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Edith Keller-Hermann
Number of games in database: 36
Years covered: 1949 to 1966
Overall record: +21 -4 =11 (73.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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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 36  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Keller-Hermann vs L Rudenko ½-½441949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. E Tranmer vs Keller-Hermann  0-1471949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. Keller-Hermann vs V Borisenko-Belova  0-1401949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. O Rubtsova vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½211949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. Keller-Hermann vs N Hruskova-Belska 0-1781949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA95 Dutch, Stonewall
6. I Larsen vs Keller-Hermann 0-1441950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA34 English, Symmetrical
7. C Benini vs Keller-Hermann  0-1481950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA47 Queen's Indian
8. Kretschmer vs Keller-Hermann 0-1101950DresdenB30 Sicilian
9. Keller-Hermann vs G Gresser  1-0591950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
10. Keller-Hermann vs R Hermanowa  1-0451950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
11. Keller-Hermann vs M T Mora Iturralde  1-0511950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Keller-Hermann vs J Langos  ½-½281950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
13. C Chaude de Silans vs Keller-Hermann 1-0501950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
14. M Karff vs Keller-Hermann  0-1231950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE17 Queen's Indian
15. Keller-Hermann vs F Heemskerk  1-0711950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
16. E Bykova vs Keller-Hermann  1-0531950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. Keller-Hermann vs Bogoljubov  ½-½481951DortmundA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
18. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½351959Candidates Tournament (Women)B40 Sicilian
19. O Rubtsova vs Keller-Hermann  0-1561959Candidates Tournament (Women)B86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
20. H Konarkowska vs Keller-Hermann  0-14419632nd olw finalB20 Sicilian
21. Keller-Hermann vs W Samt 1-02419632nd olw finalE00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Keller-Hermann vs E Ladanyike-Karakas  ½-½411963Split ol (Women)A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
23. Keller-Hermann vs A Chevrier  1-04219632nd olw finalA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
24. G Gresser vs Keller-Hermann  0-14419632nd olw finalB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
25. Keller-Hermann vs A Nicolau Van Der Mije  ½-½3319632nd olw finalD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-17-06  BIDMONFA: Edith Keller-Hermann


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  whiteshark: Here you find a picture, when she was younger
Premium Chessgames Member
  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:

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