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Klaus Bischoff
K Bischoff 
Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  
Number of games in database: 665
Years covered: 1980 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2510 (2536 rapid, 2525 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2569

Overall record: +200 -136 =318 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 11 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English, 1 c4 e5 (47) 
    A28 A25 A20 A21 A29
 English (47) 
    A15 A13 A16 A11 A14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (28) 
    D31 D35 D38 D37 D30
 King's Indian (27) 
    E81 E98 E92 E94 E86
 English, 1 c4 c5 (24) 
    A30 A31 A36 A32 A34
 Semi-Slav (19) 
    D45 D44
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (98) 
    B45 B42 B43 B40 B81
 Queen's Pawn Game (47) 
    A40 A46 E00 A41 A45
 Sicilian Kan (28) 
    B42 B43 B41
 French Defense (26) 
    C02 C05 C11 C00 C14
 Sicilian Taimanov (20) 
    B45 B47 B49 B46
 Queen's Indian (20) 
    E15 E12 E16 E13 E17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Bischoff vs J Nogueiras, 1998 1-0
   K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 1-0
   W Thormann vs K Bischoff, 1982 0-1
   K Bischoff vs R Buhmann, 2008 1-0
   K Bischoff vs Mamedyarov, 2001 1-0
   J Maiwald vs K Bischoff, 1997 0-1
   Blatny vs K Bischoff, 2001 1/2-1/2
   D Dragicevic vs K Bischoff, 2009 0-1
   K Bischoff vs Hertneck, 2001 1-0
   Kramnik vs K Bischoff, 2004 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   2nd Queenstown Chess Classic (2009)
   New Zealand Open (2015)
   75th German Championship (2004)
   Corus Group C (2006)
   World Senior 50+ (2017)
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Queenstown Chess Classic (2012)
   E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)
   Bad Wiessee (2003)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)

   🏆 Bundesliga 2017/18
   N Huschenbeth vs K Bischoff (May-01-18) 1-0
   S Bromberger vs K Bischoff (Apr-30-18) 1/2-1/2
   K Bischoff vs A Ostrovskiy (Apr-29-18) 1-0
   Navara vs K Bischoff (Feb-25-18) 1-0
   K Bischoff vs Fressinet (Feb-24-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-09-1961, 58 years old) Germany

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Klaus Bischoff was born in Ulm and became a GM in 1990. He took 3rd place in the 1980 World Junior Championship, behind Kasparov and Short.

He is a noted expert at rapid chess and is an eleven-time champion of Germany's blitz chess championship. In 1999, he shared first place at the prestigious Essen Rapidplay event with Vladimir Viktorovich Epishin. (1)

(1) Wikipedia article: Klaus Bischoff

Last updated: 2018-06-09 00:31:29

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 665  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Bischoff vs Joel Benjamin  ½-½561980Wch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
2. T Raupp vs K Bischoff  ½-½381981Bundesliga 1981/82A10 English
3. J Stoll vs K Bischoff  ½-½581981Bundesliga 1981/82E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. U Jahr vs K Bischoff  0-1451981Bundesliga 1981/82B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
5. W Thormann vs K Bischoff 0-1111982Bundesliga 1981/82A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
6. K Bischoff vs A Kuligowski  1-0461982Reykjavik opD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. L Shamkovich vs K Bischoff  1-0471982Reykjavik opB06 Robatsch
8. K Bischoff vs Petursson  ½-½251982Reykjavik opD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
9. W Rosin vs K Bischoff  0-1421982Bundesliga 1981/82A43 Old Benoni
10. K Bischoff vs W Schlemermeyer  ½-½361982Bundesliga 1981/82B06 Robatsch
11. K Bischoff vs R Lau  1-0471982Bundesliga 1981/82A30 English, Symmetrical
12. K Bischoff vs R Wittmann  1-0321982Bundesliga 1981/82A10 English
13. K Bischoff vs F Seibt  1-0431982Bundesliga 1981/82A36 English
14. J Haakert vs K Bischoff  ½-½291982Bundesliga 1981/82A26 English
15. K Bischoff vs H Zieher  1-0261982Bundesliga 1981/82A36 English
16. M Schlaugat vs K Bischoff  0-1261982Bundesliga 1981/82A40 Queen's Pawn Game
17. K Bischoff vs P Ostermeyer  ½-½611982Bundesliga 1981/82A00 Uncommon Opening
18. K Bischoff vs Chandler  0-1461983DortmundA14 English
19. Hort vs K Bischoff  1-0311983DortmundB06 Robatsch
20. K Bischoff vs Suba 0-1361983DortmundA20 English
21. Chiburdanidze vs K Bischoff  1-0591983DortmundB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
22. K Bischoff vs Suba  0-1361983DortmundA00 Uncommon Opening
23. K Bischoff vs Miles 1-0571983Bundesliga 1982/83A00 Uncommon Opening
24. Short vs K Bischoff  1-0221983DortmundE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
25. K Bischoff vs Beliavsky  ½-½351983EU-chT PlovdivA00 Uncommon Opening
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 665  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-16-04  Kaspy2: his french-Winawer book is one of the best chess book available.
Aug-26-04  Future Delivery: I like his name. It's like telling people to go away.
Oct-27-04  aw1988: Lol!
May-04-05  shortsight: I saw Klaus Bischoff at with the nick "pinkpanther". Anyone knows if he's the same pinky at
Jan-18-06  dakgootje: he is the maker of Crazy Bishop (Computer) ;-)
Sep-15-06  BIDMONFA: Klaus Bischoff


Feb-20-07  nummerzwei: This German grandmaster is both a solid player and good blitz player. He won the German Blitz championship last year, for example
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  Benzol: Currently playing in the Queenstown Classic in New Zealand.
Jul-11-09  AniamL: This guy presented some pretty good commentary live at Dortmund, from what I could understand of the German anyway :)
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  wordfunph: "Chess is simply a wonderful game. Luring an opponent onto unknown territory, then outplaying him --- that will never lose its fascination for me."

- Klaus Bischoff

Jul-28-10  BobCrisp: Any relation to <Karl Bischoff>?
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  PhilFeeley: Missing Bischoff-Singer, Saarbrücken 2002, if indeed that is his game. Covered in Chess Training for Post-Beginners by Yaroslav Srokovski.
Jun-09-18  lost in space: Happy birthday, GM Bischoff.
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  HeMateMe: Any Bischoff Bishops Opening in the db here?
Dec-01-18  kamekura: PhilFeeley, he’s indeed that Bischoff. The game is available on chesstempo. I had to look it up because one of the moves in a variation in the book doesn’t quite make sense (17... Bb4).
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