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Levi Benima
Number of games in database: 52
Years covered: 1878 to 1896

Overall record: +16 -23 =13 (43.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Two Knights (8) 
    C55 C59 C56
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C67 C79 C78
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(born May-11-1838, died Feb-03-1922, 83 years old) Netherlands

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Dutch chess master who twice won the unofficial Dutch Championship, in 1881 in The Hague and in 1883 in Rotterdam. His son Frederik Benima also played chess. He died in Amsterdam.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 52  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Benima vs M van 't Kruijs  0-1591878DCA Congress 6thC33 King's Gambit Accepted
2. L Benima vs Bird  ½-½581880DCA Congress 8thC46 Three Knights
3. L Benima vs E H E van Woelderen  0-1341880DCA Congress 8thC59 Two Knights
4. J F Malta vs L Benima  ½-½571880DCA Congress 8thD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. E H E van Woelderen vs L Benima  0-1121880DCA Congress 8thC29 Vienna Gambit
6. L Benima vs J F Malta  1-0491880DCA Congress 8thC11 French
7. Bird vs L Benima  1-0421880DCA Congress 8thA03 Bird's Opening
8. H Lee vs L Benima  0-1281883London (Vizayanagaram)C23 Bishop's Opening
9. L Benima vs J Lord  0-1291883London (Vizayanagaram)C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
10. L Benima vs C J Lambert  0-1441883London (Vizayanagaram)C11 French
11. Von Bardeleben vs L Benima  1-0571883London (Vizayanagaram)A20 English
12. C E Ranken vs L Benima 0-1311883London (Vizayanagaram)C45 Scotch Game
13. T H Piper vs L Benima 1-0381883London (Vizayanagaram)A04 Reti Opening
14. C E A Dupre vs L Benima  1-0571884DCA Congress 12thA10 English
15. W Siebenhaar vs L Benima  0-1331884DCA Congress 12thC01 French, Exchange
16. C Messemaker vs L Benima  1-0401884DCA Congress 12thA10 English
17. L Benima vs C Messemaker  0-1391884DCA Congress 12thA00 Uncommon Opening
18. D van Foreest vs L Benima  0-1531884DCA Congress 12thC13 French
19. L Benima vs C E A Dupre  ½-½321884DCA Congress 12thC42 Petrov Defense
20. Loman vs L Benima  ½-½261884DCA Congress 12thC01 French, Exchange
21. L Benima vs D van Foreest  1-0321884DCA Congress 12thA13 English
22. L Benima vs W Siebenhaar 0-1391884DCA Congress 12thC52 Evans Gambit
23. L Benima vs Loman  1-0541884DCA Congress 12thA00 Uncommon Opening
24. J F Malta vs L Benima  ½-½291885DCA Congress 13thC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
25. L Content vs L Benima  ½-½391885DCA Congress 13thB06 Robatsch
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  Tabanus: Levi Benima (1838-1922), Dutch champion 1881 and 1883.

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