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Konstantin Lerner
K Lerner 
Number of games in database: 660
Years covered: 1962 to 2009
Last FIDE rating: 2515
Highest rating achieved in database: 2575

Overall record: +214 -121 =323 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (38) 
    E97 E73 E67 E60 E63
 Queen's Gambit Declined (33) 
    D30 D31 D37 D38 D35
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E41 E32 E58 E20 E38
 English (26) 
    A15 A17 A16 A18 A13
 Queen's Indian (23) 
    E15 E12 E19 E17 E14
 Slav (18) 
    D18 D10 D17 D15 D14
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (104) 
    B62 B58 B89 B22 B46
 Queen's Indian (54) 
    E12 E15 E16 E14 E17
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (35) 
    B62 B63 B61 B66 B64
 Nimzo Indian (32) 
    E32 E21 E20 E34 E31
 English (21) 
    A14 A17 A19 A15 A13
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A46 D02 E00 A41 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Lerner vs Dorfman, 1980 1-0
   Lerner vs F Sideifzade, 1979 1-0
   Lerner vs A V Kharitonov, 1984 1-0
   Lerner vs Chekhov, 1984 1-0
   Kasparov vs Lerner, 1979 0-1
   Lerner vs Tal, 1983 1/2-1/2
   Kharlov vs Lerner, 1992 0-1
   Petrosian vs Lerner, 1983 1/2-1/2
   Sakaev vs Lerner, 1991 0-1
   Lerner vs E Postny, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rubinstein Memorial (1986)
   USSR Championship (1984)
   USSR Championship (1986)
   Kotov Memorial (1986)
   Moscow (1986)
   USSR Championship First League (1979)
   Bern Open (1993)
   Agzamov Memorial (1986)
   Karseladze Memorial (1978)
   Kiev (1978)
   46th URS-ch selection (1978)
   Aeroflot Open-B (2005)
   47th USSR Championship (1979)
   URS-ch 52nd / Zonal (1985)
   Berliner Sommer 12th (1994)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship 1989 by suenteus po 147
   Tallinn 1987 by Chessdreamer

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(born Feb-28-1950, died Sep-24-2011, 61 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Israel)

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Konstantin Zaivelevich Lerner was born in Odessa, USSR. He was awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1986. He finished 2nd in the 1984 USSR Championship and 2nd= in the 1986 event. He also won 1st or 1st= placings in Polanica Zdroj 1985 and 1986, Tallinn 1986 and Moscow 1986. He died in Hertzlia, Israel on September 24, 2011.

Wikipedia article: Konstantin Lerner

Last updated: 2018-03-11 00:11:31

 page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 870  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Koshtenko vs K Lerner  1-0211962USSRC15 French, Winawer
2. A Bannik vs K Lerner  1-0401966Ukrainian ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
3. K Lerner vs Tukmakov  0-1361966Ukrainian ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. N Zilberman vs K Lerner  1-0391966Ukrainian ChampionshipA36 English
5. K Lerner vs J Yuchtman ½-½551966Ukrainian ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
6. N Levin vs K Lerner  1-0451966Ukrainian ChampionshipA35 English, Symmetrical
7. K Lerner vs S Gershman  ½-½831966Ukrainian ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
8. R Ermakov vs K Lerner  ½-½141966Ukrainian ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
9. K Lerner vs Y Simkin  1-0371966Ukrainian ChampionshipD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
10. Savon vs K Lerner  1-0301966Ukrainian ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
11. K Lerner vs V Shiyanovsky  ½-½481966Ukrainian ChampionshipB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
12. Y Kots vs K Lerner  1-0881966Ukrainian ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
13. V Zurakhov vs K Lerner  ½-½341966Ukrainian ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
14. K Lerner vs B M Kogan  ½-½581966Ukrainian ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. V S Zhidkov vs K Lerner  1-0411966Ukrainian ChampionshipA22 English
16. K Lerner vs Y Nikolaevsky  ½-½811966Ukrainian ChampionshipA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
17. Y Sakharov vs K Lerner  1-0441966Ukrainian ChampionshipA16 English
18. K Lerner vs V Bykov  ½-½181966Ukrainian ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Tseitlin vs K Lerner  1-0231967KievC00 French Defense
20. K Lerner vs Tseitlin  0-1381971URS Army-chTE92 King's Indian
21. K Lerner vs B Katalymov  1-0341971URS-ch sf DaugavpilsE14 Queen's Indian
22. K Lerner vs Karpov  0-1431971URS-ch sf DaugavpilsB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. Gufeld vs K Lerner  1-0401972VilniusE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. A Bangiev vs K Lerner  ½-½261973USSR Army ChampionshipC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
25. K Lerner vs Tseitlin  1-0331973USSR Army ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
 page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 870  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: ranked Lerner #15 in the world (at the age of 36) in 1986. Here are some of his critical postions in games not shown here.
Mar-09-05  MoonlitKnight: I must congratulate you on your great website! I put it in my favourites list.
Feb-28-06  BIDMONFA: Konstantin Z Lerner

LERNER, Konstantin Z.

Apr-24-08  Cactus: His last name seems very un-Russian.
Feb-27-10  Poisonpawns: Happy Birthday Konstantin!!
Mar-26-10  stanleys: Another pic of him:
Sep-24-11  SimonWebbsTiger: Sadly, Lerner has passed away.
Sep-25-11  Eastfrisian: I just read it too. R.I.P.
Sep-25-11  wordfunph: sad news indeed, rest in peace GM Lerner..

Sep-25-11  whiteshark: Sad news:


Rating development profile:

Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Rest In Peace
Sep-26-11  stanleys: R.I.P GM Lerner
Premium Chessgames Member
  MikhailGolubev: Odessa chess TV program, 24th instalment Devoted to Grandmaster Konstantin Lerner (1950-2011)
Feb-28-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Konstantin Lerner.
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Chessmetrics has him at #15 at one point? On FIDE ratings he never exceeded number 41, and they cover his Chessmetrics peak too. So much for the comparability of the two systems.

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