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E Lobron 
Eric Lobron
Number of games in database: 659
Years covered: 1979 to 2005
Last FIDE rating: 2514
Highest rating achieved in database: 2625
Overall record: +182 -198 =239 (48.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      40 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (57) 
    B81 B90 B44 B85 B63
 Ruy Lopez (36) 
    C92 C96 C80 C88 C78
 English (27) 
    A15 A14 A10 A17 A13
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    A46 A45 D02 A41 E00
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (20) 
    C92 C96 C88 C91 C99
 Queen's Indian (18) 
    E12 E15 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B40 B42 B62 B45 B33
 Caro-Kann (31) 
    B12 B10 B19 B18 B14
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    A40 A46 E00 A41 A45
 Nimzo Indian (23) 
    E49 E21 E39 E31 E55
 Modern Benoni (22) 
    A65 A61 A70 A77 A67
 Queen's Indian (17) 
    E15 E17 E12 E14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Lobron vs Chandler, 1986 1-0
   A Huss vs E Lobron, 1985 0-1
   Seirawan vs E Lobron, 1983 0-1
   Serper vs E Lobron, 1993 1/2-1/2
   Ribli vs E Lobron, 1992 0-1
   E Lobron vs Kramnik, 1993 1/2-1/2
   E Lobron vs P Sjodahl, 1994 1-0
   E Lobron vs Azmaiparashvili, 1993 1-0
   E Lobron vs Van der Wiel, 1987 1/2-1/2
   E Lobron vs Lombardy, 1987 1-0

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
   Munich 1994 by suenteus po 147
   Biel 1984 by suenteus po 147

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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 27; games 1-25 of 659  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Lobron vs Dzindzichashvili 0-136 1979 MaintalA07 King's Indian Attack
2. E Lobron vs Keene  ½-½18 1980 DortmundB10 Caro-Kann
3. Spassky vs E Lobron 1-044 1980 BLB08 Pirc, Classical
4. Hjartarson vs E Lobron  1-051 1980 24th olm finalE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
5. M Karp vs E Lobron 0-126 1980 European Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
6. E Lobron vs Chandler  0-162 1981 Bochum (Germany)A14 English
7. Van der Wiel vs E Lobron  ½-½17 1981 BochumB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. Seirawan vs E Lobron 0-130 1981 Bad Kissingen GERA21 English
9. V Ciocaltea vs E Lobron  0-154 1981 It FRG-chB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
10. Korchnoi vs E Lobron  1-046 1981 Bad KissingenA65 Benoni, 6.e4
11. Adorjan vs E Lobron 0-136 1981 TVB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
12. H Reefschlaeger vs E Lobron  1-049 1981 BL 8182 Porz-FrankfurtE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
13. E Lobron vs H Wirthensohn  0-159 1981 Bad Kissingen GERA07 King's Indian Attack
14. M V Ghinda vs E Lobron  0-143 1981 It FRG-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
15. Hort vs E Lobron 1-038 1981 BochumB40 Sicilian
16. E Lobron vs H Westerinen  0-133 1981 It FRG-chC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
17. E Lobron vs Korchnoi 0-113 1981 Bad Kissingen 31/A09 Reti Opening
18. M Heidrich vs E Lobron  1-079 1981 BL 8182 Erlangen-FrankfurtB19 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. E Lobron vs Kavalek  0-139 1981 It FRG-chA36 English
20. Kunsztowicz vs E Lobron  0-155 1981 It FRG-chA30 English, Symmetrical
21. Browne vs E Lobron  ½-½59 1981 BBC TVA61 Benoni
22. E Lobron vs Hort  ½-½17 1981 BielC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
23. E Lobron vs Keene  ½-½39 1981 BochumB06 Robatsch
24. Sosonko vs E Lobron  ½-½21 1981 Bad KissingenA65 Benoni, 6.e4
25. B Feustel vs E Lobron  0-140 1981 It FRG-chA14 English
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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!

Premium Chessgames Member
  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!
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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