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Otto Zimmermann
Number of games in database: 68
Years covered: 1922 to 1962
Overall record: +23 -24 =21 (49.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Sep-11-1892, died Jul-24-1979, 86 years old) Switzerland

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Otto Zimmermann was born in Zurich. He was Swiss champion in 1924.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Monticelli vs O Zimmermann  0-1381922ITA-SUIB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
2. O Zimmermann vs M Monticelli  1-0211922ITA-SUIC44 King's Pawn Game
3. O Zimmermann vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0391924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. J Schulz Sr vs O Zimmermann  ½-½411924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC88 Ruy Lopez
5. O Zimmermann vs K Vanek  1-0471924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
6. K Skalicka vs O Zimmermann  1-0401924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC41 Philidor Defense
7. O Zimmermann vs H K Handasyde  1-0221924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
8. O Zimmermann vs M Romi  1-0431924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. O Zimmermann vs I Gudju  ½-½551924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC77 Ruy Lopez
10. Hromadka vs O Zimmermann  ½-½401927London OlympiadC29 Vienna Gambit
11. O Zimmermann vs E Jacobson  1-0571927London OlympiadD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. O Zimmermann vs G Kroone  ½-½681927London OlympiadD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. G Nagy vs O Zimmermann  0-1291927London OlympiadE16 Queen's Indian
14. A Muffang vs O Zimmermann  1-0221927London OlympiadA15 English
15. Lokvenc vs O Zimmermann  0-1361927London OlympiadA12 English with b3
16. Nimzowitsch vs O Zimmermann 1-0411931Training Match vs ZimmermanB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
17. O Zimmermann vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½221931Training Match vs ZimmermanE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
18. Nimzowitsch vs O Zimmermann  1-0311931Swiss ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. O Zimmermann vs J Addicks 1-0281931Prague OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. Tartakower vs O Zimmermann 1-0331931Prague OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
21. O Zimmermann vs A Cruusberg  1-0271931Prague OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Gilg vs O Zimmermann  ½-½401931Prague OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
23. L Matibet vs O Zimmermann  0-1281931Prague OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
24. O Zimmermann vs A Becker  0-1511931Prague OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. O Zimmermann vs Stoltz  0-1461931Prague OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Jul-16-05  epiclurker: this guy rules
Sep-11-08  DoctorD: A very nice mate in 4 by Zimmermann, with a nice queen sacrifice.

Schweizerische Schachzeitung 1969

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Sep-11-10  talisman: how many americans have named their first born after after jim otto?...or Bobby Zimmermann?...00?
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  wordfunph: "When in doubt…take more time."

- Otto Zimmermann

rest in peace master Zimmermann..

Nov-06-13  Karpova: Swiss championship 1924 in Interlaken:

1. O Zimmermann (Zürich) 6.0
2-4. Gygli (Basel) 5.0
2-4. Grob (Zürich) 5.0
2-4. Michel (Bern) 5.0
5-8. Naegeli (Bern) 4.5
5-8. W Henneberger (Glarus) 4.5
5-8. Cheron (Leysin) 4.5
5-8. Leal (Genf) 4.5
9-10. Jacques Quinin 4.0
9-10. Burahold 4.0

From page 272 of the September 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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