last FIDE rating: 2374

Overall record: +51 -55 =59 (48.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (33) 
    C85 C73 C78 C86 C64
 Sicilian (32) 
    B93 B43 B64 B45 B46
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (12) 
    C85 C86
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B93 B96
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (11) 
    C85 C69
 French Defense (9) 
    C05 C18 C13 C16 C03
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B48 B43 B40 B22 B39
 English, 1 c4 c5 (12) 
    A37 A35 A30 A34
 Queen's Indian (12) 
    E19 E17 E14 E12 E13
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E45 E54 E29 E43 E22
 French Defense (7) 
    C16 C18 C17 C09 C05
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Kupper vs F Olafsson, 1959 1-0
   Kasparov vs J Kupper, 1988 1/2-1/2
   A Dueckstein vs J Kupper, 1958 0-1
   Barcza vs J Kupper, 1959 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Zuerich (1954)
   Clare Benedict Cup (1956)
   Enschede Zonal (1963)
   Amsterdam Olympiad Final-B (1954)
   Zuerich (1959)
   Zuerich (1961)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-1 (1964)
   Venice (1967)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-C (1964)
   Clare Benedict (1970)
   Munich Olympiad qual-4 (1958)
   Lugano Olympiad Final-B (1968)
   Munich Olympiad Final-A (1958)

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(born Mar-10-1932, died Jun-05-2017, 85 years old) Switzerland

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(Dr) Josef Kupper was born on the 10th of March 1932 in Luzern, Switzerland. Awarded the IM title in 1955 he was Swiss Champion in 1954, 1957 and 1962. Kupper was also a chess composer (1).


Last updated: 2017-06-09 15:49:27

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 166  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Euwe vs J Kupper  1-0441950LucerneE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
2. B Milic vs J Kupper  1-0361953OpatijaB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
3. J H Donner vs J Kupper  1-0351953OpatijaE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
4. J Kupper vs B Rabar  ½-½401953OpatijaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
5. J Kupper vs M Bertok  ½-½361953OpatijaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
6. B Milic vs J Kupper  1-0401953Mitropa CupC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
7. Euwe vs J Kupper  ½-½571954ZuerichD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. J Kupper vs E Bhend  ½-½291954ZuerichB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. P Trifunovic vs J Kupper  0-1541954ZuerichA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J Kupper vs A Beni  1-0311954ZuerichC70 Ruy Lopez
11. E Canal vs J Kupper  ½-½351954ZuerichB22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. J Kupper vs E Nievergelt  1-0371954ZuerichB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. O Zimmermann vs J Kupper  1-0431954ZuerichB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. J Kupper vs L Schmid  0-1401954ZuerichC18 French, Winawer
15. E Walther vs J Kupper  0-1481954ZuerichE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
16. Grob vs J Kupper  1-0731954ZuerichA34 English, Symmetrical
17. J Kupper vs Szabados  1-0411954ZuerichB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
18. J Kupper vs C H Alexander  0-1401954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-4B07 Pirc
19. Szabo vs J Kupper  ½-½481954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-4E29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
20. J Kupper vs M Cuellar Gacharna 1-0411954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-4B71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
21. A Dunkelblum vs J Kupper  ½-½341954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-4E17 Queen's Indian
22. O Benkner vs J Kupper  1-0461954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-BA35 English, Symmetrical
23. J Kupper vs E Paoli  1-0601954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-BC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
24. J Kupper vs T Kelly  ½-½361954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-BB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
25. O'Kelly vs J Kupper  ½-½151954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-BA34 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-08  DoctorD: A talented composer as well:

Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: RIP IM Kupper
Jul-22-17  diagonal: RIP Prof. Dr. Josef Kupper.

Kupper, always an amteur player, was awarded the IM title by FIDE in 1955, as one of only six players worldwide that year.

Death notice by his family, Rentenanstalt / Swiss Life, and the ETH Z├╝rich:

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