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Used with permission.
Tea Bosboom-Lanchava
Number of games in database: 237
Years covered: 1990 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2268
Highest rating achieved in database: 2393
Overall record: +93 -83 =61 (52.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    A41 D02 A46 E10 A40
 King's Indian (12) 
    E91 E93 E60 E76 E97
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A57 A58 A77 A56 A61
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D30 D37 D35 D31 D38
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E21 E20 E54 E46 E32
 Slav (8) 
    D10 D13 D18 D15 D11
With the Black pieces:
 Robatsch (48) 
 Pirc (15) 
    B08 B09 B07
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A41 A40
 Modern Defense (7) 
 Dutch Defense (7) 
    A89 A87 A85 A91 A81
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D90 D85 D94
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Bosboom-Lanchava vs W Spoelman, 2005 1-0
   T Barendse vs Bosboom-Lanchava, 2004 0-1
   Y Visser vs Bosboom-Lanchava, 2006 0-1
   Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Pourkashiyan, 2004 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dutch Championship (Women) (2012)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   Dutch Womens Championships (2003)
   Dutch Championship (Women) (2014)
   Dutch Championship (Women) (2010)
   Howard Staunton Memorial (2006)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)

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(born Sep-11-1974, 40 years old) Georgia (citizen of Netherlands)

[what is this?]
She is an IM and a WGM. She is a former World Youth Chess Champion in the girls Under 14 (1988) and Under 16 categories (1990). Dutch champion (w) in 2012.

Wikipedia article: Tea Bosboom-Lanchava

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 237  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Bosboom-Lanchava vs R Eidelson  ½-½45 1990 Moscow (Women)E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
2. N Gaprindashvili vs Bosboom-Lanchava  ½-½17 1990 Ch Georgia (w)C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
3. Movsesian vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-048 1993 Mlada Boleslav opB06 Robatsch
4. J Brenninkmeijer vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-069 1995 Leeuwarden opB06 Robatsch
5. Bosboom-Lanchava vs Barsov  0-160 1997 VAM Hoogeveen opE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
6. Bosboom-Lanchava vs Bronstein  0-140 1997 HoogeveenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
7. P Gelpke vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-035 1998 NED-chT playoff 3-4B06 Robatsch
8. Bosboom-Lanchava vs Kosteniuk 0-128 1998 Olympiad (w)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
9. Bosboom-Lanchava vs S Volkov  0-140 1998 Groningen OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Bosboom-Lanchava vs I Bos-Swiecik  ½-½23 1999 ch-NED wD85 Grunfeld
11. Bosboom-Lanchava vs M Sebag  ½-½59 1999 Zone 1.1 (women)A57 Benko Gambit
12. Bosboom-Lanchava vs C Slingerland ½-½111 2000 NED-ch (Women)A43 Old Benoni
13. Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Zatonskih  0-136 2001 EuTChwE20 Nimzo-Indian
14. B De Jong-Muhren vs Bosboom-Lanchava  0-136 2001 ch-NED WomenB08 Pirc, Classical
15. M Velcheva vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-076 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB30 Sicilian
16. Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Vogt  1-042 2001 Lost Boys OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. M Sebag vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-030 2001 EuTChwB06 Robatsch
18. Bosboom-Lanchava vs K Toma 1-029 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA15 English
19. P Schuurman vs Bosboom-Lanchava  ½-½56 2001 ch-NED WomenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
20. Jonkman vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-047 2001 Lost Boys OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
21. S Heyme vs Bosboom-Lanchava  0-127 2001 Frauen Bundesliga -2B06 Robatsch
22. Bosboom-Lanchava vs P Schuurman  1-035 2001 ch-NED WomenA57 Benko Gambit
23. Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Bogza  0-147 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
24. L Van de Vegt vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-044 2001 Lost Boys OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
25. H Puuska vs Bosboom-Lanchava  0-128 2001 EuTChwB06 Robatsch
 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 237  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Dec-21-05  EmperorAtahualpa: I just found a new picture of Tea Bosboom-Lanchava:

Jan-14-06  EmperorAtahualpa: To see a whole slideshow of beautiful images of Tea Bosboom-Lanchava, click here:

Feb-13-06  EmperorAtahualpa: "Last week, the Chess Events Maastricht Foundation organised a Complete Chess Match between the Dutch Women Grandmasters Zhaoqin Peng (Elo 2402) and Tea Lanchava (Elo 2389)."

Mar-29-06  Whitehat1963: I've sworn off coffee, chocolate, and water for life. I'll content myself with Tea Bosboom-Lanchava instead.
Apr-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Here's a picture of Tea Bosboom-Lanchava taken before her match against former Women's World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova during the European Individual Championships 2006:

Apr-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: And here's another one of her:
Apr-09-06  sitzkrieg: <dakgootje> kan je er eentje voor mij reserveren?
Apr-15-06  BIDMONFA: Tea Bosboom-Lanchava


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  acirce: <REST AND MOVEMENT (Peter Ingestad)

During those long, pensive august eventides of yore the peasants of Upland gathered in their gardens and on their verandas for teatime, quiet, happy and comfortly seated they spent their pleasant time stirring their cups.

If a tea cup on a saucer is stirred with sufficient skill and intensity, it begins to rotate itself; the spin to reach being bu a matter of knack and training. With an ever improved ability applied it may increase indefinitely. When the spin is sufficient, radioactive decay is generated, rapidly attaining injurious levels.

Today, the art of drinking tea is all but forgotten, this fact possibly partly explaining the improvement of general health having taken place during the last decades.

But still in the fifties textiles were spun and weft unsing an outmnoded technology inducing radioactivity to the cloth; the more it vibrated, the higher quality, was the cvommon judgment.

Fashion develops in perceptible stillness.- We return to the present - having faith in nothing partcular, awaiting the course of time, seeking solace in the marke's cityscape evolving around a a minor set of whirling compass directions.>


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  dakgootje: <kan je er eentje voor mij reserveren?> als het goed betaalt, met ruim voorschot, zou ik best willen overwegen... ;-)
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  notyetagm: <EmperorAtahualpa: ... Atractive AND intelligent women like Tea Lanchava are just terribly rare in the Netherlands!>

Rare no matter where you go, I'm afraid. Usually you get one or the other but not both. :-)

May-29-07  Vash854: Sometimes you get neither... :(
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  Legend: <Vash854>


Sep-15-10  Whitehat1963: Let's make this the home of the Tea Party Express!

Today's topic: Does Christine O'Donnell's primary win signal the fracturing of the Republican Party?


Sep-26-10  myschkin: . . .

"Crush, Tear/Twist, Curl",...

These styles of manufacture have the advantage that the finished product is well suited for tea bags, as it gives a quick and coloury brew.

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  wordfunph: alluring IM Tea Bosboom-Lanchava!
Jul-21-12  achieve: Tea Bosboom-Lanchava has majestically won the 2012 Dutch Chess Championship, after a 12 year reign by Zhaoqin Peng, finally!!!

Many congratulations, finish in style please that final round against Peng!

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  waustad: Congratulations.
Jul-06-14  MountainMatt: Born on my birthday, the year before me..she must be awesome!
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  PhilFeeley: <Whitehat1963: Let's make this the home of the Tea Party Express!>

Glad to see that idea died a quick and necessary death.

Jul-07-14  TRC2k11: Wow... she's got the same birthday as me! 9/11/74 what are the odds!
Jul-30-14  posoo: Dos anyone else find da salivating dat goes on da pages of female chess players to be a little bit unsettling?!?!
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  perfidious: No-one cares about your hypocritical moralism.
Jul-31-14  posoo: Please explain how my comment was (1) hypocritical; (2) moralism.

Thunks, LOL

Jul-31-14  posoo: lol crikkits ;)
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