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Tea Bosboom-Lanchava
Photo copyright 2003 Tea Lanchava
Used with permission.
Number of games in database: 260
Years covered: 1990 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2295
Highest rating achieved in database: 2393
Overall record: +104 -91 =65 (52.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A41 D02 A46 E10 A40
 King's Indian (13) 
    E91 E60 E93 E97 E76
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A57 A58 A56 A77 A61
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D30 D37 D31 D38 D35
 Slav (8) 
    D10 D11 D15 D18 D13
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E21 E20 E54 E32 E46
With the Black pieces:
 Robatsch (51) 
 Pirc (18) 
    B08 B09 B07
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A41 A40
 Dutch Defense (10) 
    A89 A88 A85 A87 A81
 Modern Defense (8) 
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D90 D94 D85
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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)
   Dutch Womens Championships (2003)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   Dutch Championship (Women) (2010)
   Dutch Championship (Women) (2014)
   Corus Group C (2004)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2004 Wijk Aan Zee (group C) by gauer

   Thi Mai Hung Nguyen vs Bosboom-Lanchava (Sep-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   Bosboom-Lanchava vs S Kurbonboeva (Sep-12-16) 1/2-1/2
   Bosboom-Lanchava vs K Szczepkowska-Horowska (Sep-10-16) 1/2-1/2
   Bosboom-Lanchava vs B Khotenashvili (Sep-09-16) 1-0
   Bosboom-Lanchava vs J Eric (Sep-08-16) 1-0

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(born Sep-11-1974, 42 years old) Georgia (federation/nationality Netherlands)

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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 11; games 1-25 of 260  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 Bronstein  0-140 1997 HoogeveenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
6. Bosboom-Lanchava vs Barsov  0-160 1997 VAM Hoogeveen opE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
7. Bosboom-Lanchava vs Kosteniuk 0-128 1998 Olympiad (w)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
8. P Gelpke vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-035 1998 NED-chT playoff 3-4B06 Robatsch
9. Bosboom-Lanchava vs S Volkov  0-140 1998 Groningen OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Bosboom-Lanchava vs M Sebag  ½-½59 1999 Zone 1.1 (women)A57 Benko Gambit
11. Bosboom-Lanchava vs I Bos-Swiecik  ½-½23 1999 ch-NED wD85 Grunfeld
12. Bosboom-Lanchava vs C Slingerland ½-½111 2000 NED-ch (Women)A43 Old Benoni
13. Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Dimitrijevic  0-174 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
14. B Kadziolka vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-060 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
15. Bosboom-Lanchava vs K Toma 1-029 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA15 English
16. A Muzychuk vs Bosboom-Lanchava 0-134 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
17. Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Bollengier  1-042 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
18. E Hasanova vs Bosboom-Lanchava  ½-½37 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB06 Robatsch
19. Bosboom-Lanchava vs A Hamdouchi  0-147 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
20. M Velcheva vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-076 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB30 Sicilian
21. Bosboom-Lanchava vs P Schuurman  1-061 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA57 Benko Gambit
22. C Moshina vs Bosboom-Lanchava  0-169 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB06 Robatsch
23. Bosboom-Lanchava vs D Iwaniuk  1-021 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA80 Dutch
24. Zhaoqin Peng vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-041 2001 ch-NED WomenB07 Pirc
25. Bosboom-Lanchava vs P Schuurman  1-035 2001 ch-NED WomenA57 Benko Gambit
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 260  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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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... ;-)
Jun-19-06  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... :(
Sep-05-07  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!

Jul-21-12  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!
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  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.
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  posoo: Please explain how my comment was (1) hypocritical; (2) moralism.

Thunks, LOL

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  posoo: lol crikkits ;)
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  posoo: While Porfuduos languishes in SILANCE, i still do nto have an ANSWER

utuholpa, why u creaping LOL?!

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  keypusher: <posoo: Dos anyone else find da salivating dat goes on da pages of female chess players to be a little bit unsettling?!?!>

<posoo: While Porfuduos languishes in SILANCE, i still do nto have an ANSWER utuholpa, why u creaping LOL?!>

Your spelling has improved markedly in the last two years.

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  posoo: Thank you koppush.
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