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Nikolaus Stanec
Number of games in database: 125
Years covered: 1991 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2460
Highest rating achieved in database: 2568

Overall record: +39 -24 =62 (56.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English, 1 c4 c5 (12) 
    A36 A30 A37 A34 A38
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A21 A20 A27 A22
 King's Indian (6) 
    E94 E62 E99 E61 E97
 Sicilian (6) 
    B95 B67 B33 B39 B24
 English (5) 
    A16 A12 A13
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B27 B30 B42 B89 B63
 King's Indian (9) 
    E62 E99 E63 E90 E92
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B12 B15 B10
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B63 B67 B68 B66 B64
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A56 A70 A62 A57
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A45 A41 A46
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   21st European Club Cup (2005)

   T Polak vs N Stanec (Dec-03-16) 1-0
   V Vasilescu vs N Stanec (Aug-13-12) 1-0
   N Stanec vs O Jovanic (Jul-15-12) 1/2-1/2
   J Wallner vs N Stanec (Jul-14-12) 0-1
   N Stanec vs R Zelcic (Jul-13-12) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-29-1968, 48 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 5; games 1-25 of 125  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. N Stanec vs Van Wely  1-047 1991 Vienna opA36 English
2. Psakhis vs N Stanec ½-½53 1991 Vienna opA24 English, Bremen System with ...g6
3. N Stanec vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½31 1991 Oberwart opB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
4. Shabalov vs N Stanec  1-042 1992 Oberwart opE90 King's Indian
5. N Stanec vs F Ploner  ½-½42 1993 AUT-chTA21 English
6. J Brenninkmeijer vs N Stanec  1-048 1993 EUCup finalE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
7. Blatny vs N Stanec  ½-½70 1993 VeldenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. N Stanec vs Z Kozul  0-136 1994 Velden opB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
9. Granda Zuniga vs N Stanec  0-145 1994 Moscow olm PER-AUT 44E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. K Spraggett vs N Stanec  ½-½66 1994 Moscow olm CAN-AUTB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
11. K Spraggett vs N Stanec  ½-½22 1994 Moskva olB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
12. N Stanec vs Plachetka  1-056 1995 AUT-chT 9596B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
13. N Stanec vs Romanishin  0-140 1995 EUCup MariborE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
14. G Welling vs N Stanec  0-132 1995 Velden openA04 Reti Opening
15. Robatsch vs N Stanec  ½-½66 1995 6/3A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. Korchnoi vs N Stanec  1-034 1995 Ptuj ztE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
17. N Stanec vs Kudrin  ½-½10 1996 It (open)A36 English
18. N Stanec vs A Stefanova  ½-½36 1996 BAWAG Vienna UAUTOD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Kasimdzhanov vs N Stanec  1-041 1996 Cappelle op 12thE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
20. N Stanec vs Zsofia Polgar  1-060 1996 BAWAG, Vienna AUTA21 English
21. Judit Polgar vs N Stanec 1-034 1996 OlympiadB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
22. Junior vs N Stanec  1-041 1997 ViennaC67 Ruy Lopez
23. Onischuk vs N Stanec  1-060 1997 Cup European ClubB89 Sicilian
24. Korchnoi vs N Stanec  1-041 1997 EU-chT (Men)E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
25. Beliavsky vs N Stanec  1-047 1997 EU-chT (Men)E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
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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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