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Jefim Rotstein
J Rotstein 
Number of games in database: 51
Years covered: 1959 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2330 (2293 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2390

Overall record: +18 -16 =16 (52.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A46 D05 D02 D04
 English (4) 
    A15 A17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B84 B43 B80 B21 B92
 Sicilian Scheveningen (8) 
    B84 B80 B81
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 A45
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(born May-16-1933, died Mar-20-2021, 87 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Germany)

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He was a FIDE Master, aka Efim Rotshtein. His son Arkadij Rotstein holds the title of Grand Master.

Rotstein was taught chess in the Lviv Pioneer Palace by Rafail Gorenstein. His coach at the local chess club was Alexei Sokolski. His circle of friends at that time included Leonid Stein and Boris Katalymov. With the shared first place in the Ukrainian Youth Championship, he qualified for the Team Championship of Soviet Youth in 1951. At the 1957 tournament of the strongest Ukrainian championship candidates in Odessa, he shared second place behind Eduard Gufeld.

Rotstein was eligible to play for the Ukrainian Chess Federation after the collapse of the Soviet Union, in 2002 he moved to the German Chess Federation. He played club chess in Austria for SV Tschaturanga Neubau (with whom he played from 2005 to 2007 in the 1st Bundesliga) and for ATSV Stein-Steyr, in Belgium for Schachfreunde Wirtzfeld. In Germany he played successfully in the senior sector at national level: in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2017 and 2019 (in the age group 65+) he became German champion, 2006 and 2007 - tournament winner. 2 He also achieved good results internationally, placing in the top 10 at the World Championships of Seniors 2000 in Rowy and 2008 in Bad Zwischenahn, as well as at the European Senior Championship 2005 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe. With Phoenix Cologne he took part in the European Senior Team Championships.

German Wiki: Wikipedia article: Jefim Rotstein

Last updated: 2022-05-15 15:31:25

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 106  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Rotstein vs B Katalymov  1-030195221st Ch UkraineB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
2. J Yuchtman vs J Rotstein  1-020195221st Ch UkraineB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
3. V Shiyanovsky vs J Rotstein  1-033195625th Ch UkraineB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. J Rotstein vs Y Polyak  0-140195625th Ch UkraineE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
5. A Kostiuchenko vs J Rotstein  1-022195625th Ch UkraineA00 Uncommon Opening
6. A Matskevich vs J Rotstein  0-125195625th Ch UkraineA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. J Rotstein vs A Khavin  0-133195625th Ch UkraineB01 Scandinavian
8. J Rotstein vs V Ugolik  1-040195625th Ch UkraineA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
9. J Rotstein vs B Ratner  ½-½15195625th Ch UkraineB12 Caro-Kann Defense
10. J Rotstein vs Bogdan Vorobets  0-140195625th Ch UkraineC15 French, Winawer
11. A Kofman vs J Rotstein  ½-½88195625th Ch UkraineB07 Pirc
12. I Kurass vs J Rotstein  0-132195625th Ch UkraineA56 Benoni Defense
13. J Rotstein vs A Zamikhovsky  0-170195625th Ch UkraineC44 King's Pawn Game
14. Y Sheinberg vs J Rotstein  1-034195625th Ch UkraineE70 King's Indian
15. J Rotstein vs A Serebrisky  0-141195625th Ch UkraineC11 French
16. Arkadiy A Makarov vs J Rotstein  ½-½46195625th Ch UkraineC41 Philidor Defense
17. R Romanovsky vs J Rotstein  1-031195625th Ch UkraineC41 Philidor Defense
18. Lipnitsky vs J Rotstein  1-035195625th Ch UkraineB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. I Pogrebissky vs J Rotstein  1-025195625th Ch UkraineA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
20. J Rotstein vs A Bannik  ½-½52195625th Ch UkraineE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
21. J Rotstein vs Gufeld  1-050195625th Ch UkraineE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
22. Geller vs J Rotstein  1-0411959UKR-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. A Zamikhovsky vs J Rotstein  ½-½371959UKR-chA99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3
24. Savon vs J Rotstein  ½-½421959UKR-chC16 French, Winawer
25. J Rotstein vs A Bannik  ½-½391959UKR-chA56 Benoni Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-28-09  myschkin: . . .

FM [why not IM?] Jefim Rotstein (born 1933) 'from' Germany.

Fide card:

~ Efim Rotshtein (? his Ukrainian spelling)

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