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Christopher Lutz
  
Number of games in database: 460
Years covered: 1986 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2531
Highest rating achieved in database: 2616

Overall record: +96 -99 =248 (49.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 17 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B90 B33 B92 B42 B82
 Ruy Lopez (36) 
    C92 C84 C67 C88 C95
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (25) 
    C92 C84 C95 C88 C97
 Sicilian Najdorf (24) 
    B90 B92 B96 B93
 King's Indian (17) 
    E98 E97 E80 E60 E94
 Caro-Kann (16) 
    B19 B18 B12 B10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (86) 
    B90 B48 B47 B92 B50
 Sicilian Najdorf (27) 
    B90 B92 B93 B94 B99
 Nimzo Indian (24) 
    E32 E20 E59 E25 E46
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E15 E12 E14 E17
 Sicilian Taimanov (19) 
    B48 B47 B46 B45
 Catalan (17) 
    E06 E04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Lutz vs Ftacnik, 2001 1-0
   D Mastrovasilis vs C Lutz, 1999 0-1
   C Lutz vs J Balcerak, 2000 1-0
   A Galliamova vs C Lutz, 1997 0-1
   C Lutz vs Bareev, 1994 1-0
   C Lutz vs Smirin, 2000 1-0
   Bacrot vs C Lutz, 2005 1/2-1/2
   Korchnoi vs C Lutz, 2003 1/2-1/2
   C Lutz vs Gelfand, 1994 1/2-1/2
   C Lutz vs J Tihonov, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hunguest Hotels Super Chess Tournament (2003)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Munich 1993 by suenteus po 147
   Dortmund 1993 by suenteus po 147

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 2nd Bundesliga West -17
   C Lutz vs D Schlecht (Oct-16-16) 1/2-1/2

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CHRISTOPHER LUTZ
(born Feb-24-1971, 46 years old) Germany

[what is this?]

He is a GM (1992) and has assisted the programming of Brutus (Computer), now Hydra (Computer).

Wikipedia article: Christopher Lutz


 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 460  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Nunn vs C Lutz  1-0281986KrefeldC16 French, Winawer
2. Akopian vs C Lutz  ½-½371986Wch U16A07 King's Indian Attack
3. C Lutz vs Fedorowicz  1-0411988Cologne (Germany)E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
4. C Lutz vs L Christiansen  ½-½101988Cologne (Germany)E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
5. C Lutz vs Hort  1-0371989TysklandA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
6. D Norwood vs C Lutz  1-0261989MarseillesA07 King's Indian Attack
7. Vasiukov vs C Lutz  1-0551989Elekes memB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. Korchnoi vs C Lutz 1-0461989TysklandA20 English
9. C Lutz vs G Timoshchenko  1-0611989Elekes memE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
10. C Lutz vs I Rogers  0-1471990Biel USUIO 07E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
11. Taimanov vs C Lutz  ½-½331990WildbadA04 Reti Opening
12. C Lutz vs Shirov  0-1401990SantiagoE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
13. Sherzer vs C Lutz  0-1711990Ch World (juniors)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Wojtkiewicz vs C Lutz  ½-½621990Biel USUIOA15 English
15. C Lutz vs Hort  ½-½281991Bad NeuenahrD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
16. C Lutz vs Romanishin  ½-½281991DortmundE15 Queen's Indian
17. C Lutz vs Zsofia Polgar  1-0681991Rimavska SobotaD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. Blatny vs C Lutz  1-0511991AltensteigA48 King's Indian
19. Lputian vs C Lutz  ½-½30199103 Rimavska SobotaD97 Grunfeld, Russian
20. Razuvaev vs C Lutz  ½-½331991Bundesliga 9192E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. C Lutz vs Smejkal  ½-½471991Bundesliga 9192D80 Grunfeld
22. Jansa vs C Lutz  1-0391991Rimavska Sobota 51/246 (Jansa,V)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. Smejkal vs C Lutz  ½-½311991AltensteigA15 English
24. C Lutz vs Baburin  ½-½611991Budapest (Hungary)D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. C Lutz vs I Stohl  0-1611991Rimavska SobotaB50 Sicilian
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 460  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-24-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eggman: What a Lutz.
Nov-24-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Wait a minute. How do you get a rating of 2590 with 49 wins and 66 losses?
Nov-24-03  PinkPanther: <Wait a minute. How do you get a rating of 2590 with 49 wins and 66 losses?>

You play against strong opposition?

Nov-24-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Are you saying that if I play against strong opposition and lose my rating increases. Well my rating should be 3000 by now!
Nov-24-03  PinkPanther: <Are you saying that if I play against strong opposition and lose my rating increases. Well my rating should be 3000 by now!>

No, I'm just saying that if you play extrememly strong competition and score 46.3% against them, in all reality, that's not that bad, and your rating would reflect that.

Nov-24-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Heck,I know there's a mathematical formula that determines the ups and downs of the ELO. I just find it strange that a 2590 rating can have such a negative win/loss ratio.
Nov-24-03  Bears092: of course, he's played more than 241 games in his career...
Nov-24-03  shadowmaster: <technical draw> Of course you don't get any rating points for losing. But look how many games he's drawn (as Bears092 is implying).
Nov-24-03  Bears092: actually, I was implying that he's played a lot more games that aren't in the database
Nov-13-08  Red October: he has some wins against top players (but probably when those players were much younger and weren't at their strongest yet)
May-06-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Bears092> Megabase has 1,310 <Christopher Lutz> games, whereof 392 are wins and 660 are draws. So the <overall winning percentage> is more likely 55.1%.
Jun-08-11  BIDMONFA: Christopher Lutz

LUTZ, Christopher
http://www.bidmonfa.com/LUTZ%20CHRI...
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Feb-24-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Happy Birthday, Christopher!

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ...

Dec-07-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: thegoodanarchist: <technical draw: Heck,I know there's a mathematical formula that determines the ups and downs of the ELO. I just find it strange that a 2590 rating can have such a negative win/loss ratio.>

The way it is calcutlated, I think [but am not 100% certain] is that your entire event is rated using the difference between your rating and the average rating of your opponents.

If the expected score in that situation for someone of your rating is lower than your actual score, then your rating is increased to reflect a better-than-expected performance by you, even if you happened to play like a fish.

Dec-07-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Update:

Mega Database 2014 has 1,369 <Christopher Lutz> games, whereof

452 are wins,
697 are draws and
220 are losses.

So the <overall winning percentage> is now 58.5%.

Dec-07-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  john barleycorn: <whiteshark> in the header is says

<Number of games in database: 460 Years covered: 1983 to 2008>

Do you know, why there are no games after 2008? Is he inactive since then?

Dec-07-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Lutz plays for <Köln-Porz>, a team which refused to play in the 'new' Bundesliga since its introduction in season 2008/09.

I see Christopher played four seasons ā 9 games in the 2nd league (West) [no games during the 11/12 season] and occasionally in the Belgian League.

Jan-03-14  nummerzwei: One of the few grandmasters that have played closed openings when young and later switched to 1.e4.
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