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Ram Soffer
Number of games in database: 216
Years covered: 1987 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2481 (2409 rapid, 2390 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2517

Overall record: +74 -44 =93 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (13) 
    E97 E91 E76 E94 E77
 English (11) 
    A18 A14 A10 A11 A16
 English, 1 c4 e5 (11) 
    A20 A21 A26 A29 A22
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 A46 D02 A40
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A36 A30 A34 A35
 Sicilian (7) 
    B30 B40 B69 B51 B53
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B48 B47 B51 B44 B28
 French Defense (22) 
    C02 C01 C07 C03 C14
 Sicilian Taimanov (10) 
    B48 B47 B46 B49
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E25 E32 E45 E43 E34
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A20 A28 A22
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C07 C03 C05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Mrykhin vs R Soffer, 2012 0-1
   R Soffer vs Fritz, 2000 1-0
   R Soffer vs W Wandzik, 2011 1/2-1/2
   R Soffer vs Meshkovs, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Linz Open (1997)
   Israeli Championship (1994)
   Gideon Japhet Memorial (2014)
   Tel Aviv (1991)
   Rishon LeZion (1992)
   World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
   Tel Aviv (1990)
   Berliner Sommer 12th (1994)
   13th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1989)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Championship (2012)
   Gibraltar Masters (2011)
   Chigorin Memorial (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2017)

   🏆 Chigorin Memorial
   R Soffer vs M Askerov (Oct-29-17) 0-1
   A Zimin vs R Soffer (Oct-28-17) 0-1
   R Soffer vs S Swaminathan (Oct-27-17) 0-1
   S Vokhidov vs R Soffer (Oct-26-17) 1-0
   R Soffer vs Anton Konaplev (Oct-25-17) 1-0

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(born Sep-06-1965, 57 years old) Israel

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Grandmaster, FIDE Arbiter and FIDE Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Ram Soffer

Last updated: 2022-06-27 14:29:44

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 230  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kudrin vs R Soffer 1-0301987MartignyC55 Two Knights Defense
2. Suba vs R Soffer 1-0351987Biel1B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
3. R Soffer vs Smejkal  ½-½301988Berlin opD97 Grunfeld, Russian
4. M Godena vs R Soffer  1-0301988Biel MTO opC05 French, Tarrasch
5. N Davies vs R Soffer  ½-½271989Tel Aviv-BA09 Reti Opening
6. T Fatin vs R Soffer  0-134198913th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA22 English
7. Hebden vs R Soffer  1-067198913th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
8. R Soffer vs Nick Foster  1-019198913th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA10 English
9. Tal vs R Soffer 1-0401990Tel AvivE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
10. A Fauland vs R Soffer  1-0611990Bern ZonalA06 Reti Opening
11. R Soffer vs K Bischoff  ½-½141990Bern ZonalE15 Queen's Indian
12. R Soffer vs Brunner  ½-½511990Bern ZonalD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. M Wahls vs R Soffer  ½-½421990Bern ZonalB42 Sicilian, Kan
14. J Hickl vs R Soffer  ½-½151990Bern ZonalC13 French
15. R Soffer vs Kindermann  1-0501990Bern ZonalA22 English
16. R Soffer vs I Manor  1-0441990Bern ZonalD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
17. Tseitlin vs R Soffer  ½-½281990Tel Aviv opC07 French, Tarrasch
18. R Soffer vs G Rechlis  0-1371990Bern ZonalA80 Dutch
19. E Brestian vs R Soffer  ½-½231990Bern ZonalD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
20. Hug vs R Soffer  ½-½131990Bern ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
21. R Soffer vs Psakhis 0-1221990Tel AvivA21 English
22. Lobron vs R Soffer  ½-½361990Bern ZonalD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. R Lev vs R Soffer  ½-½391990Bern ZonalA81 Dutch
24. R Soffer vs B Zueger  ½-½141990Bern ZonalA36 English
25. R Soffer vs N Davies  ½-½401990Tel AvivA10 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Ram Soffer is one of only three players to hold both over the board and problem solving GM titles. The other two are Andrew Jonathan Mestel and John Nunn
Sep-06-06  BIDMONFA: Ram Soffer


Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: The real <GM RAM>, so to say.
Apr-25-11  solskytz: Some of this guy's distinctions include:

World championship in chess problem solving

Five times second place in Israeli Bridge Championship

Most accomplished concert pianist, with a very wide repertoire

and a Master's degree in mathematics

Oct-30-12  waustad: He's playing now in the Chigorin Memorial:

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