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Dolfi Drimer
D Drimer 
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Number of games in database: 142
Years covered: 1957 to 1987
Last FIDE rating: 2345

Overall record: +34 -40 =68 (47.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B44 B83 B92 B32 B78
 Four Knights (8) 
 Sicilian Dragon (5) 
    B78 B75 B77 B73 B72
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B18 B17
 French Defense (5) 
    C18 C11 C07 C10
 Three Knights (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B61 B27 B45 B53 B75
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B61 B67 B60
 Queen's Gambit Declined (7) 
    D31 D37 D35
 English (7) 
    A14 A10 A18 A16
 Budapest Gambit (6) 
 Orthodox Defense (6) 
    D58 D50 D68 D63
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Lahti vs D Drimer, 1969 0-1
   Antoshin vs D Drimer, 1968 1/2-1/2
   D Drimer vs Botvinnik, 1960 1/2-1/2
   Smyslov vs D Drimer, 1970 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   CSR-ch International (1969)
   Hastings 1969/70 (1969)
   Lasker Memorial (1962)
   Havana Olympiad qual-7 (1966)
   Raach Zonal (1969)
   Leipzig Olympiad qual-4 (1960)
   Havana Olympiad Final-A (1966)
   Lugano Olympiad Final-A (1968)

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(born 1934, died Jun-01-2014, 79 years old) Romania

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In 1961, he was awarded the FIDE International Master (IM) title. He was the first rector of the Ecological University of Bucharest. He was author of many scientific research works.

In the 1950s and 1960s Dolfi Drimer was one of the leading Romanian chess players. He was a participant of the Romanian Chess Championship where 13 times played in finals and in 1957 won silver medal.. In 1962, Dolfi Drimer shared third place with Florin Gheorghiu in International Chess Tournament in Bucharest.

There is some confusion about his date of birth. The 16th and 18th of October are being mentioned, as well as the 16th of November.

Last updated: 2022-05-26 22:03:45

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 202  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Ravn vs D Drimer  0-1451957WchT U26 04thB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. Portisch vs D Drimer  ½-½191957WchT U26 04thE08 Catalan, Closed
3. D Drimer vs J Kozma  ½-½241957WchT U26 04thC47 Four Knights
4. Lombardy vs D Drimer  0-1401960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. D Drimer vs Sliwa  ½-½411960Asztalos MemorialC46 Three Knights
6. Lengyel vs D Drimer  ½-½241960Asztalos MemorialD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. D Drimer vs G Kluger  ½-½341960Asztalos MemorialC46 Three Knights
8. D Drimer vs Tringov  0-1531960WchT U26 07thA04 Reti Opening
9. Vukcevich vs D Drimer 1-0621960WchT U26 07thB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
10. D Drimer vs K Darga  ½-½171960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
11. E Larrain Cadiz vs D Drimer  ½-½181960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. D Drimer vs C Munoz  1-0501960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
13. E O'Hare vs D Drimer  0-1251960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
14. D Drimer vs Pomar Salamanca  0-1361960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
15. Eliskases vs D Drimer  ½-½211960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
16. D Drimer vs K Darga  ½-½151960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AB44 Sicilian
17. D Drimer vs Pachman  ½-½501960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. Uhlmann vs D Drimer 0-1531960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. D Drimer vs J H Donner  ½-½271960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AC47 Four Knights
20. Bobotsov vs D Drimer  1-0501960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AE10 Queen's Pawn Game
21. A Matanovic vs D Drimer  1-0311960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AB42 Sicilian, Kan
22. D Drimer vs Botvinnik ½-½261960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
23. Barcza vs D Drimer  ½-½441960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AA14 English
24. G Mititelu vs D Drimer 1-0421961ROU-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. V Georgescu vs D Drimer 0-1311961ROU-chB89 Sicilian
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  whiteshark: Romanian IM

playing at 1960, 1966 and 1968 Olympiads

Mar-03-08  centercounter: Also "famous" for the dubious Drimer Variation of the Budapest (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5! 3. dxe5 4. Ng4 Bf4 5. g5?!)
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  whiteshark: <centercounter> Are you sure about it? For me <1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ng4 4.Bf4 g5> is related to Elek Bakonyi
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  GrahamClayton: Drimer's other claim to fame regarding the Budapest Gambit is the "rook lift" with ...♖a6, followed by a further move along the 6th rank.

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