Zilbermints, Lev D.

Birth Jan 13, 1967
Moscow, Russia
Nationality USA - United States of America

Last update Jun 23, 2000
Biographical data
US player.
Candidat Master, 1995.

Born in Moscow, Russia.
Learned to play chess at seven years of age. Came to the United States, May 28, 1975.
Chess Champion of Essex County, New Jersey, since 1995.
G/10 Chess Champion of Middlesex County, New Jersey, 1996.
Chess Champion of Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1997.
Inventor of the following openings and variations:
1 d4 c5 2 b4! : Zilbermints Benoni
1 g4 d5 2 e4! de4 3 Nc3 : Zilbermints Grob
1 d4 e5 2 de5 Nc6 3 Nf3 Nge7 : Zilbermints Gambit
1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 c4 b5! : Queen's Gambit Declined: Zilbermints Counter-Gambit
1 f4 h6 2 Nf3 g5! Bird's Opening: Hobbs-Zilbermints Gambit
1 f4 d5 2 e4 de4 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Nge2 : Bird's Opening: Williams-Zilbermints Gambit
1 d4 d5 2 e4 de4 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 f3 exf3 5 Nxf3 e6 6 Bg5 Be7 7 Bd3 Nc6 8 OO Nxd4 9 Kh1! : Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, Euwe Defense: Zilbermints Gambit
Perhaps the only non-master to have games included in MCO-14.
Contributor to Atlantic Chess News, Blitz Chess magazine, Kaissiber, BDG World, Chess Mail.

[Thanks to Zilbermints for these notes]

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