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Carl Leffmann
Number of games in database: 29
Years covered: 1877 to 1883
Overall record: +5 -16 =8 (31.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1836, died Aug-18-1891, 55 years old) Germany

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Schallopp vs C Leffmann  0-1351877LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. W Paulsen vs C Leffmann  ½-½341877LeipzigB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. C Leffmann vs Zukertort 0-1591877LeipzigC50 Giuoco Piano
4. E Flechsig vs C Leffmann 0-1471877LeipzigC48 Four Knights
5. Metger vs C Leffmann  ½-½241877LeipzigC48 Four Knights
6. Paulsen vs C Leffmann 1-0181877LeipzigA84 Dutch
7. C Leffmann vs Winawer 0-1311877LeipzigC46 Three Knights
8. C Leffmann vs Anderssen  0-1321877LeipzigC67 Ruy Lopez
9. C Leffmann vs Englisch 0-1411877LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
10. C Leffmann vs C T Goering 1-0361877LeipzigC50 Giuoco Piano
11. A W Franke vs C Leffmann  0-1201877LeipzigC02 French, Advance
12. C Leffmann vs W Paulsen 0-14918833rd DSB Congress, NurembergB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. C Leffmann vs M Weiss  ½-½4918833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC70 Ruy Lopez
14. A Fritz vs C Leffmann  ½-½2318833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC49 Four Knights
15. C Leffmann vs Gunsberg 0-13918833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
16. C Leffmann vs Von Bardeleben 0-16618833rd DSB Congress, NurembergB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. J N Berger vs C Leffmann 1-05618833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC77 Ruy Lopez
18. V Hruby vs C Leffmann 1-02518833rd DSB Congress, NurembergA13 English
19. M Lange vs C Leffmann 1-02718833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC50 Giuoco Piano
20. Blackburne vs C Leffmann ½-½8118833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC53 Giuoco Piano
21. F Riemann vs C Leffmann 1-03118833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC22 Center Game
22. C Leffmann vs J Mason  0-14018833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC13 French
23. C Leffmann vs Winawer ½-½5618833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
24. J Schwarz vs C Leffmann 1-03418833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC11 French
25. M Bier vs C Leffmann 1-02618833rd DSB Congress, NurembergC13 French
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-09-08  whiteshark: Finished as last in Nürnberg 1883. Crosstable:
Oct-31-10  Eastfrisian: 1877 in Leipzig he shared 6th place (with Englisch and Schallopp) ahead of Metger, Flechsig, Franke and W. Paulsen.
Oct-31-10  Calli: His forename was Carl, but like Schlechter, a "K" seems persistent. For a photo see He is the bearded man with a hat on his knee. See the next picture for a blowup.
Mar-27-16  zanzibar: <OBITUARY.
German chess has sustained another loss in the death, at the age of 55, of C. Leffmann, of Cologne, one of the strongest amateurs of the Rhineland. Herr Leffmann's vocation did not admit of his devoting more than his holiday time to public play; his efforts were mostly confined to local practice, and his name figured rarely in the list of the congresses of the German Chess Association; on the rare occasions, however, when he took part in tournaments, he was found to be a dangerous opponent even to the best. During his career in the army, he took a leading part at the chess club in Dusseldorf, together with the late Herr Schnitzler (a resident in London up to his death, a few years ago) and the Herren Pflaum; and later, in Cologne, together with Hammacher, the late Wemmers, and C. Kocklekorn, the celebrated problem composer. He became a master after winning the first prize at the West German Congress, Crefeld, 1871; and played subsequently at the Leipsic Congress of the German Chess Association, 1877; and at the Nuremburg Congress, 1883. Besides chess, he devoted his leisure hours to poetry and music, and he published several valuable poems and songs.— The Field.>
- BCM v11 p460
Jun-29-17  zanzibar: Agree with Calli, his name should be changed to Carl.

All the contemporaneous literature used <C. Leffmann>.

Just do a search on google books.

PS- What about all those broken picasaweb links?

Very bothersome.

May-23-20  Marcelo Bruno: Here's PDF copy from one of his musical compositions:

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