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Nikolaus Stanec
Number of games in database: 129
Years covered: 1991 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2465
Highest rating achieved in database: 2568

Overall record: +42 -25 =62 (56.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English, 1 c4 c5 (12) 
    A36 A30 A37 A34 A33
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A21 A20 A27 A22
 Sicilian (6) 
    B95 B39 B24 B67 B33
 King's Indian (6) 
    E94 E62 E97 E99 E61
 English (6) 
    A16 A13 A12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B27 B30 B63 B42 B89
 King's Indian (9) 
    E62 E99 E63 E92 E90
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B63 B68 B64 B66 B67
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B12 B15 B10
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A70 A56 A62 A57
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A45 A46 A41
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   21st European Club Cup (2005)

   🏆 TCh-AUT 2nd Ost -18
   A Jankovic vs N Stanec (Nov-19-17) 1-0
   I Smolkov vs N Stanec (Nov-18-17) 0-1
   N Stanec vs M Neubauer (Oct-22-17) 1-0
   G Schroll vs N Stanec (Oct-21-17) 0-1
   T Polak vs N Stanec (Dec-03-16) 1-0

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(born Apr-29-1968, 49 years old) Austria

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Grandmaster. Ten times Austrian champion (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005). Winner of Austria Open 1997 and 1999. Winner of Donau Open 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2003.

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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 129  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Stanec vs Van Wely  1-0471991Vienna opA36 English
2. Psakhis vs N Stanec ½-½531991Vienna opA24 English, Bremen System with ...g6
3. N Stanec vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½311991Oberwart OpenB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
4. Shabalov vs N Stanec  1-0421992Oberwart opE90 King's Indian
5. N Stanec vs F Ploner  ½-½421993AUT-chTA21 English
6. J Brenninkmeijer vs N Stanec  1-0481993EUCup finalE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
7. Blatny vs N Stanec  ½-½701993VeldenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. N Stanec vs Z Kozul  0-1361994Velden opB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
9. Granda Zuniga vs N Stanec  0-1451994OlympiadE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. K Spraggett vs N Stanec  ½-½661994OlympiadB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
11. K Spraggett vs N Stanec  ½-½221994OlympiadB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
12. G Welling vs N Stanec  0-1321995Velden openA04 Reti Opening
13. N Stanec vs Plachetka  1-0561995AUT-chT 9596B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
14. N Stanec vs Romanishin  0-1401995EUCup MariborE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
15. Robatsch vs N Stanec  ½-½661995Ptuj ZonalA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. Korchnoi vs N Stanec  1-0341995Ptuj ZonalE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
17. N Stanec vs Zsofia Polgar  1-0601996BAWAG, Vienna AUTA21 English
18. N Stanec vs Kudrin  ½-½101996Cappelle la GrandeA36 English
19. N Stanec vs A Stefanova  ½-½361996BAWAG Vienna UAUTOD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. Kasimdzhanov vs N Stanec  1-0411996Cappelle op 12thE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
21. Judit Polgar vs N Stanec 1-0341996OlympiadB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
22. Junior vs N Stanec  1-0411997ViennaC67 Ruy Lopez
23. Onischuk vs N Stanec  1-0601997Cup European ClubB89 Sicilian
24. R M D P de Almeida vs N Stanec  ½-½211997EU-chT (Men)B30 Sicilian
25. N Stanec vs J Yrjola  ½-½171997EU-chT (Men)A87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
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  Tabanus: GM Nikolaus ('Niki') Stanec, Austria, born 29 April 1968. Now rated 2541,

IM in 1993. Played in the 1994 (board 1) and 1996 (board 1) olympiads, and in European Team Ch 1997 (board 1). GM in 2003. Rating peak 2568 in 2005.

Ten times Austrian champion (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005). Winner of Austria Open 1997 and 1999. Winner of Donau Open 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2003.

Biography: (in German) (in English) (in Spanish) (in Polish) (in Dutch)


Portrait by Wenzel Mracek (2004):

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  offramp: Player of the day. Stalin means man of steel and Stanec means man of tin.
Apr-29-14  waustad: Happy birthday to one of the top Austrian players. Though he doesn't have new games here, he plays a lot, mostly in leagues.
Sep-06-14  waustad: Today starts the Vienna Championship and his first round opponent is Rainer Buhmann. Both in this tournament and at the Grenke Chess Classic 2014 the top two rated players meet in the first round. Live games are here:
Sep-12-14  waustad: His play has been fairly typical for him. He is at +1 with many draws, some of them very short, and one rather interesting win. He's 1/2 point behind the leader and has a shot at winning. This strategic approach to a tournament has won him many titles in Austria. This may be another one. His 8 move draws aren't that interesting, but his real games can be very nice.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Nikolaus Stanec.
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