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Allen Kaufman
Number of games in database: 47
Years covered: 1953 to 1958
Overall record: +21 -17 =9 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-13-1933, 86 years old) United States of America

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Former Executive Director of the American Chess Foundation and Secretary of the Samford Fellowship Committee.

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Last updated: 2019-07-14 13:34:33

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 47  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Kaufman vs David R Arganian  1-050195354th US OpenB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
2. A Kaufman vs E Hearst  0-143195354th US OpenB24 Sicilian, Closed
3. I A Horowitz vs A Kaufman  1-034195354th US OpenA55 Old Indian, Main line
4. A Kaufman vs A J Fink  1-046195354th US OpenC50 Giuoco Piano
5. Kujoth vs A Kaufman  1-035195354th US OpenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. A Kaufman vs A Turner  1-035195354th US OpenA16 English
7. Bisguier vs A Kaufman 0-1591954New YorkA15 English
8. A Kaufman vs H Steiner  0-14619542nd Pan-American Chess CongressC59 Two Knights
9. P Lapiken vs A Kaufman  1-05519542nd Pan-American Chess CongressB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. A Kaufman vs Sanford  1-03019542nd Pan-American Chess CongressD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. A Kaufman vs R Cross  0-16119542nd Pan-American Chess CongressC18 French, Winawer
12. J R Schroeder vs A Kaufman  1-039195455th US OpenA55 Old Indian, Main line
13. A Kaufman vs G Krauss  1-026195455th US OpenA84 Dutch
14. A Kaufman vs Mednis  ½-½50195455th US OpenA04 Reti Opening
15. J F Donovan vs A Kaufman  ½-½55195455th US OpenC58 Two Knights
16. A Kaufman vs J Sherwin  0-131195455th US OpenB58 Sicilian
17. A Kaufman vs Santasiere  ½-½50195455th US OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
18. D Fischheimer vs A Kaufman  0-136195455th US OpenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. N Whitaker vs A Kaufman  0-164195455th US OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. A Kaufman vs G R McMahon  1-025195556th US OpenC18 French, Winawer
21. V Pupols vs A Kaufman  0-143195556th US OpenA53 Old Indian
22. A Kaufman vs Remlinger  ½-½61195556th US OpenC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
23. L Levy vs A Kaufman  0-152195556th US OpenB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
24. A Kaufman vs Larry Evans ½-½23195556th US OpenC47 Four Knights
25. G Drexel vs A Kaufman  0-146195556th US OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
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  GrahamClayton: Kaufman also organised the 2011 Michigan Chess Festival:

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  Phony Benoni: <GrahamClayton> The organizer of the Michigan Chess Festival was <Alan Kaufman>, an entirely different person.
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  Phony Benoni: <GrahamClayton> The organizer of the Michigan Chess Festival was <Alan Kaufman>. I once played Allen Kaufman, and can assure you he is an entirely different person.
Mar-05-14  RedShield: Bobby's friend.
Dec-09-14  zanzibar: I have an <Allen J. Kaufman> from NY playing the in the <2nd PanAm Open, Hollywood (1954)>.

A picture of him (hard to find), at the time of his retirement, July 2011 is here:

Jul-14-19  Telemus: From one of Euwe's books:

Allen Kaufman vs Frank Howard, (no event, no date, but must be played 1962 or before).

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Black to move.

I found a game between Franklin Sandford Howard and Kaufmann from the Manhattan CC Ch 1955/56.

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