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Leon S Lederman
Number of games in database: 105
Years covered: 1975 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2245 (2210 rapid, 2281 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2415

Overall record: +41 -45 =19 (48.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (26) 
    B93 B42 B44 B32 B84
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C91 C72 C80 C77 C90
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B93 B97
 French Defense (6) 
    C19 C18 C12 C11 C10
 Sicilian Kan (5) 
    B42 B41
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C91 C90
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B90 B22 B21 B97 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 D02 E00 D00 D01
 Sicilian Najdorf (8) 
    B90 B92 B97
 Slav (4) 
    D10 D12
 English (4) 
    A16 A11 A14 A12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Lederman vs S Reuben, 2014 1-0
   L Hazai vs L Lederman, 1980 1/2-1/2
   Jan Bauner vs L Lederman, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Seniors Championship (2011)
   World Senior Teams Championship (65+) (2017)
   13th European Individual Senior Championship (2013)
   Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2013)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)

   🏆 World Senior Teams Championship (65+)
   L Lederman vs J Waterfield (May-02-17) 1-0
   B Baum vs L Lederman (May-01-17) 1/2-1/2
   L Lederman vs Balashov (Apr-30-17) 0-1
   J Quinn vs L Lederman (Apr-29-17) 1-0
   L Lederman vs H Wademark (Apr-28-17) 1-0

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(born May-25-1947, 71 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Israel)

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He is an IM (1976).

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 105  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Lederman vs Timman  0-1551975NetanyaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. L Lederman vs S Kagan  1-0411975Nethanya itB32 Sicilian
3. B Jansson vs L Lederman  ½-½461976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A09 Reti Opening
4. Pachman vs L Lederman  0-1521976GreeceD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. L Lederman vs L Bronstein  ½-½721976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. M Czerniak vs L Lederman  0-1441976BeershebaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. R Nazzari vs L Lederman  ½-½261976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Tarjan vs L Lederman  1-0471976Haifa Olympiad (Men)D22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. P Ostermeyer vs L Lederman  0-1531976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. L Lederman vs A Medina Garcia  0-1721976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
11. H Wirthensohn vs L Lederman  1-0571976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A16 English
12. L Lederman vs A Bogda  1-0451976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B97 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. L Lederman vs K Pytel 0-1361977Le HavreC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
14. Matulovic vs L Lederman  1-0661977Le HavreB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. L Lederman vs Korchnoi  0-1291978Be'er ShevaC19 French, Winawer, Advance
16. L Hazai vs L Lederman  ½-½861980EUR-chT (Men) 7thB10 Caro-Kann
17. Nunn vs L Lederman  ½-½181980ManchesterB33 Sicilian
18. L Lederman vs Korchnoi  0-13719826th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
19. Pinter vs L Lederman  0-1481988Be'er ShevaD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. L Lederman vs Pinter  0-1571988Be'er ShevaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. L Lederman vs Korchnoi  0-1381988Be'er ShevaB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
22. Korchnoi vs L Lederman  1-0411988Be'er ShevaD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. L Lederman vs U Schuster  0-1291990WT/M/GT/271B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
24. L Lederman vs A Acevedo Villalba  0-1241990WT/M/GT/271D85 Grunfeld
25. A Gonzalez Freixas vs L Lederman  1-0191990WT/M/GT/271B12 Caro-Kann Defense
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  FSR: <Not> the physicist and Nobel Laureate Leon M. Lederman.
Mar-14-15  eyalbd: An original and deep Queen sac at move 22.

[Event "Nethanya it"]
[Site "Nethanya, Israel"]
[Date "1975.06.01"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Leon Lederman"]
[Black "Shimon Kagan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[BlackElo "2420"]
[ECO "B35"]
[EventDate "1975.06.01"]
[WhiteElo "2390"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. O-O O-O 9. Bb3 d6 10. h3 Bd7 11. f4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bc6 13. Qd3 Rad8 14. Rad1 e5 15. Be3 exf4 16. Bxf4 Nh5 17. Bc1 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qc5+ 19. Be3 Qe5 20. Bh6 Ng3 21. Bxf8 Qc5+

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22. Qd4! Ne2+ 23. Kh2 Nxd4 24. cxd4 Qb6 25. Be7 d5 26. Bxd8 Qxd8 27. e5 a5 28. a4 b5 29. axb5 Bxb5 30. Rf6 a4 31. Rd6 Qg5 32. Bxd5 h5 33. Rf6 Be8 34. c4 h4 35. c5 Qg3+ 36. Kh1 a3 37. e6 fxe6 38. Rxe6 Bf7 39. Re8+ Kg7 40. Re7 Kh6 41. Rxf7

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