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🏆 Bundesliga 2018/19

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Anatoly Karpov, Peter Svidler, Ruslan Ponomariov, Pentala Harikrishna, Pavel Eljanov, Peter Leko, Gata Kamsky, Michael Adams, Richard Rapport, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Alexey Shirov, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Sergei Movsesian, David Navara, Nikita Vitiugov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Etienne Bacrot, Arkadij Naiditsch, Vladimir Fedoseev, Vladimir Malakhov, Samuel Shankland, Alexander Moiseenko, Zoltan Almasi, Evgeny Alekseev, Andrei Volokitin, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Anton Korobov, Laurent Fressinet, Alexander Areshchenko, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Loek van Wely, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Ivan Cheparinov, Luke McShane, David Howell, Zahar Efimenko, Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu, Viktor Laznicka, David Anton Guijarro, Romain Edouard, Igor Kovalenko, Bassem Amin, Markus Ragger, Peter Heine Nielsen, Ivan Saric, Yifan Hou, Nils Grandelius, Jan Timman, Anton Demchenko, Konstantin Landa, Mateusz Bartel, Michal Krasenkow, Predrag Nikolic, Evgeny Postny, Sergey A Fedorchuk, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Georg Meier, Daniel Fridman, Igor Khenkin, Jan Smeets, Kacper Piorun, Grzegorz Gajewski, Pavel Tregubov, Sandipan Chanda, Alexander Graf, Tomi Nyback, Kamil Miton, Borki Predojevic, Jan Gustafsson, Ivan Salgado Lopez, Erwin L'Ami, Eduardas Rozentalis, Alexander Donchenko, Zbynek Hracek, Matthias Bluebaum, Robert Kempinski, Rainer Buhmann, Tamas Banusz, Zdenko Kozul, Ulf Andersson, Aryan Tari, Andreas Heimann, Rustem Dautov, Niclas Huschenbeth, Sebastien Maze, Jacek Tomczak, David Baramidze, Lubomir Ftacnik, Daniele Vocaturo, Gerald Hertneck, Rasmus Svane, Marcin Dziuba, Arik Braun, Kaido Kulaots, Vlastimil Babula plus 132 more players.

 page 1 of 34; games 1-25 of 846  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Emil Schmidek vs B Margolin  ½-½432018Bundesliga 2018/19B32 Sicilian
2. V Buckels vs Movsesian  1-0562018Bundesliga 2018/19D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. Yifan Hou vs N Zwirs  1-0392018Bundesliga 2018/19B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. Max Warmerdam vs Bacrot  0-1412018Bundesliga 2018/19C67 Ruy Lopez
5. Adams vs D Hausrath  1-0382018Bundesliga 2018/19C41 Philidor Defense
6. M Saltaev vs F Vallejo Pons  0-1282018Bundesliga 2018/19C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
7. Naiditsch vs Liam Vrolijk  1-0242018Bundesliga 2018/19C60 Ruy Lopez
8. T Beerdsen vs Rapport  ½-½322018Bundesliga 2018/19B07 Pirc
9. Svidler vs M Feygin  ½-½212018Bundesliga 2018/19A07 King's Indian Attack
10. J Carlstedt vs M Harff  ½-½602018Bundesliga 2018/19C00 French Defense
11. M Coenen vs L Engel  0-1572018Bundesliga 2018/19B50 Sicilian
12. D Rogozenco vs D Schuh  1-0662018Bundesliga 2018/19D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. R D Miedema vs T Heinemann  0-1282018Bundesliga 2018/19E15 Queen's Indian
14. Leko vs McShane  0-1402018Bundesliga 2018/19B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. Areshchenko vs Bluebaum  ½-½272018Bundesliga 2018/19C11 French
16. V Gurevich vs L Thiede  ½-½232018Bundesliga 2018/19C66 Ruy Lopez
17. K Jakubowski vs D Lobzhanidze  1-0572018Bundesliga 2018/19E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
18. M Womacka vs M Baldauf  0-1552018Bundesliga 2018/19B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. I Schneider vs G Ginsburg  ½-½402018Bundesliga 2018/19D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. W Moranda vs Thore Perske  1-0592018Bundesliga 2018/19E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
21. J C Schroeder vs D Vocaturo  ½-½942018Bundesliga 2018/19B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. Nikolas Wachinger vs Dautov  ½-½612018Bundesliga 2018/19B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
23. D Kollars vs A Markgraf  ½-½332018Bundesliga 2018/19B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
24. J Werle vs A Heimann  ½-½622018Bundesliga 2018/19D85 Grunfeld
25. A Donchenko vs V Babula  ½-½602018Bundesliga 2018/19A37 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  whiteshark: The chess Bundesliga is one of the world’s top chess leagues, with the <16 teams> competing for the German Championship attracting some of the world’s best players.

Each team plays each other once over the season, with a team on any day consisting of 8 players from a starting list of 18.

A match win earns two match points and a draw is worth one. For the final standings match points come first, followed by game points.

The season is split into six weekend double rounds, starting at 2pm on Saturdays and 10am on Sundays in four changing venues around Germany. The rounds 9-11 are played in one long weekend in Berlin.

Players receive 100 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 50 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move one.

Official website:

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  whiteshark: coverage so far:

Rd 1-2

Rd 8

Rd 9-11 live

Central rounds 9-11

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  whiteshark: "The last weekend of Germany's Premier League, (a.k.a. the Bundesliga), brought the perennial champions OSG Baden-Baden another success. With a 7-1 victory against Düsseldorf, Baden-Baden once again became German Team Champion, securing their 13th title in 14 years. [...]

Top scorer of the season is the Latvian grandmaster Igor Kovalenko (SC Viernheim) with 10½/12 (9 wins, 3 draws). Richard Rapport (Baden-Baden, 10½/13) and Mads Andersen (SG Solingen, 10½/14) reached the same number of points but played more games."

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