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Ram Soffer
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1987 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2484 (2406 rapid, 2517 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2517
Overall record: +25 -24 =31 (50.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      13 exhibition games, 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 E77 E94
 English (5) 
    A18 A11 A10 A12
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A36 A34 A35
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B40 B47 B48 B51 B21
 French Defense (10) 
    C01 C02 C18 C16 C03
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B47 B48
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A20 A28
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(born Sep-06-1965, 50 years old) Israel

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  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. I Rogers vs R Soffer  1-035 1990 SwitzerlandC14 French, Classical
6. R Soffer vs Psakhis 0-122 1990 Tel AvivA21 English
7. R Soffer vs N Davies  ½-½40 1990 Tel Aviv (Israel)A10 English
8. Tal vs R Soffer 1-040 1990 Tel AvivE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. Eingorn vs R Soffer  1-048 1990 Berliner SommerD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. R Soffer vs Romanishin 0-137 1991 Bad Lauterberg 54/527E20 Nimzo-Indian
11. R Soffer vs Psakhis  0-154 1991 Tel AvivA00 Uncommon Opening
12. R Soffer vs N Davies  1-036 1991 It (cat.4)E77 King's Indian
13. Smirin vs R Soffer  ½-½38 1991 Tel AvivA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. Murey vs R Soffer  ½-½35 1991 It (cat. 4), Tel AvivB42 Sicilian, Kan
15. Hertneck vs R Soffer  ½-½46 1991 Bad LauterbergC02 French, Advance
16. R Soffer vs Psakhis  0-154 1991 Tel_Aviv 52/367A00 Uncommon Opening
17. V Beim vs R Soffer  ½-½28 1992 Rishon Le ZiyyonA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
18. Hebden vs R Soffer  ½-½46 1992 Rishon Lezion E15 Queen's Indian
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. Psakhis vs R Soffer  1-037 1994 Israeli National Championships Tel Aviv ISR (8E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
24. R Soffer vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½23 1994 Berliner Sommer 12thE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
25. R Soffer vs S Solonar  1-043 1994 Berlin Summer openA80 Dutch
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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

Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: He's playing now in the Chigorin Memorial:
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