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Ralph Zimmer
Number of games in database: 20
Years covered: 1986 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2176 (2133 rapid, 2150 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2284
Overall record: +8 -11 =1 (42.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A57 Benko Gambit (3 games)
D00 Queen's Pawn Game (3 games)
D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense (2 games)
D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation) (2 games)

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(born Feb-27-1971, died Mar-13-2019, 48 years old) France (federation/nationality United States of America)

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He was a FIDE Master. Married to Annett Truhn.

Last updated: 2020-06-01 04:20:02

 page 1 of 1; 20 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Zimmer vs Bomer 1-0101986cr BGD-WFT - Gr3D00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. Bomer vs R Zimmer 0-191986cr BGD-WFT - Gr3D00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. R Zimmer vs Uhlmann  1-0581992Bundesliga 1991/92D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
4. R Zimmer vs Joel Benjamin  1-0561992EasternA46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. R Zimmer vs I Romanenko  1-0121993New York opC02 French, Advance
6. Van Wely vs R Zimmer  1-0221993New York opA57 Benko Gambit
7. Vaganian vs R Zimmer  1-0291994Bundesliga 1993/94A04 Reti Opening
8. P Haba vs R Zimmer  ½-½551995Schmiden opA58 Benko Gambit
9. R Zimmer vs Tukmakov  0-1401995Geneva opA48 King's Indian
10. R Zimmer vs L Barredo  0-1462006US Chess LeagueA45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. V C Shen vs R Zimmer 1-0362008United States Chess LeagueB27 Sicilian
12. R Zimmer vs E Wilson  1-0572008United States Chess LeagueD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. O Zaikov vs R Zimmer  0-1432008United States Chess LeagueD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
14. R Zimmer vs P Zhao  0-1362008United States Chess LeagueD00 Queen's Pawn Game
15. R Zimmer vs O Zaikov  0-1512008US Chess LeagueA57 Benko Gambit
16. I Krasik vs R Zimmer  1-0362008United States Chess LeagueD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
17. G Braylovsky vs R Zimmer  1-0272008US Chess LeagueB22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. J Bick vs R Zimmer  1-0372008United States Chess LeagueA57 Benko Gambit
19. R Costigan vs R Zimmer  0-1512009USCLB08 Pirc, Classical
20. R Zimmer vs S Azarov  0-1322012Washington InternationalD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-20-09  Jesspatrick: Ralph Zimmer is an FM, and an ex cop. He was a detective. Not sure what he does now. Private investigation?
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  GrahamClayton: <Jesspatrick>Ralph Zimmer is an FM, and an ex cop. He was a detective. Not sure what he does now. Private investigation?

It looks like Ralph has set up a law firm:

Oct-06-10  talisman: son of Don. Once beat Joe in the locker room with the Torre Attack.
Oct-06-10  Jim Bartle: I heard Don's chess game improved dramatically just a few years ago. Turned out the metal plate in his head had been replaced with a Rybka chip.
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  perfidious: <Jim>, wasn't the plate replaced after the donnybrook with Pedro Martinez?

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