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Christian Poulsen
Number of games in database: 66
Years covered: 1936 to 1956

Overall record: +19 -29 =18 (42.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B23 B28 B59 B92 B95
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C63 C73 C89 C64 C77
With the Black pieces:
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D85 D95 D79 D83 D70
 Sicilian (6) 
    B60 B32 B74 B20 B45
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C86 C75 C73 C81 C90
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E29 E33 E38 E40 E59
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(born Aug-16-1912, died Apr-19-1981, 68 years old) Denmark

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Christian Poulsen was born in Rind Sogn, Denmark. He was Danish Champion in 1945 and 1952. He finished 1st= in 1939, 1940 and 1951 but lost all of the subsequent play-offs.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Poulsen vs W Weil 0-1171936Munich OlympiadB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
2. C Poulsen vs M Napolitano  0-13019377th olm finalB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
3. Milner-Barry vs C Poulsen  0-12719377th olm finalB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
4. E Steiner vs C Poulsen  ½-½6219377th olm finalB58 Sicilian
5. C Poulsen vs R Grau 0-12919377th olm finalD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. C Poulsen vs Kashdan  0-14119377th olm finalD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
7. I Solin vs C Poulsen  0-15119377th olm finalA12 English with b3
8. A Baert vs C Poulsen  0-13319377th olm finalE15 Queen's Indian
9. C Poulsen vs T van Scheltinga  ½-½3119377th olm finalA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
10. C Poulsen vs Najdorf 0-1731939Buenos Aires ol f-A ;HCL 37B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
11. C Poulsen vs V Winz  1-0301939Buenos Aires ol (Men) fin-AC10 French
12. A Gromer vs C Poulsen  1-0411939Buenos Aires ol (Men) fin-AC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
13. E R Lundin vs C Poulsen  1-0371939Buenos Aires ol (Men)D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. Jacobo Bolbochan vs C Poulsen  1-0361939Buenos Aires OlympiadE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
15. C Poulsen vs A Hansen  1-0511947Aalborg DENB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
16. A Christensen vs C Poulsen  1-0431947Aalborg DENA03 Bird's Opening
17. Stoltz vs C Poulsen  0-1351947Aalborg DEND78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
18. C Poulsen vs T Nielsen  1-0411947Aalborg DENB23 Sicilian, Closed
19. C Poulsen vs Julius Nielsen 1-0201947Aalborg DENC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
20. T van Scheltinga vs C Poulsen  ½-½501947Aalborg DEND83 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit
21. C Poulsen vs B H Wood  1-0521947Aalborg DENB23 Sicilian, Closed
22. C Poulsen vs T Sorensen  ½-½351947Aalborg DENC77 Ruy Lopez
23. S Herseth vs C Poulsen  ½-½381947Aalborg DEND85 Grunfeld
24. E Jonsson vs C Poulsen  0-1321948SWE-DENB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. Tartakower vs C Poulsen  1-0641950Dubrovnik olmA28 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-16-05  fasting: Poulsen was once danish champion... wasn't he?
Feb-16-05  sneaky pete: <fasting> He wasn't ONCE Danish champion, he was TWICE, in 1945 and 1952. Also he was equal first in 1939, 1940 and 1951, but lost the play-offs.
Feb-16-05  fasting: aiii thanks!
Nov-05-09  Poulsen: His nickname was "Ploven" - the plow.

As it was generally the case with top-level danish players in the "pre-Larsen-era", he had virtually no international achievements. All were happy amateurs - and almost never participated in international events - apart from the olympics.

Here he nails Stoltz:

Stoltz vs C Poulsen, 1947

Aug-17-10  BobCrisp: He recently signed for Liverpool FC.
Aug-16-14  Eastfrisian: Any photo of him ?
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  TheAlchemist: OK, just kidding. Here's a photo from a chessbase retrospective of Bent Larsen, the Danish Olympic team in 1956, Poulsen is the second from the right:

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  TheAlchemist: A better one:


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  Penguincw: R.I.P. Christian Poulsen.
Aug-18-14  Eastfrisian: Thank you <TheAlchemist>
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