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Romuald Mainka
Number of games in database: 247
Years covered: 1987 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2390
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550

Overall record: +72 -91 =73 (46.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 11 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (46) 
    B50 B52 B90 B40 B47
 French Defense (18) 
    C07 C11 C16 C18 C00
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B12 B18 B13 B10
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C84 C67 C93 C96 C89
 French Tarrasch (7) 
    C07 C05
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B47 B45 B46 B48
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B42 B46 B47 B83 B30
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C78 C69 C67 C65
 English, 1 c4 e5 (11) 
    A21 A20 A29 A28
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A46 A41 A45 E10 A40
 Slav (7) 
    D16 D12 D10
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A57 A59
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Mainka vs Psakhis, 1994 1-0
   N Sazanov vs R Mainka, 2001 0-1
   R Mainka vs Nunn, 1990 1/2-1/2
   A Braun vs R Mainka, 2004 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   75th German Championship (2004)
   Bad Wiessee (2003)

   🏆 Bundesliga 2015/16
   R Mainka vs D Smerdon (Apr-10-16) 0-1
   R Janssen vs R Mainka (Apr-09-16) 1-0
   L Cyborowski vs R Mainka (Mar-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   P Nikolic vs R Mainka (Mar-12-16) 1-0
   R Mainka vs U Boensch (Feb-21-16) 0-1

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(born May-15-1963, 56 years old) Poland (federation/nationality Germany)

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This Grandmaster was born in Gliwice (Poland). During the 1970s his family moved to Dortmund (North Rhine-Westphalia). Gregor Mainka is his twin brother.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 247  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kohlweyer vs R Mainka  ½-½421987Dortmund-BA17 English
2. R Mainka vs I E Morovic-Fernandez  ½-½441987Lugano opC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
3. R Mainka vs Lputian  0-1301988Dortmund-AB32 Sicilian
4. Hort vs R Mainka  1-0421988DortmundA46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. R Mainka vs K Mokry  0-1341988Peer GyntC60 Ruy Lopez
6. Pinter vs R Mainka  1-0411988Dortmund-AA57 Benko Gambit
7. R Mainka vs J Ambroz  1-0571988Bad Mergentheim opC18 French, Winawer
8. R Kuczynski vs R Mainka  ½-½301988Biel (Switzerland)C55 Two Knights Defense
9. R Mainka vs Hort  0-1281989FRG-chC67 Ruy Lopez
10. R Mainka vs Lautier  0-1321989Dortmund-BC11 French
11. R Mainka vs Miles  ½-½431989BL2-W 8889 ;BL2B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
12. Jansa vs R Mainka  1-0461989Bad MergentheimB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. R Mainka vs Miles  0-1281989Bad Worishofen 47/186B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
14. Jiri Nun vs R Mainka  ½-½111989Dortmund-BC53 Giuoco Piano
15. R Mainka vs Smejkal  1-0461989Bad Mergentheim opC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Ivkov vs R Mainka  ½-½421989Dortmund-BA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
17. W Schmidt vs R Mainka  0-1371990BohemiansA21 English
18. R Mainka vs Jansa  0-1621990LuxembourgB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. P Haba vs R Mainka  0-1301990BohemiansB83 Sicilian
20. Balashov vs R Mainka  1-0291990BerlinA07 King's Indian Attack
21. Zsofia Polgar vs R Mainka  0-1501990Dortmund-BB83 Sicilian
22. R Mainka vs L Christiansen 0-1391990Bundesliga 1989/90B30 Sicilian
23. R Mainka vs I Rogers  0-1431990BohemiansB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. R Rabiega vs R Mainka  1-0431990Bled/RogaskaC59 Two Knights
25. R Mainka vs Nunn  ½-½411990Bundesliga 1989/90C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-20-05  lopium: He is the player of the day, but we don't know anything about him. Birthday?
Oct-20-05  WMD: I saw him play about ten years ago in London. All I remember are a tasteless shirt and a dodgy moustache. Typically German.
Premium Chessgames Member
  chancho: At least he won two games versus Judit and Susan.
Apr-26-09  myschkin: . . .

This typical German GM was born in
Gliwice* (15 May 1963). During the 1970s his family moved to Dortmund (North Rhine-Westphalia). Gregor Mainka is his twin brother.

Fide Card:

* beautiful city in Poland

Apr-26-09  Prugno: I played a couple of matches as his team-mate a few years ago (on a much lower board, of course), and recall him with great pleasure as an extremely modest and kind person. His opinions, even when I did not agree with them 100%, were always voiced in such a quiet and unassuming way that it was impossible to argue with him.

The only exception I noticed in such a low-key personality, apart from his very interesting and aggressive playing style, was a great interest in motor cars, especially Formula 1.

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