Number of games in database: 342
Years covered: 1967 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2451 (2438 rapid, 2346 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2530
Overall record: +116 -137 =79 (46.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
10 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
G Meins vs L Gutman, 2004 0-1
L Gutman vs M Knezevic, 1984 1-0
Razuvaev vs L Gutman, 1977 0-1
L Gutman vs Bagirov, 1989 1-0
Kupreichik vs L Gutman, 1995 0-1
L Gutman vs Zsofia Polgar, 1987 1-0
Kupreichik vs L Gutman, 1976 1/2-1/2
L Gutman vs V S Levchenkov, 1976 1-0
L Gutman vs Ulf Andersson, 1987 1/2-1/2
L Gutman vs K Darga, 1982 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
75th German Championship (2004)
Biel Interzonal (1985)
Lone Pine (1981)
European Individual Championship (2007)
🏆 Heusenstamm Schloss Open
U Kersten vs L Gutman (Nov-26-17) 1/2-1/2
L Gutman vs G Legde (Nov-26-17) 1/2-1/2
L Gutman vs T Guelsen (Nov-25-17) 1-0
L Gutman vs E Flach (Nov-24-17) 0-1
H Kalepky vs L Gutman (Nov-23-17) 0-1
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(born Sep-26-1945, 73 years old) Latvia (federation/nationality Germany)
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|Lev Gutman was born in Riga, Latvia (formerly USSR). Awarded the GM title in 1986, he was Latvian champion in 1972. In tournaments he was 1st at Grindavik 1984, 1st at Beer-Sheva 1985 and 1st at Wuppertal 1986. He also played board three for Israel in the 1984 Olympiad.|
Wikipedia article: Lev Gutman
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 342
|1. A Vitolinsh vs L Gutman
||1-0||24||1967||Riga||B97 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|2. M S Tseitlin vs L Gutman
|| ||1-0||42||1970||Sevastopol||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|3. L Gutman vs Klovans
||0-1||17||1970||Latvia||C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham|
|4. Tseshkovsky vs L Gutman
||1-0||40||1970||Sevastopol||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|5. Dzindzichashvili vs L Gutman
||1-0||31||1972||USSR||D92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4|
|6. Tseshkovsky vs L Gutman
|| ||1-0||31||1972||URS-ch sf||B01 Scandinavian|
|7. L Gutman vs V Mikenas
|| ||0-1||40||1972||URS||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|8. Razuvaev vs L Gutman
|| ||1-0||35||1972||Beltsy||D86 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|9. L Gutman vs Suetin
|| ||0-1||41||1972||USSR 14/664||A57 Benko Gambit|
|10. A Vitolinsh vs L Gutman
||1-0||23||1973||Latvia||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|11. A Z Kapengut vs L Gutman
|| ||1-0||29||1973||URS-ch sf||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|12. L Gutman vs Tseshkovsky
||0-1||33||1973||URS-ch sf||A04 Reti Opening|
|13. L Gutman vs Polugaevsky
|| ||½-½||36||1974||8th Soviet Team Cup||A57 Benko Gambit|
|14. N Rashkovsky vs L Gutman
|| ||1-0||23||1974||8th Soviet Team Cup||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|15. L Gutman vs Dzindzichashvili
|| ||½-½||38||1975||USSR||A55 Old Indian, Main line|
|16. Igor Ivanov vs L Gutman
||0-1||18||1975||LAT-ch||D83 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit|
|17. A Vitolinsh vs L Gutman
|| ||½-½||37||1975||LAT-ch||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|18. L Gutman vs Petkevich
||1-0||28||1975||LAT-ch||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|19. L Gutman vs Kholmov
||1-0||26||1975||13th Soviet Team-ch final A||A06 Reti Opening|
|20. L Gutman vs Taimanov
|| ||0-1||29||1975||13th Soviet Team-ch final A||E24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|21. Romanishin vs L Gutman
|| ||0-1||35||1975||13th Soviet Team-ch final A||A16 English|
|22. Razuvaev vs L Gutman
||1-0||15||1976||URS-ch otbor||D86 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|23. L Gutman vs V S Levchenkov
|| ||1-0||48||1976||USSR||E24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|24. Kupreichik vs L Gutman
|| ||½-½||31||1976||URS||D01 Richter-Veresov Attack|
|25. L Gutman vs Razuvaev
||0-1||44||1976||9th Soviet Team Cup||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 342
|Dec-28-03|| ||jaime gallegos: the schach archives of Lev Gutman are highly recommended to study chess. Anybody knows where can I found them on internet ? |
|Aug-17-04|| ||Kaspy2: I played with him for lower saxony championship 2004, where he was the only GM. But neither of us made it... |
|Jan-02-05|| ||Benzol: Lev Gutman
Born 26th September 1945 in Riga
Latvian Champion 1972.
|Aug-14-05|| ||fred lennox: For those who like flank openings with dash and daring play, this GM is worth taking a look. I often play so, and Gutman continues to be a model for my own playing.|
|Sep-26-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Lev Gutman|
|Sep-26-09|| ||whiteshark: Is he still citizen of Israel? According to his FIDE-card he is registered for the German Federation. Even German + English wiki-Bios differ here. Probably dual citizenship.|
His books, always on rare chess variants, are deeply researched (maybe his brand mark)
|Sep-26-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Gutman!
|Aug-21-14|| ||kevin86: Too bad there's no picture. I wonder if he looks like Sydney Greenstreet. lol|
|Mar-30-15|| ||zanzibar: Wiki has his picture,
He shows up in Biel (1985) playing for Israel, but is currently German.
It would be nice if the bio could note this, and perhaps add the dates.
|Sep-26-15|| ||eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Gutman!|
|Oct-04-15|| ||diagonal: It happens not often that a living Chess Grandmaster is honoured with a closed Invitation tournament of reasonable strength in classical chess (ten players, all above ELO 2400 but below 2600, meaning actually in the current range of the birthday kid who also participated in the field): Lev Gutman got this chance and homage in a a cozy little international jubilee tournament, organised by his german chess club, the SV (Schachverein) Lingen:|
http://gm-turnier.de/?page_id=166 (reports round by round)
<Stelios Halkias> from Greece, the guy who easily drew Kramnik, first round at Qatar Masters (Open) 2014, won that <70th birthday Gutman>, alongside with the Israeli routinier <Alon Greenfeld>
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