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Ross Siemms
R Siemms 
Number of games in database: 43
Years covered: 1953 to 1999
Overall record: +14 -16 =13 (47.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Sep-07-1935, 86 years old) Canada

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Ross E. Siemms of Toronto is a Canadian Correspondence Chess Association Master and captain for Canada at the 1958 Olympiad who accumulated 5.5 points in 11 team games.

In 1950, he tied for 1st place in the U.S. Junior Championship.

In 1953, he represented Canada at the World Junior Championship.

In 1954, he won the U.S. Junior Championship (8.5-1.5) at Long Beach, California. He also won the Canadian Junior Championship.

References: (team chess and Olympiad archives), (Canadian Correspondence Chess Association), (Federation of Canadian Chess).

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 43  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Siemms vs D Keller  0-1441953Wch U20 qual-AB50 Sicilian
2. Ivkov vs R Siemms  ½-½141953Wch U20 qual-AC05 French, Tarrasch
3. R Siemms vs Panno  ½-½621953Wch U20 qual-AB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
4. J M Boey vs R Siemms  ½-½411953Wch U20 qual-AA92 Dutch
5. R Siemms vs F Olafsson  0-1441953Wch U20 qual-AB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
6. Y Barda vs R Siemms  ½-½401953Wch U20 qual-AD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. R Siemms vs Bengt Mellberg  0-1251953Wch U20 qual-AC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
8. R Siemms vs E Reichel  1-0211953Wch U20 qual-AC02 French, Advance
9. R Persitz vs R Siemms  0-1591953Wch U20 qual-AC17 French, Winawer, Advance
10. R Siemms vs R Persitz 1-0311953Wch U20 final-BC60 Ruy Lopez
11. F Roessel vs R Siemms  ½-½291953Wch U20 final-BA90 Dutch
12. E Reichel vs R Siemms  ½-½581953Wch U20 final-BC18 French, Winawer
13. R Siemms vs M Farre  0-1401953Wch U20 final-BB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
14. R Siemms vs H Heikkila  0-1421953Wch U20 final-BB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
15. Y Barda vs R Siemms  0-1311953Wch U20 final-BB23 Sicilian, Closed
16. J Herbin vs R Siemms  ½-½581953Wch U20 final-BA90 Dutch
17. H Steiner vs R Siemms  1-03019542nd Pan-American Chess CongressE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
18. Evans vs R Siemms  1-04319542nd Pan-American Chess CongressD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. Bisguier vs R Siemms  1-03419542nd Pan-American Chess CongressD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. R Siemms vs H Matthai  1-0501955Canadian ChampionshipA34 English, Symmetrical
21. I Theodorovich vs R Siemms  0-1311955Canadian ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
22. R Siemms vs M Fox  1-0441955Canadian ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
23. F Bohatirchuk vs R Siemms  0-1301955Canadian ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
24. R Siemms vs F R Anderson  ½-½231955Canadian ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
25. G Fuster vs R Siemms  1-0461955Canadian ChampionshipD74 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O
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  whiteshark: Birthdate 7-9-1935

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  GrahamClayton: Siemms finished 2nd in the 1951 US Junior Championship behind James Cross on tie-break.

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