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George Mortimer Kramer
Number of games in database: 167
Years covered: 1946 to 1999
Last FIDE rating: 2267
Overall record: +63 -63 =41 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-15-1929, 89 years old) United States of America

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George Kramer won the 1945 New York State Championship, the 1951-52 Manhattan Chess Club Championship, and the 1964, 1967, and 1969 New Jersey State Championship. He was a reserve for the U.S. team at the 1950 Olympiad, winning an individual bronze medal.

The Kramer Variation of the King's Indian Defense (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nge2) is named after him.

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Last updated: 2018-04-25 02:01:34

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 167  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A J Fink vs G Kramer  ½-½1131946USA-chC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
2. G Kramer vs Denker  1-0451946USA-chB50 Sicilian
3. A Di Camillo vs G Kramer  1-0641946USA-chD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. G Kramer vs H Steiner  0-1461946USA-chD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
5. G Kramer vs G Drexel 1-0391946U.S. ChampionshipA09 Reti Opening
6. G Kramer vs I A Horowitz 1-0371946USA-chE70 King's Indian
7. James Cross vs G Kramer  0-137194647th US OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. G Kramer vs T B Eckenrode  1-060194647th US OpenA05 Reti Opening
9. Larry Evans vs G Kramer  ½-½41194647th US OpenE17 Queen's Indian
10. G Kramer vs Koltanowski ½-½27194647th US OpenD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
11. Seidman vs G Kramer 1-027194647th US OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. G Kramer vs Berliner  ½-½44194647th US OpenD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. M Finkelstein vs G Kramer 0-122194647th US OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
14. G Kramer vs H Gordon  0-153194647th US OpenA43 Old Benoni
15. G Kramer vs M Aleman Dovo  1-023194647th US OpenD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. Larry Evans vs G Kramer  0-142194647th US OpenD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
17. G Kramer vs K Forster  ½-½53194647th US OpenE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
18. G Kramer vs S E Almgren  1-064194647th US OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
19. G Kramer vs Eugene Levin  ½-½31194647th US OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. W Adams vs G Kramer 0-19194647th US OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. Santasiere vs G Kramer 0-150194647th US OpenA06 Reti Opening
22. G Kramer vs Robert E Byrne 0-139194647th US OpenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
23. H Gordon vs G Kramer  0-141194647th US OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
24. G Kramer vs A Rothman  1-0301946USA-chC05 French, Tarrasch
25. Reshevsky vs G Kramer  ½-½451946USA-chE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-26-05  arifattar: 30 games and no Kramer vs Kramer.
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  Sneaky: We have George Kramer, but where is Jerry and Elaine?
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  tpstar: Seinfeld
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  Sneaky: LOL!!! K Burger vs Seinfeld, 1996, a game about nothing!
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  GrahamClayton: New York State Champion 1945. New Jersey State Champion 1964, 1967 and 1969. 1951/52 Manhattan Chess Club Champion.
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  GrahamClayton: The Kramer Variation of the King's Indian Defence is named after George Kramer:
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  HeMateMe: One Kramer, now we need to throw in one Fuzzy, one Forest and one Bob to have a great line.
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  zanzibar: <George Mortimer Kramer -- Kramer played in a number of US championships and was a reserve for the US team at the 1950 Olympiad, winning an individual bronze medal. >

Trophy Chess: An Account of the Lessing Rosenwald Tournament, New York, 1954-5 Evans, Larry Melvyn (1932- ) [editor]
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956

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