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Otto Zimmermann
Number of games in database: 40
Years covered: 1924 to 1962
Overall record: +13 -14 =13 (48.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Sep-11-1892, died Jul-24-1979, 86 years old) Switzerland

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Otto Zimmermann was born in Zurich. He was Swiss champion in 1924.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Zimmermann vs H K Handasyde  1-0221924Paris f-BC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. O Zimmermann vs I Gudju  ½-½551924Paris f-BC77 Ruy Lopez
3. O Zimmermann vs M Romi  1-0431924Paris, finaleD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Hromadka vs O Zimmermann  ½-½4019271st olm finalC29 Vienna Gambit
5. O Zimmermann vs E Jacobson  1-05719271st olm finalD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. O Zimmermann vs G Kroone  ½-½6819271st olm finalD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. G Nagy vs O Zimmermann  0-12919271st olm finalE16 Queen's Indian
8. A Muffang vs O Zimmermann  1-02219271st olm finalA15 English
9. Lokvenc vs O Zimmermann  0-13619271st olm finalA12 English with b3
10. Nimzowitsch vs O Zimmermann 1-0411931Bern exhibitionB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
11. O Zimmermann vs J Addicks  1-0281931Prague ol (Men)D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. Tartakower vs O Zimmermann 1-0331931Prague ol (Men)A47 Queen's Indian
13. O Zimmermann vs A Cruusberg  1-0271931Prague ol (Men)D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. L Matibet vs O Zimmermann  0-1281931Prague ol (Men)A47 Queen's Indian
15. Gilg vs O Zimmermann  ½-½401931Prague ol (Men)A47 Queen's Indian
16. O Zimmermann vs A Becker  0-1511931Prague ol (Men)D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. O Zimmermann vs Stoltz  0-1461931Prague ol (Men)D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. O Zimmermann vs M Scheinberg  1-0401931Prague ol (Men)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Marshall vs O Zimmermann  0-1511931Prague ol (Men)E12 Queen's Indian
20. T Halvorsen vs O Zimmermann  1-0571931Prague ol (Men)A47 Queen's Indian
21. O Zimmermann vs E Paoli 0-1181949VeniceD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. O Zimmermann vs Tartakower  ½-½301949VeniceA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
23. O Zimmermann vs Rossolimo  ½-½321949VeniceA95 Dutch, Stonewall
24. Gligoric vs O Zimmermann  ½-½561949VeniceE28 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation
25. O Zimmermann vs L Schmid 0-1321954ZuerichB03 Alekhine's Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-16-05  epiclurker: this guy rules
Sep-11-08  DoctorD: A very nice mate in 4 by Zimmermann, with a nice queen sacrifice.

Schweizerische Schachzeitung 1969

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Sep-11-10  talisman: how many americans have named their first born after after jim otto?...or Bobby Zimmermann?...00?
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  wordfunph: "When in doubt…take more time."

- Otto Zimmermann

rest in peace master Zimmermann..

Nov-06-13  Karpova: Swiss championship 1924 in Interlaken:

1. O Zimmermann (Zürich) 6.0
2-4. Gygli (Basel) 5.0
2-4. Grob (Zürich) 5.0
2-4. Michel (Bern) 5.0
5-8. Naegeli (Bern) 4.5
5-8. W Henneberger (Glarus) 4.5
5-8. Cheron (Leysin) 4.5
5-8. Leal (Genf) 4.5
9-10. Jacques Quinin 4.0
9-10. Burahold 4.0

From page 272 of the September 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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