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Bundesliga 2018/19 Tournament

Igor Viktorovich Kovalenko9/10(+8 -0 =2)[games]
Mads Andersen7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[games]
Richard Rapport7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Andreas Heimann7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu7/12(+2 -0 =10)[games]
Dennis Wagner7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Etienne Bacrot6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Vlastimil Babula6.5/11(+3 -1 =7)[games]
Marco Baldauf6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Rainer Buhmann6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Georg Meier6/10(+3 -1 =6)[games]
Nikola Nestorovic6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Romain Edouard6/7(+5 -0 =2)[games]
Arkadij Naiditsch6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Ivan Saric5.5/8(+3 -0 =5)[games]
Eduardas Leovich Rozentalis5.5/7(+4 -0 =3)[games]
Yuriy Kryvoruchko5.5/10(+2 -1 =7)[games]
Arik Braun5.5/7(+4 -0 =3)[games]
Vladimir Fedoseev5.5/7(+5 -1 =1)[games]
Zahar Efimenko5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[games]
Dmitrij Kollars5.5/8(+3 -0 =5)[games]
Borki Predojevic5.5/10(+2 -1 =7)[games]
Zbynek Hracek5/11(+1 -2 =8)[games]
Jonathan Carlstedt5/8(+4 -2 =2)[games]
Andrey Orlov5/8(+2 -0 =6)[games]
Zoltan Almasi5/8(+3 -1 =4)[games]
Predrag Nikolic5/6(+4 -0 =2)[games]
Alexander Yuryevich (Nenashev) Graf5/5(+5 -0 =0)[games]
Sergey Fedorchuk5/8(+3 -1 =4)[games]
(229 players total; 200 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 646  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Emil Schmidek vs B Y Margolin  ½-½432018Bundesliga 2018/19B32 Sicilian
2. Leko vs McShane  0-1402018Bundesliga 2018/19B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. V Buckels vs Movsesian  1-0562018Bundesliga 2018/19D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Yifan Hou vs N Zwirs  1-0392018Bundesliga 2018/19B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
5. Max Warmerdam vs Bacrot  0-1412018Bundesliga 2018/19C67 Ruy Lopez
6. M Saltaev vs F Vallejo Pons  0-1282018Bundesliga 2018/19C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
7. Naiditsch vs Liam Vrolijk  1-0242018Bundesliga 2018/19C60 Ruy Lopez
8. T Beerdsen vs R Rapport  ½-½322018Bundesliga 2018/19B07 Pirc
9. Svidler vs M Feygin  ½-½212018Bundesliga 2018/19A07 King's Indian Attack
10. J Carlstedt vs M Harff  ½-½602018Bundesliga 2018/19C00 French Defense
11. M Coenen vs L Engel  0-1572018Bundesliga 2018/19B50 Sicilian
12. D Rogozenco vs D Schuh  1-0662018Bundesliga 2018/19D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. R D Miedema vs T Heinemann  0-1282018Bundesliga 2018/19E15 Queen's Indian
14. Areshchenko vs M Bluebaum  ½-½272018Bundesliga 2018/19C11 French
15. G Meier vs Hracek  ½-½552018Bundesliga 2018/19A04 Reti Opening
16. V Y Gurevich vs L Thiede  ½-½232018Bundesliga 2018/19C66 Ruy Lopez
17. K Jakubowski vs D Lobzhanidze  1-0572018Bundesliga 2018/19E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
18. M Womacka vs M Baldauf  0-1552018Bundesliga 2018/19B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. I Schneider vs G Ginsburg  ½-½402018Bundesliga 2018/19D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. S Savchenko vs J Tomczak  ½-½312018Bundesliga 2018/19A34 English, Symmetrical
21. W Moranda vs Thore Perske  1-0592018Bundesliga 2018/19E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
22. J C Schroeder vs D Vocaturo  ½-½942018Bundesliga 2018/19B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. Nikolas Wachinger vs Dautov  ½-½612018Bundesliga 2018/19B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. D Kollars vs A Markgraf  ½-½332018Bundesliga 2018/19B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
25. J Werle vs A Heimann  ½-½622018Bundesliga 2018/19D85 Grunfeld
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  whiteshark: The chess Bundesliga is one of the world’s top chess leagues, with the <16 teams> competing for the German Championship attracting some of the world’s best players.

Each team plays each other once over the season, with a team on any day consisting of 8 players from a starting list of 18.

A match win earns two match points and a draw is worth one. For the final standings match points come first, followed by game points.

The season is split into six weekend double rounds, starting at 2pm on Saturdays and 10am on Sundays in four changing venues around Germany. The rounds 9-11 are played in one long weekend in Berlin.

Players receive 100 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 50 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move one.

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  whiteshark: coverage so far:

Rd 1-2

Rd 8

Rd 9-11 live

Central rounds 9-11

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  whiteshark: "The last weekend of Germany's Premier League, (a.k.a. the Bundesliga), brought the perennial champions OSG Baden-Baden another success. With a 7-1 victory against Düsseldorf, Baden-Baden once again became German Team Champion, securing their 13th title in 14 years. [...]

Top scorer of the season is the Latvian grandmaster Igor Kovalenko (SC Viernheim) with 10½/12 (9 wins, 3 draws). Richard Rapport (Baden-Baden, 10½/13) and Mads Andersen (SG Solingen, 10½/14) reached the same number of points but played more games."

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