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Lothar Zinn
Number of games in database: 248
Years covered: 1955 to 1975
Overall record: +75 -84 =89 (48.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Mar-19-1938, died Feb-29-1980, 41 years old) Germany

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Lothar Zinn was born in Erfurt. He was awarded the IM title in 1965 and was East German Champion in 1961 and 1965. He passed away in Berlin in 1980.

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 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 248  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Zinn vs Siegfried Ruehlemann  0-1281955Zittau-C 5thB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. L Zinn vs F Blatny  ½-½431956Zittau-A 6thC55 Two Knights Defense
3. Guenter Fiensch vs L Zinn  ½-½341958DDR-ch 09thA43 Old Benoni
4. L Zinn vs H Handel 1-0411958DDR-ch 09thC00 French Defense
5. L Zinn vs W Golz  0-1561958DDR-ch 09thC00 French Defense
6. D Bertholdt vs L Zinn  0-1351959DresdenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. L Zinn vs W Pietzsch  ½-½361959DresdenA16 English
8. Lokvenc vs L Zinn  ½-½541959DresdenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
9. L Zinn vs N Padevsky  1-0611959DresdenB23 Sicilian, Closed
10. J Fichtl vs L Zinn  0-1831959DresdenB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. S Witkowski vs L Zinn  ½-½411959DresdenB33 Sicilian
12. T Florian vs L Zinn  ½-½381959DresdenB10 Caro-Kann
13. L Zinn vs I Szabo  1-0661959DresdenC53 Giuoco Piano
14. Uhlmann vs L Zinn  1-0371959DresdenD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. L Zinn vs J Franz  ½-½131959DresdenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
16. L Zinn vs N Karaklajic  ½-½531959DresdenC50 Giuoco Piano
17. L Zinn vs W Golz  ½-½211959DresdenC15 French, Winawer
18. Ivkov vs L Zinn  ½-½471959DresdenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. L Zinn vs Taimanov 0-1411959DresdenB23 Sicilian, Closed
20. Geller vs L Zinn  1-0291959DresdenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Vukcevich vs L Zinn  ½-½121960WchT U26 07thB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
22. Krogius vs L Zinn  1-0211960VarnaD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. L Zinn vs P Trifunovic  ½-½131960VarnaC55 Two Knights Defense
24. Y Pustina vs L Zinn  0-1331960VarnaD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. L Zinn vs E Karastoichev  0-1251960VarnaE70 King's Indian
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Feb-27-07  BIDMONFA: Lothar Zinn

ZINN, Lothar

Jun-03-07  Thrajin: Lothar Zinn? That's a perfect comic book archvillain's name if I ever heard one!
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  whiteshark: More detailed bio in German:
Sep-05-08  myschkin: . . .

Bio (in German):

This could be him Zinn

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  Tabanus: Same as Zinn, with the games

Zinn vs Uhlmann, 1968
Zinn vs Bronstein, 1968

Apr-12-10  DiscoJew: Don't tell ME that's not an undercover Vulcan!!
Mar-19-16  TheFocus: "If you tell Lothar, zinn you vill have to leave town."

Happy birthday, Lothar Zinn.

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  HeMateMe: Did he escape from the Phantom Zone again?!

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