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Joseph Lyon Rauch
Number of games in database: 57
Years covered: 1938 to 1964
Overall record: +16 -26 =15 (41.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-07-1916, 106 years old) Canada

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Joseph Rauch finished first (11.5/12) at the American Chess Federation Championship (later U.S. Open Championship), "A" Tournament, 1938 and played in seven Canadian Championships: 1937 (3rd), 1938, 1940 (2nd), 1945, 1946 (4th), 1949 and 1959. He was also Montreal City Champion in 1940, 1941 and 1942 and shared first in 1947.


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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 57  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Rauch vs W Murdock  0-156193839th ACF Congress. Prelim 1E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
2. W Adams vs J Rauch  0-140193839th ACF Congress. Prelim 1B72 Sicilian, Dragon
3. Reshevsky vs J Rauch  ½-½20193940th ACF Congress. Prelim 1B20 Sicilian
4. Yanofsky vs J Rauch  1-0381939US Open Consolation FinalC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. Fine vs J Rauch  1-040194041st US Open. Prelim 2A20 English
6. Fine vs J Rauch  1-0521941US Open (Prelim 1)B54 Sicilian
7. H Steiner vs J Rauch  1-0451941US Open. Championship FinalA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
8. J Rauch vs Fine 0-146194142nd US Open. ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
9. J Rauch vs B Schmidt  1-035194142nd US Open. ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. E Marchand vs J Rauch  1-0381941St LouisA04 Reti Opening
11. J Rauch vs B Altman  ½-½48194344th US OpenC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
12. A Otten vs J Rauch 0-127194344th US OpenD94 Grunfeld
13. H Daly vs J Rauch 1-046194344th US OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. J Rauch vs Santasiere 0-137194344th US OpenE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
15. G Katz vs J Rauch  0-140194344th US OpenD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
16. I S Turover vs J Rauch 0-1271944Ventnor CityE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
17. J Rauch vs J Levin  ½-½411944Ventnor CityD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
18. J Rauch vs A Pinkus  0-1311944Ventnor CityE10 Queen's Pawn Game
19. Santasiere vs J Rauch  ½-½361944Ventnor CityC34 King's Gambit Accepted
20. J Rauch vs Shainswit  1-0281944Ventnor CityC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
21. A Di Camillo vs J Rauch  ½-½291944Ventnor CityD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. J Rauch vs M Stark  0-1231944Ventnor CityC12 French, McCutcheon
23. E S Jackson vs J Rauch 0-1701944Ventnor CityC50 Giuoco Piano
24. J Rauch vs W Suesman  0-1341944Ventnor CityD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. J Rauch vs F Yerhoff  0-1291945Canadian ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
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Played Cdn Champ. 1937 (3rd), 1938, 1940 (2nd), 1945, 1946 (4th), 1947 (2nd, undefeated), 1949, 1959

1st place Am. Chess Fed. Champ. (later U.S. Open Championship), "A" Tournament (11.5/12) 1938

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  GrahamClayton: Montreal city champion in 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1947 (=1st).

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