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Carolina Lujan
Number of games in database: 175
Years covered: 2001 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2385 (2375 rapid, 2319 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2419

Overall record: +53 -54 =58 (49.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 10 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (40) 
    B33 B47 B91 B80 B43
 French Defense (11) 
    C00 C11 C18 C12 C16
 French (8) 
    C00 C11 C12 C10
 King's Indian Attack (7) 
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B14 B10 B15
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B91 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B33 B30 B43 B22 B40
 Grunfeld (12) 
    D85 D91 D87 D70 D76
 Sicilian Kan (9) 
    B43 B42
 English (7) 
    A15 A16
 Reti System (5) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Lujan vs L Zepeda, 2006 1-0
   C Lujan vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   79th Argentine Championship (2004)
   Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
   Women's Olympiad (2008)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   FIDE Women's World Chess Championship (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)

   D Flores vs C Lujan (Feb-15-17) 1/2-1/2
   N Delgado Ramirez vs C Lujan (Feb-11-17) 1-0
   J Vojinovic vs C Lujan (Sep-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   C Lujan vs S Khademalsharieh (Sep-12-16) 1/2-1/2
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs C Lujan (Sep-11-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-13-1985, 31 years old) Argentina

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IM and Women's GM Carolina Lujan was not only the Champion of Argentina (w) in 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2012 but also the American Continental Women's Champion 2014, returning to Mexico in 2016 to compete for another American women's continental championship(1, 2). Played in the FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012), but lost in the first round to IM Anna Zatonskih.

References / Sources

(1) (live games), (2) (2016 American women's continental crosstable)


Wikipedia article: Carolina Luj%C3%A1n

Last updated: 2016-11-12 16:39:56

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 175  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. C Lujan vs G Soppe  0-133 2001 Homenaje a la BanderaB15 Caro-Kann
2. C Lujan vs B Vega Gutierrez  1-038 2001 WYG16C50 Giuoco Piano
3. Z Gregorova vs C Lujan  ½-½30 2001 WYG16A07 King's Indian Attack
4. C Lujan vs V Hari  1-028 2001 WYG16C18 French, Winawer
5. P Gutierrez Castillo vs C Lujan  0-127 2001 WYG16B33 Sicilian
6. C Lujan vs N Hryhorenko  0-124 2001 WYG16C16 French, Winawer
7. C Lujan vs S Paridar  ½-½38 2001 WYG16B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. T Holusova vs C Lujan  ½-½24 2001 WYG16B33 Sicilian
9. B Igla vs C Lujan  1-037 2001 WYG16D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
10. C Lujan vs B De Jong-Muhren  ½-½31 2001 WYG16B83 Sicilian
11. A Kopinits vs C Lujan  0-160 2001 WYG16B23 Sicilian, Closed
12. C Lujan vs B Kadziolka  ½-½25 2001 WYG16B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. C Lujan vs C Peptan  0-166 2002 Olympiad, womenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
14. C Lujan vs T Vasilevich  1-077 2002 Olympiad, womenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
15. C Lujan vs L Herrera  ½-½12 2003 Santiago zt 2.5 (Women)D97 Grunfeld, Russian
16. J Nogueiras vs C Lujan  ½-½15 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoA16 English
17. C Lujan vs G Soppe  0-129 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
18. C Lujan vs D Schneider  1-053 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoC18 French, Winawer
19. C Garcia Palermo vs C Lujan  ½-½59 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoA00 Uncommon Opening
20. C Lujan vs B Roselli Mailhe  ½-½91 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
21. A Needleman vs C Lujan  0-150 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoA16 English
22. C Lujan vs A Ramirez Alvarez  1-063 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB33 Sicilian
23. Granda Zuniga vs C Lujan 0-145 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. C Lujan vs I Morovic  0-154 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. Karpov vs C Lujan  ½-½42 2003 Buenos Aires simD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-29-04  ConLaMismaMano: Carolina Lujan recently became a male IM, is the second woman in latin america to gain that title, after another argentinian player, Claudia Amura. Carolina is very young and probably will become a GM. In the top 20 Girls in FIDE, Lujan should be there but doesn't appear, the Argentinian federation complained a month ago.
Aug-05-04  molinov: Carolina Lujan has become a GM.
Aug-05-04  SBC: She became an IM in Feb. and a GM in Aug.?

That's great!

Jan-10-06  Durcet: Carolina Lujan is neither a GM nor an IM; she is a WGM with a FIDE rating of about 2350.
Mar-19-06  Cogano: Would someone be kind enough to post some kind of biography about Ms. Lujan, however brief? Thanks much. Take very good care all & have a great day. Cheers to all! :)
Jul-18-06  percyblakeney: Lujan's home page (in Spanish):

Jul-18-06  A.Alekhine: How old is she?
Jul-18-06  e4Newman: my espanol isnt the best, but her webpage says may 13 '85 - making her 21 of course

interesting her bday is 1 day before me and W.Steinitz

btw - nice handle <A.Alekhine>

Jul-18-06  Karpova: <Carolina Lujan recently became a male IM,>

but she's still a woman, isn't she?

Jul-19-06  BIDMONFA: Carolina Lujan

LUJAN, Carolina

Mar-14-08  Udit Narayan: Nice pic:
Mar-04-09  Augalv: <Nice pic> Indeed.
Mar-04-09  Augalv: Not her highest but with a Fide rating of 2364, she continues to be at the top of the Argentine female players' list.

<Carolina is very young and probably will become a GM.>

Gaining the GM title still a pending issue for her.

May-09-09  zdigyigy: Esta simpatiquisima no cabe ninguna duda.
Sep-10-11  scormus: Hell, I might have guessed I'd find an Argentine player called Lujan here.
Apr-09-13  waustad: I looked at the website for the Argentine championship and didn't see her in the women's section. She's playing in the men's/open/absolute section and is at +2 in a tie for 4th through 16th after 6 rounds. It's kind of confusing because they forgot to change the year to 2013 in the header for the website.
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