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Igor Stohl
I Stohl 
 
Number of games in database: 1,041
Years covered: 1981 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2496
Highest rating achieved in database: 2578

Overall record: +290 -131 =616 (57.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (82) 
    E67 E62 E63 E97 E60
 Queen's Gambit Declined (42) 
    D37 D30 D35 D31 D38
 English (39) 
    A13 A15 A10 A16 A17
 Queen's Pawn Game (37) 
    E00 A41 A40 D02 A46
 Slav (33) 
    D10 D15 D17 D11 D12
 English, 1 c4 c5 (27) 
    A30 A33 A31 A32 A37
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (161) 
    B84 B22 B90 B83 B80
 Grunfeld (103) 
    D85 D86 D76 D82 D98
 Sicilian Scheveningen (62) 
    B84 B83 B80 B82 B81
 Queen's Indian (36) 
    E12 E15 E14 E17
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B12 B17 B10 B11 B18
 Sicilian Najdorf (26) 
    B90 B91 B97 B93
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Stohl vs Korchnoi, 1993 1-0
   I Stohl vs Seirawan, 1990 1/2-1/2
   S Siebrecht vs I Stohl, 2006 0-1
   I Stohl vs Pavasovic, 1999 1-0
   Hjartarson vs I Stohl, 1982 0-1
   Damljanovic vs I Stohl, 1999 0-1
   R Slobodjan vs I Stohl, 1993 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Manila Interzonal (1990)
   European Clubs Cup (Men) (2003)

RECENT GAMES:
   I Stohl vs Ribli (Feb-12-17) 1/2-1/2
   V Nevednichy vs I Stohl (Dec-11-16) 1/2-1/2
   T Polak vs I Stohl (Dec-04-16) 0-1
   I Stohl vs I Hera (Nov-27-16) 1/2-1/2
   J Stocek vs I Stohl (Jan-10-16) 1/2-1/2

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IGOR STOHL
(born Sep-27-1964, 52 years old) Slovakia

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Grandmaster (1992) and FIDE Senior Trainer.


 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,041  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Frois vs I Stohl  0-1521981EU-ch jrB08 Pirc, Classical
2. H Kuijf vs I Stohl  0-1321981EU-ch jrB83 Sicilian
3. A Sokolov vs I Stohl  1-0411981Groningen 33/323B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. I Stohl vs J M Hodgson  1-0311981EU-ch jrA25 English
5. Hjartarson vs I Stohl  ½-½371981EU-ch jrE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
6. I Stohl vs G Borg  1-0331981EU-ch jrD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. J A C Blanco vs I Stohl  ½-½381981EU-ch jrD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
8. I Stohl vs F A Cuijpers  ½-½181981EU-ch jrD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. I Stohl vs C Hansen  0-1321981EU-ch jrD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
10. I Stohl vs C D'Amore  1-0521982GroningenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. I Stohl vs M Bosboom  1-0421982GroningenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. I Stohl vs J Graf  1-0241982GroningenA15 English
13. Hansen vs I Stohl  1-0561982GroningenB08 Pirc, Classical
14. I Stohl vs D King  ½-½241982GroningenA36 English
15. I Stohl vs Plachetka  1-0291982Tatran CupD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. P Staniszewski vs I Stohl  0-1411982Groningen NEDD85 Grunfeld
17. E Gudmundsson vs I Stohl  1-0311982GroningenA04 Reti Opening
18. Joel Benjamin vs I Stohl  0-1481982World Junior ChB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Hjartarson vs I Stohl 0-1221982CopenhagenD85 Grunfeld
20. P Moulin vs I Stohl  0-1441982Groningen NEDB83 Sicilian
21. I Stohl vs P Peelen  ½-½191983GroningenA16 English
22. A Kofidis vs I Stohl  0-1471983GroningenD94 Grunfeld
23. I Stohl vs C Lutz  1-0261983GroningenE12 Queen's Indian
24. S Agdestein vs I Stohl  1-0411983GroningenD85 Grunfeld
25. I Stohl vs R Bator  ½-½201983GroningenA17 English
 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,041  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-15-05  lopium: Does anybody know more about this player? He was strong, and play for only 4 years...
Apr-21-05  soberknight: I know Igor Stohl, but I don't know what he Stohl.
Jul-11-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: <lopium: Does anybody know more about this player? He was strong, and play for only 4 years...>

An odd comment to make, considering the database gives his dates of games as 1981-2005, i.e. about 25 years worth of games - a good career. Plus he has games recorded for this year so he's not finished.

He has, however, taken the time to write a major work of analysis of Kasparov's best games. Read about it here:

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...

Jan-25-06  EmperorAtahualpa: This is a player with one of the highest percentages of "short draws" (draws reached in less than 20 moves). According to a calculation, an astonishing 41% of his games were reached by short draws!

Kramnik only has 16%, so what are all the Kramnik-bashers thinking??

For more information, go to this page:

http://members.aon.at/sfischl/sd.txt

Sep-27-06  BIDMONFA: Igor Stohl

STOHL, Igor
http://www.bidmonfa.com/stohl_igor....
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Sep-27-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: Excellent writer; Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces is a great book.

His two volume set on Kasparov is great as well.

Apr-14-07  bauernfresser: Has recently worked with David Navara.
Sep-11-08  myschkin: . . .

Bio (in German): http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_S...

Porträt (in German): http://www.bindlach-schach.de/1mann...

Apr-26-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <lopium: Does anybody know more about this player? He was strong, and play for only 4 years...>

2587 = peak
2510 = current

quite a modest GM and author of good books..

+ Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces (2009)

http://www.amazon.com/Instructive-M...

+ Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games Vol. 1 (2005)

http://www.amazon.com/Garry-Kasparo...

+ Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games Vol. 2 (2006)

http://www.amazon.com/Garry-Kasparo...

Dec-18-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Stohl also co-authored a book on the 1990 Manila Interzonal with Lubomir Ftacnik.
Sep-27-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Stohl!

LTJ

Sep-27-13  Kikoman: <Player of the Day>

Happy 49th birthday GM Igor Stohl. :D

Sep-27-13  waustad: He is still active in team tournaments, playing in Czech, Slovak and sometimes Austrian and German leagues. Since he publishes with Gambit Books, some of his work is available via the Gambit Books app on the iPad, notably the Kasparov Best books.

Apart from the team tournaments, one he played in is the admirably named: http://www.365chess.com/tournaments...

Sep-27-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday Igor Stohl!
Jul-11-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <EmperorAtahualpa: This is a player with one of the highest percentages of "short draws" (draws reached in less than 20 moves). According to a calculation, an astonishing 41% of his games were reached by short draws!...>

That is a strange fact. Another player worth looking at would be the late Peter Szekely.

Istvan Bilek was also not inclined to overexertion later in his career.

Sep-27-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Credit to Igor....here he is making John Nunn look stylish: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...
Sep-27-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Stohl! <MissScarlett> Lol indeed he did do that!
Sep-27-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: I wouldn't wish those trousers on my worst enemy.
Sep-27-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Game Collection: Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces ~ Stohl

<MS> What does that say about you? ;)

Sep-28-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: <MissScarlett> The sweatshirt looks tacky also. It's funny how much styles change over the years.
Sep-28-15  columbeau: @barkingscarlett : send us a picture of your underwear. all chess players will surely appreciate your epic style
Sep-28-15  siggemannen: Are those trousers or pyjamas?
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