Number of games in database: 36
|Photograph © 1976. Courtesy of Zalmen Kornin.
Years covered: 1975 to 2007
Overall record: +24 -9 =3 (70.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|A02|| ||Bird's Opening (3 games)||A89|| ||Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6 (2 games)||A04|| ||Reti Opening (2 games)||A31|| ||English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation (2 games)|
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(born Dec-30-1957, 60 years old) Brazil
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|Zalmen Kornin was born on December 30, 1957 in Curitiba, Brazil. He learned to play chess at the age of 9. He was the National Junior Brazilian Blitz Champion in 1975, placed 3rd Brazilian South Zonal Florianópolis 1977, National Student Team Champion João Pessoa 1979, tied for 1st in International Joinville Open 1981.|
Since 1986, Zalmen mostly retired from OTB competition and has turned his attention to the cultural and artistic side of chess. He has become a composer of chess problems and studies. He is a regular contributor to chessgames.com as User: vonKrolock.
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 36
|1. Z Kornin vs Filguth
|| ||0-1||32||1975||BRA South Zonal T||E91 King's Indian|
|2. C Benitez vs Z Kornin
||0-1||36||1975||Brazil Junior ch||E17 Queen's Indian|
|3. M De Haro vs Z Kornin
||0-1||14||1975||South Brazilian Zonal T||E24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|4. Z Kornin vs C Da Matta
||1-0||45||1975||Brazil Stud Olimpiad||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|5. Z Kornin vs V Prust
|| ||1-0||26||1976||PR State ch 75||A15 English|
|6. Z Kornin vs O Mak
|| ||1-0||38||1976||PR State Ch||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|7. Z Kornin vs E Marques
||0-1||42||1977||BRA zn||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|8. Z Kornin vs M De Haro
|| ||0-1||35||1977||BRA zn||B75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|9. A L Spiess vs Z Kornin
|| ||0-1||15||1977||South Brazilian Zonal T||A04 Reti Opening|
|10. R Cabral Gomes vs Z Kornin
|| ||0-1||33||1978||Paraná State ch||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|11. Z Kornin vs G Frota
|| ||1-0||16||1979||Brazil ch||C28 Vienna Game|
|12. J Sunye Neto vs Z Kornin
|| ||0-1||18||1981||Clock Simul||A10 English|
|13. Z Kornin vs J Chemin
|| ||1-0||26||1981||PR State Ch||A06 Reti Opening|
|14. V Chemin vs Z Kornin
|| ||½-½||75||1981||PR State Ch||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|15. G W Fonrobert vs Z Kornin
|| ||0-1||52||1982||Brasil Ch sf||C56 Two Knights|
|16. Z Kornin vs F Matsuura
||1-0||18||1982||PR State Ch||E86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6|
|17. Z Kornin vs H Matsuura
||1-0||31||1982||PR State Ch||A02 Bird's Opening|
|18. L Ruppel vs Z Kornin
|| ||0-1||30||1982||PR State Ch||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|19. A Rocha vs Z Kornin
|| ||1-0||51||1983||Curitiba||C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical|
|20. Z Kornin vs C Braga
|| ||1-0||34||1983||Az de Espadas IT||E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation|
|21. Z Kornin vs G Milos
|| ||0-1||37||1983||Curitiba||B30 Sicilian|
|22. Z Kornin vs R Cifuentes
|| ||0-1||69||1983||Curitiba||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|23. A Resende vs Z Kornin
|| ||1-0||40||1983||Curitiba||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|24. Z Kornin vs S Giardelli
|| ||0-1||39||1983||Curitiba||A04 Reti Opening|
|25. J Sunye Neto vs Z Kornin
|| ||1-0||32||1983||Curitiba||A81 Dutch|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 36
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