Number of games in database: 396
Years covered: 1971 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2443 (2404 rapid, 2348 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2520
Overall record: +127 -98 =171 (53.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
E Mortensen vs L Karlsson, 1988 0-1
N V Pedersen vs L Karlsson, 1996 0-1
Korchnoi vs L Karlsson, 1993 0-1
Hoi vs L Karlsson, 2006 0-1
L Karlsson vs Tal, 1980 1-0
L Karlsson vs Timman, 1982 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Scandinavian Chess Tournament (2007)
XXXV Rilton Cup (2006)
Las Palmas Interzonal (1982)
Politiken Cup (2006)
Rilton Cup (2007)
6th European Individual Championship (2005)
21st European Club Cup (2005)
15th European Team Championship (2005)
Rilton Cup (2009)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Dutch by Ybrevo
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FIDE player card for Lars Karlsson
(born Jul-11-1955, 60 years old) Sweden
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|Lars Carl-Gustaf Karlsson was born in Stockholm. He was awarded the IM title in 1979 and the GM title in 1982. In tournaments he was 1st at Malmo 1979, 1st at Helsinki 1983, 1st= at Hastings 1983-84, 2nd= at Esbjerg 1984 and 2nd= at Cannes 1986. He also played on the Swedish Olympiad teams of the 1980's. Karlsson was Swedish champion in 1992.|
| page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 396
|1. B Nisman vs L Karlsson
||Moscow||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|2. L Karlsson vs Keene
||Gausdal||A04 Reti Opening|
|3. L Karlsson vs H Olafsson
||Lucerne||A04 Reti Opening|
|4. L Karlsson vs W Schmidt
||Malmo Schacknytt||B40 Sicilian|
|5. Seirawan vs L Karlsson
||Schacknytts Jubileumsturnering||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|6. B Ivanovic vs L Karlsson
||Eksjo-A 8th||C03 French, Tarrasch|
|7. L Karlsson vs Tal
||Skara ETC||A04 Reti Opening|
|8. Gligoric vs L Karlsson
||EU-chT (Men)||C16 French, Winawer|
|9. L Karlsson vs Tseshkovsky
|10. Miles vs L Karlsson
||Gausdal Int||E12 Queen's Indian|
|11. L Karlsson vs Vaganian
||Erevan||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|12. L Karlsson vs Smejkal
||Malta ol (Men)||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|13. N Minev vs L Karlsson
||Eksjo-A 8th||A56 Benoni Defense|
|14. H Dobosz vs L Karlsson
||Yerevan||C03 French, Tarrasch|
|15. Romanishin vs L Karlsson
||Yerevan||A04 Reti Opening|
|16. L Karlsson vs Sosonko
||Malta (ol) 30/9 (Sosonko)||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|17. L Karlsson vs Tringov
||EU-chT (Men)||A04 Reti Opening|
|18. L Karlsson vs Vadasz
|19. A Kuligowski vs L Karlsson
||Hradec Kralove||E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2|
|20. L Karlsson vs Smejkal
||EU-chT (Men)||A04 Reti Opening|
|21. L Karlsson vs M Knezevic
||Yerevan||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|22. L Karlsson vs Adorjan
||Ch Europe (team)||A04 Reti Opening|
|23. Y Gruenfeld vs L Karlsson
||7th ETCh final||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|24. Tal vs L Karlsson
||Yerevan||C16 French, Winawer|
|25. Suba vs L Karlsson
||Yerevan||A30 English, Symmetrical|
| page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 396
|Sep-24-05|| ||cuendillar: Great draw against Etienne Bacrot in the European Club Cup today. He even was a pawn ahead in the final position!|
|Feb-15-06|| ||Nikita Smirnov: He was my old chess teacher!|
|Feb-15-06|| ||Jim Bartle: Nikita, how old were you when you started studying chess with a teacher?|
|Feb-15-06|| ||Nikita Smirnov: Um... ten!|
|May-14-06|| ||Nikita Smirnov: cuendillar:Lars told me that he had very bad time so it became draw.He went really mad after that.|
|Jul-11-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Lars Karlsson|
KARLSSON, Lars C. G.
|Sep-02-06|| ||Nikita Smirnov: Well now he is trainer of a gymnasium (Our school gymnasium Metapontum).|
|Jul-11-08|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Lars! Again :-)|
|Jul-11-08|| ||moronovich: Happy Birthday <Lars> And thanks for good times back in the 80 ties !|
|Jul-11-09|| ||whiteshark: ThanT's funny, y'day I posted here L Karlsson vs L Schneider, 1981 and 2day's his B-day. :D|
|Jul-11-09|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Lars!|
|Jul-11-09|| ||brankat: <whiteshark> What may be even funnier is that yet another Lars had a birthday yesterday :-)|
Lars Aake Schneider
|Jul-11-09|| ||whiteshark: <brankat> What a coincidence! Or oddity?
Thanks, anyway! :D|
|Jul-11-09|| ||moronovich: Happy Birthday Lars ! Thanks for many fine moments in the good old 80ies !|
Hope you are still enjoying your chess.
L.Karlsson became the second swede to recieve a lifelong support from the swedish state.Ulf Andersson was first.
|Jul-11-09|| ||brankat: The first of L.Karlsson's games listed above doesn't belong there. He was only 2 years old at the time. This is from the game page: |
<Mar-29-05 <tuatara>: this game was not played by any Karlsson but by hans karl, then of Heilbronn.>
|Jul-11-09|| ||wordfunph: Happy Birthday Olympian GM Lars Karlsson..|
|Jul-11-09|| ||Eastfrisian: .. an from Germany, too.|
|Jul-11-09|| ||WhiteRook48: Happy birthday|
|Jul-11-10|| ||wordfunph: his ICC handle is "Frasse"..
happy birthday Frasse!
|Jul-11-14|| ||Penguincw: Happy 59th birthday to GM Lars Karlsson.|
|Oct-29-15|| ||MissScarlett: <In the late 1970s Karlsson, with astonishing blitz skills looked like a superstar in the making. However a near-death experience in a plane going to a tournament in the USSR caused Karlsson to foreswear air travel, going to all future tournaments by train or boat.|
His career was seriously restricted but even so he briefly became a top 30 Grandmaster. However family life, including being a parent for a total of seven children, obliged him to leave the professional circuit.
In recent years Karlsson has restricted himself to competing in Sweden but he made his international return on the Chess Train tournament.>
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