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Edith Keller-Herrmann
Number of games in database: 56
Years covered: 1943 to 1966
Overall record: +26 -11 =19 (63.4%)*
   * 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 3; games 1-25 of 56  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Klaus vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1411943Bad KrynicaE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
2. E Keller-Herrmann vs V Borisenko-Belova 0-1401949World Championship (Women) 1949/50D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. E Tranmer vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1471949World Championship (Women) 1949/50B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
4. E Keller-Herrmann vs L Rudenko ½-½441949World Championship (Women) 1949/50E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. O Rubtsova vs E Keller-Herrmann  ½-½211949World Championship (Women) 1949/50B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
6. E Keller-Herrmann vs N Hruskova-Belska 0-1781949World Championship (Women) 1949/50A95 Dutch, Stonewall
7. C Benini vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1481949World Championship (Women) 1949/50A47 Queen's Indian
8. Kretschmer vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1101950DresdenB30 Sicilian
9. E Keller-Herrmann vs R Hermanowa  1-0451950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
10. C Chaude de Silans vs E Keller-Herrmann 1-0501950World Championship (Women) 1949/50E49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
11. E Keller-Herrmann vs G Gresser  1-0591950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
12. E Bykova vs E Keller-Herrmann  1-0531950World Championship (Women) 1949/50B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. E Keller-Herrmann vs M T Mora Iturralde  1-0511950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. E Keller-Herrmann vs F Heemskerk  1-0711950World Championship (Women) 1949/50E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
15. I Larsen vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1441950World Championship (Women) 1949/50A34 English, Symmetrical
16. E Keller-Herrmann vs J Langos ½-½281950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
17. M Karff vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1231950World Championship (Women) 1949/50E17 Queen's Indian
18. E Keller-Herrmann vs Rossolimo  1-0411951DortmundE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
19. S Puc vs E Keller-Herrmann  0-1801951DortmundB12 Caro-Kann Defense
20. E Keller-Herrmann vs Bogoljubov  ½-½481951DortmundA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
21. E Keller-Herrmann vs K Piskov  0-1351954DDR-BULA57 Benko Gambit
22. E Keller-Herrmann vs W Golz  ½-½251958GDR ChampionshipE79 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
23. H Brandenburg vs E Keller-Herrmann  ½-½251958GDR ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
24. E Keller-Herrmann vs W Breustedt  ½-½371958GDR ChampionshipD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
25. E Keller-Herrmann vs G Fiensch  ½-½181958GDR ChampionshipA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
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Kibitzer's Corner
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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