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Konstantin Landa
Number of games in database: 613
Years covered: 1985 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2645
Highest rating achieved in database: 2678
Overall record: +195 -85 =321 (59.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      12 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (67) 
    B90 B47 B30 B42 B76
 Slav (30) 
    D11 D10 D12 D14
 French Defense (20) 
    C18 C11 C10 C17 C12
 King's Indian (17) 
    E97 E94 E91 E69 E70
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    D02 E00 E10 A40 A50
 Caro-Kann (14) 
    B18 B19 B12 B16 B10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (71) 
    B43 B42 B22 B40 B47
 Queen's Gambit Declined (47) 
    D38 D39 D31 D37 D30
 Sicilian Kan (36) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Nimzo Indian (33) 
    E56 E46 E37 E34 E58
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B18 B12 B10 B19 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    E00 D02 E10 A45 A40
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Landa vs E Shaposhnikov, 2005 1-0
   K Landa vs Nisipeanu, 2007 1-0
   K Landa vs Kasparov, 1987 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs D Vocaturo, 2010 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs K Landa, 2010 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs D Khismatullin, 2014 1-0
   K Landa vs F Amonatov, 2009 1/2-1/2
   K Landa vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2006 1/2-1/2
   B Burg vs K Landa, 2012 0-1
   V Gagarin vs K Landa, 2012 0-1

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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bad Wiessee (2003)
   Reggio Emilia International (2005)
   Reggio Emilia (2007)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   2008-2009 Bundesliga (2008)
   Reggio Emilia (2008)
   62nd Russian Championship Higher League (2009)
   28th European Club Cup (2012)
   Bundesliga (2012)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   Bundesliga (2013)

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KONSTANTIN LANDA
(born May-22-1972) Russia
PRONUNCIATION:
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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 25; games 1-25 of 613  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. K Landa vs A Ivanov 0-123 1985 Tbilisi (Georgia)C26 Vienna
2. K Landa vs Kasparov ½-½56 1987 clock simulB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
3. Remisow vs K Landa  1-040 1988 Gambit/C51 Evans Gambit
4. K Landa vs M Brodsky  1-030 1989 URS-qual U20B83 Sicilian
5. K Landa vs Tseshkovsky  0-124 1990 Vladivostok opB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
6. K Landa vs M Pavlovic  0-157 1991 It (cat.8)C55 Two Knights Defense
7. Rublevsky vs K Landa  ½-½40 1991 JurmalaB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. K Landa vs G Emodi  ½-½41 1992 Budapest (Hungary)C55 Two Knights Defense
9. N Vlassov vs K Landa  1-027 1993 Polanica ZdrojB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. V Malakhov vs K Landa  1-051 1994 Groningen opB40 Sicilian
11. K Landa vs Adianto  0-177 1994 Biel op (SUI)A04 Reti Opening
12. K Landa vs Khalifman  ½-½37 1995 Ch Russia (club)A00 Uncommon Opening
13. K Landa vs Dreev  ½-½56 1995 RUS-chT KazanA07 King's Indian Attack
14. Svidler vs K Landa  ½-½48 1995 RUS-chT KazanB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
15. Pinter vs K Landa  ½-½25 1995 Balatonbereny (Hungary)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
16. K Landa vs V Malaniuk  ½-½54 1995 Cappelle la Grande opC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
17. K Landa vs Dvoirys  1-045 1995 Oberwart opA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
18. K Landa vs V Malakhov  ½-½36 1995 Balatonbereny GMA36 English
19. Romanishin vs K Landa  ½-½22 1995 BalatonberenyD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Ftacnik vs K Landa  ½-½20 1996 Cup Lee, Beijing (China)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
21. O Danielian vs K Landa  1-032 1996 Cappelle op 12thA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Tseshkovsky vs K Landa  0-169 1996 RUS-chTB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. K Landa vs V Malakhov  1-053 1997 RUS-ch m1-2D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. G Welling vs K Landa  0-157 1997 LeeuwardenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. V Malakhov vs K Landa  1-044 1997 RUS-ch m1-2B42 Sicilian, Kan
 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 613  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
http://www.bidmonfa.com/landa_konst...
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May-22-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.

Aug-25-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  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 .
Oct-05-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Landa is currently coaching the Iranian team at the 2010 Olympiad, and will continue on to the 2010 Asian Games.
Aug-31-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: He's recently doing the a superb job on live commentary in English together with Anna Sharevich. http://worldcup2011.live.whychess.o...
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: http://www.whychess.org/en/node/1517

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!):

http://www.whychess.org/en/node/1136

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCMs...

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