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🏆 German Championship (2006)

Player: Igor Khenkin

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Khenkin vs U Kaeser  1-0552006German ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. A Markgraf vs Khenkin 0-1342006German ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
3. Khenkin vs L Kritz  ½-½142006German ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
4. V Kunin vs Khenkin  0-1422006German ChampionshipA12 English with b3
5. Khenkin vs T Luther  ½-½342006German ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
6. J Gustafsson vs Khenkin  ½-½182006German ChampionshipE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
7. Khenkin vs T Henrichs  ½-½152006German ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
8. Khenkin vs Yusupov ½-½152006German ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
9. D Baramidze vs Khenkin  ½-½132006German ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-13-06  jperr75108: I see there is alot of interest in the German Championship.
Feb-13-06  jamesmaskell: Germany has good players but this tournament isnt exactly packed to the rafters with big names...Naiditsch isnt there for one and hes the only German I know of...
Feb-13-06  iron maiden: Lutz and Huebner were both absent too.
Feb-14-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Dim Weasel: The opening choices are much more varied compared to the absolute top events.
Feb-14-06  DutchDunce: I've been noticing this. At the very top these days, you have the Ruy Lopez, Petroff, Sicilian, English, Slav, Queen's Indian and Nimzo. That's pretty much it. g6-Indians (KID/Grunfeld), e6-QGD's, the French and Caro-Kann have almost disappeared. I don't know if it's a matter of wanting to be trend setters, or whether the latter group of openings is just objectively worse.
Feb-14-06  Jim Bartle: Openings seem to go in cycles, I guess. Players tend to follow the lead of the top players, such as Kasparov with the Scotch and Evans Gambit (so said Alexei Shirov), though I don't know how true that is with Topalov, Anand, and, uh, you know (a certain player now taking time off to get healthy). I definitely have noticed the shortage of QGDs in recent play. I haven't seen any Botvinnik anti-Merans at all, maybe because it's analyzed to death and the memorization required doesn't appeal to that many players.
Feb-15-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Dim Weasel: The life-cycle of some sharp opening variations may also be quite funny: first they produce mostly decisive results and are feared amongst players, but after getting thoroughly analyzed (being so dangerous) they sometimes turn into drawing weapons.
Feb-15-06  s4life: <jamesmaskell: Germany has good players but this tournament isnt exactly packed to the rafters with big names...Naiditsch isnt there for one and hes the only German I know of...>

What? Artur Yusupov is there...

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