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Lothar Zinn
Number of games in database: 156
Years covered: 1955 to 1975
Overall record: +35 -64 =57 (40.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4 (13 games)
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A07 King's Indian Attack (6 games)
A04 Reti Opening (5 games)
C05 French, Tarrasch (4 games)
B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3 (3 games)
B10 Caro-Kann (3 games)
D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical (3 games)
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(born Mar-19-1938, died Feb-29-1980, 41 years old) Germany

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Lothar Zinn was born in Erfurt. He was awarded the IM title in 1965 and was East German Champion in 1961 and 1965. He passed away in Berlin in 1980.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 156  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Zinn vs Siegfried Ruehlemann  0-1281955Zittau-C 5thB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. L Zinn vs F Blatny  ½-½431956Zittau-A 6thC55 Two Knights Defense
3. Guenter Fiensch vs L Zinn  ½-½341958DDR-ch 09thA43 Old Benoni
4. L Zinn vs W Golz  0-1561958DDR-ch 09thC00 French Defense
5. L Zinn vs H Handel 1-0411958DDR-ch 09thC00 French Defense
6. Ivkov vs L Zinn  ½-½471959DresdenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. L Zinn vs Taimanov 0-1411959DresdenB23 Sicilian, Closed
8. Geller vs L Zinn  1-0291959DresdenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Vukcevich vs L Zinn  ½-½121960WchT U26 07thB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
10. Krogius vs L Zinn  1-0211960VarnaD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. L Zinn vs P Trifunovic  ½-½131960VarnaC55 Two Knights Defense
12. Y Pustina vs L Zinn  0-1331960VarnaD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. L Zinn vs E Karastoichev  0-1251960VarnaE70 King's Indian
14. O Neikirch vs L Zinn  1-0361960VarnaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. L Zinn vs J Fichtl  ½-½251960VarnaC44 King's Pawn Game
16. M Bobotsov vs L Zinn  ½-½581960VarnaD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
17. L Zinn vs N Padevsky  0-1461960VarnaB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. Z Milev vs L Zinn 0-1291960VarnaE10 Queen's Pawn Game
19. L Zinn vs N Minev  ½-½191960VarnaB23 Sicilian, Closed
20. L Zinn vs R Fuchs  ½-½741960VarnaB10 Caro-Kann
21. G Daskalov vs L Zinn  ½-½571960VarnaB10 Caro-Kann
22. Spassky vs L Zinn 1-0391961Student OlympiadeD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. L Zinn vs A Hollis  1-0491961WchT U26 08thC05 French, Tarrasch
24. L Zinn vs K Langeweg  1-0271961WchT U26 08thB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
25. Stein vs L Zinn 1-0361961WchT U26 08thA07 King's Indian Attack
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Feb-27-07  BIDMONFA: Lothar Zinn

ZINN, Lothar

Jun-03-07  Thrajin: Lothar Zinn? That's a perfect comic book archvillain's name if I ever heard one!
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  whiteshark: More detailed bio in German:
Sep-05-08  myschkin: . . .

Bio (in German):

This could be him Zinn

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  Tabanus: Same as Zinn, with the games

Zinn vs Uhlmann, 1968
Zinn vs Bronstein, 1968

Apr-12-10  DiscoJew: Don't tell ME that's not an undercover Vulcan!!
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  TheFocus: "If you tell Lothar, zinn you vill have to leave town."

Happy birthday, Lothar Zinn.

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  HeMateMe: Did he escape from the Phantom Zone again?!

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