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Konstantin Zaivelevich Lerner
  
Number of games in database: 452
Years covered: 1962 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2515
Highest rating achieved in database: 2575

Overall record: +137 -80 =233 (56.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (28) 
    E97 E67 E73 E60 E75
 Queen's Gambit Declined (22) 
    D37 D30 D31 D38 D35
 English (19) 
    A15 A17 A16
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E20 E41 E47 E48 E32
 Slav (16) 
    D19 D10 D17 D15 D18
 Queen's Indian (16) 
    E12 E15 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (73) 
    B62 B58 B22 B89 B46
 Queen's Indian (37) 
    E15 E12 E16 E17
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (22) 
    B62 B66 B63 B61 B67
 Nimzo Indian (20) 
    E32 E21 E25 E20 E34
 English (13) 
    A17 A15 A19 A14
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A46 E00 A41 D02
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Lerner vs I D Dorfman, 1980 1-0
   K Lerner vs F Sideif-Sade, 1979 1-0
   Kasparov vs K Lerner, 1979 0-1
   K Lerner vs Tal, 1983 1/2-1/2
   K Lerner vs Chekhov, 1984 1-0
   K Lerner vs A V Kharitonov, 1984 1-0
   Kharlov vs K Lerner, 1992 0-1
   Petrosian vs K Lerner, 1983 1/2-1/2
   Sakaev vs K Lerner, 1991 0-1
   Vyzmanavin vs K Lerner, 1984 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Israeli Championship (2004)
   50th USSR Championship (1983)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship 1989 by suenteus po 147
   Tallinn 1987 by Chessdreamer

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KONSTANTIN ZAIVELEVICH LERNER
(born Feb-28-1950, died Sep-24-2011, 61 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Israel)

[what is this?]
Konstantin Zaivelyevich Lerner was born in Odessa, USSR. He was awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1986. He finished 2nd in the 1984 USSR Championship and 2nd= in the 1986 event. He also won 1st or 1st= placings in Polanica Zdroj 1985 and 1986, Tallinn 1986 and Moscow 1986. He died in Hertzlia, Israel on September 24, 2011.

Wikipedia article: Konstantin Lerner


 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 452  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Koshtenko vs K Lerner  1-0211962USSRC15 French, Winawer
2. K Lerner vs Karpov  0-143197107, Daugavpils ch-URSB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. K Klaman vs K Lerner  1-0501973URS-ch ArmyB07 Pirc
4. K Lerner vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½561974URS-ch sfB08 Pirc, Classical
5. K Lerner vs Balashov  ½-½391974OdessaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
6. Bronstein vs K Lerner 0-1391974Ch URS ( 1 liga )D56 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. K Lerner vs I Nei  ½-½481974URS-ch qualC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
8. K Lerner vs Kupreichik  1-0461974OdessaB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
9. Chekhov vs K Lerner  ½-½421976URS-ch YMB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. K Lerner vs Alburt  0-1441976OdessaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. Bronstein vs K Lerner  ½-½651976OdessaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. K Lerner vs Savon  ½-½411976OdessaE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
13. K Lerner vs Lutikov  ½-½551976OdessaA80 Dutch
14. Plachetka vs K Lerner  0-1341976OdessaA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
15. K Lerner vs Alburt  ½-½171976OdessaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
16. K Lerner vs Tringov  ½-½121976OdessaB50 Sicilian
17. E Paoli vs K Lerner  0-1301976OdessaB06 Robatsch
18. V Tukmakov vs K Lerner  ½-½171976OdessaB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
19. Plachetka vs K Lerner  0-1401977Stary SmokovecA14 English
20. G Timoshchenko vs K Lerner  1-0551977URS-ch otborB08 Pirc, Classical
21. K Lerner vs Chekhov  1-0431977URS-ch otborA30 English, Symmetrical
22. Bronstein vs K Lerner  ½-½481978Ch URS (select)A14 English
23. Lutikov vs K Lerner  ½-½611978Karseladze memC78 Ruy Lopez
24. Igor Ivanov vs K Lerner  ½-½441978Daugavpils OtborochniiE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. K Lerner vs Alburt  ½-½381978Ch URS (select)A34 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-06-05  WTHarvey: Chessmetrics.com ranked Lerner #15 in the world (at the age of 36) in 1986. Here are some of his critical postions in games not shown here. http://www.wtharvey.com/lern.html
Mar-09-05  MoonlitKnight: I must congratulate you on your great website! I put it in my favourites list.
Feb-28-06  BIDMONFA: Konstantin Z Lerner

LERNER, Konstantin Z.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/lerner_kons...
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Apr-24-08  Cactus: His last name seems very un-Russian.
Feb-27-10  Poisonpawns: Happy Birthday Konstantin!!
Mar-26-10  stanleys: Another pic of him: http://chessportal.od.ua/images/new...
Sep-24-11  SimonWebbsTiger: Sadly, Lerner has passed away.
Sep-25-11  Eastfrisian: I just read it too. R.I.P.
Sep-25-11  wordfunph: sad news indeed, rest in peace GM Lerner..

http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/g...

Sep-25-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Sad news: http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/g...

Bios:

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konsta...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konsta...

Rating development profile: http://www.schachchronik.de/ratings...

Sep-25-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Rest In Peace
Sep-26-11  stanleys: R.I.P GM Lerner
Sep-20-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  MikhailGolubev: Odessa chess TV program, 24th instalment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkYm... Devoted to Grandmaster Konstantin Lerner (1950-2011)
Feb-28-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Konstantin Lerner.
Feb-28-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Chessmetrics has him at #15 at one point? On FIDE ratings he never exceeded number 41, and they cover his Chessmetrics peak too. So much for the comparability of the two systems.
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