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Leon S Lederman
Number of games in database: 118
Years covered: 1975 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2241 (2235 rapid, 2261 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2415

Overall record: +47 -50 =21 (48.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B93 B42 B33 B44 B84
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C91 C80 C72 C77 C90
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B93 B97
 French Defense (6) 
    C19 C11 C12 C10 C18
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C91 C90
 Sicilian Kan (6) 
    B42 B41
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B90 B22 B21 B97 B28
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    D02 A46 A45 E00 D00
 Sicilian Najdorf (8) 
    B90 B92 B97
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    D22 D21
 English (4) 
    A11 A16 A12 A14
 Slav (4) 
    D12 D10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Lederman vs S Reuben, 2014 1-0
   L Hazai vs L Lederman, 1980 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Seniors Championship (2011)
   4th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1980)
   13th European Individual Senior Championship (2013)
   World Senior Teams Championship (65+) (2017)
   Haifa Olympiad (1976)
   European Championship (2012)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   Gibraltar Masters (2014)
   Gibraltar Masters (2013)

   🏆 World Senior Teams Championship (65+)
   L Lederman vs J Waterfield (May-02-17) 1-0
   B Baum vs L Lederman (May-01-17) 1/2-1/2
   L Lederman vs Balashov (Apr-30-17) 0-1
   J Quinn vs L Lederman (Apr-29-17) 1-0
   L Lederman vs H Wademark (Apr-28-17) 1-0

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(born May-25-1947, 74 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Israel)

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He is an IM (1976).

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 140  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Lederman vs S Kagan 1-0411975Nethanya itB32 Sicilian
2. L Lederman vs Timman  0-1551975NetanyaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
3. Pachman vs L Lederman  0-1521976GreeceD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. M Czerniak vs L Lederman  0-1441976Be'er ShevaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. L Lederman vs S Tatai  1-0421976Be'er ShevaB33 Sicilian
6. R Silva Nazzari vs L Lederman  ½-½261976Haifa OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. B Jansson vs L Lederman  ½-½461976Haifa OlympiadA09 Reti Opening
8. H Wirthensohn vs L Lederman  1-0571976Haifa OlympiadA16 English
9. L Lederman vs A Medina Garcia  0-1721976Haifa OlympiadC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
10. P Ostermeyer vs L Lederman  0-1531976Haifa OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Tarjan vs L Lederman 1-0471976Haifa OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. L Lederman vs L Bronstein  ½-½721976Haifa OlympiadC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. L Lederman vs A Bogda  1-0451976Haifa OlympiadB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Matulovic vs L Lederman  1-0661977Le HavreB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. L Lederman vs K Pytel 0-1361977Le HavreC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
16. L Lederman vs Y Bleiman  0-1531978Be'er ShevaB15 Caro-Kann
17. S Kagan vs L Lederman  0-1391978Be'er ShevaB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
18. I Veinger vs L Lederman  1-0451978Be'er ShevaE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
19. Kraidman vs L Lederman  0-1521978Be'er ShevaA13 English
20. L Lederman vs E Formanek  1-0401978Be'er ShevaC01 French, Exchange
21. M Pasman vs L Lederman  0-1401978Be'er ShevaD00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. N Birnboim vs L Lederman  1-0481978Be'er ShevaA30 English, Symmetrical
23. L Lederman vs M Stean  ½-½411978Be'er ShevaB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. L Lederman vs Korchnoi  0-1291978Be'er ShevaC19 French, Winawer, Advance
25. S Tatai vs L Lederman  1-0251978Be'er ShevaB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 140  PGN Download
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  FSR: <Not> the physicist and Nobel Laureate Leon M. Lederman.
Mar-14-15  eyalbd: An original and deep Queen sac at move 22.

[Event "Nethanya it"]
[Site "Nethanya, Israel"]
[Date "1975.06.01"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Leon Lederman"]
[Black "Shimon Kagan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[BlackElo "2420"]
[ECO "B35"]
[EventDate "1975.06.01"]
[WhiteElo "2390"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. O-O O-O 9. Bb3 d6 10. h3 Bd7 11. f4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bc6 13. Qd3 Rad8 14. Rad1 e5 15. Be3 exf4 16. Bxf4 Nh5 17. Bc1 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qc5+ 19. Be3 Qe5 20. Bh6 Ng3 21. Bxf8 Qc5+

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22. Qd4! Ne2+ 23. Kh2 Nxd4 24. cxd4 Qb6 25. Be7 d5 26. Bxd8 Qxd8 27. e5 a5 28. a4 b5 29. axb5 Bxb5 30. Rf6 a4 31. Rd6 Qg5 32. Bxd5 h5 33. Rf6 Be8 34. c4 h4 35. c5 Qg3+ 36. Kh1 a3 37. e6 fxe6 38. Rxe6 Bf7 39. Re8+ Kg7 40. Re7 Kh6 41. Rxf7

May-24-21  BIDMONFA: Leon S Lederman


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