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Edith Keller-Herrmann
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1949 to 1966
Overall record: +23 -4 =12 (74.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-17-1921, died May-12-2010, 88 years old) Germany

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Edith Keller-Herrmann was born in Dresden. Awarded the WIM title in 1950 and WGM title in 1977 she was also Women's World Championship Challenger in 1949-50. She's been German Women's Champion in 1947, 1948, 1951, 1952 and 1953. Sister of Rudolf Keller.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Tranmer vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1471949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. E Keller-Herrmann vs V Borisenko-Belova 0-1401949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. O Rubtsova vs E Keller-Herrmann  ½-½211949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
4. E Keller-Herrmann vs N Hruskova-Belska 0-1781949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA95 Dutch, Stonewall
5. E Keller-Herrmann vs L Rudenko ½-½441949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
6. C Benini vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1481950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA47 Queen's Indian
7. Kretschmer vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1101950DresdenB30 Sicilian
8. I Larsen vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1441950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA34 English, Symmetrical
9. E Keller-Herrmann vs J Langos ½-½281950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
10. C Chaude de Silans vs E Keller-Herrmann 1-0501950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
11. E Keller-Herrmann vs M T Mora Iturralde  1-0511950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. E Keller-Herrmann vs F Heemskerk  1-0711950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
13. E Keller-Herrmann vs G Gresser  1-0591950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
14. E Keller-Herrmann vs R Hermanowa  1-0451950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
15. M Karff vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1231950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE17 Queen's Indian
16. E Bykova vs E Keller-Herrmann  1-0531950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. E Keller-Herrmann vs Rossolimo  1-0411951DortmundE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
18. Puc vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1801951DortmundB12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. E Keller-Herrmann vs Bogoljubov  ½-½481951DortmundA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
20. O Rubtsova vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1561959Candidates Tournament (Women)B86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
21. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs E Keller-Herrmann  ½-½351959Candidates Tournament (Women)B40 Sicilian
22. M Lazarevic vs E Keller-Herrmann  ½-½381963Split Olympiad (Women)B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
23. E Keller-Herrmann vs E Ladanyike-Karakas  ½-½411963Split Olympiad (Women)A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
24. Antonia Ivanova vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1461963Split Olympiad (Women)A14 English
25. E Keller-Herrmann vs A Nicolau van der Mije  ½-½331963Split Olympiad (Women)D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
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Nov-17-06  BIDMONFA: Edith Keller-Hermann


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  whiteshark: Here you find a picture, when she was younger
Nov-17-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Mrs.Keller-Herman!

That is a beautiful photo <whiteshark>. Mrs.Keller, W.Unzicker and K.Junge. All so young!

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  whiteshark: Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

You are so right, <brankat>


A more recent photo: (right: E Boensch)

May-29-10  Karpova: Edith Keller-Hermann died on May 12.

Rest in Peace!


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  whiteshark: <in memoriam>

Here is another youthful picture of her:

Nov-17-11  brankat: R.I.P. Frau Keller-Hermann.
Jul-25-15  tallike:

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