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Eric Lobron
E Lobron 
Number of games in database: 687
Years covered: 1979 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2505 (2546 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2625

Overall record: +187 -203 =247 (48.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 50 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (58) 
    B81 B90 B44 B85 B26
 Ruy Lopez (36) 
    C92 C96 C80 C88 C71
 English (28) 
    A15 A14 A10 A17 A13
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    A46 A45 D02 A41 E00
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (20) 
    C92 C96 C91 C99 C88
 Reti System (19) 
    A04 A06 A05
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (56) 
    B40 B42 B62 B45 B33
 Caro-Kann (32) 
    B12 B10 B19 B18 B14
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    A40 E00 A46 A45 E10
 Modern Benoni (25) 
    A65 A61 A70 A67 A77
 Nimzo Indian (23) 
    E49 E32 E21 E39 E55
 Queen's Gambit Declined (18) 
    D37 D35 D31 D30 D06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Lobron vs Chandler, 1986 1-0
   A Huss vs E Lobron, 1985 0-1
   M Karp vs E Lobron, 1980 0-1
   Seirawan vs E Lobron, 1983 0-1
   Serper vs E Lobron, 1993 1/2-1/2
   Smejkal vs E Lobron, 1991 0-1
   Ribli vs E Lobron, 1992 0-1
   E Lobron vs Kramnik, 1993 1/2-1/2
   V Kovacevic vs E Lobron, 1983 0-1
   Seirawan vs E Lobron, 1981 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   32nd Rilton Cup (2002)
   Manila Interzonal (1990)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1985 by suenteus po 147
   Biel 1984 by suenteus po 147
   Munich 1994 by suenteus po 147

   M Timmermans vs E Lobron (Mar-05-17) 1-0
   E Lobron vs B Brink (Mar-04-17) 1-0
   A H T dos Santos Fier vs E Lobron (Mar-03-17) 1/2-1/2
   E Lobron vs T Beerdsen (Mar-02-17) 1/2-1/2
   E Lobron vs Hing Ting Lai (Feb-28-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-07-1960, 56 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Germany)

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Eric Lobron was born in Philadelphia, USA. Awarded the IM title in 1980 and the GM title in 1982, he was West German Champion in 1980. In tournaments he was 1st= at Biel 1981, 1st at Ramat Hasharon 1982, 1st= at Manila 1982, 1st at New York 1983, 1st= at Biel 1986, 1st= at Brussels 1987 and 1st= at Ter Apel 1987. He also played on the German Olympiad teams of 1980, 1982 and 1984.

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 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 687  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Lobron vs Dzindzichashvili 0-136 1979 MaintalA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Spassky vs E Lobron 1-044 1980 BLB08 Pirc, Classical
3. E Lobron vs Keene  ½-½18 1980 DortmundB10 Caro-Kann
4. M Karp vs E Lobron 0-126 1980 European Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
5. Hjartarson vs E Lobron  1-051 1980 Chess OlympiadE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
6. Browne vs E Lobron  ½-½59 1981 BBC TVA61 Benoni
7. E Lobron vs H Vetter  1-025 1981 BL 8182 Frankfurt-D,sseldorfA15 English
8. H Reefschlaeger vs E Lobron  1-049 1981 BL 8182 Porz-FrankfurtE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
9. E Lobron vs Keene  ½-½45 1981 London BBC TV-AB27 Sicilian
10. M Heidrich vs E Lobron  1-079 1981 BL 8182 Erlangen-FrankfurtB19 Caro-Kann, Classical
11. E Lobron vs E Riefner  1-051 1981 BL 8182 Frankfurt-Markth'feldC06 French, Tarrasch
12. E Lobron vs Hort  ½-½17 1981 BielC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. E Lobron vs J Weidemann  1-041 1981 BL 8182 Kettig-FrankfurtA14 English
14. Adorjan vs E Lobron 0-136 1981 TVB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
15. Kunsztowicz vs E Lobron  0-155 1981 FRG-ch InternationalA30 English, Symmetrical
16. Schussler vs E Lobron  1-057 1981 FRG-ch InternationalA65 Benoni, 6.e4
17. E Lobron vs O Borik  ½-½41 1981 FRG-ch InternationalA14 English
18. Van der Wiel vs E Lobron  ½-½17 1981 FRG-ch InternationalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. Manfred Hermann vs E Lobron  0-141 1981 FRG-ch InternationalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. Hort vs E Lobron 1-038 1981 FRG-ch InternationalB40 Sicilian
21. V Ciocaltea vs E Lobron  0-154 1981 FRG-ch InternationalB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. E Lobron vs E Torre 0-133 1981 FRG-ch InternationalA13 English
23. E Lobron vs Kavalek  0-139 1981 FRG-ch InternationalA36 English
24. E Lobron vs H Westerinen  0-133 1981 FRG-ch InternationalC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
25. E Lobron vs G Garcia Gonzales  ½-½24 1981 FRG-ch InternationalB42 Sicilian, Kan
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 687  PGN Download
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May-07-05  aw1988: Happy Birthday!
Aug-31-05  mcgee: Lobron did well on the stock markets in the 1990s so can probably play chess with a more leisurely mien now. Won the last BBC TV Master Game to be televised, in 1981-2.
Mar-20-06  BIDMONFA: Eric Lobron


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Zufrieden sein ist große Kunst,
zufrieden scheinen großer Dunst,
zufrieden werden großes Glück,
zufrieden bleiben Meisterstück.

Happy Birthday!

Jul-06-08  zoren: i remember this man on a place called World Chess Network. he had an audio live lecture ,but only 5-6 people were watching it, and he was throwing curse words everywhere! funny man ;)
Apr-26-09  myschkin: . . .

Eric and Carman (in 2006):

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  whiteshark: Ein neuer Tag
ein neuer Anfang
so ruhig
so zart
so geheimnisvoll

Happy Birthday!

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  whiteshark: <LoverLover> Welcome and great first post, but what is ICC?
Feb-05-10  hedgeh0g: This dude is a chess player! And by "player", I mean a ladies' man!
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  wordfunph: any news to this once famous German GM? i remember him as one of the most-feared GMs in 1980s..

Trivia: After losing to German GM Eric Lobron in the last round, GM Semen Dvoirys kneeled and pound his head three times on the floor with great force.

i forgot where i got this info...anyone who could validate the story please?

May-07-10  BobCrisp: <Trivia: After losing to German GM Eric Lobron in the last round, GM Semen Dvoirys kneeled and pound his head three times on the floor with great force.>

Just to clarify, whose head?

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  wordfunph: <Bob> Semen.
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  whiteshark: Gesundheit und Zufriedenheit,
nebst allem, was dich sonst erfreut,
ein langes Leben obendrein,
soll alles Dir bescheret sein.

Happy XXXXX. B-Day

May-07-10  reti: Happy birthday Eric, and good luck with Carmen!
Jul-11-10  asianmonkey147: this is nice.

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  lost in space: I played once in the early 1980ties against him in a simul. He won nearly all games - also against me - I blundered away a pawn, was not able to hide it as a sac - I was not getting any initiative for the pawn.

This was the opening: Opening Explorer

We were both young and looking good at that time. At least in my case only the "and" remained.

Happy Birthday, Eric

May-07-11  TheTamale: You look pretty good for your age, Eric. Lose the baseball hat!
May-07-11  DanielBryant: Nothing wrong with ballcaps.
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  Penguincw: Here's another player I know with a ball cap on. Daniele Vocaturo.
May-07-11  I play the Fred: Derrick Rose may have won the MVP, but Lobron is the NBA's best.
Jun-17-11  Antiochus: Although looks logic, I loved this quenn sac E Lobron vs P Sjodahl, 1994
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  wordfunph: <32nd Rilton Cup in Stockholm:

New Year celebrations took its usual toll, GM Eric Lobron fell down the stairs on his way out of a party and sported a fine black eye and swollen hand for the rest of the event.>

happy birthday, GM Lobron!

May-07-14  lakers4sho: Kevin Durant wins MVP, is he officially better than Lobron?
May-07-14  SugarDom: See you in the finals. BTW, how's your team doing?
May-07-14  Xeroxx: happy birthday
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