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Edith Keller-Hermann
Number of games in database: 35
Years covered: 1949 to 1966
Overall record: +21 -4 =10 (74.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born Nov-17-1921, died May-12-2010, 88 years old) Germany

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Edith Keller-Herrmann was born in Dresden. Awarded the WIM title in 1950 and WGM title in 1977 she was also Women's World Championship Challenger in 1949-50. She's been German Women's Champion in 1947, 1948, 1951, 1952 and 1953. Sister of Rudolf Keller.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 35  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Keller-Hermann vs V Borisenko-Belova  0-140 1949 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
2. O Rubtsova vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½21 1949 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
3. Keller-Hermann vs N Hruskova-Belska  0-178 1949 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA95 Dutch, Stonewall
4. Keller-Hermann vs L Rudenko ½-½44 1949 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. E Tranmer vs Keller-Hermann  0-147 1949 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. C Chaude de Silans vs Keller-Hermann 1-050 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
7. Keller-Hermann vs J Langos  ½-½28 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
8. Keller-Hermann vs F Heemskerk  1-071 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
9. M Karff vs Keller-Hermann  0-123 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE17 Queen's Indian
10. I Larsen vs Keller-Hermann 0-144 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA34 English, Symmetrical
11. Kretschmer vs Keller-Hermann 0-110 1950 DresdenB30 Sicilian
12. E Bykova vs Keller-Hermann  1-053 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. Keller-Hermann vs G Gresser  1-059 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
14. C Benini vs Keller-Hermann  0-148 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA47 Queen's Indian
15. Keller-Hermann vs M T Mora Iturralde  1-051 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Keller-Hermann vs R Hermanowa  1-045 1950 Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
17. Keller-Hermann vs Bogoljubov  ½-½48 1951 DortmundA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
18. O Rubtsova vs Keller-Hermann  0-156 1959 Candidates Tournament (Women)B86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
19. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½35 1959 Candidates Tournament (Women)B40 Sicilian
20. A Ivanova vs Keller-Hermann  0-146 1963 2nd olw finalA14 English
21. F Heemskerk vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½25 1963 2nd olw finalD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
22. Keller-Hermann vs G Hulgana  1-051 1963 2nd olw finalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. M Lazarevic vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½38 1963 2nd olw finalB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
24. Keller-Hermann vs W Samt 1-024 1963 2nd olw finalE00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. H Konarkowska vs Keller-Hermann  0-144 1963 2nd olw finalB20 Sicilian
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Nov-17-06  BIDMONFA: Edith Keller-Hermann


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  whiteshark: Here you find a picture, when she was younger
Nov-17-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Mrs.Keller-Herman!

That is a beautiful photo <whiteshark>. Mrs.Keller, W.Unzicker and K.Junge. All so young!

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  whiteshark: Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

You are so right, <brankat>


A more recent photo: (right: E Boensch)

May-29-10  Karpova: Edith Keller-Hermann died on May 12.

Rest in Peace!


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  whiteshark: <in memoriam>

Here is another youthful picture of her:

Nov-17-11  brankat: R.I.P. Frau Keller-Hermann.
Jul-25-15  tallike:
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