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Karl Leffmann
Number of games in database: 29
Years covered: 1877 to 1883
Overall record: +5 -16 =8 (31.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1836, died Aug-18-1891, 55 years old) Germany

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Schallopp vs K Leffmann  0-1351877LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. W Paulsen vs K Leffmann  ½-½341877LeipzigB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. E Flechsig vs K Leffmann 0-1471877LeipzigC48 Four Knights
4. K Leffmann vs Zukertort 0-1591877LeipzigC50 Giuoco Piano
5. Metger vs K Leffmann  ½-½241877LeipzigC48 Four Knights
6. Paulsen vs K Leffmann 1-0181877LeipzigA84 Dutch
7. K Leffmann vs Winawer 0-1311877LeipzigC46 Three Knights
8. K Leffmann vs Englisch  0-1411877LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
9. K Leffmann vs Anderssen  0-1321877LeipzigC67 Ruy Lopez
10. A W Franke vs K Leffmann  0-1201877LeipzigC02 French, Advance
11. K Leffmann vs C T Goering 1-0361877LeipzigC50 Giuoco Piano
12. K Leffmann vs W Paulsen  0-1491883NurembergB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. K Leffmann vs Max Weiss  ½-½491883NurembergC70 Ruy Lopez
14. A Fritz vs K Leffmann  ½-½231883NurembergC49 Four Knights
15. K Leffmann vs Von Bardeleben 0-1661883NurembergB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. K Leffmann vs Gunsberg 0-1391883NurembergC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
17. J N Berger vs K Leffmann 1-0561883NurembergC77 Ruy Lopez
18. M Lange vs K Leffmann 1-0271883NurembergC50 Giuoco Piano
19. V Hruby vs K Leffmann 1-0251883NurembergA13 English
20. Blackburne vs K Leffmann ½-½811883NurembergC53 Giuoco Piano
21. F Riemann vs K Leffmann 1-0311883NurembergC22 Center Game
22. K Leffmann vs J Mason  0-1401883NurembergC13 French
23. K Leffmann vs Winawer ½-½561883NurembergC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
24. J Schwarz vs K Leffmann  1-0341883NurembergC11 French
25. M Bier vs K Leffmann 1-0261883NurembergC13 French
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  whiteshark: Finished as last in Nürnberg 1883. Crosstable:
Oct-31-10  Eastfrisian: 1877 in Leipzig he shared 6th place (with Englisch and Schallopp) ahead of Metger, Flechsig, Franke and W. Paulsen.
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  Calli: His forename was Carl, but like Schlechter, a "K" seems persistent. For a photo see He is the bearded man with a hat on his knee. See the next picture for a blowup.
Mar-27-16  zanzibar: <OBITUARY.
German chess has sustained another loss in the death, at the age of 55, of C. Leffmann, of Cologne, one of the strongest amateurs of the Rhineland. Herr Leffmann's vocation did not admit of his devoting more than his holiday time to public play; his efforts were mostly confined to local practice, and his name figured rarely in the list of the congresses of the German Chess Association; on the rare occasions, however, when he took part in tournaments, he was found to be a dangerous opponent even to the best. During his career in the army, he took a leading part at the chess club in Dusseldorf, together with the late Herr Schnitzler (a resident in London up to his death, a few years ago) and the Herren Pflaum; and later, in Cologne, together with Hammacher, the late Wemmers, and C. Kocklekorn, the celebrated problem composer. He became a master after winning the first prize at the West German Congress, Crefeld, 1871; and played subsequently at the Leipsic Congress of the German Chess Association, 1877; and at the Nuremburg Congress, 1883. Besides chess, he devoted his leisure hours to poetry and music, and he published several valuable poems and songs.— The Field.>
- BCM v11 p460
Jun-29-17  zanzibar: Agree with Calli, his name should be changed to Carl.

All the contemporaneous literature used <C. Leffmann>.

Just do a search on google books.

PS- What about all those broken picasaweb links?

Very bothersome.

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