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Ram Soffer
Number of games in database: 98
Years covered: 1987 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2508 (2355 rapid, 2513 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2517

Overall record: +26 -25 =34 (50.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 13 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A20 A29 A27 A21
 King's Indian (6) 
    E76 E97 E94 E77
 English (5) 
    A18 A11 A12 A10
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A36 A34 A35
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B40 B47 B48 B51 B44
 French Defense (10) 
    C01 C02 C18 C16 C14
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B47 B48
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E25 E32 E43
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A20 A28
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Soffer vs N Meskovs, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)

   Dvoirys vs R Soffer (Dec-12-16) 1/2-1/2
   V Mikhalevski vs R Soffer (Dec-08-16) 1/2-1/2
   R Soffer vs E Postny (Dec-07-16) 1/2-1/2
   S Volkov vs R Soffer (Oct-22-16) 1-0
   R Soffer vs Smirin (Oct-21-16) 1-0

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(born Sep-06-1965, 51 years old) Israel

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 98  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Kudrin vs R Soffer  1-030 1987 It (open)C55 Two Knights Defense
2. Suba vs R Soffer 1-035 1987 BielB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
3. R Soffer vs Smejkal  ½-½30 1988 Berlin opD97 Grunfeld, Russian
4. N Davies vs R Soffer  ½-½27 1989 Tel Aviv (Israel)A09 Reti Opening
5. Tal vs R Soffer 1-040 1990 Tel AvivE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. R Soffer vs N Davies  ½-½40 1990 Tel Aviv (Israel)A10 English
7. R Soffer vs Psakhis 0-122 1990 Tel AvivA21 English
8. I Rogers vs R Soffer  1-035 1990 SwitzerlandC14 French, Classical
9. Eingorn vs R Soffer  1-048 1990 Berliner SommerD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Hertneck vs R Soffer  ½-½46 1991 Bad LauterbergC02 French, Advance
11. R Soffer vs Psakhis  0-154 1991 Tel_Aviv 52/367A00 Uncommon Opening
12. Smirin vs R Soffer  ½-½38 1991 Tel AvivA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
13. R Soffer vs N Davies  1-036 1991 It (cat.4)E77 King's Indian
14. R Soffer vs Psakhis  0-154 1991 Tel AvivA00 Uncommon Opening
15. R Soffer vs Romanishin 0-137 1991 Bad Lauterberg 54/527E20 Nimzo-Indian
16. Murey vs R Soffer  ½-½35 1991 It (cat. 4), Tel AvivB42 Sicilian, Kan
17. Hebden vs R Soffer  ½-½46 1992 Rishon Lezion URUMOE15 Queen's Indian
18. V Beim vs R Soffer  ½-½28 1992 Rishon Le ZiyyonA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
19. V Milov vs R Soffer  ½-½45 1993 Budapest FS09 GME25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
20. R Soffer vs I Almasi  1-047 1993 Budapest GM JuneA35 English, Symmetrical
21. M Brodsky vs R Soffer  1-053 1993 Berliner Sommer 11thC07 French, Tarrasch
22. Pavasovic vs R Soffer  ½-½40 1994 Budapest FS06 GMB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. R Soffer vs S Solonar  1-043 1994 Berlin Summer openA80 Dutch
24. R Soffer vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½23 1994 Berliner Sommer 12thE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
25. Psakhis vs R Soffer  1-037 1994 Israeli National Championships Tel Aviv ISR (8E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 98  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Ram Soffer is one of only three players to hold both over the board and problem solving GM titles. The other two are Andrew Jonathan Mestel and John Nunn
Sep-06-06  BIDMONFA: Ram Soffer


Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: The real <GM RAM>, so to say.
Apr-25-11  solskytz: Some of this guy's distinctions include:

World championship in chess problem solving

Five times second place in Israeli Bridge Championship

Most accomplished concert pianist, with a very wide repertoire

and a Master's degree in mathematics

Oct-30-12  waustad: He's playing now in the Chigorin Memorial:
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