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Ulrich Stephan
Number of games in database: 3
Years covered: 2001 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2107
Highest rating achieved in database: 2442

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(born May-07-1970, 48 years old) Germany

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GMC Ulrich Stephan is the 23rd World Correspondence Chess Champion (2008/2010).

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Thannhausser vs U Stephan  ½-½282001ICCF Email - corrC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. U Stephan vs Y Dothan  1-0502001ICCF Email - corrB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. U Stephan vs A Nickel  ½-½312004AC-2003-S-00004B97 Sicilian, Najdorf
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  whiteshark: He became XXIII. World Correspendence Chess Champion this week, uncatchable ahead of Thomas Winckelmann

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Here is the final game, securing his 1st place:

[Event "World Championship 23 Final"]
[Site "ICCF"]
[Date "2007.12.31"]
[Round "-"]
[White "Svácek, Pavel"]
[Black "Stephan, Ulrich"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2533"]
[BlackElo "2579"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5
6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5
11.Bd3 Be6 12.O-O Bxd5 13.exd5 Ne7 14.c3 Bg7 15.Nc2 e4 16.Be2 O-O 17.a4 bxa4 18.Ne3 Rb8 19.Qc2 Qd7 20.Rfd1 Rb3 21.Bxa6 Bh6 22.Bc4 Rb7 23.Rdb1 Bxe3 24.fxe3 Ra8 25.Ra3 Qc7 26.Qe2 Qb8 27.Qf2 Ng6 28.h3 h6 29.Kh2 Ne5 30.Bf1 Rb3 31.Rba1 Rxa3 32.Rxa3 Kg7 33.c4 Ra7 34.Rc3 Qb6 35.Rc1 Qc5 36.Ra1 Qb4 37.Rc1 Qb8 38.Ra1 Rb7 39.Qg3+ Kh7 40.Qf2 Kg7 41.Qg3+ Ng6 42.h4 h5 43.Be2 Ra7 44.Bd1 Qxb2 45.Rxa4 Rxa4 46.Bxa4 Qc1 47.Bb5 Qd2 48.Qg5 f4 49.exf4 f5 50.Be8 Qxf4+ 51.Qxf4 Nxf4 52.Kg1 Kf8 53.Ba4 e3 54.g3 Ne2+ 55.Kg2 f4 56.gxf4 Nxf4+ 57.Kf3 e2 58.Kf2 Ke7 59.Bb5 Kf6 60.c5 dxc5 61.d6 Ke6 62.d7 Ke7 63.Ke1 Kd8 64.Kf2 Kc7 65.Ke1 Nd5 66.Bxe2 Nf6 67.d8=Q+ Kxd8 68.Kf2 Kd7 69.Kg3 Ke6 70.Kf4 Kd5 71.Kf5 Ne8 72.Kg6 c4 73.Bxc4+ Kxc4 74.Kxh5 Kd5 75.Kg6 Ke6 76.h5 Nf6 77.h6 Nh7 78.Kxh7 Kf7 79.Kh8 Kf8 80.h7 Kf7 1/2-1/2

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