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🏆 Bundesliga 2015/16

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Levon Aronian, Viswanathan Anand, Peter Svidler, Pentala Harikrishna, Pavel Eljanov, Michael Adams, Dmitry Jakovenko, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Li Chao, Alexey Shirov, Richard Rapport, David Navara, Sergei Movsesian, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Etienne Bacrot, Arkadij Naiditsch, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Ernesto Inarkiev, Alexander Moiseenko, Zoltan Almasi, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Laurent Fressinet, Alexander Areshchenko, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Luke McShane, Maxim Rodshtein, Alexander Motylev, Zahar Efimenko, Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu, Viktor Laznicka, Romain Edouard, Peter Heine Nielsen, Markus Ragger, Daniil Dubov, Ivan Saric, Vladimir Potkin, Christian Bauer, Artur Yusupov, Hrant Melkumyan, Konstantin Yuryevich Landa, Mateusz Bartel, Predrag Nikolic, Tigran Gharamian, Evgeny Postny, Robert Markus, Csaba Balogh, Georg Meier, Daniel Grigoryevich Fridman, Jan Smeets, Nils Grandelius, Dariusz Swiercz, Kacper Piorun, Alexander Ipatov, Bartosz Socko, Evgeny Romanov, Grzegorz Gajewski, Mikhael Mchedlishvili, Viktor Erdos, Robin van Kampen, Pavel Tregubov, Constantin Lupulescu, Chanda Sandipan, Tomi Nyback, Kamil Miton, Jan Gustafsson, Erwin L'Ami, Mircea-Emilian Parligras, Zbynek Hracek, Robert Kempinski, Matthias Bluebaum, Rainer Buhmann, Andrey Vovk, Mustafa Yilmaz, Tamas Banusz, Jorden van Foreest, Zoltan Ribli, Emanuel Berg, Ivan Farago, Imre Hera Jr, David Baramidze, Matthieu Cornette, Lubomir Ftacnik, Aleksander Mista, Daniele Vocaturo, Aryan Tari, Philipp Schlosser, Marcin Dziuba, Vlastimil Babula, Jan Werle, Vitali Matveyevich Golod, Sipke Ernst, Sebastian Bogner, Sune Berg Hansen, Rasmus Svane, Jean-Pierre Le Roux, Arik Braun, Jinshi Bai, Jonny Hector, Alexander Donchenko, Wouter Spoelman plus 151 more players. Chess Event Description
Bundesliga 2015/16

SG Solingen won, ahead of OSG Baden-Baden and SV Werder Bremen. Crosstable:

Previous: Bundesliga (2014/15). Next: Bundesliga (2016/17).

 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 949  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Zeller vs M Mueller  ½-½422015Bundesliga 2015/16C30 King's Gambit Declined
2. T Casper vs A Wirig  ½-½212015Bundesliga 2015/16C01 French, Exchange
3. J Bai vs P Enders  1-0492015Bundesliga 2015/16A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
4. F Braeuer vs P Michalik 0-1472015Bundesliga 2015/16B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. M Cornette vs R Kuczynski  ½-½212015Bundesliga 2015/16D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. O Mihok vs E Postny 0-11352015Bundesliga 2015/16C46 Three Knights
7. T Gharamian vs A Vovk  ½-½202015Bundesliga 2015/16B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
8. E Romanov vs Li Chao  0-1682015Bundesliga 2015/16D90 Grunfeld
9. P Schlosser vs F Unzicker  1-0332015Bundesliga 2015/16A20 English
10. W Richter vs J Gustafsson  ½-½592015Bundesliga 2015/16A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
11. K Bischoff vs Shirov  ½-½222015Bundesliga 2015/16A28 English
12. Bacrot vs A Schenk 1-0402015Bundesliga 2015/16A13 English
13. M Fedorovsky vs F Vallejo Pons  ½-½422015Bundesliga 2015/16B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
14. Naiditsch vs Valentin Dragnev 1-0432015Bundesliga 2015/16B12 Caro-Kann Defense
15. A Belezky vs P H Nielsen  ½-½432015Bundesliga 2015/16A07 King's Indian Attack
16. G Meier vs T Reich 1-0212015Bundesliga 2015/16A04 Reti Opening
17. I Hera vs R Kempinski  ½-½222015Bundesliga 2015/16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
18. C Bauer vs A Donchenko  0-1232015Bundesliga 2015/16B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. M Mueller vs L Gonda  0-1342015Bundesliga 2015/16C16 French, Winawer
20. S Haslinger vs C Troyke  ½-½292015Bundesliga 2015/16B32 Sicilian
21. P Enders vs P Bobras  ½-½472015Bundesliga 2015/16B33 Sicilian
22. L Cyborowski vs F Braeuer  ½-½212015Bundesliga 2015/16B50 Sicilian
23. R Kuczynski vs P Jaracz  ½-½222015Bundesliga 2015/16B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. F Graf vs O Mihok  0-1412015Bundesliga 2015/16D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. A Vovk vs M Parligras  ½-½222015Bundesliga 2015/16C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
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Sep-23-15  waustad: As the World Cup winds down, the players list will become more impressive.
Sep-23-15  waustad: I didn't realize that the single game weekend was for travel partners. Round 7 is played whenever it is convenient often, if I recall. Perhaps Solingen didn't want to play early because having Rapport and Ragger as the #3 and #4 boards was too tempting.

In the FBL, OSG Baden Baden is almost as dominating. This year they are missing Eva Moser, but have added Alexandra Kosteniuk and Antoinetta Stefanova as #4 and #5. They once came in second a few years ago, but ususlly win.

Sep-23-15  waustad: What a good idea. That really simplifies scheduling!
Oct-09-15  Mr. V: Anyone want to share any favorite Bundesliga games from this season so far?
Dec-09-15  KaosKid: Can anyone tell me where I can watch this season of bundesliga live on the net? Please note that I want an English website as I don't know German.
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  whiteshark: Round 3 is well underway:
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  whiteshark: rd 3-6 (and most of rd 7) games have been uploaded.

rd 9 (21.02.2016 - 10:00) will see the top pairing <SG Solingen : OSG Baden-Baden> Both teams are undefeated by now.

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  HeMateMe: The Bund were spies, in America.
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  whiteshark: rd 9 top pairing <SG Solingen : OSG Baden-Baden> ended in a draw (4:4)
Feb-22-16  waustad: This could get interesting with Solingen leading in game score after 9 rounds.
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  whiteshark: <waustad> Yes, absolutely. And if they end up with equal team points (board points don't count then) there'll be an extra decisive match.
Feb-23-16  Mr. V: Will Baden-Baden finally lose?
Feb-24-16  waustad: Oh, so there would be a playoff match? I guessed not based on this from an Austrian blog ( "Im großen Schlager gegen Meister OSG Baden-Baden holt Raggers Team ein harterkämpftes 4:4 und bleibt in der Tabelle mit besserer Zweitwertung in Führung." It doesn't say that the tiebreak does much though. Perhaps it matters for who gets relegated to Bundesliga II next season. Neither team in question is in any danger of that though.
Mar-14-16  waustad: Games from rounds 10 and 11 don't seem to have been posted here yet. They are on chess24, though I'm not thrilled by the interface:

The big news from round 11 is that SV Werder Bremen beat OSG Baden Baden 5-3. Solengen is now up in team points with 21 over 19 for Baden Baden and 18 for Bremen.

Mar-14-16  waustad: I've often wondered about how ratings are effected by league play. Sometimes people take a quick draw for the team or try to force a win in a drawn position because that is the result the team neads on that board. Several players I follow have lost a lot of elo that way, but being a "team player" helps keep the invitations to play coming in and paying some bills.
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  whiteshark: Yeah, 10 times champion Baden has been heavily beaten by 'my' local underdog team. Variety is the spice of chess life.
Apr-24-16  SASWATA: Soligen is Bundeshliga's Leicester City
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  sonia91: <Solingen end 10 years of Baden-Baden domination of the chess Bundesliga!>
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  zanzibar: I'm wondering if Chess-Results is incorrect in its Standings?

Anybody closely follow the <Bundesliga 2015-16> tournament?

In particular, I think the <SK Norderstedt 1975 vs. Hamburger SK> team match should be scored a win for Hamburger.

<Chess-Results> scores this a draw:

Where the xtab gives the score 4-4.

As far as I could track this down, it's because of this one game having the wrong result recorded:

J Kramer vs T Kahlert, 2015

It's a clear win for White (Kramer/Hamburger), and not a draw, as indicated here:

Now, I've checked this game from both TWIC, CG, and the official site and they all agree.

* * * * *

Can anybody help verify this?

Is anybody in contact with Heinz Herzog, who is responsible for Chess-Results?

Is there another source for Standings besides Chess-Results?

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  zanzibar: Does anybody care that <CG> only has 804 of the games for this tournament?

Or that the players are heaped together by rating, with 98 being inaccessible?

Or that no standings table is given?

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  zanzibar: BTW- the Hamburger SK club has a record of the Norderstedt--Hamburger match:

It also shows Hamburger winning 4.5-3.5, with Kramer--Kahlert as 1-0.

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  whiteshark: I have just now send the missing games (all games from the final rounds 14+15 and half of round 13), so let's hope for the best.
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  zanzibar: <whiteshark> I think <CG> is also missing the <Dortmund--Mülheim (R7.4) 4-4> match that <TWIC> is missing:

(Match stub game)


;; <SC Hansa Dortmund -- SV Muelheim Nord (R7.4) 0 1/2-1/2>

[Event "Bundesliga 2015-16"]
[Site "Bundesliga / (various) GER"]
[Date "2015.04.22"]
[Round "7.4"]
[White "SC Hansa Dortmund"]
[Black "SV Muelheim Nord"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[EventDate "2015.10.18"]
[GameSite "Muelheim GER"]
[Stub "team match"]
[PlyCount "0"]
[Score "4.0"]

@stub - team match

Team: SC Hansa Dortmund vs. SV Muelheim Nord -- Score: 4-4

1 2015.04.22 D11 42 (R7.4) 0-1 Donchenko, Alexander -- Motylev, Alexander

2 2015.04.22 E97 30 (R7.4) 0-1 Landa, Konstantin -- Berg, Emanuel

3 2015.04.22 D34 61 (R7.4) 1-0 Heberla, Bartlomiej -- Berelowitsch, Alexander

4 2015.04.22 E14 20 (R7.4) = Levin, Felix -- Mons, Leon

5 2015.04.22 B22 23 (R7.4) = Zelbel, Patrick -- Hausrath, Daniel

6 2015.04.22 B22 50 (R7.4) 1-0 Feygin, Michael -- Pap, Misa

7 2015.04.22 B12 89 (R7.4) 1-0 Kotter, Ralf -- Saltaev, Mihail

8 2015.04.22 E81 37 (R7.4) 1-0 Dinstuhl, Volkmar -- Karger, Frank }



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  zanzibar: Also, what's the opinion on the <Norderstedt--Hamburger> match?

Does anybody know how to send corrections to Chess-Results?

Would it be through the official site?

Jul-20-16  WTHarvey: Here are 51 critical positions from the 2015-16 Bundesliga: What's the winning move?
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