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Julius Kozma
  
Number of games in database: 580
Years covered: 1950 to 1989

Overall record: +169 -134 =277 (53.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (57) 
    E60 E62 E61 E63 E92
 Nimzo Indian (46) 
    E55 E59 E54 E45 E56
 English (23) 
    A10 A14 A13 A16 A15
 Modern Benoni (16) 
    A56 A61 A72 A63 A62
 Queen's Indian (13) 
    E19 E16 E14 E15 E12
 Semi-Slav (13) 
    D46 D45 D47
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (60) 
    B47 B90 B94 B32 B44
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C77 C85 C97 C69 C86
 Nimzo Indian (38) 
    E46 E51 E56 E54 E40
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (27) 
    C85 C97 C86 C90 C91
 Grunfeld (23) 
    D94 D87 D90 D97 D86
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B13 B17 B10 B11 B14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967 1-0
   J Kozma vs L Alster, 1953 1-0
   S Petrik vs J Kozma, 1975 0-1
   Tal vs J Kozma, 1957 0-1
   Smejkal vs J Kozma, 1967 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czechoslovak Championship (1967)
   Marianske Lazne (1959)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1956)
   Budapest Zonal (1960)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1959)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1960)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1953)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1955)
   CSR-ch International (1969)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1962)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1954)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1963)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1964)
   Munich Olympiad qual-4 (1958)
   Leipzig Olympiad qual-3 (1960)


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JULIUS KOZMA
(born Jun-01-1929, died Nov-26-2009, 80 years old) Slovakia

[what is this?]
Julius Kozma was awarded the IM title in 1957. He won the Czechoslovak Championship in 1967.

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 580  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Krylov vs J Kozma 1-0291950MatchD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
2. J Jezek vs J Kozma 0-1411953Czechoslovak ChampionshipB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
3. J Kozma vs V Stulik  1-0521953Czechoslovak ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
4. J Podgorny vs J Kozma  1-0381953Czechoslovak ChampionshipE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
5. J Kozma vs V Brat  ½-½401953Czechoslovak ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
6. F Zita vs J Kozma  1-0431953Czechoslovak ChampionshipE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
7. J Kozma vs J Fichtl  1-0381953Czechoslovak ChampionshipC11 French
8. V Hofman vs J Kozma  1-0361953Czechoslovak ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
9. J Kozma vs L Alster 1-0271953Czechoslovak ChampionshipB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. J Sefc vs J Kozma  ½-½231953Czechoslovak ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
11. J Kozma vs J Vesely  ½-½411953Czechoslovak ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
12. Sajtar vs J Kozma  1-0381953Czechoslovak ChampionshipA17 English
13. J Kozma vs M Ujtelky  ½-½231953Czechoslovak ChampionshipE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
14. Opocensky vs J Kozma  ½-½761953Czechoslovak ChampionshipE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
15. Pachman vs J Kozma  1-0311953Czechoslovak ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
16. J Kozma vs Filip  ½-½341953Czechoslovak ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
17. K Borloy vs J Kozma  ½-½601954Budapest ttE10 Queen's Pawn Game
18. J Kozma vs J Dolezal  ½-½531954Czechoslovak ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
19. Filip vs J Kozma  ½-½331954Czechoslovak ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. J Kozma vs M Ujtelky  0-1401954Czechoslovak ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
21. Sajtar vs J Kozma  ½-½401954Czechoslovak ChampionshipA17 English
22. J Kozma vs J Sefc  0-1491954Czechoslovak ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. F Zita vs J Kozma  ½-½281954Czechoslovak ChampionshipE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
24. J Kozma vs K Urbanec  ½-½271954Czechoslovak ChampionshipE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
25. J Podgorny vs J Kozma  ½-½631954Czechoslovak ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 580  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-19-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Kozma was a quite strong master, at his prime he ranked just outside of the top 100 players (chessmetrics have him as high as 113 in 1958). Kozma played for Czechoslovakia in several Olympiads. He had a natural lively tactical playing style; some of his games are just plain fun to over. It certainly is a pitty that his collection here is small. Here is a show-case of his games:

Tal vs J Kozma, 1957
J Kozma vs E Stoeckl, 1958
Smejkal vs J Kozma, 1967
J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967
J Kozma vs Jansa, 1977

Dec-31-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: I like also this one: J Kozma vs L Alster, 1953
Apr-10-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  OlimpBase: was he of Czech or Slovak origin?
Jun-01-06  lopium: He died young.
Mar-25-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: <OlimpBase: was he of Czech or Slovak origin?> Slovak.
Jun-01-09  kramputz: Kozma is a Hungarian name
Jun-01-09  kramputz: If he died in 1975 ,how come there are several games posted upto 1989 ?
Jun-01-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: It seems that rumors of his death were greatly exaggerated. A member submitted a correction slip <There is an error in the player profile Julius Kozma. He did not die in 1979 and he is still living in Bratislava (Slovakia)>. We are going to take this person's word on the subject and update his player record accordingly.
Jun-01-09  WhiteRook48: Kozmack barriers
Dec-03-09  igst: He died on November, 26th, 2009.
Aug-31-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <he won the Czech Championship in 1967> No, it was a Czechoslovak Championship then.
May-18-12  LoveThatJoker: Julius Kozma, today you are remembered!

LTJ

May-18-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Here's a small but nice gallery of Kozma pictures: http://www.sportency.sk/encyclopedy...
May-18-12  theodor: <<kramputz>: Kozma is a Hungarian name> in bulgaria we have a writer from the Xthe century - prezviter Kozma
Apr-20-16  BIDMONFA: Julius Kozma

KOZMA, Julius
http://www.bidmonfa.com/kozma_juliu...
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