Number of games in database: 187
Years covered: 1944 to 1999
Last FIDE rating: 2267
Overall record: +69 -73 =45 (48.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|D19|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch (7 games)||D28|| ||Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical (5 games)||A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (5 games)||D37|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined (5 games)||C14|| ||French, Classical (4 games)||D46|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav (3 games)||D27|| ||Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical (3 games)||B00|| ||Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (3 games)||E43|| ||Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation (3 games)||E70|| ||King's Indian (3 games)|
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Last updated: 2022-11-11 06:34:07
(born May-15-1929, 93 years old) United States of America
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George Mortimer Kramer won the 1945 New York State Championship, the 1951-52 Manhattan Chess Club Championship, and the 1964, 1967, and 1969 New Jersey State Championships. He tied for 3rd-4th in the 1948 U.S. Championship with Olaf Ulvestad, behind Herman Steiner and Isaac Kashdan. Kramer was a reserve for the U.S. team at the 1950 Olympiad, winning an individual bronze medal.
The Kramer Variation of the King's Indian Defense (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nge2) is named after him.
References: (1) http://njscf.org/history/list-of-ne...
| page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187
|1. G Kramer vs R Byrne
|| ||0-1||42||1944||Manhattan CC jr ch||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|2. Fine vs G Kramer
|| ||0-1||29||1944||Simul, 42b||A16 English|
|3. G Kramer vs E S Jackson
|| ||1-0||57||1944||Manhattan CC-ch 1944/45||C83 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|4. J Cross vs G Kramer
|| ||0-1||37||1946||47th US Open||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|5. Evans vs G Kramer
|| ||½-½||41||1946||47th US Open||E17 Queen's Indian|
|6. G Kramer vs T B Eckenrode
|| ||1-0||60||1946||47th US Open||A05 Reti Opening|
|7. G Kramer vs Koltanowski
||½-½||27||1946||47th US Open||D92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4|
|8. H Seidman vs G Kramer
||1-0||27||1946||47th US Open||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|9. G Kramer vs H Berliner
|| ||½-½||44||1946||47th US Open||D23 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|10. M Finkelstein vs G Kramer
||0-1||22||1946||47th US Open||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|11. G Kramer vs H Gordon
|| ||0-1||53||1946||47th US Open||A43 Old Benoni|
|12. G Kramer vs M Aleman Dovo
|| ||1-0||23||1946||47th US Open||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|13. Evans vs G Kramer
|| ||0-1||42||1946||47th US Open||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|14. G Kramer vs S E Almgren
|| ||1-0||64||1946||47th US Open||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|15. G Kramer vs K Forster
|| ||½-½||53||1946||47th US Open||E56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6|
|16. W Adams vs G Kramer
||0-1||9||1946||47th US Open||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|17. G Kramer vs E Levin
|| ||½-½||31||1946||47th US Open||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|18. Santasiere vs G Kramer
||0-1||50||1946||47th US Open||A06 Reti Opening|
|19. G Kramer vs R Byrne
||0-1||39||1946||47th US Open||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|20. H Gordon vs G Kramer
|| ||0-1||41||1946||47th US Open||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|21. G Kramer vs A Rothman
|| ||1-0||30||1946||United States Championship||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|22. Reshevsky vs G Kramer
|| ||½-½||45||1946||United States Championship||E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation|
|23. G Kramer vs H Steiner
|| ||0-1||46||1946||United States Championship||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|24. A Sandrin vs G Kramer
|| ||0-1||24||1946||United States Championship||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|25. G Kramer vs I A Horowitz
||1-0||37||1946||United States Championship||E70 King's Indian|
| page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187
|May-26-05|| ||arifattar: 30 games and no Kramer vs Kramer.|
|Aug-19-05|| ||Sneaky: We have George Kramer, but where is Jerry and Elaine?|
|Aug-20-05|| ||tpstar: Seinfeld|
|Aug-20-05|| ||Sneaky: LOL!!! K Burger vs Seinfeld, 1996, a game about nothing!|
|Oct-28-10|| ||GrahamClayton: New York State Champion 1945. New Jersey State Champion 1964, 1967 and 1969. 1951/52 Manhattan Chess Club Champion.|
|Jan-26-11|| ||GrahamClayton: The Kramer Variation of the King's Indian Defence is named after George Kramer:
|May-01-15|| ||HeMateMe: One Kramer, now we need to throw in one Fuzzy, one Forest and one Bob to have a great line.|
|Jan-30-17|| ||zanzibar: <George Mortimer Kramer -- Kramer played in a number of US championships and was a reserve for the US team at the 1950 Olympiad, winning an individual bronze medal. >|
Trophy Chess: An Account of the Lessing Rosenwald Tournament, New York, 1954-5
Evans, Larry Melvyn (1932- ) [editor]
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956
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