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Pertti Ilari Lehikoinen
Number of games in database: 31
Years covered: 1977 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2217
Overall record: +9 -5 =17 (56.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Mar-19-1952, 66 years old) Finland

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He is a GMC and the 20th World Correspondence Chess Champion,

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 31  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Hollis vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½441977Heilimo mem-B corr7782E25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
2. O Kase vs P Lehikoinen 0-1171982corres Europe/MC38 King's Gambit Accepted
3. K Pulkkinen vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½611989FIN-chTC34 King's Gambit Accepted
4. P Lehikoinen vs P Ma  ½-½361991CCCA-70 GM tournamentC05 French, Tarrasch
5. A Hollis vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½371991Alekhine mem-A corr9196E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
6. P Lehikoinen vs Sliwa  ½-½241991Alekhine mem-A corr9196B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
7. H Grabinger vs P Lehikoinen  0-1341999ICCF - corrB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. P Lehikoinen vs J Edwards  1-0411999ICCF - corrE15 Queen's Indian
9. P Lehikoinen vs W Pasko  ½-½641999ICCF - corrD85 Grunfeld
10. A Brenke vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½301999ICCF - corrB53 Sicilian
11. P Lehikoinen vs G P David  1-0201999ICCF - corrA55 Old Indian, Main line
12. P Lehikoinen vs M Kahn  ½-½301999ICCF - corrE52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
13. G van Perlo vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½211999ICCF - corrB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
14. H John vs P Lehikoinen 0-1191999ICCF - corrD94 Grunfeld
15. P Lehikoinen vs L Hyldkrog  ½-½361999ICCF - corrE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
16. H Polzer vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½151999ICCF - corrA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. A Hoffmann vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½441999ICCF - corrA20 English
18. P Lehikoinen vs R Holmberg  ½-½521999ICCF - corrD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. M Mraz vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½161999ICCF - corrD85 Grunfeld
20. W Hase vs P Lehikoinen  ½-½211999ICCF - corrD85 Grunfeld
21. P Lehikoinen vs J Enricci  1-0391999ICCF - corrA77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
22. P Lehikoinen vs A J Ugge  1-0661999ICCF - corrD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. T Hillarp Persson vs P Lehikoinen  1-0352004Reykjavik OpenE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
24. P Lehikoinen vs R Gunnarsson  1-0352004Reykjavik OpenE15 Queen's Indian
25. T Thorhallsson vs P Lehikoinen  1-0512004Reykjavik OpenB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
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Jul-18-07  melianis: The top finnish correspondence player (2006).
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  whiteshark: The Chess homepage of Correspondence Chess Grandmaster Pertti Lehikoinen:
Dec-20-09  paavoh: Replaced by Auvo Kujala (2637) in the 1/2010 ICFF list.
Feb-21-11  64rutor: Congratulations to Pertti Lehikoinen for winning the 20th World Correspondence Chess Championship! "Pertti Lehikoinen MM-kultaa!!!"
Feb-24-11  paavoh: And the crosstable at:


May-05-11  paavoh: According to national news today, he has now retired from CC chess - "it's better to quit when you're at the top".
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