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Konstantin Landa
Number of games in database: 776
Years covered: 1985 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2604 (2594 rapid, 2525 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2678

Overall record: +240 -100 =385 (59.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 51 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (69) 
    B90 B47 B42 B30 B67
 Slav (37) 
    D11 D10 D12 D14
 French Defense (26) 
    C18 C11 C10 C17 C12
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    D02 E00 E10 A40 A45
 King's Indian (22) 
    E97 E94 E91 E69 E60
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E21 E53 E20 E35 E33
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (83) 
    B43 B42 B40 B22 B47
 Queen's Gambit Declined (54) 
    D38 D37 D39 D31 D30
 Sicilian Kan (39) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (37) 
    D02 E00 A45 D00 E10
 Caro-Kann (37) 
    B18 B12 B10 B19 B13
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E56 E37 E46 E34 E58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Landa vs E Shaposhnikov, 2005 1-0
   K Landa vs D Vocaturo, 2010 1-0
   K Landa vs Nisipeanu, 2007 1-0
   K Landa vs F Amonatov, 2009 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs Kasparov, 1987 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs J Gustafsson, 2012 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs R Strukov, 1999 1-0
   K Landa vs N Lubbe, 2017 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs K Landa, 2010 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs R Nechepurenko, 2007 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   Reggio Emilia International (2005)
   Bundesliga 2013/14 (2013)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   Reggio Emilia (2007)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
   Bad Wiessee (2003)
   62nd Russian Championship Higher League (2009)
   Russian Team Championship: Higher League (2009)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   GRENKE Chess Classic (Open) (2017)

   🏆 Bundesliga 2017/18
   K Landa vs Harikrishna (Feb-04-18) 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs J van Foreest (Feb-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   D Kollars vs K Landa (Nov-12-17) 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs B Krause (Nov-11-17) 1/2-1/2
   C Seel vs K Landa (Nov-04-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-22-1972, 45 years old) Russia
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International Master (1991); Grandmaster (1995); FIDE Senior Trainer (2011).

Winner of the Neckar Open 2001, =1st with Zahar Efimenko at Fürth 2002, 1st at Trieste 2005, 1st at Reggio Emilia 2006, 2nd at the Reggio Emilia (2007) behind Viorel Iordachescu, 1st at Vlissingen 2011.

Wikipedia article: Konstantin Landa

 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 776  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Landa vs A Ivanov 0-1231985Tbilisi (Georgia)C26 Vienna
2. K Landa vs Kasparov ½-½561987clock simulB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
3. Remisow vs K Landa  1-0401988Gambit/C51 Evans Gambit
4. K Landa vs M Brodsky  1-0301989URS-qual U20B83 Sicilian
5. K Landa vs Tseshkovsky  0-1241990Vladivostok opB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
6. Rublevsky vs K Landa  ½-½401991JurmalaB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. K Landa vs M Pavlovic  0-1571991It (cat.8)C55 Two Knights Defense
8. K Landa vs G Emodi  ½-½411992Budapest (Hungary)C55 Two Knights Defense
9. N Vlassov vs K Landa  1-0271993Polanica ZdrojB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. V Malakhov vs K Landa  1-0511994Groningen opB40 Sicilian
11. K Landa vs Adianto  0-1771994Biel MTO OpenA04 Reti Opening
12. Svidler vs K Landa  ½-½481995RUS-chT KazanB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. K Landa vs V Malaniuk  ½-½541995Cappelle la Grande opC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. K Landa vs Khalifman  ½-½371995Ch Russia (club)A00 Uncommon Opening
15. K Landa vs Dreev  ½-½561995RUS-chT KazanA07 King's Indian Attack
16. Pinter vs K Landa  ½-½251995Balatonbereny (Hungary)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
17. Romanishin vs K Landa  ½-½221995BalatonberenyD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. K Landa vs V Malakhov  ½-½361995Balatonbereny GMA36 English
19. K Landa vs Dvoirys  1-0451995Oberwart opA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
20. Ftacnik vs K Landa  ½-½201996Cup Lee, Beijing (China)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
21. O Danielian vs K Landa  1-0321996Cappelle op 12thA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Tseshkovsky vs K Landa  0-1691996RUS-chTB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. Yurtaev vs K Landa  0-1611997Cup Russia (open)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
24. G Welling vs K Landa  0-1571997LeeuwardenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. Sadvakasov vs K Landa  0-1541997RUS-Cup4B40 Sicilian
 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 776  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-10-06  chesscrazy: Congrats on winning the Reggio Emilia International.
Jan-10-06  Laskerfan82: I enjoy Landa's games; he's a very exciting attacking player not afraid to make intuitive sacrifices. Reminiscent of his compatriots Tal and Shirov.
Jan-13-06  BIDMONFA: Konstantin Landa

LANDA, Konstantin

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  whiteshark: С Днем Рождения
Jun-30-07  Bridgeburner: Landa has jumped from outside the top hundred into number 41 on the July 2007 rating list, although he was 38th in January 2003.
Jul-02-07  arunjangity: another 61-point grabber, like navara...hope he doesn't lose those points as fast as navara did!

i think fide goofed though...they don't show his rating between 2003-07 unless you look at the graph. might have something to do with the adams goof too.

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  technical draw: So little kibitzing for a super GM. We need a Bio.
Mar-28-08  MarryCheckers: Konstantin was born in Konstantinople on Oktober Sekond, 19-Siksty-Siks. He is a sponsor of Krispy Kreme and Kal Kan Dog Food. He lives in Moskow with his wife Kiki and their children Koby, Kory, Kacy and Kody.
Mar-28-08  minasina: Landa is ChessPro commentator,see e.g. Anand vs Topalov, 2008 , Aronian vs Anand, 2008 , Aronian vs Topalov, 2008 .
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Landa is currently coaching the Iranian team at the 2010 Olympiad, and will continue on to the 2010 Asian Games.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: He's recently doing the a superb job on live commentary in English together with Anna Sharevich.
Aug-31-11  polarmis: Akopian mentions him as having been at the Botvinnik/Kasparov school, so he'd have been among the top-12 juniors in the USSR at one point:

He commented from the scene for ChessPro in Dortmund (as he seems to do most years) - and had some interesting comments about computers (also a good photo there if anyone at ChessGames wants to add it to his profile!):

Aug-31-11  SimonWebbsTiger: Konstantin mentioned today that he spoke with Grischuk before the game with Feller. <the Gris> said he was a bit worried about playing him. Konstantin made a passing remark about Feller: " a computer player."
Aug-31-11  SimonWebbsTiger: apropos Anna Sharevich, Landa's co-host....

An unforgettable song by the lovely Belarus WGM beauty

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  diagonal: Konstantin Landa wins the <7th Capo d'Orso Open> which took place 6th to 13th June 2015, he edged out Sabino Brunello in tie-break after both scored 7/9. The Porto Mannu bay, a holiday resort under the shadow of the Homeric Capo d’Orso (Bear Cape) near Palau, is one of the most beautiful locations in Sardinia.

Among the players iconic icelandic grandmasters, led by legendary Fridrik Olafsson (turned 80 this year), Johann Hjartarson or Margeir Petursson.

The <1st International Festival Capo d´Orso> was held in May 2007: (then IM) <Hedinn Steingrimsson> edged out (then IM) <Fabiano Caruana> on tie-break after both finished on 7.5/9, GM <Mihail Marin> followed on third place.

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