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Ram Soffer
Number of games in database: 120
Years covered: 1987 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2486 (2345 rapid, 2443 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2517
Overall record: +40 -34 =46 (52.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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   R Soffer vs M Askerov (Oct-29-17) 0-1
   A Zimin vs R Soffer (Oct-28-17) 0-1
   R Soffer vs S Swaminathan (Oct-27-17) 0-1
   S Vokhidov vs R Soffer (Oct-26-17) 1-0
   R Soffer vs Anton Konaplev (Oct-25-17) 1-0

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(born Sep-06-1965, 52 years old) Israel

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kudrin vs R Soffer 1-0301987MartignyC55 Two Knights Defense
2. Suba vs R Soffer 1-0351987BielB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
3. R Soffer vs Smejkal  ½-½301988Berlin opD97 Grunfeld, Russian
4. N Davies vs R Soffer  ½-½271989Tel Aviv-BA09 Reti Opening
5. R Soffer vs N Davies  ½-½401990Tel AvivA10 English
6. R Soffer vs Psakhis 0-1221990Tel AvivA21 English
7. I Rogers vs R Soffer  1-0351990SwitzerlandC14 French, Classical
8. Tal vs R Soffer 1-0401990Tel AvivE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. Eingorn vs R Soffer  1-0481990Berliner SommerD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Murey vs R Soffer  ½-½351991It (cat. 4), Tel AvivB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. Hertneck vs R Soffer  ½-½461991Bad LauterbergC02 French, Advance
12. R Soffer vs Psakhis  0-1541991Tel_Aviv 52/367A00 Uncommon Opening
13. Smirin vs R Soffer  ½-½381991Tel AvivA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. R Soffer vs N Davies  1-0361991It (cat.4)E77 King's Indian
15. R Soffer vs Psakhis  0-1541991Tel AvivA00 Uncommon Opening
16. R Soffer vs Romanishin 0-1371991Bad Lauterberg 54/527E20 Nimzo-Indian
17. Hebden vs R Soffer  ½-½461992Rishon Lezion URUMOE15 Queen's Indian
18. Beim vs R Soffer  ½-½281992Rishon Le ZiyyonA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
19. R Soffer vs I Almasi  1-0471993Budapest GM JuneA35 English, Symmetrical
20. M Brodsky vs R Soffer  1-0531993Berliner Sommer 11thC07 French, Tarrasch
21. V Milov vs R Soffer  ½-½451993Budapest FS09 GME25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
22. R Soffer vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½231994Berliner Sommer 12thE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
23. Pavasovic vs R Soffer  ½-½401994Budapest FS06 GMB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. R Soffer vs S Solonar  1-0431994Berlin Summer openA80 Dutch
25. Psakhis vs R Soffer  1-0371994ISR-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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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


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  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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