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Arnoldo Ellerman
A Ellerman 
Number of games in database: 16
Years covered: 1921 to 1946
Overall record: +2 -5 =9 (40.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-12-1893, died Nov-21-1969, 76 years old) Argentina

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A respected chess composer and writer.Ellerman, the son of Dutch parents, composed some 5,840 chess problems , winning 115 first prizes, 152 second prizes, 69 third prizes, and two gold medals, in 1952 in Helsinki and in 1964 in Tel Aviv .

In 1959, in Luxembourg , the International Chess Federation awarded him the title of International Master of Composition , he was further awarded the title Honoris Causa together with four other classical problemists. The updated list of International Masters of Composition can be found on the website of The World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC). At the time of his death, the title of Grand Master for Chess Composition did not yet exist.

He was elected president of the first World Congress of Problemists held in Yugoslavia in 1958.

From 1915 he was director of the Club Argentino de Ajedrez magazine , between 1939 and 1948 director of the Caissa magazine , of the Grabo publishing house, 6 and later he edited the magazine El Ajedrez Argentino.

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Last updated: 2022-06-27 01:37:12

 page 1 of 1; 16 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Ellerman vs J de Souza Mendes  1-04419211st South American ChampionshipC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. H A Carlos vs A Ellerman  1-04919211st South American ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
3. A Ellerman vs H Anaya Oger  ½-½3519211st South American ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
4. J Montalban vs A Ellerman  1-01919211st South American ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Ellerman vs A A Barbosa de Oliveira  ½-½3219221st South American ChampionshipA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
6. J Berasain vs A Ellerman  ½-½3919221st South American ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
7. A Ellerman vs L Palau  ½-½3619221st South American ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
8. R Grau vs A Ellerman  1-02019221st South American ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. A Ellerman vs J De Freitas  0-14119221st South American ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J Loedel vs A Ellerman  ½-½3519221st South American ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
11. R Illa vs A Ellerman  ½-½3019221st South American ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. A Ellerman vs S Rivas Costa  ½-½3219221st South American ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
13. J Lynch vs A Ellerman  0-13019221st South American ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
14. A Ellerman vs B H Villegas  ½-½4219221st South American ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. V Fernandez Coria vs A Ellerman  1-02619221st South American ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
16. M Feigin vs A Ellerman  ½-½361946La RogeA15 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-01-09  Augalv:
May-01-09  vonKrolock: <"1001 problemas (20cm x 14cm, 312pp, ). 1001 problems, mostly in two moves, with commentary; in Spanish. Grabo, Buenos Aires, 1945."> and <"Torneo Sextangular Buenos Aires - La Plata" (Ed. Grabo 1947"> (double RR ty with Stahlberg, Euwe, Najdorf, Eliskases, Rossetto and Pilnik) are very interesting books, still found here in old books' sellers (with luck!) or club libraries

Two other photos visible in Winter's "Chess Notes" number 4166 Feb. 2006

Almost 500 of his composition online in Stephenson's site <follow: <Meson>access by composer>

...for instance this <thing of beauty>

A. Ellerman
Guidelli MT
1st pr

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" white to play and mate in two

Dec-09-12  BIDMONFA: Arnoldo Ellerman


Jun-26-22  lonchaney: Chess composer

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