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Konstantin Z Lerner
Number of games in database: 480
Years covered: 1962 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2515
Highest rating achieved in database: 2575

Overall record: +150 -87 =241 (56.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (31) 
    E97 E67 E60 E73 E77
 Queen's Gambit Declined (25) 
    D30 D37 D31 D38 D35
 English (19) 
    A15 A17 A16
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E41 E20 E47 E32 E48
 Queen's Indian (17) 
    E12 E15 E17
 Slav (16) 
    D18 D10 D17 D15 D16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (76) 
    B62 B58 B22 B89 B50
 Queen's Indian (37) 
    E15 E12 E16 E17
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (24) 
    B62 B63 B66 B67 B61
 Nimzo Indian (21) 
    E32 E21 E34 E20 E25
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A46 E00 D02 A41
 Queen's Gambit Declined (13) 
    D31 D38 D37 D39
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Lerner vs Dorfman, 1980 1-0
   Lerner vs F Sideif-Sade, 1979 1-0
   Lerner vs A V Kharitonov, 1984 1-0
   Lerner vs Chekhov, 1984 1-0
   Kasparov vs Lerner, 1979 0-1
   Lerner vs Tal, 1983 1/2-1/2
   Kharlov vs Lerner, 1992 0-1
   Lerner vs Tal, 1979 1/2-1/2
   Petrosian vs Lerner, 1983 1/2-1/2
   Lerner vs V Malaniuk, 1983 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Israeli Championship (2004)
   USSR Championship (1989)
   Tallinn (1987)
   47th USSR Championship (1979)
   50th USSR Championship (1983)
   GMA World Cup Open (1989)
   GMA Baleares op (1989)
   Aeroflot Open (2002)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship 1989 by suenteus po 147
   Tallinn 1987 by Chessdreamer

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(born Feb-28-1950, died Sep-24-2011, 61 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Israel)

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Konstantin Zaivelevich Lerner was born in Odessa, USSR. He was awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1986. He finished 2nd in the 1984 USSR Championship and 2nd= in the 1986 event. He also won 1st or 1st= placings in Polanica Zdroj 1985 and 1986, Tallinn 1986 and Moscow 1986. He died in Hertzlia, Israel on September 24, 2011.

Wikipedia article: Konstantin Lerner

Last updated: 2018-03-11 00:11:31

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 480  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Koshtenko vs Lerner  1-0211962USSRC15 French, Winawer
2. Lerner vs Karpov  0-1431971URS-ch sfB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. K Klaman vs Lerner  1-0501973URS-ch ArmyB07 Pirc
4. Lerner vs I Nei  ½-½481974URS-ch qualC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
5. Lerner vs Balashov  ½-½391974URS-ch First LeagueB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
6. Lerner vs Tseshkovsky ½-½561974URS-ch First LeagueB08 Pirc, Classical
7. Bronstein vs Lerner 0-1391974URS-ch First LeagueD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Lerner vs Kupreichik  1-0461974URS-ch First LeagueB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
9. Chekhov vs Lerner  ½-½421976URS-ch YMB40 Sicilian
10. Bronstein vs Lerner  ½-½651976OdessaB30 Sicilian
11. Lerner vs Tringov  ½-½121976OdessaB50 Sicilian
12. Lerner vs Savon  ½-½411976OdessaE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
13. Lerner vs Alburt  ½-½171976OdessaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
14. Lerner vs Alburt  0-1441976OdessaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
15. Lerner vs Lutikov  ½-½551976OdessaA80 Dutch
16. Plachetka vs Lerner  0-1341976OdessaA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
17. Tukmakov vs Lerner  ½-½171976OdessaB32 Sicilian
18. E Paoli vs Lerner  0-1301976OdessaB06 Robatsch
19. Lerner vs Chekhov  1-0431977URS-ch otborA30 English, Symmetrical
20. J Augustin vs Lerner  0-1401977Stary SmokovecC41 Philidor Defense
21. Lerner vs G Moehring  0-1771977Stary SmokovecB15 Caro-Kann
22. Plachetka vs Lerner  0-1401977Stary SmokovecA14 English
23. Lerner vs J Sikora-Lerch  1-0371977Stary SmokovecB27 Sicilian
24. Ftacnik vs Lerner  0-1491977Stary SmokovecD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
25. G Szilagyi vs Lerner  ½-½551977Stary SmokovecA37 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  WTHarvey: ranked Lerner #15 in the world (at the age of 36) in 1986. Here are some of his critical postions in games not shown here.
Mar-09-05  MoonlitKnight: I must congratulate you on your great website! I put it in my favourites list.
Feb-28-06  BIDMONFA: Konstantin Z Lerner

LERNER, Konstantin Z.

Apr-24-08  Cactus: His last name seems very un-Russian.
Feb-27-10  Poisonpawns: Happy Birthday Konstantin!!
Mar-26-10  stanleys: Another pic of him:
Sep-24-11  SimonWebbsTiger: Sadly, Lerner has passed away.
Sep-25-11  Eastfrisian: I just read it too. R.I.P.
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: sad news indeed, rest in peace GM Lerner..

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  whiteshark: Sad news:


Rating development profile:

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  Stonehenge: Rest In Peace
Sep-26-11  stanleys: R.I.P GM Lerner
Premium Chessgames Member
  MikhailGolubev: Odessa chess TV program, 24th instalment Devoted to Grandmaster Konstantin Lerner (1950-2011)
Feb-28-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Konstantin Lerner.
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Chessmetrics has him at #15 at one point? On FIDE ratings he never exceeded number 41, and they cover his Chessmetrics peak too. So much for the comparability of the two systems.

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